JP2018151609A - Support mechanism and image forming apparatus - Google Patents

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JP2018151609A
JP2018151609A JP2017103653A JP2017103653A JP2018151609A JP 2018151609 A JP2018151609 A JP 2018151609A JP 2017103653 A JP2017103653 A JP 2017103653A JP 2017103653 A JP2017103653 A JP 2017103653A JP 2018151609 A JP2018151609 A JP 2018151609A
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佐藤 真樹
Maki Sato
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a fixing member that can reliably regulate rotation of the fixing member with a simple configuration, and is excellent in convenience.SOLUTION: A support mechanism 5 comprises: a caster 6 that is provided on a bottom plate 4a of an apparatus body 4 and supports the apparatus body 4 movably on a floor face F; and a fixing member 7 that is provided on the bottom plate 4a adjacent to the caster 6 and is in contact with the floor face F to inhibit movement of the apparatus body 4. The fixing member 7 includes a shaft part 20 that is screwed from below into a screw hole 11 formed in the bottom plate 4a, and a leveling pad 21 that is provided on a lower end of the shaft part 20 and can be in contact with the floor face F, and can adjust a distance between the bottom plate 4a and the leveling pad 21 by adjusting a screwing length of the shaft part 20 into the screw hole 11. The shaft part 20 has a groove part 26 that has a smaller diameter than that of the screw hole 11 and cannot be screwed with the screw hole 11. A length of the groove part 26 is longer than a length of the screw hole 11.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 5

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本発明は、画像形成装置等の装置本体を床面上に支持する支持機構及びこの支持機構を備える画像形成装置に関する。   The present invention relates to a support mechanism for supporting an apparatus main body such as an image forming apparatus on a floor surface, and an image forming apparatus including the support mechanism.

複写機やプリンター等の画像形成装置は、所定位置に容易に移動できるように、下面にキャスターが設けられる場合がある。一方で、所定位置にいったん設置された後は容易には移動できないように、特許文献1や特許文献2に記載されているように、アジャスタと呼ばれる固定部材(固定金具)で支持されることが多い。   An image forming apparatus such as a copying machine or a printer may be provided with a caster on the lower surface so that it can be easily moved to a predetermined position. On the other hand, it is supported by a fixing member (fixing bracket) called an adjuster, as described in Patent Document 1 and Patent Document 2, so that it cannot be easily moved once it is installed at a predetermined position. Many.

固定部材は、ネジが形成されたボルト状の部材であり、装置本体の下面に形成されたネジ孔に螺入されるようになっている。固定部材の螺入長を調整することで、装置本体の下面と床面との間で固定部材が突っ張って装置本体を安定に支持することができる。   The fixing member is a bolt-shaped member in which a screw is formed, and is screwed into a screw hole formed in the lower surface of the apparatus main body. By adjusting the screwing length of the fixing member, the fixing member can be stretched between the lower surface and the floor surface of the apparatus main body to stably support the apparatus main body.

このような固定部材は、画像形成装置の輸送時には、できるだけ深く螺入して、床面から退避させておくことが、床面と干渉しないので好ましい。そして、所定位置に設置する際には、固定部材を繰り出して、装置本体の下面と床面との間で適宜な力で突っ張らせることで、画像形成装置が移動不能に設置される。   It is preferable that such a fixing member is screwed in as deeply as possible when the image forming apparatus is transported and retracted from the floor surface because it does not interfere with the floor surface. When installing the image forming apparatus at a predetermined position, the image forming apparatus is installed immovably by extending the fixing member and stretching it with an appropriate force between the lower surface of the apparatus main body and the floor surface.

ここで、輸送時に固定部材を深くねじ込んだ場合、設置時に固定部材を繰り出す際に工具が必要になり、設置に手間がかかるという問題がある。また、螺入長を短くした場合は、輸送時の振動等で固定部材が回転して緩み、破損に到る虞がある。   Here, when the fixing member is screwed deeply at the time of transportation, a tool is required when the fixing member is drawn out at the time of installation, and there is a problem that the installation takes time. Further, when the screwing length is shortened, there is a possibility that the fixing member is rotated and loosened due to vibration or the like during transportation, resulting in damage.

特許文献3には、装置本体を床面上に支持する支持機構が記載されている。この支持機構は、装置本体の下面に固定されるブラケットに下方から螺入される固定部材を備えている。固定部材は、ブラケットに対して深く螺入させた際に、固定部材に形成された突起がブラケットに形成された係止孔に嵌まり込んで、固定部材の回転が規制されるようになっている。   Patent Document 3 describes a support mechanism that supports an apparatus main body on a floor surface. The support mechanism includes a fixing member that is screwed from below into a bracket that is fixed to the lower surface of the apparatus main body. When the fixing member is screwed deeply into the bracket, the protrusion formed on the fixing member fits into the locking hole formed on the bracket, so that the rotation of the fixing member is restricted. Yes.

特開2000−79738号公報JP 2000-79738 A 特開2001−204567号公報JP 2001-204567 A 特開2015−168836号公報Japanese Patent Laying-Open No. 2015-168836

しかしながら上記特許文献3に記載の支持機構においては、ブラケットや固定部材に係止孔や係止突起を形成する必要がある。さらに、画像形成装置の種類によってブラケットの形状が異なる場合は、ブラケットの製作費がさらにアップするという問題がある。   However, in the support mechanism described in Patent Document 3, it is necessary to form a locking hole or a locking projection on the bracket or the fixing member. Further, when the shape of the bracket differs depending on the type of image forming apparatus, there is a problem that the manufacturing cost of the bracket is further increased.

そこで、本発明は上記事情を考慮し、簡易な構成で固定部材を床面から確実に退避させておくことのできる利便性に優れた支持機構及びこの支持機構を有する画像形成装置を提供することを目的とする。   In view of the above circumstances, the present invention provides a convenient support mechanism that can securely retract a fixing member from a floor surface with a simple configuration, and an image forming apparatus having the support mechanism. With the goal.

