GB324562A - Improvements in sheet separating mechanisms - Google Patents

Improvements in sheet separating mechanisms

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GB324562A
GB324562A GB784329A GB784329A GB324562A GB 324562 A GB324562 A GB 324562A GB 784329 A GB784329 A GB 784329A GB 784329 A GB784329 A GB 784329A GB 324562 A GB324562 A GB 324562A
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cylinder
sheet
chamber
piston
separators
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Expired
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GB784329A
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HARRIS SEYBOLD POTTER CO
HARRIS-SEYBOLD-POTTER Co
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HARRIS SEYBOLD POTTER CO
HARRIS-SEYBOLD-POTTER Co
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65HHANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL, e.g. SHEETS, WEBS, CABLES
    • B65H3/00Separating articles from piles
    • B65H3/08Separating articles from piles using pneumatic force
    • B65H3/0808Suction grippers
    • B65H3/0816Suction grippers separating from the top of pile
    • B65H3/0833Suction grippers separating from the top of pile and acting on the front part of the articles relatively to the final separating direction

Abstract

324,562. Marks, Sir G. C., (Harris-Seybold-Potter Co.). March 11, 1929. Sheet - separators.- Sheets are separated from piles and fed to the feed rolls 13 of a printing or like machine by means of suction separators 43 movable in suction cylinders 34 against the action of springs 37 which raise the cylinders after the sheet adheres thereto. Separators 43 acting on the front and rear edges of the pile are shown, and in the normal position the tubes 36 of the suckers 43 are kept raised by the springs 37 which act on pistons 35 moving in the cylinders 34. Each cylinder 34 is connected at its lower end to a bye-pass tube 42 connected to an upper chamber 41 fitted with a pipe 45 which intermittently lowers the air pressure in chamber 41. A controlled narrow passage 38 allows air to pass slowly from cylinder 34 to chamber 41, and when the air pressure is reduced in chamber 41 the pressure at the lower end of cylinder 34 falls more rapidly than the pressure at the upper end, and the piston 35 is drawn down to cause the nozzle 43 to contact with the sheet. The piessure at the top of cylinder 34 is gradually reduced, and the spring 37 which is compressed by the lowering of the piston, finally raises the piston and with it the separated sheet. The rear nozzles 43 coact with rising and falling combing rollers 6 operated from a cam 20 on a shaft 19 driven by gearing from a shaft 16, and a pressing device 7 blows air under the separated sheet. The front nozzles 43 are mounted in a cylinder, which is reciprocated bodily by a connecting-rod 32 and a crank. The crank is driven by bevel gearing from the shaft 16.
GB784329A 1929-03-11 1929-03-11 Improvements in sheet separating mechanisms Expired GB324562A (en)

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Cited By (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB2167038A (en) * 1984-11-15 1986-05-21 Westinghouse Electric Corp Robotic end effector
US4657470A (en) * 1984-11-15 1987-04-14 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Robotic end effector
US5290023A (en) * 1991-08-23 1994-03-01 Ryobi Limited Sheet feeder for sheet-fed press

Cited By (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB2167038A (en) * 1984-11-15 1986-05-21 Westinghouse Electric Corp Robotic end effector
US4657470A (en) * 1984-11-15 1987-04-14 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Robotic end effector
US5290023A (en) * 1991-08-23 1994-03-01 Ryobi Limited Sheet feeder for sheet-fed press

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