Patent Number: 6,168,148

Title: Sheet separating device

Abstract: The apparatus for separating a flat product from a pile of flat products, has a sucker mechanism with an upper and a lower part. The upper part is connected to a first link joint of a central lever and the lower part is connected to a second link joint of the central lever. The central lever is rotatable about an axis which extends through the central lever. The axis is movable along the central lever, in order to change the position of the pivot point of the central lever.

Inventors: Bechler; Russel Alan (Bellbrook, OH), Hawkes; Richard B. (Bethlehem, PA)

Assignee: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

International Classification: B41F 13/64 (20060101); B41F 13/54 (20060101); B65H 3/08 (20060101); B65H 003/08 (); B65H 003/12 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018