上記目的を達成するため、本発明の支持機構は、装置本体の底板に設けられて、該装置本体を床面上で移動可能に支持するキャスターと、前記キャスターに隣接して前記底板に設けられて、前記床面に当接して前記装置本体の移動を阻止する固定部材と、を備え、前記固定部材は、前記底板に形成されたネジ孔に下方から螺入される軸部と、前記軸部の下端に設けられて前記床面に接触可能な脚座と、を有し、前記ネジ孔への前記軸部の螺入長を調整することで前記底板から前記脚座までの距離を調整可能であり、前記軸部は、前記ネジ孔よりも小径で該ネジ孔に螺合不能な溝部を有し、該溝部の長さは前記ネジ孔の長さ以上であることを特徴とする。   In order to achieve the above object, the support mechanism of the present invention is provided on the bottom plate of the apparatus main body, and is provided on the bottom plate adjacent to the caster, the caster supporting the apparatus main body movably on the floor surface. A fixing member that abuts against the floor surface and prevents movement of the apparatus main body, and the fixing member includes a shaft portion that is screwed into a screw hole formed in the bottom plate from below, and the shaft. A leg seat that is provided at a lower end of the portion and is capable of contacting the floor surface, and the distance from the bottom plate to the leg seat is adjusted by adjusting a screwing length of the shaft portion into the screw hole. The shaft portion has a groove portion that has a smaller diameter than the screw hole and cannot be screwed into the screw hole, and the length of the groove portion is equal to or greater than the length of the screw hole.

本発明によれば、輸送時には溝部をネジ孔に挿通させておくことによって、振動等による固定部材のネジ孔に対する回転を規制することができる。また、軸部に溝部を形成するだけの簡易な構成とすることができる。   According to the present invention, the rotation of the fixing member with respect to the screw hole due to vibration or the like can be restricted by inserting the groove into the screw hole during transportation. Moreover, it can be set as the simple structure which only forms a groove part in a shaft part.

本発明の一実施形態に係る画像形成装置の全体構成を模式的に示す正面図である。1 is a front view schematically showing an overall configuration of an image forming apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention. 本発明の第1の実施形態に係る支持機構の固定部材を示す斜視図である。It is a perspective view which shows the fixing member of the support mechanism which concerns on the 1st Embodiment of this invention. 本発明の第1の実施形態に係る支持機構において、設置時の固定部材を示す断面図である。In the support mechanism which concerns on the 1st Embodiment of this invention, it is sectional drawing which shows the fixing member at the time of installation. 本発明の第1の実施形態に係る支持機構において、輸送時の固定部材を示す断面図である。It is sectional drawing which shows the fixing member at the time of transport in the support mechanism which concerns on the 1st Embodiment of this invention. 本発明の一実施形態に係る画像形成装置において、輸送時の第1の実施形態に係る支持機構を示す正面図である。In the image forming apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 本発明の一実施形態に係る画像形成装置において、設置時の第1の実施形態に係る支持機構を示す正面図である。1 is a front view showing a support mechanism according to a first embodiment at the time of installation in an image forming apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention. 本発明の第2の実施形態に係る支持機構の固定部材の脚座を示す斜視図である。It is a perspective view which shows the leg seat of the fixing member of the support mechanism which concerns on the 2nd Embodiment of this invention. 本発明の第2の実施形態に係る支持機構のブラケットを示す底面図である。It is a bottom view which shows the bracket of the support mechanism which concerns on the 2nd Embodiment of this invention. 本発明の第2の実施形態に係る支持機構において、設置時の固定部材を示す断面図である。It is sectional drawing which shows the fixing member at the time of installation in the support mechanism which concerns on the 2nd Embodiment of this invention. 本発明の第2の実施形態に係る支持機構において、輸送時の固定部材を示す断面図である。In the support mechanism which concerns on the 2nd Embodiment of this invention, it is sectional drawing which shows the fixing member at the time of transport. 本発明の第2の実施形態に係る支持機構において、繰り出し開始時の固定部材を示す断面図である。It is sectional drawing which shows the fixing member at the time of a feeding start in the support mechanism which concerns on the 2nd Embodiment of this invention.

以下、図面を参照しつつ、本発明の一実施形態に係る支持機構5及び画像形成装置1について説明する。   Hereinafter, a support mechanism 5 and an image forming apparatus 1 according to an embodiment of the present disclosure will be described with reference to the drawings.

まず、図1を用いて、画像形成装置1について説明する。図1は画像形成装置1を模式的に示す正面図である。   First, the image forming apparatus 1 will be described with reference to FIG. FIG. 1 is a front view schematically showing the image forming apparatus 1.

画像形成装置1は、原稿読取部3と画像形成部2とを備える装置本体4と、装置本体4を床面F上に支持する支持機構5と、を備えている。原稿読取部3は、搬送される原稿から画像を読み取り、画像形成部2は、原稿読取部3で読み取られた画像に基づいて用紙に画像を形成する。   The image forming apparatus 1 includes an apparatus main body 4 including an original reading unit 3 and an image forming unit 2, and a support mechanism 5 that supports the apparatus main body 4 on a floor surface F. The document reading unit 3 reads an image from the conveyed document, and the image forming unit 2 forms an image on a sheet based on the image read by the document reading unit 3.

次に、第1の実施形態に係る支持機構5について説明する。支持機構5は、キャスター6と固定部材7とを有しており、装置本体4の底板4aの下面の四隅のそれぞれに隣接して設けられている。キャスター6は、装置本体4を床面F上で移動可能に支持し、固定部材7は、装置本体4を床面F上の所定の位置からの移動を阻止する。ここで、装置本体4の底板4aは、底板4aの下面に固定されたブラケット8を含む。   Next, the support mechanism 5 according to the first embodiment will be described. The support mechanism 5 includes a caster 6 and a fixing member 7, and is provided adjacent to each of the four corners of the lower surface of the bottom plate 4 a of the apparatus body 4. The caster 6 supports the apparatus main body 4 so as to be movable on the floor surface F, and the fixing member 7 prevents the apparatus main body 4 from moving from a predetermined position on the floor surface F. Here, the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus body 4 includes a bracket 8 fixed to the lower surface of the bottom plate 4a.

次に、図2〜図4を参照して、固定部材7について説明する。図2は固定部材7を示す斜視図、図3は画像形成装置1の設置時の固定部材7を示す断面図、図4は画像形成装置1の輸送時の固定部材7を示す断面図である。   Next, the fixing member 7 will be described with reference to FIGS. 2 is a perspective view showing the fixing member 7, FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view showing the fixing member 7 when the image forming apparatus 1 is installed, and FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view showing the fixing member 7 when the image forming apparatus 1 is transported. .

