Envelope stuffing apparatus

  • US 5,255,498 A
  • Filed: 11/02/1990
  • Issued: 10/26/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/02/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In an envelope stuffing apparatus which has an enclosure inserting station and includes a deck and side guides mounted on the deck at the inserting station, and includes means for delivering the envelope in a path of travel to the inserting station and includes means for opening the envelope, and includes means for inserting an enclosure into the envelope and for removing the envelope from the inserting station, and wherein said opening means includes means for supporting the flap of the envelope above the deck, an improvement in the envelope opening means, said improvement comprising:

  • throat opener means insertable into the envelope for stripping apart from each other the front and back panels of the envelope, said throat opener means including a side guide member for guiding the enclosure into the envelope and further including a ramp member for guiding the enclosure from the deck into the envelope.

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