Patent Number: 6,293,543

Title: Universal sheet receiver for stackers

Abstract: Sheet receiving apparatus is disclosed for receiving paper sheets from a supply of printed sheets, aligning the sheets edgewise, dropping the sheets to a receiver tray through horizontally openable preliminary sheet supporting plates, the sets of sheets being either stacked in vertical alignment or horizontally offset relationship, and in one form means are provided for stapling the sets of sheets.

Inventors: Lawrence; Frederick J. (Tustin, CA)

Assignee: Gradco (Japan) Ltd.

International Classification: B65H 29/34 (20060101); B65H 29/26 (20060101); B65H 031/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018