facer-canceler


facer-canceler
facer-canceler - Mail processing equipment that automatically faces letter-size mail in a uniform orientation and cancels the postage stamps. (Also see canceling machine, facing identification mark, postmarking stamp, roller-canceler, and tagging) (Called Advanced Facer Canceler System AFCS and Mark II Facer Canceler/Edger Feeder)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • advanced facer-canceler — (AFC)  A machine that faces, cancels, and sorts incoming letter size mail to one of seven stackers (bins). Depending on the type of mail, the sorted letters are taken to an optical character reader, barcode sorter, or multiposition letter sorting …   Glossary of postal terms

  • roller-canceler — A canceling device for Periodicals and Standard Mail. (Also see facer canceler) …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • AFC — advanced facer canceler (AFC)  A machine that faces, cancels, and sorts incoming letter size mail to one of seven stackers (bins). Depending on the type of mail, the sorted letters are taken to an optical character reader, barcode sorter, or… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • cancel — To render a postage stamp (except a precanceled stamp) unusable, usually at the point of original entry into the mailstream. This is done by using a facer canceler or a handstamp (for bulkie, fragile, or odd shaped mail). (Also see mail… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • canceling machine — A mail processing machine that cancels a postage stamp and places a postmark on a letter. (Also see facer canceler) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • edger-feeder — A machine that receives culled mail and extracts thick mail and flats, aligns edges, and automatically feeds letter mailpieces into a facer canceler. (Also see batch andedge) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • edger-stacker — A machine that receives culled letter mail for edging and stacking, usually for feeding into a facer canceler. Also a component of a barcode sorter …   Glossary of postal terms

  • fine cull machine — The equipment installed between the rough cull belt and the facer canceler to remove odd shaped items before the mail arrives at the canceling machine …   Glossary of postal terms