Patent Number: 6,250,827

Title: Recording device and sheet material conveying device

Abstract: A recording device comprises a drive mechanism section for effecting recording on a recording object material, and an exterior cover for covering the drive mechanism section, the exterior cover having a plurality of cover members separated by at least one partition surface, wherein for two cover members to be combined with each other out of the cover members, a partition surface of one cover member is provided with a projection which functions as a fulcrum when the other cover member pivots on an axis parallel to the partition surface, and partition surfaces of the two cover members are coupled to each other by an engagement structure which engages when the two cover members move away from each other, on one side with respect to the axis, while being coupled by fastening with a screw on the other side.

Inventors: Nojima; Takashi (Tokyo, JP), Hasegawa; Koh (Yokohama, JP), Asano; Shinya (Tokyo, JP), Inoue; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Kida; Akira (Kawasaki, JP), Iwasaki; Takeshi (Yokohama, JP), Kawasaki; Noriko (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41J 29/02 (20060101); B41J 003/39 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018