EP2221771B1 - Method for franking, printing and illustrating flat shipping packages - Google Patents

Method for franking, printing and illustrating flat shipping packages Download PDF

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EP2221771B1
EP2221771B1 EP10005678.7A EP10005678A EP2221771B1 EP 2221771 B1 EP2221771 B1 EP 2221771B1 EP 10005678 A EP10005678 A EP 10005678A EP 2221771 B1 EP2221771 B1 EP 2221771B1
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Description

  • The invention relates to a device for franking, printing and / or imaging of flat shipping objects with a franking system having a franking unit for franking, printing and / or imaging of the shipping objects, which are individually supplied to the franking unit, passed through this and carried away, including the shipping objects in their trailing area resp. the postage meter unit printed in the feed direction of the rear area of the mailpieces is associated with a conveyor system forming a franking section, the conveyor end of which terminates in a transport system.
  • In franking systems occurs due to the accumulating large quantities resp. Conditions on shipping objects often the circumstance that a large amount of revenue can not be processed with one person, you want to maintain the maximum throughput.
  • This can, as is known, be achieved, inter alia, by transporting the shipping objects after franking in a scale flow and removing them as jammed bundles or stacks at the end of the conveying path. Notwithstanding, however, remains that with this measure, the freshly printed fields or areas on the shipping objects are smudged to illegibility, because an in each case uncontrolled led to a franked shipping object incident subsequent shipping object generates a sliding friction effect in the flaking.
  • Unsatisfactory is also a known embodiment in which the franked envelopes or shipping objects are moved after leaving the franking system in a direction transverse to the conveying direction transport, in which a shingled stream of slender formats, such as C5, for the purpose of exemption of the freshly printed fields of the shipping objects not reliable can be formed. Moreover, such arrangement is possible only with considerable space requirement and correspondingly high movement use of an operator.
  • Franking systems are placed on plan shelves or tables and have a freely accessible length for operation by persons. The increasing processing volume of the flat shipping objects, such as letters, cards or printed matter of all kinds force to higher processing speeds, so that the performance of the franking systems of an operator is no longer manageable and therefore make technical improvements required. Et al the collecting containers arranged at the end of a franking system are unable to process the large quantities of franked shipping objects further. be prepared for further processing, especially if the shipping objects are automatically separated from a stack supplied to a franking and / or imaging aggregate.
  • This circumstance has prompted designers of franking systems to equip the latter with a transport system at the end of delivery which is suitable for forming a shingled stream of the franked and / or imaged shipping objects. With this measure, more dispatch objects can be transported or reduced at a reduced speed on a further transport path. recorded resp. are processed. This partial success leads, in addition to the fact that the conveying system extends the franking system, to the further disadvantage that the freshly franked shipping objects come to lie one above the other in the shingled stream in such a way that the one in the trailing area, respectively. in the conveying direction behind the delivery object area franked and / or illustrated shipping object following shipping object the printed image resp. Value stamp first by a smeared by the subsequent shipping object on the former sliding effect can smear.
  • This circumstance can not be remedied by the fact that the removal of the shipping objects is perpendicular to the conveying direction of the conveyor of the franking system.
  • This is the later machine readability resp. Processability of a shipping object is no longer guaranteed and the additional needs of an exhibition area not eliminated.
  • The US 2003/0151193 A1 arranges a franking machine with a downstream device for loading containers and for leaving the processing due to format violation of the shipping objects and colliding these shipping objects to a stack in which the shipping objects are standing together lined up.
  • Thus, the object of the present invention has been to process the freshly prepaid shipping objects so that in particular the printed stamps and / or advertising signs and other information remain undamaged. It also applies to exclude the mentioned disadvantages, so that the removal of the stamped and / or imaged shipping objects can be carried out with economic success.
  • According to the invention the object is achieved in that below the conveyor system arranged, designed for scale-like transport recording of shipping objects transport system by a drop level with the conveyor end of the conveyor system connected effective and is driven in the opposite direction and with flaking of the shipping objects certain conveying speed relative to the conveyor system of the franking system.
  • This will make it possible to transport the franked shipping objects in a shingled stream without the printed stamps being damaged or rendered illegible by the following shipping objects by: the subsequent shipping objects are placed in a simple manner and without restriction of the franking process on an unprinted area of the leading shipping object. It is essential, however, that the shipping objects are spared from smearing, blurring or illegibility of an image due to the transport, and that they can be further processed in the desired form.
  • Schuppenstrombildung is advantageously carried out by a reduced after franking of the shipping objects transport speed, that is, a lower speed than the conveying speed used in franking, with which the shipping objects are individually printed.
  • It can also be noted that these are primarily larger series, primarily of the same format shipping objects, which are processed. If shipping objects of different lengths are processed on the conveying path of the franking system, a control would be advantageous with which the different lengths of the mailing objects during franking are detected and evaluated and the dandruff formation is controlled accordingly.
  • Advantageously proves an unterschlächtiges transport system consisting of an endlessly circulating between two spaced axes conveyor belt, one of which is driven and with which a transport surface is formed, wherein the transport surface is approximately parallel to the conveying path of the franking system associated conveyor system.
