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SHEET SEPARATOR AND FEEDER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025164D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The illustrated sheet feeder incorporates a paddle wheel separator device 1 as a replacement for the combing wheel in the sheet feeder described in U.S. Patent No. 4,113,245. The wheel 1 is arranged for driving rotation on the pivotal arm 2 by a suitable drive belt and pulleys in the arm 2 which is limited in its downward pivotal movement relative to the top of the sheet stack 5 by an adjustable stop 4.