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1. (WO2012166785) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUSLY COATING CONFECTIONARY PRODUCT
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Pub. No.: WO/2012/166785 International Application No.: PCT/US2012/039973
Publication Date: 06.12.2012 International Filing Date: 30.05.2012
IPC:
A23G 3/00 (2006.01) ,A23G 3/26 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
02
Apparatus specially adapted for manufacture or treatment of sweetmeats or confectionery; Accessories therefor
20
Apparatus for coating or filling sweetmeats or confectionery
26
Apparatus for coating by tumbling
Applicants:
INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC [US/US]; 100 Deforest Avenue East Hanover, NJ 07936, US (AllExceptUS)
ELEJALDE, Cesar C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
VAN NIEKERK, Miles [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
COTTEN, Gerald B. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
ELEJALDE, Cesar C.; US
VAN NIEKERK, Miles; US
COTTEN, Gerald B.; US
Agent:
GIBSON, Daniel R.; CANTOR COLBURN LLP 20 Church Street 22nd Floor Hartford, Connecticut 06103, US
Priority Data:
61/491,75931.05.2011US
61/495,45110.06.2011US
Title (EN) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUSLY COATING CONFECTIONARY PRODUCT
(FR) SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ POUR LE REVÊTEMENT EN CONTINU DE PRODUIT DE CONFISERIE
Abstract:
(EN) Disclosed is a system for continuously coating individual pieces of confectionary product, the system including a product feed device, at least one drum coating arrangement configured to continuously receive the individual pieces of confectionary product from the product feed device, the drum coating arrangement including a first rotating drum rotatable about a first drum axis and a second rotating drum rotatable about a second drum axis, a first drum volume defined by the first rotating drum, and a second drum volume defined by the second rotating drum, the first drum volume being communicable with the second drum volume, wherein the drum coating arrangement is configured such that the confectionary product has a longer residence time in the second drum volume than the first drum volume.
(FR) L'invention porte sur un système servant à revêtir en continu des pièces individuelles d'un produit de confiserie, le système comprenant un dispositif d'acheminement du produit, au moins un mécanisme de revêtement à tambour conçu pour recevoir en continu les pièces individuelles du produit de confiserie en provenance du dispositif d'acheminement du produit, le mécanisme de revêtement à tambour comprenant un premier tambour rotatif, apte à tourner autour d'un premier axe de tambour, et un second tambour rotatif apte à tourner autour d'un axe de second tambour ; un volume de premier tambour défini par le premier tambour rotatif et un volume de second tambour défini par le second tambour rotatif, le volume de premier tambour pouvant être mis en communication avec le volume de second tambour, le mécanisme de revêtement à tambour étant conçu de sorte que le produit de confiserie ait un temps de résidence plus long dans le volume de second tambour que dans le volume de premier tambour.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP2713764US20140199447CN104125776JP2014533093BR112013030923IN9655/CHENP/2013
ES2704486