  • Instead of a conveyor belt can also transversely to the transport direction extending and juxtaposed transport rollers are used as a transport system, wherein the transport rollers by means of driven traction means, such as a roller chain or a drive belt drivingly connected to each other could be.
  • In the sense of an adaptation to the transport formation of the shipping objects to be selected on the transport system and in adaptation to the conveying speed of the shipping objects leaving the franking system, the transport system can travel along a conveying path which runs through the feed line underlying the franking system. Feed line, the franking and / or Bebilderungsstrecke and the Wegführstrecke the franked shipping objects is formed, adjustable and adjustable trained. However, this does not mean that the delivery end of the transport system, the upstream end of the delivery of the franking system or. the feed end of the conveyor system is superior, although this could be an advantage for removing the shipping items for further handling of the franked shipping items.
  • In a further embodiment of the inventive device, it is expedient if the transport speed of the transport system relative to the conveying speed of the mailpieces to be franked resp. the moving on the conveyor system of the franking system packages is changeable in order to transport the shipping objects in a shingled stream with selectable scale distance on can. Of course, the speed used for franking may also be used to form the transport stream on the transport system, but this would not correspond to the use of optimal performance of the franking system.
  • It proves to be a particular advantage if the upstream end of the transport system is assigned a stop for the franked shipping objects guided away from the franking system by the delivery system. With the stop, in turn, the distance of the shipping objects on the transport system can be influenced and prevented from leaving the franking system Shipping objects are not promoted too far to be no longer detected by the transponder system.
  • The stop is preferably spaced and adjustably spaced from the upstream end of the transport system and may be used in cooperation with the position of the transport system in the conveying direction of the shipping objects, in particular for optimizing the transport flow on the transport system.
  • The transfer of the franked shipping objects to the transport system can be promoted if the downstream end of a delivery device of the franking system is opposite the transport system.
  • For the purpose of a preferred further processing of the shipping objects, a receiving device jamming the shipping objects is arranged at the delivery end of the transport system, which collects the incoming shipping objects into a heap or stack, so that they can be removed by hand.
  • For this purpose, the receiving device is advantageously designed as a positionally adjustable support element, on which the shipping objects accumulate at least partially erect.
  • The support element can be adjusted appropriately in different inclination positions, so that the accumulating shipping objects upright and form a sloping stack that is easily removed.
  • The support element can be pivoted about a transversely directed to the transport direction of the transport system axis in different inclinations, adapted to the formation of the shipping objects stream.
  • Whether installed together or individually, the franking and transport system can be detachably connected one above the other.
  • Advantageously, u.a. for high transport speeds, the conveyor belt of the transport system with through openings and be provided below a working strum with an evacuatable chamber which extends approximately to the delivery end of the transport system so that the shipping objects adhere to the perforated conveyor belt until it leaves the transport system.
  • Alternatively, instead of a stowage device at the end of the transport system then a stacking device receiving the shipping objects may be arranged, in which the shipping objects are taken over one another after dropping.
  • For this purpose, a turntable is suitable as a stack floor, which is rotatable by 180 ° to compensate for the different thickness of a mailpiece and has a pre-collection device that holds the shipping objects during rotation of the table.
  • Subsequently, the invention will be explained with reference to the drawing, to which reference is made with respect to all details not mentioned in the description, using an exemplary embodiment. In the drawing show:
  • Fig. 1
    a view of a device according to the invention,
    Fig. 2
    a side view according to arrow A of in Fig. 1 represented device and
    Fig. 3
    a spatial representation of the in the Fig. 1 and 2 shown Facility.
  • The Fig. 1 to 3 show a device 1 with a franking system 2 for franking and / or imaging of flat shipping objects 3, such as envelopes, cards, mailers, small packages, labels, printed products or the like. The franking system 2 consists of a franking unit 4, the shipping objects 3 with a Marks and / or advertising signs and / or information provides, the franking unit 4 by hand or by means of mechanical feeding device 5 can be charged. In Fig. 1 a supply device can be seen with which the shipping objects are separated from a stack (not shown) on its underside and then fed to the franking unit 4 by means of a loading device 6. A usable automatic feeding device 5 with shipping objects 3 is described in European patent application no. 06405106.3 (published as EP 1832536 ).
    A conveyor system 7 ensures a continuous conveyor flow from the feed via the feedthrough and the routing of the shipping objects 3 in the franking system 2. The conveyor section of the conveyor system 7 assigned to the franking system 2 could be referred to as a franking section. Further shows Fig. 1 in that the franking system 2, in technical language, also denotes a franking machine, is placed on a plate 8 or a table whose length approximately corresponds to that of the franking system. The plate 8 may be fixed to a stand 11 supported on the floor (mobile) or to a wall (not shown). A conveying end 9 of the conveying system 7 assigned to the franking system 2 opens into a transport system 10, which is located below the franking 2 and the conveying system 7, respectively. extends and is driven in the opposite direction to these promoting. The transport system 10 has an endless circulating conveyor belt 12, which at the franking 2- resp. the conveyor system 7 facing upper side resp. Funding side forms a Arbeitstrum 13, to which the franked resp. illustrated shipping objects 3 via a through the conveyor system 7 and the transport system 10 formed stage (case level or conveyor stage) fall. The height of this step is more than the thickest shipping object 3 transported on the transport system 109. The step or drop step could also be designed to be changeable, for which purpose the height distance between conveyor system 7 and the conveyor system 10, which runs approximately parallel to it and forms an approximately horizontal conveyor plane, would have to be adjustable. The conveyor belt 12 of the transport system 10 revolves around two spaced guide rollers 14 which have transversely to the transport direction arranged axes, one of which is driven. The transport system has a side cover 21. Instead of a circulating conveyor belt 12, a device could be used which forms a conveying plane for transporting objects to be transported 3 by transport rollers.
