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MECHANICAL BINDING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022801D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 181K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A binding system wherein sheets are first registered against a registration edge. A suitable heat deformable rod such as plastic is thereafter inserted through the stacked sheets and sheared off, leaving a portion of the rod projecting through either side of the stacked sheets. The rod is then deformed through the application of heat and pressure to provide uheadsil thereon for securing the sheets together.

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SYSTEMBINDINGMECHANICALXEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Thomas Acquaviva

Proposed Classification
U.S. Cl. 402/8

Int. Cl, 342f 3/02

APPUCATIO~ OF HEAT

AND PRESSURE

FIG!

INCOMING

SHEETS

TO SUPPLY

ROD ~KN~FE

Volume 1 Number 2 February 1976 111

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F/G3

A binding system wherein sheets are first registered
against a registration edge. A suitable heat deformable

rod such as plastic is thereafter inserted through the
stacked sheets and sheared off, leaving a portion of the
rod projecting through either side of the stacked sheets.
The rod is then deformed through the application of heat
and pressure to provide uheadsil thereon for securing the
sheets together.

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112 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 1 Number 2 February 1976

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