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1. (WO1998052824) METHOD AND MACHINE FOR SETTING UP AND LOADING CARTONS

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/052824    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/010544
Publication Date: Fri Nov 27 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Sat May 23 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: B65B 21/24
B65B 43/18
B65B 43/30
Applicants: THE MEAD CORPORATION
DUPERRAY, Philippe
Inventors: DUPERRAY, Philippe
Title: METHOD AND MACHINE FOR SETTING UP AND LOADING CARTONS
Abstract:
A packaging machine and method for continuously setting up and loading basket type cartons comprising opposed side and end walls which machine comprises article conveying means for conveying articles through the machine, feed means (47) sequentially to deliver successive cartons from a supply in flat collapsed condition to a setting up station (74) of the machine, means to restrain a side wall of the carton relative to its opposed side wall thereof as it is moved downstream so as to separate the side and end walls to bring the carton into a set up condition, support means (100) adapted to be brought into contact with base panels of the carton during movement downstream so that the carton is maintained in a set up condition and is loaded by lowering said carton onto at least one article.