RABINDRAN; K. GEORGE (Total 65 Patents Found)

An electromechanical automated document encoding apparatus is releasably constructed of modular components for accepting and transporting batch documents from either the left or the right. The apparatus is further capable of printing on a first side of a document or an opposite facing second side. A print module includ...
A multi-pass sorting machine includes a housing or supporting structure which has the configuration of an A-Frame. The A-Frame structure has a slanting front side supporting several individually functional devices and a slanting back side supporting other individually functional devices. The devices of the front side i...
INSERTION MACHINE WITH SPEED OPTIMIZATION ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A speed optimization circuit (140) is employed by an insertion machine to result in a greater actual throughput of successfully enveloped sets of documents. The speed optimization circuit (140) includes a microcontroller (142) which de...
An in-feed magazine apparatus for loading documents includes a magazine feed ramp having one or more document conveyor belts disposed along a bottom surface, the belts being arranged to engage the bottom boundary of the documents. The conveyor belts are configured to effect forward movement of the stack of documents to...
An in-feed magazine apparatus for loading documents includes a magazine feed ramp having one or more document conveyor belts disposed along a bottom surface, the belts being arranged to engage the bottom boundary of the documents. The conveyer belts are configured to effect forward movement of the stack of documents to...
An electromechanical automated document encoding apparatus is releasably constructed of modular components for accepting and transporting batch documents from either the left or the right. The apparatus is further capable of printing on a first side of a document or an opposite facing second side. A print module includ...
Ce dispositif d'application d'étiquettes, dépourvues d'une doublure support, sur des enveloppes de publipostage comprend un organe (20) d'alimentation en étiquettes destiné à fournir un ruban de longueur continue d'un matériau (16) étiqueteur dépourvu d'une doublure support, le long d...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ARTICLE ENGAGEMENT ERRORS ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Method and apparatus for detecting article engagement errors and for calibrating engagement error detection apparatus associated with a plurality of gripper arms (16) of an insertion machine (10). ...
Ce dispositif d'application d'étiquettes, dépourvues d'une doublure support, sur des enveloppes de publipostage comprend un organe (20) d'alimentation en étiquettes destiné à fournir un ruban de longueur continue d'un matériau (16) étiqueteur dépourvu d'une doublure support, le long d...
A speed optimization circuit (140) is employed by an insertion machine to result in a greater actual throughput of successfully enveloped sets of documents. The speed optimization circuit (140) includes a microcontroller (142) which determines whether the machine cycling speed should be changed and which generates a si...
An in-feed apparatus (10) includes a magazine feed ramp (16) having one or more conveyor belts (30) engaging the bottom (34) of the documents (36) and configured to effect forward movement of the documents (36) toward a shingler device (302). A backing plate (320) is disposed proximal the conveyor belts (30). Upper and...
A buffered stacking system for selectively diverting horizontally disposed documents from a generally horizontal main conveying path, stacking the documents in a horizontal orientation and dropping the documents into replaceable receiving receptacles is provided. The system has a primary horizontal conveyor belt with a...
A speed optimization circuit (140) is employed by an insertion machine to result in a greater actual throughput of successfully enveloped sets of documents. The speed optimization circuit (140) includes a microcontroller (142) which determines whether the machine cycling speed should be changed and which generates a si...
A system for applying linerless labels to mailing envelopes including label feeder (20) for feeding a continuous length web of linerless label material (16) through a loop path under base plate (28) to a label applying station juxtaposed to a path traversed by the mailing envelopes conveyed sequentially on edge by a be...
An apparatus for separating and advancing documents includes a first assembly having movable belts for frictionally engaging and advancing one of the documents along a path, and a second assembly having stationary belts and retrogressingly moving a portion of an endless belt along the path to frictionally engage and ha...
Method and apparatus for detecting article engagement errors and for calibrating engagement error detection apparatus associated with a plurality of gripper arms (16) of an insertion machine (10). Gripper arms (16) at each of a plurality of insert stations S comprise a first jaw member (24) and a second jaw member (26)...
A system for applying linerless labels to mailing items includes a label feeder for feeding a continuous length web of linerless label material from a supply roll through a loop path to a label applying station juxtaposed to the path traversed by mailing items conveyed on edge in sequential fashion by a belt conveyor. ...
