[duxhelp] Re: insert/overwrite keyboard modes

  • From: "George Bell" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 22:31:07 +0100

Bit off topic for Beta list, Dave, but I'll simply say that
you are looking at the wrong equipment, and/or have been
given some rotten advice about moving the sensors.

Go for Bowe cutters.

George.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dave
Durber
> Sent: 03 June 2005 22:24
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: insert/overwrite keyboard modes
> 
> Hello George:
> 
> Pat's forms cutter has a bar between the tractor rollers
that 
> has a micro-switch on it, that lifts up when the end of
the 
> last sheet in a box of paper passes, thus stopping the 
> forms-cutting process.
> 
> Most of the form cutters and bursters on the market use a 
> light detection system.  so, you have a light on one half
of 
> the tractor feeder and a light detector on the other half
and 
> the paper slides through between them.  The forms-cutting 
> process continues as long as the light is not detected by
the 
> light detector.  The other point to mention, is that most
of 
> these light detection systems tend to be built into the
right 
> hand tractor and because the manufacturers of these forms 
> cutting and bursting machines do not make provision for
the 
> placement of either the light or the light detector in the

> left hand tractor feeder, there is no possibility of
changing 
> the configuration.
> 
> The problem arises when you are using paper that has been 
> pre-punched down one side with wholes for a binder to be
inserted.
> 
> So, let's say that you have embossed a box of a thousand 
> sheets of paper and you now want to forms cut, or burst
them apart.
> 
> You would think that you would put the pin-feed wholes of
the 
> last sheet of the box of paper on the pins of the tractor 
> feeders with the binding wholes on the left side, would't 
> you.  But, when you do this, the file ends up being
collated 
> backwards.  So, in order to collate the file the right
way, 
> you have to take the top sheet of the top of the pile and 
> place it on the table and repeat the process until the
order 
> of the pages run in ascending order.
> 
> Now, if you were able to put the last sheet of paper on
the 
> tractor feeders with the binding wholes on the right side 
> instead, the sheets of paper would be stacked and collated
in 
> the correct order.  However, when you try to do this, the 
> light flashes through the passing binding wholes and is 
> therefore detected by the light detector.  The forms
cutter 
> or burster will either stop immediately or, it will finish

> forms cutting or bursting the first sheet and will then
stop 
> because the light has been detected by the light detector.
> 
> In summing up, by including a function that would emboss
the 
> file from back-to-front, the file would be collated in the

> right order when the stack of paper is either forms cut or

> burst when the paper is put onto the tractor feeders with
the 
> binding wholes on the left hand side.
> 
> Sincerely:
> 
> Dave Durber
> 
> On Fri, 3 Jun 2005 20:15:39 +0100, you wrote:
> 
> >Hi Dave,
> >
> >Re your comment:-
> >
> >> the ability to emboss files from back-to-front to take 
> into account 
> >> those people who use forms cutters and bursters, would
be 
> some of the 
> >> basic functions that must
> >be
> >> included in the new program.
> >
> >People also need to learn how to use their forms cutters
and 
> bursters 
> >properly.
> >
> >Can you imagine Pat next door trying to turn one of his 3
foot high 
> >bins of output upside down?  I think not!
> >
> >George.
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