Flat Reflective Materials
Camera operators place reflective materials and bound books directly on the Copyboard surface to be scanned.
Wrinkled Reflective Materials
Camera operators place wrinkled maps and unfolded newspapers on a Platen that sits directly on top of two air-pneumatic-controlled air rams directly underneath the TopGlass. Operators use a foot pedal to raise the Platen to press the material to the underside of the TopGlass. Operators use the same foot pedal to lower the Platen to remove the scanned document, replace it with another and then raise the
Platen. Operators may also use a second foot pedal to concurrently raise the TopGlass (hinged to the column), using two air-pneumatic cylinders, to achieve faster document changing productivity.
The lifting pressure is operator adjustable (0 to 60psi) via a control on the control panel and a pressure gauge is mounted at operator eye level on the column. The pressure adjusts from very low (around 2psi) for very delicate volumes to around 60 psi for heavy volumes.
The speed of the air rams to raise the Platen is also operator controllable (via a control on the control panel) to obtain optimum scanning throughput depending on the type of book. An ultra-quiet compressor drives the air rams. The air-pneumatics are double-filtered to clean the air entering the air pneumatic system.
Should the building’s electrical power fail while a book is being scanned under the TopGlass, the Platen drops immediately to “release” the book from any pressure.
When single pages of bound books are to be scanned, camera operators place bound books up to 7.08 inches thick by 33 inches tall by 23.5 inches wide (using the A0 TopGlass) on an Articulated Book Cradle that sits on the Platen under the TopGlass. When double pages of bound books are to be scanned (using the Side-by-Side Shuttle as described below), camera operators place bound books up to 7.08 inches thick
by 30 inches tall by 64 inches wide (using the A0 TopGlass) on the Articulated Book Cradle that sits on the Platen under the TopGlass. Optional cradles are available to accommodate very heavy, thick volumes that are taller than 22 inches and longer than 34 inches.
Operators raise the Articulated Book Cradle to press the book to the underside of the TopGlass. Operators use a foot pedal to lower the Platen to turn the page and then raise the Platen for scanning as pressed up under the TopGlass. Operators may also use a second foot pedal to concurrently raise the TopGlass (hinged to the column), using two air-pneumatic cylinders, to achieve faster page turning changing productivity.
The Articulated Book Cradle is height adjustable, spine adjustable in multiple dimensions and may be rotated 90 degrees to enable books to be scanned at right angle to normal right-reading orientation. This feature increases operator productivity as a lesser width enables faster scanning time. The Articulated Book Cradle enables bound volumes to be scanned at 180 degrees (when placed on the Platen under the
When the Articulated Book Cradle is used in conjunction with the Front-to-Back Shuttle (described below) placed on the Platen, book pages can be scanned 90 degrees and 120 degrees from horizontal. This simple solution enables fragile books that cannot be opened fully to be supported without physical damage.
The Articulated Book Cradle also slides left and right on a Side-by-Side Shuttle under the TopGlass to enable individual pages of books up to 30 inches tall by 64 inches wide to be scanned with minimum operator fatigue. Typically camera operators scan the left page, slide the Side-by-Side Shuttle to the left, scan the right page, then lower the Platen and/or raise TopGlass, turn the page, then raise the Platen and/or
lower TopGlass, slide the Side-by-Side Shuttle to the right, scan the left page, etc. Typically, this is a 6 – 10 second procedure. Optional Shuttles are available to accommodate books wider than 64 inches (e.g., 84 inches).
When heavy volumes weighing up to 42 pounds are to be scanned, camera operators can use the optional Front-to-Back Shuttle to slide the Articulated Book Cradle up to 22.5 inches forward towards the operator to enable heavy volumes to be slid on and off the Articulated Book Cradle with minimal operator fatigue. Customized cradles and shuttles for larger and heavier materials are available upon request.
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