ROLL FILM READER/PRINTER WITH MANUALLY INSERTABLE DISCRETE FILM Abstract of Disclosure A roll film reader/printer transports film to a selected photographic area of imagery. Transparent areas are also left at any one or more selected locations on the roll film. When it is necessary or desirable to rea...
Apparatus and method for automatically preparing large mailings in which one or more documents are nested within the fold of a letter sheet prior to insertion into an outer envelope. One or more unfolded letter sheets are transported to a folding operation involving a clamp assembly and a roller folding assembly which ...
A labeling assembly for applying labels carried on a substrate to a sequential series of moving documents is provided. The assembly transports the document in a generally vertical end on end orientation down a conveying path and peels the label from the substrate to position the peeled label in a generally vertical ori...
Un appareil d'alimentation (10) comprend une rampe (16) d'alimentation pour un magasin, ayant une ou plusieurs bandes transporteuses (30) en contact avec la partie inférieure (34) des documents (36) et faisant avancer les documents (36) vers un dispositif à galets (302). Une plaque d'appui (320) est dispo...
A speed optimization circuit (140) is employed by an insertion machine to result in a greater actual throughput of successfully enveloped sets of documents. The speed optimization circuit (140) includes a microcontroller (142) which determines whether the machine cycling speed should be changed and which generates a si...
An in-feed apparatus (10) includes a magazine feed ramp (16) having one or more conveyor belts (30) engaging the bottom (34) of the documents (36) and configured to effect forward movement of the documents (36) toward a shingler device (302). A backing plate (320) is disposed proximal the conveyor belts (30). Upper and...
A roll film reader/printer transports film to a selected photographic area of imagery. Transparent areas are also left at any one or more selected locations on the roll film. When it is necessary or desirable to read an image on a separate and discrete piece of film, the roll of film is transported through the reader/p...
GRIPPER ARM AND METHOD OF OPERATION ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A gripper arm includes jaw members (24,26) between which articles are engaged and from which engaged articles are released in precise placement upon a transport means. Jaw (26) is actuated by solenoid actuating means (28) acting through link...
Apparatus for shingling a plurality of documents disposed in stacked relation so that the stack extends successively from a first end to a second end, and has at least one boundary defined by substantially coplanar marginal edges of the documents. The stack of documents is conveyed along a predetermined path during whi...
The multi-pass sorting machine of this disclosure includes a supporting structure which has the configuration of an A-Frame. The A-Frame structure has a slanting front side supporting several individually functional devices and a slanting back side supporting other individually functional devices. The devices of the fr...
WEB TENSIONING SYSTEM ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A system is described for holding the tension of a web substantially constant as the web is transported from a supply spool to a take-up spool. The rotation of each spool is controlled by a motor. A tension control circuit senses the currents in both...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED MAIL Abstract Of The Disclosure Apparatus and method for automatically preparing large mailings in which one or more document inserts are nested within the fold of a set of letter sheets prior to insertion into an outer envelope....
Apparatus (10) for shingling a plurality of documents (12) disposed in stacked relation so that the stack extends successively from a first end to a second end, and has at least one boundary defined by substan-tially coplanar marginal edges of the documents (14). The stack of docu-ments (14) is conveyed along a pre...
A system for applying linerless labels to mailing envelopes including label feeder (20) for feeding a continuous length web of linerless label material (16) through a loop path under base plate (28) to a label applying station juxtaposed to a path traversed by the mailing envelopes conveyed sequentially on edge by a be...
An in-feed apparatus (10) includes a magazine feed ramp (16) having one or more conveyor belts (30) engaging the bottom (34) of the documents (36) and configured to effect forward movement of the documents (36) toward a shingler device (302). A backing plate (320) is disposed proximal the conveyor belts (30). Upper and...
An in-feed apparatus (10) includes a magazine feed ramp (16) having one or more conveyor belts (30) engaging the bottom (34) of the documents (36) and configured to effect forward movement of the documents (36) toward a shingler device (302). A backing plate (320) is disposed proximal the conveyor belts (30). Upper and...
A gripper arm includes jaw members (24.26) between which articles are engaged and from which engaged articles are released in precise placement upon a transport means. Jaw (26) is actuated by solenoid actuating means (28) acting through linkage means (30) to perform the engagement and release operations. The activation...