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ApplicationNo. 311065 filed on 02/16/1989
US Classes:271/184, Means to change orientation or direction of sheets during delivery271/213, With movable sheet-surface support414/791.2Offsets or crosses adjacent articles in single article wide stack
ExaminersPrimary: Schacher, Richard A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassB65H 029/22
Foreign Application Priority Data1988-02-18 JP
AbstractA sheet storing apparatus comprising a tray for receiving sheets ejected from a copying machine, a first shift unit for reciprocating the tray in the direction perpendicular to the ejection of sheets, an aligning member for aligning the sheets on the tray, which is in contact with the surface of the top of the sheets on the tray and a second shift unit for shiting the aligning member in the same direction as that of the shifting of the tray. The sheets are divided by the shifting of the tray every time a set of sheets finishes to be transported onto the tray, and the aligning member is shifted synchronized with the shifting of the tray. Further, the sheet storing apparatus is provided with a rotatable ejection roller for transporting sheets onto the tray and a round transport member which is in contact with the ejection roller and rotatable together with the rotation of the ejection roller, and through between which and the ejection roller and sheets are transported onto the tray, and the ejection roller is shifted in the direction perpendicular to the ejection of sheets synchronized with the shifting of the tray.