Patent Number: 6,298,214

Title: Fixing apparatus having sheet guide

Abstract: The present invention relates to a fixing apparatus that has fixing device for forming a fixing nip, recording material bearing an unfixed image being pinched and conveyed in the fixing nip and the unfixed image being fixed on the recording material. The recording material discharged from the fixing nip is curled downwardly, and a guide member guides the recording material discharged from the fixing nip. The guide member is slanted upwardly from an upstream side to a downstream side in the recording material conveying direction, and the guide member has a first guide portion and a second guide portion provided downstream in the recording material conveying direction of the first guide portion wherein a slant angle of the first guide portion is greater than a slant angle of the second guide portion.

Inventors: Koga; Hiroto (Abiko, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/20 (20060101); G03G 015/20 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018