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David R Hansen: Automated job creation for job preparation. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, January 21, 2003: US06509974 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for providing production printing instructions for a printed end document to a job preparation station. The printed end document is made up of a plurality of other documents received from the customer which are to be inserted in a predefined order and in a predefine ...


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Michel Chretinat, Henri Pollet: Device for controlling the printing of one or more webs of material in a rotary printing press. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner W Stemer, January 2, 2001: US06167806 (104 worldwide citation)

A control device for controlling the printing of at least one web of material in a rotary printing press from a control panel, including an interface system between an operator and individual components of the printing press, further includes an automatic page selector, a memory for storing therein ...


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Helmut Kipphan, Gerhard Loffler, Guido Keller, Hans Ott: Process and apparatus for controlling the inking process in a printing machine. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft, Gretak Aktiengesellschaft, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 26, 1993: US05182721 (98 worldwide citation)

To improve the control of the inking process in an offset printing machine, color measuring fields provided on printed sheets are evaluated not as heretofore densitometrically but colorimetrically by means of spectral measurements. Spectral reflections are used to match colors, or color coordinates ...


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Dieter Hauck, Karl Heinz May: Plug connector coding system for electric cables. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, November 6, 1990: US04968929 (91 worldwide citation)

A coding device for an electric cable plug connection having a plug connected to wires of a cable and insertable into a socket, both the plug and the socket being formed with a plurality of contacts, has a coding arrangement for assigning the plug to the socket in a correctly oriented position. The ...


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John C Fournier, James D Anthony, Todd C Beehler: Capacitive toner level detection. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, December 30, 2003: US06670817 (88 worldwide citation)

A container having an electrically conductive container body. The container body defines a container cavity. A sensor assembly is disposed within said container cavity. The sensor assembly is electrically isolated from the container body, and is configured for sensing a level of material within the ...


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David R Hansen, Robert K Holzwarth: System and method for visual representation of pages in a production printing workflow. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, October 8, 2002: US06462756 (73 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing production printing workflow is disclosed. The system includes workflow management software which manages and facilitates the procedural stages of the workflow including job origination, job preparation, job submission and job fulfillment. The workflow management sof ...


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Guido Keller, Helmut Kipphan: Process and apparatus for the ink control of a printing machine. Gretag Aktiengesellschaft, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 4, 1990: US04975862 (58 worldwide citation)

A three-color offset printing machine produces, during the printing of sheets, color measuring strips with several color measuring fields. A gray half-tone field produced by the overprinting of three colors serves as the reference field. The color location of the reference field is compared in a col ...


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Walter D&apos Heureuse, Helmut Kipphan, Martin Schmitt Lewen: Printing machine and printing process. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, November 20, 2001: US06318264 (56 worldwide citation)

A printing machine includes a printing form, an optical imaging unit for directly imaging the printing form, and an inking unit for inking the printing form, the printing form having a surface formed of a material with wetting properties reversibly changeable between a state with a very small contac ...


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Willi Becker, Andreas Fricke: Printing-machine cylinder, especially an impression cylinder, for a sheet-fed rotary printing machine, and method of production. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, Ralph E Locher, June 24, 2003: US06581517 (55 worldwide citation)

A printing-machine cylinder includes a basic cylinder body and a covering element fitted to the basic cylinder body, one of the basic cylinder body and the covering element being formed with a multiplicity of recesses connectable to one of a suction-air source and a blast-air source and having, in t ...


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John Sheridan Richards: High speed quarterfolder. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 22, 2003: US06551228 (55 worldwide citation)

A quarterfold folding device and method forms groupings of signatures in a signature product stream by delaying selected signatures during transport to a chopper mechanism, the chopper mechanism adapted to fold multiple signatures in a single chop, thereby increasing throughput of the quarterfold fo ...