Patent Number: 6,308,947

Title: Sheet feeding apparatus

Abstract: The present invention provides a sheet feeding apparatus which has a sheet stacking surface for supporting sheets, sheet feeding device for feeding out the sheets supported on the sheet stacking surface, a movable separation inclined surface against which leading ends of the sheets supported on the sheet stacking surface abut and which is provided rotatably between a first position and a second position different in an inclination angle of the movable separation inclined surface with respect to the sheet stacking surface, and operation device for switching the movable separation inclined surface between the first position and the second position.

Inventors: Kojima; Ryuichi (Toride, JP), Inoue; Ryukichi (Abiko, JP), Yamazaki; Yoshiyuki (Toride, JP), Matsuo; Yoshihiro (Abiko, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B65H 3/52 (20060101); B65H 3/06 (20060101); B65H 003/52 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018