Patent Number: 7,713,015

Title: Bookbinding apparatus and image forming system

Abstract: Provided is a bookbinding apparatus including: a conveying unit which sequentially conveys sheets; a gluing unit which glues the sheets conveyed by the conveying unit; a stacking unit which sequentially stacks the sheets glued by the gluing unit; a pressurizing unit which pressurizes glued portions of the sheets stacked on the stacking unit; and a control unit which temporarily stops a stacking process carried out by the conveying unit onto the stacking unit and causes the pressurizing unit to execute a pressurizing process on the sheets stacked on the stacking unit when an operation interrupting event occurs during the stacking process.

Inventors: Magata; Shoko (Toride, JP), Aoyama; Takeshi (Abiko, JP), Funakoshi; Masahiro (Toride, JP), Yamamoto; Yuichi (Toride, JP), Kato; Daijiro (Abiko, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B42C 13/00 (20060101); B42C 11/00 (20060101); B42C 5/00 (20060101); B42C 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018