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WIRE STITCHER Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023778D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


A stitcher for binding sheets into sets or signatures includes a wire feed of the kind in which the wire is advanced step-wiseby a pair of coacting relieved rolls 1, 2. In order to provide for two or more stitch (staple) leg lengths, one of the rolls is selectable from a bank of such rolls, for example 2, 2a. These rolls are each displaced circumferentially relative to their neighbors. A desired leg length may be selected by adjusting the bank to engage the correct feed roll and this may be