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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025703D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


In the drawing Figures, a wire stitcher 3 for on or off line stapling that is significantly more compact, less complex, and less expensive than current stitchers is shown. Stitcher 3 is capable of stapling two to sixty (or more) sheets, and incorporates an active bypass clinch to provide flat, finished stitches.