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Stack Support Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051909D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

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Ashbee, WH Beran, M Colglazier, DF Held, WJ Janssen, DM Patch, GP Rittenhouse, LE Valent, JA [+details]


This article describes a device which lifts and supports a stack of sheets while the sheets are inserted at the bottom of the stack. The device includes a four-bar linkage driven through 360 degrees with a lifting member, called a "kicker", attached to the output link.