Patent Number: 6,251,053

Title: Method for transferring an end of a material web

Abstract: A folder for a rotary printing press, having at least one copy-guiding cylinder and, on the one copy-guiding cylinder, gripping devices for gripping one end of a copy, includes a cutting cylinder cooperating with the one copy-guiding cylinder, and copy-guiding devices provided on the cutting cylinder, the gripping devices of the one copy-guiding cylinder and the copy-guiding devices of the cutting cylinder being retractably and extensibly movable substantially parallel to normals to axes of rotation of the one copy-guiding cylinder and the cutting cylinder; and a method of operating the folder.

Inventors: Lanvin; Serge (Cires les Mello, FR), Smelten; Eddie (Laigneville, FR), Vauchelle; Thierry (Saint Just en Chaussee, FR)

Assignee: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

International Classification: B65H 45/16 (20060101); B31F 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018