United States Patent  [H] Patent Number: 4,844,002
Yasui et al.  Date of Patent: Jul. 4, 1989
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Handbook on Gravure Printing, Publication Date Jul.
25, 1981, Editor: Masayoshi Araki, Publisher: Kakou
Gijutsu Kenkyujs, Title pp. 463, 464, Abstract Page and
English Translation of p. 463.
Primary Examiner—Shrive Beck
Assistant Examiner—Alain Bashore
Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Charles N. Quinn
A coating feeder system is disclosed herein. The coating feeder system comprises, in close vicinity to an outer peripheral surface of a gravure roll, a coating container or vessel defining a reservoir for storing a coating under a pressurized condition and a stirring mechanism for stirring the coating within the reservoir. The stirring mechanism may Be a stirring and feeding roll mounted within said reservoir. The stirring and feeding roll includes forcedly stirring means formed on an outer peripheral surface thereof for forcedly stirring the coating.
8 Claims, 7 Drawing Sheets