固定部材7は、装置本体4の底板4aの下面に固定されたブラケット8に下方から螺入可能となっている。   The fixing member 7 can be screwed into the bracket 8 fixed to the lower surface of the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus body 4 from below.

まず、ブラケット8について説明する。ブラケット8は、図2に示されるように、矩形状の底板8aと、底板8aの四辺からそれぞれ立ち上がる側板8bと、を有し、例えば、板金材料で形成されている。ブラケット8は、装置本体4の底板4aの下面からのキャスター6の突出長よりも低い高さを有している。図3及び図4に示されるように、底板8aの中央には、円形の開口の周縁から立ち上がった筒部10が形成されている。筒部10は、内周面に雌ネジが切られたネジ孔11を形成している。   First, the bracket 8 will be described. As shown in FIG. 2, the bracket 8 includes a rectangular bottom plate 8 a and side plates 8 b that rise from the four sides of the bottom plate 8 a, and are formed of, for example, a sheet metal material. The bracket 8 has a height that is lower than the protruding length of the caster 6 from the lower surface of the bottom plate 4 a of the apparatus body 4. As shown in FIGS. 3 and 4, a cylindrical portion 10 rising from the periphery of the circular opening is formed at the center of the bottom plate 8 a. The cylinder portion 10 has a screw hole 11 in which an internal thread is cut on the inner peripheral surface.

一対の対向する側板8bの上端部8cは、互いに反対方向に直角に屈曲している。各上端部8cには、ビス固定用の貫通孔13と位置決め用の貫通孔14とが形成されている。装置本体4の底板4aの下面には、ビス固定用の貫通孔13に対応するビス孔と位置決め用の貫通孔14に対応する位置決め突起とが形成されている(いずれも図示省略)。各位置決め突起を各位置決め用の貫通孔14に嵌め込み、各ビス固定用の貫通孔13からビスB(図5及び図6参照)を通してビス孔にねじ込むことで、ブラケット8が装置本体4の底板4aの下面に固定されている。   The upper ends 8c of the pair of opposing side plates 8b are bent at right angles in opposite directions. A screw fixing through hole 13 and a positioning through hole 14 are formed in each upper end portion 8c. A screw hole corresponding to the screw fixing through hole 13 and a positioning projection corresponding to the positioning through hole 14 are formed on the lower surface of the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus body 4 (both not shown). Each positioning projection is fitted into each positioning through hole 14 and screwed into each screw hole through each screw fixing through hole 13 through screws B (see FIGS. 5 and 6), whereby the bracket 8 is attached to the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus main body 4. It is fixed to the lower surface of the.

次に、固定部材7について説明する。図3に示されるように、固定部材7は、軸部20と、軸部20の下端に設けられて軸部20よりも大径の脚座21と、を有している。軸部20はボルト状の部材であり、ブラケット8のネジ孔11に噛み合う雄ネジが形成されたネジ部23と、ネジ部23の下端に設けられるヘッド部24と、を有している。ネジ部23の長さは、ブラケット8の高さよりも長い。ネジ部23の下端部には、雄ネジが形成されていない溝部26が形成されている。つまり、溝部26の外径D1は、ネジ部23(雄ネジ)の外径よりも小さく、ネジ孔11(雌ネジ)の内径D2よりも小さい。さらに、軸部20の長さ方向における溝部26の長さH1は、ネジ孔11(筒部10)の長さH2よりも長い。一例として、溝部26の長さH1とネジ孔11の長さH2との差は1.5mm(軸部20としてM8のネジ(ネジピッチ1.25mm)を使用した場合)である。ヘッド部24の下面の中央には、ドライバーと係合可能な係合溝24aが形成されている。   Next, the fixing member 7 will be described. As shown in FIG. 3, the fixing member 7 includes a shaft portion 20 and a leg seat 21 provided at the lower end of the shaft portion 20 and having a diameter larger than that of the shaft portion 20. The shaft portion 20 is a bolt-shaped member, and includes a screw portion 23 formed with a male screw that meshes with the screw hole 11 of the bracket 8, and a head portion 24 provided at the lower end of the screw portion 23. The length of the screw part 23 is longer than the height of the bracket 8. A groove portion 26 in which no male screw is formed is formed at the lower end portion of the screw portion 23. That is, the outer diameter D1 of the groove portion 26 is smaller than the outer diameter of the screw portion 23 (male screw) and smaller than the inner diameter D2 of the screw hole 11 (female screw). Furthermore, the length H1 of the groove part 26 in the length direction of the shaft part 20 is longer than the length H2 of the screw hole 11 (cylinder part 10). As an example, the difference between the length H1 of the groove portion 26 and the length H2 of the screw hole 11 is 1.5 mm (when an M8 screw (screw pitch 1.25 mm) is used as the shaft portion 20). At the center of the lower surface of the head portion 24, an engagement groove 24a that can be engaged with a driver is formed.

脚座21は、ヘッド部24よりも大径の円盤形状の部材であり、床面Fに接触可能である。脚座21の中央には貫通孔31が開けられている。貫通孔31の高さ方向の中央付近には、貫通孔31から径方向に拡がるくり抜き穴33が開けられている。このくり抜き穴33には、固定部材7のヘッド部24が収容されている。脚座21は、ゴム等の弾性を有する材料で形成されている。   The leg seat 21 is a disk-shaped member having a larger diameter than the head portion 24 and can contact the floor surface F. A through hole 31 is formed in the center of the leg seat 21. In the vicinity of the center of the through hole 31 in the height direction, a cutout hole 33 that extends from the through hole 31 in the radial direction is formed. The cutout hole 33 accommodates the head portion 24 of the fixing member 7. The leg seat 21 is formed of an elastic material such as rubber.

固定部材7は、軸部20のネジ部23を下方から筒部10のネジ孔11に螺入することで、ブラケット8に組み付けられている。   The fixing member 7 is assembled to the bracket 8 by screwing the screw portion 23 of the shaft portion 20 into the screw hole 11 of the cylindrical portion 10 from below.

画像形成装置1の輸送時及び設置時の、第1の実施の形態に係る支持機構5の作用について、図5及び図6を参照して説明する。図5は画像形成装置1の輸送時の支持機構5を示す正面図、図6は画像形成装置1の設置時の支持機構5を示す正面図である。   The operation of the support mechanism 5 according to the first embodiment during transportation and installation of the image forming apparatus 1 will be described with reference to FIGS. 5 and 6. 5 is a front view showing the support mechanism 5 when the image forming apparatus 1 is transported. FIG. 6 is a front view showing the support mechanism 5 when the image forming apparatus 1 is installed.

