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Title:
FIXING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH11125983
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To prevent a vapor generated from sheets during fixing from entering sensor part and causing a malfunction of the sensor, in a device having a detection lever, which engages with a sheet ejected from a fixing device, and a sensor actuated by the detection lever.

The fixing device has a fixing means composed of a heating means and a pressurizing means, the detection lever composed of a sheet detection part 10-1, which swings by coming into contact with a sheet, and a sensor actuation part 10-3, the sensor 11 for detecting the sheet by being actuated by the sensor actuation part, and a cover member 14-1 for covering the detection lever and sensor. The sheet detection part of the detection lever projects upward via the recess hole 14-2 of the cover member. The sensor actuation part is situated below the cover member, and the sheet detection part and the sensor actuation part are disposed offsetting from the swing shaft 10-2 of the detection lever.


Inventors:
AZUMA JUN
GOTO HIROSHI
IKUMA SUSUMU
Application Number:
JP28860597A
Publication Date:
May 11, 1999
Filing Date:
October 21, 1997
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CANON KK
International Classes:
G03G21/20; B65H7/02; G03G15/00; G03G15/20; (IPC1-7): G03G15/20; B65H7/02; G03G15/00; G03G21/20
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
岸田 正行 (外4名)