US Patent No. 10,549,555

MEDIA SUPPORT


Patent No. 10,549,555
Issue Date February 04, 2020
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. 10,549,555

1. A media support, comprising a sheet of elongated suction cups, wherein:each elongated suction cup has a length in a first direction, a width in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, and a depth in a third direction orthogonal to the first and second directions, the length being greater than the width, and each elongated suction cup having a port through which air may be evacuated from the elongated suction cup with each port separate from the port of any other elongated suction cup; and
the sheet includes circular suction cups each having a port through which air may be evacuated from the circular suction cup, with a first array of only circular suction cups grouped together in one corner of the sheet and an array of only elongated suction cups in another part of the sheet, the suction cups in the first array of only circular suction cups arrayed in a first density and the suction cups in the array of only elongated suction cups arrayed in a second density less than the first density.