Patent Number: 7,133,631

Title: Transfer device, with transfer pressure control

Abstract: A transfer device includes a pair of transfer frames, a belt member, a pair of transfer roller levers which are respectively arranged on inner sides of the transfer frames pivotably, a transfer roller which is provided between first ends of the transfer roller levers rotatably, a pair of first urging members, which are respectively provided on second ends of the transfer roller levers to energize the transfer roller toward the belt member, and a pair of transfer pressure controlling members which are respectively provided on the transfer frames movably to control urging power of the first urging members.

Inventors: Ito; Hiroshi (Nagano, JP), Ue; Hiroshi (Nagano, JP), Furukawa; Saburo (Nagano, JP), Fujita; Shigeo (Nagano, JP), Yamazaki; Toshihiko (Nagano, JP), Osawa; Tatsuro (Nagano, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G03G 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00