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July 3, 1962 J. A. ARANYl ETAL 3,042,189 TYPOGRAPHICAL LINECASTING MACHINE GALLEY Filed May 4, 1961 3 Sheets-Sheet 1 J51 E &‘"J*' Kiwi/ML " @ 5 20 58° ' F INVENTORS 1 BY JANOS A. ARANYI COSTAS BLIONAS EMANUEL SARFATY AGENT July 3, 1962 J. A. ARANYI ETAL 3,042,189 TYPOGRAPHICAL LINECASTING MACHINE GALLEY Filed May 4, 1961 V 3 Sheets-Sheet 2 ‘l l l li II" 22 D IN VEN TORS JANOS A. ARANYI COSTAS BL IONAS EMANUEL SARFATY AGENT July 3, 1962 J. A. ARANYl ETAL 3,042,189 TYPOGRAPHICAL LINECASTING MACHINE GALLEY Filed May 4, 1961 3 Sheets-Sheet 3 saw[-32 L10 INVENTORS JANOS A. ARANYI COSTAS BLIONAS BY EMANUEL SARFATY O AGENT : ited States atet is 3,@4Z,l8§ Patented July 3, 1962 1 2 3,042,189 FIGURE 3 is a front elevational view in section taken on line 3—-3 of FIGURE 2. FIGURE 4 is a view similar to FIGURE 3 but show TYPOGRAPHICAL LINECASTING MACHINE GALLEY Janos Alexander Aranyi and Costas Blionas, New York, and Emanuel Sarfaty, Brooklyn, N.Y., assignors t0 Harris-Intertype Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a cor poration of Delaware ing the switch bar in retracted position whereby slugs will assemble at the lower level of the galley. FIGURE 5 is an enlarged fragmentary view taken from the right, showing the switch bar tripping pin at Filed May 4, 1961, Ser. No. 107,809 6 Claims. (Cl. 199—61) tached to the lower galley slide and in relation to the tripping cam of the switch bar. 10 FIGURE 6 is a fragmentary sectional View taken gen This invention relates to typographical line casting erally on the line 6-—6 of FIGURE 2, showing the rela machines and particularly to the galley of such machines tionship between the upper-shelf galley slide and the which are operated automatically as by the well-known operating unit automatic shut-off switch. ' ' Teletypesetter operating unit. FIGURE 7 is a schematic view showing the electrical It is common practice, when a number of line casting circuit of the present invention. ‘ ‘ machines are operated automatically, to have a single per Referring to FIGURES 1 and 2, a galley 10, of the son monitor several machines—in other words, see that usual design having an upturned front lip 12 which serves tapes are feeding properly, remove slugs from the sev as a shelf or rail against which slugs 14 rests as they are eral machines and perform various other requirements ‘to delivered to the galley, is mounted in the usual manner on keep the machines operating smoothly and continuously. a pair of galley brackets 16 and 18 which are rigidly In recent times, the casting cycle of line casting machines attached to the line casting machine. A galley slide 29 has been increased to as much as fourteen lines of news (sometimes referred to as an angle piece), having a usual paper column slugs per minute thus making it increas spring retaining clip, resiliently engages the lip 12 of the ingly dif?cult for a monitor to cover the same number galley plate and is forced to the left as slugs 14 are of machines. 25 pushed onto the plate by slug lever 24. It is known to provide multiple shelves on a galley and Referring particularly to FIGURES 2 and 5 an auxil to provide means whereby the operating unit will be iary galley rail 26 is attached to the galley plate parallel stopped automatically when a galley is full at'which time to lip 12 and far enough above it to clear a row of slugs the monitor may transfer the slugs to the secondary. shelf thereon. This auxiliary rail may be attached in any de 30 on the galley or remove them. ' However, the presently sirable manner such as by spot welding, riveting, or re known shelf arrangements do not provide any material movably as by keyhole slot ?ttings. bene?t because it is necessary to service them as each Referring to FIGURES 2, 3, 4 and 5, a retaining plate column of slugs is completed. 28 is fastened in spaced relation to the upstanding lip of According to the present invention, a two-shelf galley auxiliary galley rail 26 by rivets 30‘, 32 and 34 and spacers is provided whereby when one shelf of said galley becomes 35 36, 38 and 4t). Slidably mounted between rail 26 and ?lled the galley slide thereof triggers a switch mechzu retaining plate 28 is a switch bar 42 which is ‘gravitation nism incorporated in the secondary shelf and thereby ally supported upon spacers 36 and 40 which engage the causes subsequent slugs to be automatically assembled on upper surfaces of guide slots 44 and 46. The switch bar the secondary shelf until its capacity is reached at which 42 is constantly biased toward the right by spring 48 which time the operating unit is automatically shut off and a _4:0 connects said bar to the rigidly mounted retaining plate signal that the galley is full is activated. In View of the foregoing, it is the principal object of the present invention to provide a multiple shelf galley 28 (FIGURE 2). According to the preferred form of the present inven tion, the lower shelf of the galley is ?lled ?rst. In order on which the stacking of slugs will automatically shift to 45 to accomplish this the switch bar 42 must be positioned a secondary level when the primary