Patent Number: 6,966,108

Title: Wrap-around notebook technique

Abstract: A system for assembling a wrap-around type binder includes a riveting apparatus including a riveting station, for assembling a ring/shield/frame/hinge plate assembly to binder covers. The ring assemblies are moved to the riveting station along one path, and the binder or notebook covers are fed to the riveting station along another path. The riveting station includes locating and forming pins and at least one magnet for holding the hinge plates, and a carriage for holding rivets and for driving them through the covers and expanding the rivets on the forming pins to securely mount the hinge plates and associated rings, shields and frames to the binder covers.

Inventors: Sato; Jay K. (Mission Viejo, CA), Whaley; Paul (Herculaneum, MO), Lane; James Gregory (Meridian, MS)

Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation

International Classification: B42F 13/00 (20060101); B23P 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018