US Patent No. 10,462,315

IMAGE READING APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,462,315
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Image Reading Apparatus
Inventorship Akira Yamamura, Toyokawa (JP)
Shogo Asaoka, Toyokawa (JP)
Assignee KONICA MINOLTA, INC., Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,315

1. An image reading apparatus comprising:a light source that emits light in a main scanning direction to a subject to be read;
a light receiving unit that receives light reflected by the subject to be read; and
an optical system that images the light reflected by the subject to be read and guides the light to the light receiving unit,
the optical system including a reflector mirror of glass and an optical element of resin that is disposed adjacent to the reflector mirror and images the light reflected by the subject to be read,
the optical element being held by the reflector mirror.