level becomes ?lled. to the left as shown in FIGURE 4 and held in such posi A further object of the present invention is to provide tion by engagement of latching surface 50 of slot 44 in a multiple shelf galley for automatically operated line the latching bar 42 against the in?uence of spring 48. casting machines wherein slugs will automatically and As best shown in FIGURES 1 and 5, a switch-tripping - continuously be stacked on a plurality of shelves and auto’ pin 52 is ?xedly supported in galley slide 20 and extends matically cause the operating unit to be shut off when the into the plane of switch bar 4-2 and is adapted, when capacity of the galley has been reached. galley slide 20 approaches its left-hand terminal position, A still further object of the present invention is to pro to engage a cam surface 54 of switch bar 42 the left-hand vide a multiple shelf galley for automatically operated end of which is thereby forced upwardly, as the slide 21) line casting machines, whereby the multiple shelves of progresses to the left, until the latching surface 50 of said galley will automatically and successively ?ll and, slot 44 is stripped from spacer 36 whereupon spring 48 when the full capacity of the galley is reached, the operat will drive the switch bar 42 to the right and thereby posi ing unit will be automatically shut off and a signal will be tion its right-hand slug engaging lip 56 in the path of activated to indicate that the galley is full and the casting travel of slugs as they are ejected from the mold (not operation has ceased. shown) onto the galley. Other objects and structural details will be apparent When lip 56 is in the path of the galley chute 57 of the from the following description when read in conjunction line casting machine, ejected slugs will engage it and be with the accompanying drawings wherein: ‘ thereby caused to be assembled on the auxiliary rail 26 FIGURE 1 is a front elevational view of a tape oper against auxiliary slide 58 which is frictionally engaged to ated line casting machine equipped with the galley of the 65 the auxiliary rail assembly by spring 60. present invention. When auxiliary slide 58‘ reaches its left-hand terminal FIGURE 2 is a fragmentary plan view, partly in sec position, it will engage the roller of actuating arm 62 of tion, of the galley of the present invention, showing the micro~switch 64 which, in the present instance, is mounted lower shelf of the galley ?lled and the switching mecha upon a bracket 66 rigidly mounted upon galley bracket 16. nism thereof tripped to cause slugs to be stacked upon Referring to ‘FIGURE 7, closing of the contacts of the upper shelf of the galley. switch 64 will complete a circuit through clutch magnet 3,042,189 3 4 68 of the tape operating unit 70 (FIGURE 1) thus caus ing lever 72 of said unit to be rocked on its pivot 73 into line with the clutch disconnecting lug 74 thereof thus causing said unit to discontinue operation and conse tion to cause slugs to accumulate on the other of said thereof to become disconnected thus inactivating the sens through said electrical control means to effect disconnec shelves. 27 For a typographical linecasting machine, a slug receiving and storing galley having a lower shelf; an upper shelf; a lower slide; ‘an upper shelf slide; a slug lever quently causing the linecasting operation to cease. adapted to push cast slugs onto either of said shelves Still referring to‘ FIGURE 7, closing of switch 64 when against the resistance of the respective slides; a slug inter the galley of the present invention is full also completes a cepting switch shiftably attached to said upper shelf and circuit through a signal lamp '76 which may be located normally inactive; a trigger attached to said lower shelf upon the typesetting machine or at a location remote therefrom where it may be readily observed by a monitor. 10 slide and adapted when said lower shelf is filled with slugs to cause said switch to be shifted to its active position It is also to be understood that an audible signal could whereby slugs will be caused to accumulate upon said be wired in parallel to the signal lamp without depart upper shelf. ing from the spirit of the present invention. 3. In a galley mechanism for typographical line-casting Operation 15 machines, the combination of a chute through which suc cessively cast slugs are delivered; a shelf having an up Referring to FIGURE 1, before activating the operat wardly disposed lip ‘adapted to receive said cast slugs edge ing unit 70, slides 20‘ and 58 are manually set at their wise from said chute; a slide resting upon said plate; a extreme right-hand positions and the switch bar 42 of the slug lever adapted to push said slugs along said plate galley is manually positioned to the left as in FIGURE 4-. After the perforated tape has been inserted into the record 20 against said slide ‘and out of the path of said chute; an auxiliary shelf attached to said galley in a plane parallel reader mechanism of the operating unit 70, the start-stop to said shelf lip and clear of said slide and said chute; a control lever 78 of said unit is rotated to activate