US 9,809,407 B2
Reception apparatus
Daiki Anayama, Yokohama (JP); Yasuyuki Asai, Tokyo (JP); and Hiromasa Yoneyama, Chigasaki (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Sep. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/262,459.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-191165 (JP), filed on Sep. 29, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0088383 A1, Mar. 30, 2017
Int. Cl. B65H 31/04 (2006.01); B41J 15/04 (2006.01); B65H 16/00 (2006.01); B65H 31/02 (2006.01); B65H 31/20 (2006.01)
CPC B65H 31/04 (2013.01) [B41J 15/04 (2013.01); B65H 16/005 (2013.01); B65H 31/02 (2013.01); B65H 31/20 (2013.01); B65H 2401/14 (2013.01); B65H 2405/1116 (2013.01); B65H 2701/11312 (2013.01); B65H 2801/36 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A processing system comprising:
(A) a processing apparatus having a discharge port for discharging an article therefrom;
(B) a supporting unit configured to support the processing apparatus on a surface; and
(C) a reception apparatus including:
(a) a pair of side rod holding units each supported by the supporting unit;
(b) a pair of side rods, each of the side rods being (i) mounted to a respective one of the pair of side rod holding units to rotate about a pivot axis and change an angle of the side rod with respect to the surface, and (ii) configured to change a length thereof by extending and contracting;
(c) a first rod supported by one of the processing apparatus and the supporting unit;
(d) a second rod having a first end portion and a second end portion, the first end portion being supported by one of the pair of side rods, and the second end portion being supported by the other one of the pair of side rods; and
(e) a flexible reception sheet supported by the first rod and the second rod and configured to receive the article discharged from the discharge port.