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1. (US6371475) Method and device for feeding individual sheets to a printer

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 09194876 Application Date: 19.01.1999
Publication Number: 6371475 Publication Date: 16.04.2002
Grant Number: 6371475 Grant Date: 16.04.2002
Publication Kind : B1
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:CH98000189 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
B65H 83/00
B65H 5/22
B65H 85/00
B65H 83/02
B65H 1/30
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
H
HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
83
Combinations of piling and depiling operations, e.g. performed simultaneously, of interest apart from the single operation of piling or depiling
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
H
HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
5
Feeding articles separated from piles; Feeding articles to machines
22
by air-blast or suction device
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
H
HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
85
Recirculating articles, i.e. feeding each article to, and delivering it from, the same machine work-station more than once
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
H
HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
83
Combinations of piling and depiling operations, e.g. performed simultaneously, of interest apart from the single operation of piling or depiling
02
performed on the same pile
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
H
HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
1
Supports or magazines for piles from which articles are to be separated
30
with means for replenishing the pile during continuous separation of articles therefrom
CPC:
B65H 83/02
B65H 1/30
Applicants: Hunkeler AG
Inventors: Gerhard, Jakob
Agents: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
Priority Data: CH9700181 09.05.1997 WO
Title: (EN) Method and device for feeding individual sheets to a printer
Abstract: front page image
(EN)

In a drawer (20) of a high-speed printer, individual sheets (24) supplied in an imbricated stream (30) are fed from below to a stack (22) consisting of individual sheets (24). For continuous feed, a conveying means (28) is arranged in the drawer (22). The individual sheets (24) are transferred to the conveying means (28) from a delivery conveyor (36) at a transition point or interface (38).


Also published as:
JP2001520614 WO/1998/051599