Patent Number: 6,308,948

Title: Stapling apparatus

Abstract: A stapling apparatus for forming a plurality of sheet bundles on a sheet tray comprises a sheet tray, a stapler, moving means, and movement controlling means. The stapler is moved upward by the moving means and the movement controlling means to the position where plural sheets placed on the sheet tray are to be stapled. Consequently, the stapling apparatus can staple the sheets in the position where the sheets are to be bound which changes upward each time the sheet bundle is formed by the stapler and form a plurality of sheet bundles on the sheet tray.

Inventors: Azumi; Shinichi (Yamatotakada, JP)

Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B42C 1/12 (20060101); B65H 039/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018