Patent Number: 6,241,233

Title: Stack forming and removing apparatus with undersheet placement

Abstract: An apparatus for stacking flat printed products, wherein a stack (22) isejected from a stacking well (12) by means of an ejector (30), and a coversheet (28) is pulled into the stacking well (12) as the ejector ejects thepreviously formed stack. The next stack (22) then comes to lie on thiscover sheet (28). Arranged on the ejector (30) is a support (38) having adriving pin (40) which points downward. In each case, a cover sheet (28)is pinned on to said driving pin (40) by means of a support plate (50)which can be lifted and on which the cover sheet is positioned. Bychanging the position of a stripping lever (46) after the stack (22) hasbeen ejected, the cover sheet (28), which has been pulled into thestacking well (12), is stripped off the driving pin (40).

Inventors: DeVlaam; Henk (Et Almere, NL)

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International Classification: B65H 31/30 (20060101); B65H 033/04 ()

Expiration Date: 06/05/2013