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SHEET SLITTING APPARATUS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023563D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31
Document File: 2 page(s) / 202K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Sheet slitting apparatus used for slitting a large 11 x 17 inch sheet into two 8 1/2 x 11 inch standard size sheets. Apparatus 10 includes a plurality of belt members 12 supported on rollers 14 and 16 which are driven at an appropriate speed when a sheet S is fed thereto. Each of the belt members 12 is arranged with a clamping member 25 secured in any suitable manner as by an adhesive. Clamping member 25 is made of a flexible material to effect a desired clamping action at the lead edge of sheet S. Guide members 30 serve to close clamping member 25 along the lead edge of sheet S which is advanced past slitting wheel 42 to effect the slitting operation. Pick off fingers 50 serve to direct the slit sheets from the belt members.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

SHEET SLITTING APPARATUS
ProposedJames E. McCrea Classification

U.S. Cl. 83/409
mt. Cl. B26d 7/06

Sheet slitting apparatus used for slitting a large 11 x 17
inch sheet into two 8 1/2 x 11 inch standard size sheets.
Apparatus 10 includes a plurality of belt members 12 supported
on rollers 14 and 16 which are driven at an appropriate speed
when a sheet S is fed thereto. Each of the belt members 12 is
arranged with a clamping member 25 secured in any suitable
manner as by an adhesive. Clamping member 25 is made of a
flexible material to effect a desired clamping action at the
lead edge of sheet S. Guide members 30 serve to close clamping
member 25 along the lead edge of sheet S which is advanced past
slitting wheel 42 to effect the slitting operation. Pick off
fingers 50 serve to direct the slit sheets from the belt
members.

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42'~ 25~

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