Patent Number: 7,715,775

Title: Image glossing apparatus

Abstract: The present invention provides a glossing apparatus including first and second heating rotating members which contact each other to form a nip part, an toner image on a recording material being heated in the nip part; a cooling unit which cools the recording material, moved while contacting the first heating rotating member, before the recording material is separated from the first heating rotating member; and a mode performing unit which performs a high-gloss mode and a low-gloss mode, the recording material is conveyed to and heated by the nip part such that the toner image contact the first heating rotating member in the high-gloss mode, the recording material is conveyed to and heated by the nip part such that the toner image contact the second heating rotating member in the low-gloss mode.

Inventors: Shiozawa; Motohide (Abiko, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018