04838964 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 32 patents.

A process for fabricating belts are disclosed in which the leading edge of a web is conveyed from a supply roll into a belt loop forming station, the web is cut a predetermined distance from the leading edge to form a web segment having the leading edge at one end and a trailing edge at the opposite end, the lower surface of the web adjacent the leading edge is inverted, the lower surface of the web adjacent the trailing edge is inverted, the inverted leading edge and the inverted trailing edge are overlapped to form a loop of the web segment loosely suspended from the joint formed by the overlapped leading edge and trailing edge, the loop of the web segment at the belt loop forming station is transferred to an anvil, the loop of the web segment on the anvil is conveyed to a welding station and the overlapped leading edge and trailing edge are welded together on the anvil to form a belt welded at the joint.

Title
Process for preparing belts
Application Number
28807
Publication Number
4838964
Application Date
August 8, 1988
Publication Date
June 13, 1989
Inventor
Jacob Pond
Rochester
NY, US
Boris W Haritonoff
Geneseo
NY, US
Augustus W Griswold
Rush
NY, US
John J Darcy
Webster
NY, US
Karl V Thomsen
Ontario
NY, US
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
B29C 65/74
B29C 53/42
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