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1. (WO2001030561) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR APPLYING A TOP CURL TO NON-ROUND CONTAINERS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/030561    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/029697
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 28 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: B31B 17/00
B31F 1/00
Applicants: SEALRIGHT CO., INC.
Inventors: SCHNEIDER, Wayne, F.
NETTER, David, N.
SHARP, Timothy, H.
ROBERTSON, Ronald, D.
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR APPLYING A TOP CURL TO NON-ROUND CONTAINERS
Abstract:
A device for applying a top curl to a paperboard container having a rim, the device comprising a first clamp (184) defining a first cavity, and a second clamp (186) defining a second cavity wherein at least one of said first and second clamps is moveable with respect to said other of said clamps between a first position wherein said clamps envelop the container within said first and second cavities and a second positions wherein said first and second clamps are positioned at a distance from one another.