図5に示されるように、画像形成装置1の輸送時や搬送時には、装置本体4の底板4aの下面からの固定部材7の突出長が、キャスター6の突出長よりも短くなるように、固定部材7を退避させておく。つまり、固定部材7のネジ部23をブラケット8のネジ孔11に螺入させる。この際、画像形成装置1の下方にスペースがある場合には、固定部材7の軸60の係合溝24aにドライバー等の工具を係合させて、この工具を使用してねじ込む。   As shown in FIG. 5, when the image forming apparatus 1 is transported or transported, the fixing length of the fixing member 7 from the bottom surface of the bottom plate 4 a of the apparatus body 4 is fixed so as to be shorter than the protruding length of the caster 6. The member 7 is retracted. That is, the screw portion 23 of the fixing member 7 is screwed into the screw hole 11 of the bracket 8. At this time, if there is a space below the image forming apparatus 1, a tool such as a screwdriver is engaged with the engagement groove 24 a of the shaft 60 of the fixing member 7 and screwed using this tool.

ネジ部23をネジ孔11に螺入していくと、固定部材7の突出長は徐々に短くなり、脚座21はキャスター6の下面よりも上方に上昇する。やがて溝部26がネジ孔11に通されるまでネジ部23が螺入されると、溝部26の外径D1はネジ孔11の内径D2よりも小さいので溝部26とネジ孔11とは螺合不能であり、固定部材7はブラケット8に対して空転するようになる。この状態で螺入する力を解放すると、図4に示されるように、固定部材7は自身の自重によって、ネジ部23の雄ネジが筒部10の上端面に係止される。この際、溝部26の長さH1はネジ孔11の長さH2よりも長いので、ブラケット8の底板8aの下面と脚座21の上面との間には、わずかな隙間gが形成される。なお、ネジ部23をネジ孔11に螺入していくと、ネジ部23の先端は、装置本体4の底板4aに形成された貫通孔1aを通って突き出す。   When the screw portion 23 is screwed into the screw hole 11, the protruding length of the fixing member 7 gradually decreases, and the leg seat 21 rises above the lower surface of the caster 6. When the screw portion 23 is screwed until the groove portion 26 is finally passed through the screw hole 11, the outer diameter D1 of the groove portion 26 is smaller than the inner diameter D2 of the screw hole 11, so that the groove portion 26 and the screw hole 11 cannot be screwed together. The fixing member 7 is idled with respect to the bracket 8. When the screwing force is released in this state, as shown in FIG. 4, the fixing member 7 locks the male screw of the screw portion 23 to the upper end surface of the cylindrical portion 10 by its own weight. At this time, since the length H1 of the groove 26 is longer than the length H2 of the screw hole 11, a slight gap g is formed between the lower surface of the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8 and the upper surface of the leg seat 21. When the screw portion 23 is screwed into the screw hole 11, the tip of the screw portion 23 protrudes through the through hole 1 a formed in the bottom plate 4 a of the apparatus body 4.

このように、脚座21がキャスター6の下面よりも上方に退避し、かつ、溝部26がネジ孔11に達するまで固定部材7をブラケット8に螺入した後、画像形成装置1を輸送、あるいは、装置本体4をキャスター6によって所定位置まで床面F上を移動させる。   Thus, after the leg seat 21 is retracted above the lower surface of the caster 6 and the fixing member 7 is screwed into the bracket 8 until the groove portion 26 reaches the screw hole 11, the image forming apparatus 1 is transported, or The apparatus body 4 is moved on the floor surface F to a predetermined position by the caster 6.

装置本体4を所定の位置に設置する際には、脚座21を持って下方に引き出しながら、螺入方向とは反対方向に軸部20を回転させる。すると、やがてネジ部23がネジ孔11に噛み合うようになり、固定部材7はブラケット8から繰り出されて行く。この際、ネジ部23はネジ孔11にきつく締めこまれてはいないので、工具を用いなくとも固定部材7を繰り出していくことができる。そして、図6に示されるように、脚座21の下面が床面Fに接触する。これにより、固定部材7がブラケット8と床面Fとの間で突っ張りとなって、画像形成装置1は所定位置からの移動が阻止される。   When the apparatus main body 4 is installed at a predetermined position, the shaft portion 20 is rotated in the direction opposite to the screwing direction while holding the leg seat 21 and pulling it downward. Then, the screw part 23 comes to mesh with the screw hole 11 in the end, and the fixing member 7 is drawn out from the bracket 8. At this time, since the screw portion 23 is not tightened into the screw hole 11, the fixing member 7 can be fed out without using a tool. And as FIG. 6 shows, the lower surface of the leg seat 21 contacts the floor surface F. As shown in FIG. Accordingly, the fixing member 7 is stretched between the bracket 8 and the floor surface F, and the image forming apparatus 1 is prevented from moving from a predetermined position.

上記説明したように第1の実施機構による支持機構5において、画像形成装置1の輸送時には、固定部材7はブラケット8に対してネジ部23による螺合ではなく、溝部26によって空転可能な状態で簡易的に保持されている。したがって、輸送時に振動等が加わっても、固定部材7がブラケット8に対して空転するだけであり、ネジ孔11に対して回転しないので、固定部材7を確実に退避させておくことができる。また、キャスター6によって装置本体4を床面Fで移動させる際には、脚座21は床面Fよりも上方に退避しているので床面Fとは干渉せず、キャスター6によって装置本体4を円滑に移動させることができる。一方で、画像形成装置1の設置時には、一般的な構成と同様に、固定部材7を繰り出して床面Fに接触させることで、画像形成装置1の移動を阻止できる。このように簡易な方法で固定部材7をねじ込んで退避させたり繰り出したりして、装置本体4の底板4aから脚座21までの距離を調整することができるので、画像形成装置1の運搬作業や設置作業の利便性が向上する。   As described above, in the support mechanism 5 according to the first implementation mechanism, when the image forming apparatus 1 is transported, the fixing member 7 is not screwed to the bracket 8 by the screw portion 23 but can be idled by the groove portion 26. It is kept simple. Therefore, even if vibration or the like is applied during transportation, the fixing member 7 only idles with respect to the bracket 8 and does not rotate with respect to the screw hole 11, so that the fixing member 7 can be reliably retracted. Further, when the apparatus main body 4 is moved on the floor surface F by the casters 6, the leg seats 21 are retracted above the floor surface F, so that they do not interfere with the floor surface F. Can be moved smoothly. On the other hand, when the image forming apparatus 1 is installed, the movement of the image forming apparatus 1 can be prevented by extending the fixing member 7 and bringing it into contact with the floor surface F, as in a general configuration. In this way, the fixing member 7 can be screwed in and retracted by a simple method, and the distance from the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus body 4 to the leg seat 21 can be adjusted. The convenience of installation work is improved.

