Patent Number: 6,254,088

Title: Method of manufacturing printed products by insetting at least one subproduct into a main product and apparatus for carrying out the method

Abstract: A method and an apparatus for manufacturing printed products by insetting at least one subproduct and/or inserts into a main product, wherein at least the main products are grasped at the delivery of a printing machine by revolving gripping members of a conveying unit provided with an intermediate storage arrangement for inserting and delivering products, wherein the products are conveyed on conveying paths to an insetting machine formed of revolving insetting pockets, and wherein the products are taken up at the delivery of the printing machine by a first conveyor of the conveying unit connected to the insertion side of the intermediate storage arrangement and are transferred to a second conveyor of the conveying unit connected to the delivery side of the intermediate storage arrangement. The products grasped at the folds thereof are selectively transferred in front of the intermediate storage arrangement from the first conveyor with the folds facing forwardly on a direct transfer path to the second conveyor.

Inventors: Kramer; Felix (Vordemwald, CH), Linder; Heinz (Zofingen, CH)

Assignee: Grapha-Holding AG

International Classification: B42C 1/00 (20060101); B42C 1/10 (20060101); B65H 29/02 (20060101); B65H 29/60 (20060101); B65H 029/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018