Patent Number: 7,954,818

Title: Sheet stacking apparatus and image forming apparatus

Abstract: A discharged sheet is conveyed, by a sheet conveying portion movable above sheet stacking portions while supporting a sheet, to selected one among plural sheet stacking portions. When the sheet is conveyed to the selected sheet stacking portion by the sheet conveying portion, a member for preventing a bringing-together provided in the main body of the apparatus prevents a sheet bundle, stacked in a sheet stacking portion at the upstream side of the selected sheet stacking portion, from being brought together by the sheet conveyed above the upstream sheet stacking portion by the sheet conveying portion.

Inventors: Fukatsu; Yasuo (Abiko, JP), Moriyama; Tsuyoshi (Toride, JP), Kato; Hitoshi (Toride, JP), Ishikawa; Naoki (Kashiwa, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B65H 39/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-07 0:00:00