さらに、固定部材7のネジ部23の一部に雄ネジを形成しないだけの簡易な構造であるので、安価に形成することができる。   Furthermore, since it is a simple structure which does not form a male screw in a part of screw part 23 of the fixing member 7, it can form in low cost.

また、脚座21をゴムで形成した場合、固定部材7を螺入して退避させたままで放置されると、脚座21とブラケット8とが融着する場合がある。しかし、本発明の固定部材7は、溝部26の長さH1がネジ孔11の長さH2よりも長く、ブラケット8の底板6aの下面と脚座21の上面との間に隙間gが開いているので、このような融着を防止できる。さらに、隙間gから溝部26が視認できると、固定部材7を繰り出すためには、軸部20を回転させればよいという手がかりを与えることができる。   In addition, when the leg seat 21 is formed of rubber, the leg seat 21 and the bracket 8 may be fused if the fixing member 7 is screwed and left without being retracted. However, in the fixing member 7 of the present invention, the length H1 of the groove portion 26 is longer than the length H2 of the screw hole 11, and a gap g is opened between the lower surface of the bottom plate 6a of the bracket 8 and the upper surface of the leg seat 21. Therefore, such fusion can be prevented. Furthermore, if the groove part 26 can be visually recognized from the gap g, a clue that the shaft part 20 may be rotated in order to extend the fixing member 7 can be given.

また、本実施形態では、溝部26をネジ部23の下端部に形成したので、脚座21を最も上方に退避させた状態で軸部20をブラケット8に保持させることができる。したがって、画像形成装置1をキャスター6によって移動させる際に、脚座21と床面Fとの干渉を避けることができる。ただし、溝部26は、ネジ部23の途中部分に形成しても良い。   Moreover, in this embodiment, since the groove part 26 was formed in the lower end part of the screw part 23, the axial part 20 can be hold | maintained at the bracket 8 in the state which retracted the leg seat 21 to the uppermost part. Therefore, when the image forming apparatus 1 is moved by the caster 6, interference between the leg seat 21 and the floor surface F can be avoided. However, the groove part 26 may be formed in the middle part of the screw part 23.

また、本実施形態では、固定部材7の軸部20がねじ込まれるネジ孔11が、装置本体4の底板4aの下面に固定されたブラケット8に形成された例について説明したが、装置本体4の底板4aに直接ネジ孔を形成しても良い。ただし、ブラケット8にネジ孔11を形成すると、ブラケット8の高さ分だけ固定部材7の軸部20の長さを短くすることができる。   Further, in the present embodiment, an example in which the screw hole 11 into which the shaft portion 20 of the fixing member 7 is screwed is formed in the bracket 8 fixed to the lower surface of the bottom plate 4a of the apparatus main body 4 is described. You may form a screw hole directly in the baseplate 4a. However, if the screw hole 11 is formed in the bracket 8, the length of the shaft portion 20 of the fixing member 7 can be shortened by the height of the bracket 8.

次に、第2の実施形態に係る支持機構5について、図7及び図8を参照して説明する。図7は固定部材7の脚座21を示す斜視図、図8はブラケット8を示す底面図である。以下の説明において、第1の実施の形態に係る支持機構5と同じ構成を有する部品・部位は、第1の実施の形態と同じ符号を付し、説明を省略する。   Next, the support mechanism 5 according to the second embodiment will be described with reference to FIGS. 7 and 8. FIG. 7 is a perspective view showing the leg seat 21 of the fixing member 7, and FIG. 8 is a bottom view showing the bracket 8. In the following description, parts / parts having the same configuration as the support mechanism 5 according to the first embodiment are denoted by the same reference numerals as those of the first embodiment, and the description thereof is omitted.

図7に示されるように、脚座21の上面には、軸部20を中心として点対称な位置に、2つの凸部41が係合部として形成されている。各凸部41は、脚座21の上面から突出する基部51と、基部51の上端に形成された頭部53と、を有している。頭部53の径は、基部51の径よりも大きい。基部51は、脚座21の上面から徐々に縮径する根元部51aを有している。根元部51aよりも上方の基部51の長さは、ブラケット8の底板8aの板厚とほぼ同じである。   As shown in FIG. 7, on the upper surface of the leg seat 21, two convex portions 41 are formed as engaging portions at positions that are point-symmetric about the shaft portion 20. Each convex portion 41 has a base portion 51 protruding from the upper surface of the leg seat 21 and a head portion 53 formed at the upper end of the base portion 51. The diameter of the head 53 is larger than the diameter of the base 51. The base 51 has a root portion 51 a that gradually decreases in diameter from the upper surface of the leg seat 21. The length of the base 51 above the base 51a is substantially the same as the thickness of the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8.

図8に示されるように、ブラケット8の底板8aには、2つの凸部41が係合可能な被係合部としての穴部43が形成されている。各穴部43は、凸部41の頭部53よりも大径の大径部57と、頭部53の径よりも小さく基部51の径以上の径を有する小径部59と、を有している。大径部57と小径部59とは、ネジ孔11を中心とする円周方向に沿って連続して形成されている。大径部57と小径部59との間には、小径部59の径よりも狭い幅狭部61が形成されている。   As shown in FIG. 8, the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8 is formed with a hole 43 as an engaged portion to which the two convex portions 41 can be engaged. Each hole 43 includes a large-diameter portion 57 having a larger diameter than the head 53 of the convex portion 41 and a small-diameter portion 59 having a diameter smaller than the diameter of the head 53 and larger than the diameter of the base 51. Yes. The large diameter portion 57 and the small diameter portion 59 are continuously formed along the circumferential direction with the screw hole 11 as the center. A narrow portion 61 narrower than the diameter of the small diameter portion 59 is formed between the large diameter portion 57 and the small diameter portion 59.

