Patent Number: 6,254,679

Title: Device for uniformly moistening labels

Abstract: The invention relates to a device for moistening labels, each of which has a face that is pre-gummed, which device enables the gummed face of each of the labels to be moistened uniformly. The device comprises a moistening element constituted by a rigid bar whose top portion comes into contact with the gummed face of each of the labels and is provided with capillary action slots passing through said bar in the advance direction of the labels, slanting relative to said advance direction, and having respective bottoms immersed in a moistening liquid that is maintained at a constant level.

Inventors: Sancenot; Gilbert (Paris, FR)

Assignee: Neopost Industrie

International Classification: B65C 9/00 (20060101); B65C 9/22 (20060101); B05C 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018