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Makoto Kitahara, Masataka Naito, Yuji Takahashi: Sorter. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 13, 1990: US04900009 (125 worldwide citation)

A sheet material distributing apparatus includes a plurality of bins for accommodating sheet materials, a first sheet material gripping and conveying device displaceable to be opposed to a sheet material inlet of each of the bins, and a second sheet material gripping and conveying device displaceabl ...


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Tadayuki Kitajima, Masataka Naito, Noriyoshi Ueda, Katsuaki Hirai, Takeshi Honjo, Yuji Morishige, Akimaro Yoshida: Sheet original feeding apparatus and image forming system. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 21, 1992: US05132741 (35 worldwide citation)

A sheet original feeding apparatus comprises a sheet original stacking tray on which sheet originals to be treated are stacked as an original stack. A sheet original separator separates and supplies the sheet original one by one from the bottom of the original stack stacked on the sheet original sta ...


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Masataka Naito, Yuji Takahashi, Masakazu Hiroi, Yoshinori Isobe, Akimaro Yoshida, Hitoshi Fujimoto, Tomohito Nakagawa: Original feeding apparatus and image forming system with it. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 27, 1994: US05351112 (35 worldwide citation)

An original feeding apparatus has a first original feeding means for directing an original to an original reading station from one side thereof in an original-stationary scanning mode in which the original is read while fixing the original at the original reading station, and a second original feedi ...


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Nobutaka Uto, Hironori Shido, Jun Saito, Masakazu Hiroi, Kenji Kobayashi, Koichi Murakami, Masataka Naito: Sheet sorter with stapler. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 29, 1990: US04928941 (31 worldwide citation)

A sheet sorting apparatus with a stapler, includes a plurality of bin trays, bin tray shifting device for moving the plurality of the bin trays stepwisely substantially in the vertical direction to oppose the respective bin trays to a sheet inlet of the sorting apparatus, while expanding the clearan ...


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Masakazu Hiroi, Masataka Naito, Koichi Murakami: Sheet finisher with a binder. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 23, 1990: US04965629 (31 worldwide citation)

A sheet finisher with a binder includes sheet stacker for stacking sheets discharged after images are formed thereon, a binder for binding the sheets stacked on the sheet stacker, a counter for counting a number of sheets accommodated in the sheet stacker, manual selector for starting binding operat ...


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Masataka Naito, Mitsuhiro Mukasa, Masakazu Hiroi: Sheet stapling apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 3, 1992: US05092509 (25 worldwide citation)

A sheet stapling apparatus includes sheet accommodating contain for accommodating discharged sheets, a stapling device for stapling the sheets received by the sheet accommodating contain, a reference for confining edges of the sheets accommodated in the sheet accommodating contain to align the sheet ...


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Masataka Naito: Duplex recording method and apparatus for producing duplex printing from simplex original. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 26, 1986: US04607948 (23 worldwide citation)

A method of producing duplex copies from simplex originals, including sequentially feeding one at a time simplex originals from a stack of simplex originals to be reproduced as duplex copies; performing, for every other fed originals, first copy operation to produce one sided copies from said every ...


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Masataka Naito, Takeshi Honjo, Kenji Kobayashi, Jun Saito, Hironori Shido, Masakazu Hiroi: Control method for sorter with stapler. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 5, 1990: US04930761 (21 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a sheet sorter wherein the sheet sorter includes a plurality of bins for accommodating sheets, the bins being arranged in a vertical direction, a first sheet discharging device for discharging sheets not to be sorted, second sheet discharging device, disposed with a vertical ...


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Hiroshi Satomura, Takeshi Honjo, Takashi Saito, Tatsuo Takeuchi, Tadashi Ishikawa, Masataka Naito, Sachiko Naito, Masanori Yamada: Image reading apparatus including means for accurately determining the location of read image information. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 15, 1988: US04731668 (21 worldwide citation)

An image reading apparatus comprises, in a preferred embodiment, LEDs and image sensors for reading image and location information of an original, another LED and a photo sensor for generating a read start clock, memories for storing the image and location information read by the image sensors in on ...


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Masakazu Hiroi, Masataka Naito, Norifumi Miyake, Tomohito Nakagawa: Sheet handling apparatus with plural sheet storage units. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 3, 1995: US05455667 (20 worldwide citation)

A copying apparatus comprises an original support unit for supporting original sheets, an original transport unit for feeding the originals one by one from the original support unit to an exposure unit, and, after the exposure, discharging the originals to the original support unit, a circulation de ...