Patent Number: 6,305,680

Title: System and method for providing document accumulation sets to an insertersystem

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and system for supplying documentaccumulation sets to an inserter system wherein sheets are first feed intoa sheet stacking device to be stacked into a stacking pile. Individualsheets are then fed in seriatim from the stacking pile into a collatingdevice, which collates a predetermined number of the individual sheetsinto a collation set. The collation set is then advanced into anaccumulating device, which accumulates at least one collation set to forman accumulation set. The accumulation set is then advanced into theinserter system for further processing.

Inventors: Allen; Robert J (Danbury, CT), Holbrook; Russell W. (Southbury, CT), Sussmeier; John W. (Cold Spring, NY), Wright; William J. (Killingworth, CT)


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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013