the tape slug intercepting switch element attached slidably to said sensing and feeding mechanism and subsequently cause auxiliary shelf and shiftable ‘to position one of its ex the casting of typographical slugs. With the switch bar 42 tremities across said chute; said switch element being auto positioned as in FIGURE 4, the cast slugs will be ejected matically shifted to its chute intercepting position when through the galley chute 57 onto the galley 1d at the said lip de?ned shelf is ?lled to capacity; said slugs, when lower level thereof as de?ned by front lip 12. As each said switch is in its retracted position, being adapted to slug is delivered to the galley, it will be pushed to the left traverse said chute and accumulate against said lip; and thereon by slug lever 24 against slide 20 which is fric 30 said slugs, when said switch is in its advanced position, tionally engaged to lip 12 by spring 22. being disposed across said chute to cause said slugs to When slide 20 nears its leftward limit of travel the accumulate on said auxiliary shelf against an auxiliary switch-tripping pin 52, mounted therein, engages cam sur ‘slide. face 54 of switch bar 42. As the slide continues its left 4. In a typographical linecasting machine the combi ward movement its pin 52 will move horizontally against cam surface 54 thereby causing the left end of switch bar 35 nation of an automatic control unit for composing matrices in a line; a casting mechanism operable to pro 42 to be raised until latching surface 50‘ of slot 44 therein duce type bars or slugs from composed lines; an ejector is stripped from engagement with spacer 36 whereupon mechanism for ‘delivering cast slugs through a chute onto spring 48 will cause switch bar 42 to be shifted to the a galley; said operating unit including a drive clutch‘ and right to the position shown in FIGURES 2 and 3 whereat the left-hand end of switch bar 42 is cammed downwardly 40 electrical control means for effecting disconnection of said clutch; a galley having a primary shelf and a secondary to a horizontal position and the slug engaging lip 56 of shelf for accumulating slugs; a primary slide and a sec the switch bar is positioned across the galley chute ondary slide for said shelves; a shiftable switch element passage 56. After the automatic shifting of switch bar 42, sub 45 disposable in said chute; means cooperative between said primary slide and said switch element whereby when said sequently/ ejected slugs will engage the lip 56 of said bar primary slide reaches the end of the galley said switch ele and be thereby caused to be pushed onto the auxiliary‘, ment will be shifted across said chute whereupon succeed rail 26 against slide 58. When the slide 58 reaches its ing slugs will accumulate on said secondary shelf against leftward terminal point it engages the roller of the actuat ing arm 62 of micro-switch 64 which is thereby closed 50 said secondary slide; an electrical switch having an actu ating arm and roller disposed in the path of said auxiliary and completes an electrical circuit through signal light 76 slide adjacent the end of the galley and adapted when said and clutch magnet 68, of the operating unit which, through auxiliary slide engages said roller to complete a circuit its usual operating unit linkage, causes the driving clutch ing mechanism of said operating unit and consequently causing suspension of operation of the linecasting machine. While there is above described but one embodiment of the present invention, it is possible to produce still other tion of said operating unit clutch. 5. In a typographical linecasting composing machine the combination of an automatic operating unit which includes a driving clutch and electrical means for dis embodiments without departure from the inventive con cept above disclosed and it is therefore desired that only such limitations shall be imposed on the appended claims as are stated therein or required by the prior art. What is claimed is: 1. For a typographical linecasting machine, a slug accumulating galley having a primary shelf and a sec connection thereof; a two-shelf galley for accumulating slugs on the other of said shelves; a trigger element at tached to one of said slides and adapted when its associ will be activated when said clutch disengaging circuit is cast slugs; a switch element associated with one of said shelves; means whereby the ?lling of one shelf with slugs will automatically effect shifting of said switch element to cause succeeding cast slugs to be accumulated on said second shelf; means adjacent the terminal end of said second shelf adapted, when second shelf becomes ?lled ondary shelf; individual galley slides for each shelf; a slug 65 with slugs, to activate said electrical means to effect dis-, connection of said operating unit clutch. intercepting switch shiftably attached to one of said v6. The combination of claim 4 including a signal which shelves and adapted when retracted to enable assembly of ated shelf is ?lled with slugs, to a predetermined capacity, to cause said switch to be projected to its effective posi completed, ’ No references cited. ‘ '