Patent Number: 8,818,212

Title: Image forming apparatus

Abstract: The image forming apparatus having a suction conveying portion, including a belt member arranged between a transfer portion and a fixing unit, for conveying sheet while suctioning at a conveying face of the belt member, a moving portion which moves the upstream side of a conveying face or downward, and a position controller which controls operation of the moving portion to move the upstream side of the conveying face to a position being close to the transfer portion from a receiving position after sheet fed from the transfer portion is received by the suction conveying portion which is located at the receiving position being apart from the transfer portion.

Inventors: Iwakawa; Tadashi (Abiko-shi, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018