US Patent No. 10,259,237

MEDIA SUPPORT


Patent No. 10,259,237
Issue Date April 16, 2019
Title Media Support
Inventorship Alex Veis, Kadima (IL)
Yaron Dekel, Gan-Yeoshaya (IL)
Yuval Dim, Moshav Haniel (IL)
Assignee HP Scitex Ltd., Netanya (IL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,259,237

1. A media support, comprising:a sheet of elongated suction cups, wherein each suction cup of the elongated suction cups is eccentric with respect to the other elongated suction cups and includes:
a vacuum port;
a series of ridges adjacent to the vacuum port; and
a rim integral with the sheet and extending around the series of ridges and the vacuum port in a recess in the sheet that extends below the front surface of the sheet when the sheet and the rim are in an unflexed state, wherein at least a portion of a bottom surface of the rim facing the recess extends below a front surface of the sheet when the sheet and the rim are in the unflexed state, and wherein the rim is to flex into the recess when a print media is sucked onto the rim to cause the print media to contact the series of ridges within the rim.