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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026672D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-06

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Folding of sheets in the printing field has been done for many years. However, the mechanisms used to accomplish the folding are complex, cumbersome, large and costly. Also, prior folding mechanisms necessitated long runs of sheets with multiple elements gradually turning each sheet over upon itself. Obviously, these prior mechanisms will not answer the present need for a folding a paratus that will process sheets from high speed printers located in