Patent Number: 7,822,378

Title: Sheet finisher and image forming system using the same

Abstract: A sheet finisher for performing preselected processing with a sheet or a sheet stack conveyed thereto of the present invention includes a cutter unit configured to cut the sheet or the sheet stack in a direction perpendicular to a direction of sheet conveyance. A guide member is positioned upstream of the cutter unit in the direction of sheet conveyance for guiding the sheet or the sheet stack being conveyed. A moving device moves the guide member in a direction parallel to the direction of sheet conveyance.

Inventors: Yamada; Kenji (Tokyo, JP), Tamura; Masahiro (Kanagawa, JP), Suzuki; Nobuyoshi (Tokyo, JP), Saitoh; Hiromoto (Kanagawa, JP), Nagasako; Shuuya (Tokyo, JP), Iida; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP), Okada; Hiroki (Kanagawa, JP), Andoh; Akihito (Kanagawa, JP), Kikkawa; Naohiro (Tokyo, JP), Tokita; Junichi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101); B26D 5/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00