    With the conveyor ends, the transport system 10 dominates the conveyor 7- resp. Franking system 2, so that the shipping objects 3 are dropped after the franking or imaging of the conveying end of the conveyor system 7 in the transport direction of the transport system 10 upstream conveyor end 15 and detected by the latter and further transported in the opposite direction. Thus, a trouble-free onward transport can be achieved, the transport system 10 along the conveyor 7- resp. Franking system 2 designed adjustable, that is, the measure of the supernatant of the upstream in the transport direction conveying end of the transport system 10 may be selected so that a trouble-free operation. The ideal Ueberstandsmass depends on the format, weight and / or speed of the franking continuous shipping items 3. Accordingly, by the transport speed of Trasnsportsystems 10 resp. the workstring 13 are sewn, wherein the transport speed of the transport system 10 may also be decisive in terms of formation of the transported shipping objects 3. The faster the transport speed, the greater the distances resp. the scale spacing of the transported shipping objects 3 in the transport stream.
  • In order to support the transport stream and / or the formation formation, a stop 16 for the franked and / or imaged mailpieces 3 led away from the franking system 2 by the conveyor system 7 is arranged at the upstream conveying end of the transport system 10. The stop 16 provides a guarantee for a deflection of the shipping objects 3 and supports the desired formation of transported on the transport system 10 shipping objects 3. The stop 16 can be adjusted relative to the upstream end of the conveyor system 10, ie approximately or further removed. This is like in the Fig. 1 and 3 shown, a telescopically actuated adjusting device 17 illustrated, the operation of which requires no special description due to the awareness.
    The transport system 10 preferably also projects beyond the upstream conveying end of the franking 2 or its conveying system 7 when the former is maximally extended beyond the downstream conveying end of the franking 2 or conveying system, respectively. This projected maximum, so that the shipping objects 3 are easily removed at the end of delivery of the transport system 10.
    At the conveyor end of the transport system 10, a receiving device 18 is attached, at which the shipping objects 3 lift to a stack-like formation standing. The receiving device 18 causes a congestion of standing shipping objects 3 and has a respect to position about a transversely to the transport direction of the transport system 10 aligned axis in different inclinations adjustable support member 19 and a lateral guide 20. For free accessibility and easy removal of the stack, the receiving device 18 projects beyond the franking system 2 or the conveyor system 7 arranged above it.
    Franking system 2 and transport system 10 are formed separable from each other, whereby a subsequent cultivation of the transport system 10 to a franking system 2 is possible, respectively. which can be used with a transport system 10 convertible franking system 2 also solo.
  • At a high throughput amount of shipping objects 3, the conveyor belt of the transport system 10 may be provided with openings and the workstring be performed on an underneath tightly arranged, evacuated chamber, which causes the shipping objects to leave the chamber, respectively. of the transport end stick on the working strand of the conveyor belt.
    Following the conveying end of the transport system 10, a stacking device accommodating the shipping objects could also be arranged, which advantageously has a turntable and a pre-collecting device arranged above it.

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  1. Device (1) for franking, printing and/or providing images on flat mail items (3), comprising a franking system (2) having a franking unit (4) for franking, printing and/or providing images on the mail items (3) fed one at a time to the franking unit (4), passed therethrough and carried away, wherein a conveying system (7) forming a franking section is associated with the franking unit (4) printing the mail items (3) in the trailing area thereof or in the downstream area of the mail items (3) in the feed direction, the conveying end of said conveying system leading to a transport system (10), characterised in that the transport system (10) arranged below the conveying system (7) and designed to receive and transport mail items (3) in a shingle stream is connected to the conveying end of the conveying system (7) for positive conveying by means of a drop stage and is driven in the opposite direction to the conveying system (7) of the franking system (2) and at a conveying speed suitable for the formation of a shingle stream of mail items (3).
  2. Device according to claim 1, characterised in that the transport speed of the transport system (10) can be varied relative to the conveying speed of the mail items (3) to be franked.
  3. Device according to claim 1 or claim 2, characterised in that the transport system (10) can be displaced and adjusted along a conveying section for the mail items (3) to be franked.
  4. Device according to one of claims 1 to 3, characterised in that a stop (16) for the franked mail items (3) carried away from the franking system (2) by the conveying system (7) is associated with the upstream end of the transport system (10).
  5. Device according to claim 4, characterised in that the stop (16) is displaceably arranged at a distance from the upstream end of the transport system (10).
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