Patent Number: 8,577,268

Title: Image forming apparatus

Abstract: An image forming apparatus comprising: an image bearing member; a conveying member; a transfer means; an attraction means, which is disposed upstream of the transfer means in a conveying direction of the transfer material, for attracting the transfer material onto the conveying member; and a winding means, which is disposed downstream of the transfer means in the conveying direction of the transfer material, for winding the conveying member, wherein a contact amount between the conveying member and the winding means corresponding to a first region where a width of the attraction means pressing the conveying member in the conveying direction is smaller than the contact amount between the conveying member and the winding means corresponding to a second region in which a width of the attraction means which presses the conveying member in the conveying direction that is smaller than the first width.

Inventors: Torimaru; Yuusuke (Toride, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017