Patent Number: 6,305,682

Title: Sheet supplying apparatus

Abstract: A sheet supplying apparatus has a sheet support for supporting sheets, anda sheet supply roller for feeding out the sheets supported by the sheetsupport. An abutment member is pivotally supported to be rocked between aregulating position to regulate a tip end of the sheets supported by thesheet support and a non-regulating position to allow supply of the sheetsby the sheet supply roller. An operation unit shifts the abutment memberfrom the regulating position to the non-regulating position when thesheets are supplied by the sheet supply roller and shifts the abutmentmember from the non-regulating position to the regulating position afterthe sheets are supplied.

Inventors: Saito; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Yanagi; Haruyuki (Machida, JP), Saikawa; Satoshi (Inagi, JP), Ming; Tan At (Kawasaki, JP)


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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013