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THICKNESS TESTER FOR COVER STOCK

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027712D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Copy machines, printers and multi-function devices may optionally include a finisher which may, for example, combine a set of copy sheets with a cover and bind with, for example, glue or staples, the copies within the cover. The cover includes a front and back side as well as a spine. Depending on the number of sheets in the set to be bound, different covers with different spine thickness may be required. The correct spine is selected by the user depending on the thickness of the set to be bound. The user had been required to count the number of copies in the set and compare the number with figures on a chart on the package labeL