次に、凸部41と穴部43との係合について、図9〜図11を参照して説明する。図9は凸部41が穴部43に係合していない状態を示す断面図、図10は凸部41と穴部43が係合した状態を示す断面図、図11は凸部41を穴部43から抜き出した状態を示す断面図である。   Next, the engagement between the convex portion 41 and the hole portion 43 will be described with reference to FIGS. 9 is a cross-sectional view showing a state where the convex portion 41 is not engaged with the hole portion 43, FIG. 10 is a cross-sectional view showing a state where the convex portion 41 and the hole portion 43 are engaged, and FIG. It is sectional drawing which shows the state extracted from the part 43. FIG.

図9に示されるように、固定部材7の軸部20のネジ部23がブラケット8のネジ孔11に螺合している状態では、凸部41は穴部43に係合していない。   As shown in FIG. 9, in a state where the screw portion 23 of the shaft portion 20 of the fixing member 7 is screwed into the screw hole 11 of the bracket 8, the convex portion 41 is not engaged with the hole portion 43.

溝部26がネジ孔11に通されるまでネジ部23が螺入されると、固定部材7はブラケット8に対して空転すると共に上下方向に自由に移動可能となる。そこで、固定部材7を軸部20を中心として回転させて、2つの凸部41をブラケット8の2つの穴部43の大径部57に位置決めし、固定部材7を上方に移動させて各大径部57に各頭部53を挿入する。頭部53は大径部57を通ってブラケット8の底板8aよりも上方に突出し、基部51が大径部57に嵌まり込む。   When the screw portion 23 is screwed in until the groove portion 26 passes through the screw hole 11, the fixing member 7 idles with respect to the bracket 8 and can freely move in the vertical direction. Therefore, the fixing member 7 is rotated about the shaft portion 20 so that the two convex portions 41 are positioned in the large diameter portions 57 of the two hole portions 43 of the bracket 8, and the fixing member 7 is moved upward to increase the size of each large portion. Each head 53 is inserted into the diameter portion 57. The head 53 passes through the large-diameter portion 57 and protrudes above the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8, and the base 51 is fitted into the large-diameter portion 57.

その後、固定部材7を軸部20を中心として回転させると、図10に示されるように、基部51は弾性変形しながら幅狭部61を通過して小径部59に入り込む。基部51が小径部59に入り込むと、頭部53の径は小径部59の径よりも大きいので、頭部53は小径部59に抜け止めされる。つまり、固定部材7がブラケット8から抜け止めされる。さらに、根元部51aよりも上方の基部51の長さとブラケット8の底板8aの板厚とはほぼ等しいので、頭部53と根元部51aとの間に底板8aが挟まれ、固定部材7のブラケット8に対する上下方向の移動が規制される。同時に、基部51が小径部59に入り込むと、小径部59から大径部57への基部51の自由な移動が幅狭部61によって規制され、固定部材7の回転も規制される。また、ブラケット8の底板8aの下面と、脚座21の上面との間には、基部51の根元部51aの高さの隙間が開いている。   Thereafter, when the fixing member 7 is rotated around the shaft portion 20, the base portion 51 passes through the narrow portion 61 and enters the small diameter portion 59 while being elastically deformed as shown in FIG. 10. When the base 51 enters the small diameter portion 59, the diameter of the head 53 is larger than the diameter of the small diameter portion 59. That is, the fixing member 7 is prevented from coming off from the bracket 8. Furthermore, since the length of the base 51 above the base 51a is substantially equal to the thickness of the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8, the bottom plate 8a is sandwiched between the head 53 and the base 51a, and the bracket of the fixing member 7 is inserted. The vertical movement with respect to 8 is restricted. At the same time, when the base 51 enters the small diameter part 59, the free movement of the base 51 from the small diameter part 59 to the large diameter part 57 is restricted by the narrow part 61, and the rotation of the fixing member 7 is also restricted. Further, a gap having a height of the base portion 51 a of the base portion 51 is opened between the lower surface of the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8 and the upper surface of the leg seat 21.

さらに、凸部41が穴部43に係合した状態(図10参照)において、ネジ孔11よりも上方の溝部26の長さAと、ブラケット8の底板8aの下面よりも上方の凸部41の長さBとは等しい。   Further, in a state where the convex portion 41 is engaged with the hole portion 43 (see FIG. 10), the length A of the groove portion 26 above the screw hole 11 and the convex portion 41 above the lower surface of the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8. Is equal to the length B.

この状態で、画像形成装置1を輸送、あるいは、装置本体4をキャスター6によって所定位置まで床面F上を移動させることが可能となる。   In this state, the image forming apparatus 1 can be transported, or the apparatus body 4 can be moved on the floor surface F to a predetermined position by the casters 6.

装置本体4を所定の位置に設置する際には、固定部材7を、上記とは反対方向に回転させる。この際、基部51は弾性変形しながら幅狭部61を通過する。基部51が大径部57に達するまで固定部材7を回転させた後、固定部材7を下方に移動させると、各凸部41の頭部53が大径部57から下方に抜き出て、ネジ部23の雄ネジが筒部10の上端面に係止される。さらに、図10の係合状態において、ネジ孔11よりも上方の溝部26の長さAと、ブラケット8の底板8aの下面よりも上方の凸部41の長さBとが等しいので、図11に示されるように、凸部41の上面の高さとブラケット8の底板8aの下面の高さとが等しくなる。   When the apparatus main body 4 is installed at a predetermined position, the fixing member 7 is rotated in the direction opposite to the above. At this time, the base 51 passes through the narrow portion 61 while being elastically deformed. After the fixing member 7 is rotated until the base 51 reaches the large diameter portion 57 and then the fixing member 7 is moved downward, the head 53 of each convex portion 41 is extracted downward from the large diameter portion 57 and screwed. The male screw of the portion 23 is locked to the upper end surface of the cylindrical portion 10. Further, in the engaged state of FIG. 10, the length A of the groove 26 above the screw hole 11 is equal to the length B of the convex portion 41 above the lower surface of the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8. As shown in FIG. 4, the height of the upper surface of the convex portion 41 is equal to the height of the lower surface of the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8.

