US Patent No. 10,105,967

MEDIA SUPPORT


Patent No. 10,105,967
Issue Date October 23, 2018
Title Media Support
Inventorship Yaron Dekel, Gan-Yeoshaya (IL)
Alex Veis, Kadima (IL)
Yuval Dim, Moshav Haniel (IL)
Assignee HP SCITEX LTD., Netanya (IL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,105,967

1. A media support, comprising:a vacuum platen having:
an upper surface to receive a sheet of media; and
an array of holes in the vacuum platen;
a sheet comprising an array of suction cups covering the vacuum platen, wherein the cups open away from the upper surface to receive a sheet of media, each cup having a port through which air may be evacuated from the cup to secure a sheet of media to the vacuum platen, wherein the array of suction cups is less dense than the array of holes; and
a drive system to move the vacuum platen with respect to a printing unit.