US 9,811,040 B2
Image forming system performing predetermined processing within a certain amount of time after preparation operation, image forming apparatus, and storage medium
Ryosuke Muto, Hachioji (JP)
Assigned to KONICA MINOLTA, INC., Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Konica Minolta, Inc., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Sep. 20, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/270,535.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-190711 (JP), filed on Sep. 29, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0090384 A1, Mar. 30, 2017
Int. Cl. G03G 15/00 (2006.01); G03G 21/14 (2006.01)
CPC G03G 15/6529 (2013.01) [G03G 15/5062 (2013.01); G03G 21/14 (2013.01); G03G 2215/00569 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An image forming system comprising:
an image forming apparatus which forms an image on a sheet; and
a sheet processing apparatus which includes a processing device which performs predetermined processing on a sheet conveyed from the image forming apparatus,
wherein, the processing device is able to perform the predetermined processing within a certain amount of time after preparation operation to enable the predetermined processing is completed; and
the sheet processing apparatus includes a processor which controls timing to start the preparation operation so that the preparation operation is completed when a first sheet which is to be a target of the predetermined processing reaches the processing device.