US Patent No. 10,538,112

PRINT MEDIA EDGE REPAIR


Patent No. 10,538,112
Issue Date January 21, 2020
Title Print Media Edge Repair
Inventorship Yuval Dim, Moshav Haniel (IL)
Alex Veis, Kadima (IL)
Assignee HP SCITEX LTD., Netanya (IL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,538,112

1. A system comprising:a first repair element disposed adjacent to a media handling path to repair a leading edge of a sheet of print media as the sheet of print media moves along a first direction into a position relative to a printing system;
a second repair element disposed opposite the first repair element across the media handling path to repair a trailing edge of the sheet of print media as the sheet of print media moves along the first direction into the position relative to the printing system, wherein the first repair element and the second repair element are to simultaneously repair the corresponding leading edge and trailing edge of the sheet of print media as the sheet of print media moves into the position; and
a guide element to guide, along a second direction, the sheet of print media after the repairs by the first repair element and the second repair element, toward a print engine to apply a printing material to a surface of the sheet of print media, wherein the second direction is different from and angled with respect to the first direction, and wherein the leading edge and the trailing edge of the sheet of print media are relative to the media handling path as the sheet of print media moves along the second diretion.