その後、固定部材7をさらに回転させると、凸部41の上面はブラケット8の底板8aの下面に対して摺擦される。やがて、ネジ部23がネジ孔11に噛み合い、固定部材7はブラケット8から繰り出されて行く。脚座21の下面が床面Fに接触するまで固定部材7をブラケット8から繰り出すことで、固定部材7がブラケット8と床面Fとの間で突っ張りとなって、画像形成装置1は所定位置からの移動が阻止される。   Thereafter, when the fixing member 7 is further rotated, the upper surface of the convex portion 41 is rubbed against the lower surface of the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8. Eventually, the screw portion 23 engages with the screw hole 11, and the fixing member 7 is fed out from the bracket 8. By extending the fixing member 7 from the bracket 8 until the lower surface of the leg seat 21 contacts the floor surface F, the fixing member 7 is stretched between the bracket 8 and the floor surface F, and the image forming apparatus 1 is in a predetermined position. Movement from is prevented.

上記説明したように第2の実施形態に係る支持機構5においては、固定部材7をキャスター6よりも上方に退避させた状態で凸部41が穴部43に係合するので、固定部材7のブラケット8に対する上下方向の移動及び回転が規制される。したがって、輸送時の固定部材7のガタツキを抑えることができる。   As described above, in the support mechanism 5 according to the second embodiment, the convex portion 41 engages with the hole portion 43 in a state where the fixing member 7 is retracted above the caster 6. The vertical movement and rotation with respect to the bracket 8 are restricted. Therefore, rattling of the fixing member 7 during transportation can be suppressed.

さらに、ブラケット8の底板8aの下面と脚座21の上面との間には、隙間が開いているので、脚座21とブラケット8との固着も防止される。   Further, since a gap is opened between the lower surface of the bottom plate 8a of the bracket 8 and the upper surface of the leg seat 21, the leg seat 21 and the bracket 8 can be prevented from sticking together.

さらに、固定部材7をブラケット8から繰り出す際には、凸部41の上面をブラケット8の底板8aの下面に摺擦させながら固定部材7を回転させればよい。これにより、ネジ部23は底板8aに対して垂直な姿勢で回転するので、ネジ部23をネジ孔11に円滑に噛み合わせることができる。したがって、繰り出し時の固定部材7のガタツキや振れをなくすことができ、固定部材7をブラケット8から安定に繰り出すことができる。   Furthermore, when the fixing member 7 is extended from the bracket 8, the fixing member 7 may be rotated while sliding the upper surface of the convex portion 41 against the lower surface of the bottom plate 8 a of the bracket 8. Thereby, since the screw part 23 rotates in a perpendicular | vertical attitude | position with respect to the baseplate 8a, the screw part 23 can be meshed | engaged with the screw hole 11 smoothly. Therefore, rattling and vibration of the fixing member 7 during feeding can be eliminated, and the fixing member 7 can be stably fed out from the bracket 8.

さらに、凸部41の頭部53を穴部43の大径部57に挿入した後で固定部材7を回転させることで、頭部53が小径部59に抜け止めされる。さらに、小径部59から大径部57への基部51の自由な移動が幅狭部61によって規制されるので、固定部材7の回転も規制される。このように、簡単な操作で固定部材7のブラケット8に対する上下方向への移動及び回転を規制することができる。   Further, the fixing member 7 is rotated after the head portion 53 of the convex portion 41 is inserted into the large diameter portion 57 of the hole portion 43, so that the head portion 53 is prevented from coming off by the small diameter portion 59. Furthermore, since the free movement of the base 51 from the small diameter part 59 to the large diameter part 57 is restricted by the narrow part 61, the rotation of the fixing member 7 is also restricted. In this manner, the movement and rotation of the fixing member 7 in the vertical direction with respect to the bracket 8 can be restricted with a simple operation.

あるいは、穴部43を、凸部41の頭部53の径よりも小径で基部51の径以上の径を有するように形成し、凸部41を穴部43に圧入することで、固定部材7をブラケット8に対して抜け止めすることもできる。この場合も、凸部41を穴部43に押し込むだけの簡単な作業で、固定部材7のブラケット8に対する上下方向への移動及び回転を規制できる。   Alternatively, the hole 43 is formed to have a diameter smaller than the diameter of the head 53 of the convex portion 41 and larger than the diameter of the base 51, and the convex portion 41 is press-fitted into the hole 43, thereby fixing the fixing member 7. Can also be secured to the bracket 8. Also in this case, the movement and rotation of the fixing member 7 with respect to the bracket 8 in the vertical direction can be restricted by a simple operation of simply pressing the convex portion 41 into the hole portion 43.

なお、凸部41と穴部43の数は2つに限らず、3つ以上としてもよい。   The number of convex portions 41 and hole portions 43 is not limited to two, and may be three or more.

本発明の固定部材7は、画像形成装置1のみではなく、画像形成装置1に付設される後処理装置、産業機器や家電製品、家具等にも適用可能である。   The fixing member 7 of the present invention can be applied not only to the image forming apparatus 1 but also to a post-processing apparatus attached to the image forming apparatus 1, industrial equipment, home appliances, furniture, and the like.

上記した本発明の実施形態の説明は、本発明に係る支持機構及び画像形成装置における好適な実施の形態を説明しているため、技術的に好ましい種々の限定を付している場合もあるが、本発明の技術範囲は、特に本発明を限定する記載がない限り、これらの態様に限定されるものではない。すなわち、上記した本発明の実施の形態における構成要素は適宜、既存の構成要素等との置き換えが可能であり、かつ、他の既存の構成要素との組合せを含む様々なバリエーションが可能であり、上記した本発明の実施の形態の記載をもって、特許請求の範囲に記載された発明の内容を限定するものではない。   The above description of the embodiments of the present invention has described preferred embodiments of the support mechanism and the image forming apparatus according to the present invention, and thus may have various technically preferable limitations. The technical scope of the present invention is not limited to these embodiments unless specifically described to limit the present invention. That is, the above-described components in the embodiment of the present invention can be appropriately replaced with existing components and the like, and various variations including combinations with other existing components are possible. The description of the embodiment of the present invention described above does not limit the contents of the invention described in the claims.

