Patent Number: 6,168,372

Title: Top load, top feed article magazine

Abstract: A blank feeder includes a blank stack with blanks inclined forwardly in a magazine section and rearwardly in a discharge section so the stack has two effective top ends, one for supply and one for feeding. Blank inclination is reversed intermediate the stack ends without separating blanks in the stack during inclination reversal. Methods and apparatus are disclosed.

Inventors: Greenwell; J. Daniel (Florence, KY)

Assignee: R. A. Jones & Co. Inc.

International Classification: B65H 1/02 (20060101); B65H 1/14 (20060101); B65H 1/30 (20060101); B65H 3/08 (20060101); B65G 059/08 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018