Patent Number: 6,241,242

Title: Deskew of print media

Abstract: A print media deskew apparatus includes a print media support having afirst surface defining a plane for a print media transport path and asecond surface parallel to the print media transport path and twoapertures in the first surface aligned in the print media transport path.A first set of selectively driven spheres in the print media transportpath and a second set of selectively driven spheres in the print mediatransport path downstream from the first impart a paper path force and alateral driving force on a media sheet such that the sheet is drivenlaterally to the print media transport path until edge contact with thesecond surface removes any skew from the sheet.

Inventors: Munro; Michael W. (Vancouver, WA)

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International Classification: B65H 9/16 (20060101); B65H 009/16 ()

Expiration Date: 06/05/2013