Patent Number: 6,167,768

Title: Lifting apparatus

Abstract: An apparatus for lifting a pile of flat products especially a pile of sheets or signatures has a lift lever and a cam follower arm with a first and second end. The cam follower arm is coupled to said lift lever. A cam follower is connected to said cam follower arm and a drive link is coupled to one of said ends of said cam follower arm. A drive link roller is connected to said drive link and a guide ramp is arranged for guiding said drive link roller.

Inventors: Bechler; Russell Alan (Bellbrook, OH), Limbert; Edward James (Monroe, OH)

Assignee: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

International Classification: B65H 3/50 (20060101); B65H 3/46 (20060101); B65H 3/34 (20060101); B65H 3/00 (20060101); F16H 025/16 (); F16H 035/08 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018