US Patent No. 10,189,663


Patent No. 10,189,663
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Print Media Transport Apparatus
Inventorship Alex Veis, Kadima (IL)
Yuval Dim, Moshav Haniel (IL)
Assignee HP SCITEX LTD., Netanya (IL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,189,663

1. A print media transport apparatus comprising:an endless track comprising:
a printing zone,
a descending zone, and
an ascending zone; and
a plurality of pallets circulating on the endless track, each pallet of the plurality of pallets having a upper surface to support print media, the plurality of pallets forming an endless loop, adjacent pallets being linked by a coupling mechanism allowing variable spacing between the adjacent pallets, wherein while a pallet is on the printing zone of the track, the spacing remains constant, and while a pallet is on the descending and ascending zones of the track, the spacing is at a minimum.