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MAGAZINE STAPLE SUPPLY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024119D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02
Document File: 4 page(s) / 421K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

An arrangement for enlarging the supply of staples to a stapler apparatus takes on the form of a rotatable magazine adapted for indexing movement. As shown in the drawings, a stapler head 1 is mounted on a frame 2 in an inverted position to apply

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

MAGAZINE STAPLE SUPPLY iames E. Britt
Brian F~Walsh

Proposed Classification U~S.CL 227/120
mt. Cl. B25c 5/02

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Volume 4 Number 5 September/October 1979 597

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MAGAZINE STAPLE SUPPLY (Cont~d)

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MAGAZINE STAPLE SUPPLY (Cont'd)

An arrangement for enlarging the supply of staples to a stapler apparatus takes on the form of a rotatable magazine adapted for indexing movement. As shown in the drawings, a stapler head 1 is mounted on a frame 2 in an inverted position to apply

staples to a collected set 3 of sheets of copy paper. Drive means having an upwardly moving element 4 and a downwardly movable damper/clincher S combine to produce separation of a staple from a staple stick held in the stapler container, driving of the staple through the stack of sheets 3 and bend of the legs of the staple

to complete the stapling operation. In order to replenish the staple container 6 with additional sticks of staples, there is provided a cylindrical magazine 7 mounted for rotation on the frame 1.

As shown in Figure 2, the cylindrical magazine 7 is formed axially with openings having the general shape of staples for containing sticks of staples 8. A rotary

solenoid 9 is arranged to drive a single revolution clutch for imparting indexing motion to the magazin...