Patent Number: 6,332,609

Title: Feed paper apparatus and image forming apparatus

Abstract: This invention is made to prevent the user from re-setting paper by effecting a process for pushing a sheave of sheets of paper by a transferring guide towards the paper feeding side if setting of paper of a tandem type LCF is not correctly effected and when it is predicted that it is structurally safe based on information of an end guide switch and no-paper-on-the-wait-side switch. Thus, useless time and labor of the user can be alleviated and the reliability as a device can be enhanced by effecting the transferring process which is structurally safe.

Inventors: Arakawa; Masaya (Hiratsuka, JP)

Assignee: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B65H 1/22 (20060101); B65H 1/08 (20060101); B65H 1/04 (20060101); B65H 001/26 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018