04700939 is referenced by 35 patents and cites 12 patents.

Apparatus and processes for receiving sheets from a sheet stacker, separating them into bundles, and removing the bundles from the discharge area of the sheet stacking apparatus. The apparatus includes a frame, a rotatable receiving means mounted on the frame, means for separating the bundles of sheets being received, and means for rotating the rotatable receiving means. The receiving means may include a plurality of sheet receiving chambers, each chamber having an elevator which may be lowered in the respective chamber. The apparatus also has means for raising each elevator. The separating means accumulates the sheets being received from the sheet stacker while the receiving means is being rotated.

Title
Apparatus and process for separating and removing bundles of sheets
Application Number
6/895780
Publication Number
4700939
Application Date
August 12, 1986
Publication Date
October 20, 1987
Inventor
John M Hathaway
Green Bay
WI, US
Agent
Jeremiah J Duggan
Donald L Traut
Gregory E Croft
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Corporation
WI, US
IPC
B41L 1/32
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