1 画像形成装置
2 画像形成部
4 装置本体
4a 底板
5 支持機構
6 キャスター
7 固定部材
8 ブラケット
11 ネジ孔
20 軸部
21 脚座
26 溝部
41 凸部(係合部)
43 穴部(被係合部)
51 基部
53 頭部
57 小径部
59 大径部
DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Image forming apparatus 2 Image forming part 4 Apparatus main body 4a Bottom plate 5 Support mechanism 6 Caster 7 Fixing member 8 Bracket 11 Screw hole 20 Shaft part 21 Leg seat 26 Groove part 41 Convex part (engagement part)
43 Hole (engaged part)
51 Base 53 Head 57 Small diameter part 59 Large diameter part

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装置本体の底板に設けられて、該装置本体を床面上で移動可能に支持するキャスターと、
前記キャスターに隣接して前記底板に設けられて、前記床面に当接して前記装置本体の移動を阻止する固定部材と、を備え、
前記固定部材は、前記底板に形成されたネジ孔に下方から螺入される軸部と、前記軸部の下端に設けられて前記床面に接触可能な脚座と、を有し、前記ネジ孔への前記軸部の螺入長を調整することで前記底板から前記脚座までの距離を調整可能であり、
前記軸部は、前記ネジ孔よりも小径で該ネジ孔に螺合不能な溝部を有し、該溝部の長さは、前記ネジ孔の長さ以上であることを特徴とする支持機構。
A caster which is provided on the bottom plate of the apparatus main body and supports the apparatus main body movably on the floor surface;
A fixing member that is provided on the bottom plate adjacent to the caster and that abuts against the floor surface to prevent movement of the apparatus main body,
The fixing member includes a shaft portion that is screwed into a screw hole formed in the bottom plate from below, and a leg seat that is provided at a lower end of the shaft portion and can contact the floor surface. The distance from the bottom plate to the leg seat can be adjusted by adjusting the screwing length of the shaft portion into the hole,
The shaft portion has a groove portion that is smaller in diameter than the screw hole and cannot be screwed into the screw hole, and the length of the groove portion is equal to or greater than the length of the screw hole.
前記溝部は、前記軸部の下端部に形成されていることを特徴とする請求項1に記載の支持機構。   The support mechanism according to claim 1, wherein the groove portion is formed at a lower end portion of the shaft portion. 前記底板と前記脚座のいずれか一方には、係合部が設けられ、
前記底板と前記脚座のいずれか他方には、前記ネジ孔に前記溝部が達するまで前記軸部を螺入した状態で前記係合部に係合する被係合部が設けられ、
前記係合部が前記被係合部に係合することで、前記固定部材の前記装置本体に対する移動が規制されることを特徴とする請求項1又は2に記載の支持機構。
Either one of the bottom plate and the leg seat is provided with an engaging portion,
On the other of the bottom plate and the leg seat, an engaged portion that engages with the engaging portion in a state where the shaft portion is screwed in until the groove portion reaches the screw hole is provided,
The support mechanism according to claim 1, wherein movement of the fixing member with respect to the apparatus main body is restricted by the engagement of the engagement portion with the engaged portion.
前記係合部は、前記脚座の上面に形成された凸部であり、
前記被係合部は、前記底板に形成された穴部であり、
前記ネジ孔に前記溝部が達するまで前記軸部を螺入して、前記凸部を前記穴部に係合した状態において、
前記ネジ孔よりも上方の前記溝部の長さと、前記底板の下面よりも上方の前記凸部の長さとが等しいことを特徴とする請求項3に記載の支持機構。
The engaging portion is a convex portion formed on the upper surface of the leg seat,
The engaged portion is a hole formed in the bottom plate,
In the state where the shaft portion is screwed in until the groove portion reaches the screw hole, and the convex portion is engaged with the hole portion,
The support mechanism according to claim 3, wherein a length of the groove portion above the screw hole is equal to a length of the convex portion above the lower surface of the bottom plate.
前記凸部は、前記脚座の上面から突出する基部と、該基部の上端に形成されて該基部よりも大径の頭部と、を有し、
前記穴部は、前記頭部よりも大径の大径部と、該大径部から前記ネジ孔を中心とする周方向に連続して形成されて、前記頭部よりも小径で前記基部の径以上の径を有する小径部と、を有し、
前記頭部を前記大径部から挿通した後、前記脚座を前記軸部を中心として回転させると、前記基部が前記小径部に嵌合して、前記固定部材の前記装置本体に対する上下方向の移動が規制されることを特徴とする請求項4に記載の支持機構。
The convex portion has a base portion protruding from the upper surface of the leg seat, and a head portion formed at the upper end of the base portion and having a larger diameter than the base portion,
The hole portion has a large diameter portion larger than the head portion, and is continuously formed in the circumferential direction around the screw hole from the large diameter portion, and has a smaller diameter than the head portion and the base portion. A small diameter portion having a diameter equal to or greater than the diameter,
After the head portion is inserted from the large diameter portion, when the leg seat is rotated around the shaft portion, the base portion is fitted to the small diameter portion, and the fixing member is moved in the vertical direction with respect to the apparatus main body. 5. The support mechanism according to claim 4, wherein movement is restricted.
前記凸部は、前記脚座の上面から突出する基部と、該基部の上端に形成されて該基部よりも大径の頭部と、を有し、
前記穴部は、前記頭部よりも小径で前記基部の径以上の径を有するように形成され、
前記頭部が前記穴部に圧入されることで、前記固定部材の前記装置本体に対する移動が規制されることを特徴とする請求項4に記載の支持機構。
The convex portion has a base portion protruding from the upper surface of the leg seat, and a head portion formed at the upper end of the base portion and having a larger diameter than the base portion,
The hole is formed to have a diameter smaller than the head and larger than the diameter of the base,
The support mechanism according to claim 4, wherein movement of the fixing member with respect to the apparatus main body is restricted by press-fitting the head into the hole.
前記底板は、該底板の下面に固定されたブラケットを含み、
前記ネジ孔は、前記ブラケットに形成されていることを特徴とする請求項1〜6のいずれか1項に記載の支持機構。
The bottom plate includes a bracket fixed to a lower surface of the bottom plate,
The support mechanism according to claim 1, wherein the screw hole is formed in the bracket.
用紙にトナー像を形成する画像形成部が設けられる装置本体と、
前記装置本体を床面上に支持する請求項1〜7のいずれか1項に記載の支持機構と、を備えていることを特徴とする画像形成装置。
An apparatus main body provided with an image forming unit for forming a toner image on paper;
An image forming apparatus comprising the support mechanism according to claim 1, wherein the apparatus main body is supported on a floor surface.
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