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Littleton Francis John: Sheet diverting and delivery system.. Littleton Ind Consultants, November 11, 1987: EP0244650-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for diverting and delivering sheets in which the sheets are positively controlled throughout the entire operation. Initially, a continuous web of paper passes between opposing cylinders comprising a rotary cutter. The lead edge of the web is then engaged by a pair of opposed nip rollers ...


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Littleton Francis John: Self cleaning chill roll apparatus.. Littleton Ind Consultants, September 28, 1988: EP0283722-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cooling and setting ink to a web of paper (15) through a series of chill rolls (11-14) which are arranged such that both sides of the web are cleaned while travelling through the chill rolls and maximum wrap efficiency is obtained. As the web travels from the oven it passes through ...


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Littleton Francis John: Sheet delivery system.. Littleton Ind Consultants, December 13, 1989: EP0345418-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) for diverting and delivering sheets (s) in which the sheets (s) are positively controlled throughout the entire operation. Initially, a continuous web of paper (11) passes between opposing cylinders (17,19) comprising a rotary cutter. The lead edge of the web (11) is then engaged b ...


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Littleton Francis John: Web cutting, feeding and trim strip removal.. Littleton Ind Consultants, December 2, 1992: GB2256187-A (3 worldwide citation)

An improved device for cutting a single or multiple-layer continuous web is equipped with a closed-loop, fan-driven air system to "push" air onto the leading edge of the continuous web and "pull" air from about the knife edges to capture the waste material produced by the removal of blank portions. ...


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Littleton Francis John: Thermal-adjustment method for controlling printing press impressions.. Littleton Ind Consultants, June 3, 1992: EP0487836-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the printing efficiency of a printing press by thermally maintaining the optimum orientation of the operating members. The optimum setting is maintained by thermally adjusting the length of the frame support to maintain an even pressure between printing cylinders and maintai ...


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Littleton Francis John: Dispositif push-pull pour le decoupage dune bande continue et lenlevement du residu, Push-pull apparatus and method for web cutting and trim strip removal. Littleton Industrial Consultants, MACRAE & CO, November 19, 1996: CA2068084

An improved device for cutting a single ormultiple layer continuous web is equipped with a closed-loop, fan-driven air system to "push" air onto the leadingedge of the continuous web and "pull" air from about theknife edges to capture the waste material produced by theremoval of blank portions. Cham ...


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Littleton Francis John: Appareil et methode de coupe de materiau en bande continue, Web severing apparatus and method. Littleton Industrial Consultants, MACRAE & CO, February 13, 1996: CA2038132

Sheet cutting apparatus for severing a rapidlymoving web, such as printed paper, into cut sheets in twostages. In the first stage, spaced cuts are made along atransverse cutting line of the web. The web is trainedbetween belts which support the cut portions of the web,and the uncut portions of the w ...