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1. (WO2015115891) ASSEMBLY MACHINE ADAPTED TO ASSEMBLE CAPS ONTO SPOUTS AND A METHOD OF ASSEMBLING CAPS ONTO SPOUTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/115891    International Application No.:    PCT/NL2015/050053
Publication Date: Fri Aug 07 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: B65B 61/18
B29C 65/56
B29C 65/58
B65B 7/28
Applicants: IPN IP B.V.
Inventors: LAST, Laurens
OOSTERLING, Willem Jan Adriaan
Title: ASSEMBLY MACHINE ADAPTED TO ASSEMBLE CAPS ONTO SPOUTS AND A METHOD OF ASSEMBLING CAPS ONTO SPOUTS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an assembly machine adapted to assemble caps (3) onto spouts (2) and a method of assembling caps onto spouts, wherein use is made of such an assembly machine. The assembly machine comprises a spout supply (10), a cap supply (20) and a frame comprising a cap guide arc (30). The frame further comprises a turret assembly (40) comprising a circular spout transporter (41), a cap positioning element (42) provided above the cap guide arc (30) and a cap assembly unit (43) provided above the spout transporter (41). The cap assembly unit (43) is adapted to pick up the cap at a pick-up position (C) and assemble the cap onto the spout at an assembly position (D).