Patent Number: 7,822,379

Title: Image forming apparatus

Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a main body discharge tray disposed in an image forming apparatus main body, onto which a sheet with an image recorded is discharged; a main body discharge member that discharges the sheet onto the main body discharge tray; an optional discharge device disposed above the main body discharge member, the optional discharge device having an optional transport path through which the sheet passes and an optional discharge member that discharges the sheet; a postprocessing device that performs postprocessing on the sheet; and a postprocessing transport device disposed above the main body discharge tray, the postprocessing transport device having a lower portion, an upper portion on which the sheet discharged from the optional discharge member is placed and a postprocessing transport path formed between the lower and upper portions, the postprocessing transport path transporting the sheet discharged from the main body discharge member to the postprocessing device.

Inventors: Nakamura; Hiroyuki (Kanagawa, JP), Yamada; Akihiro (Kanagawa, JP), Uchida; Tetsuo (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101); B65H 85/00 (20060101)

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