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1. (WO2017137308) A DISTRIBUTION UNIT FOR FEEDING LIDS TO NECKS OF CONTAINERS
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Pub. No.: WO/2017/137308 International Application No.: PCT/EP2017/052286
Publication Date: 17.08.2017 International Filing Date: 02.02.2017
IPC:
B65B 65/00 (2006.01) ,B65B 7/28 (2006.01)
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
B
MACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
65
Details peculiar to packaging machines and not otherwise provided for; Arrangements of such details
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
B
MACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
7
Closing containers or receptacles after filling
16
Closing semi-rigid or rigid containers or receptacles not deformed by, or not taking-up shape of, contents, e.g. boxes, cartons
28
by applying separate preformed closures, e.g. lids, covers
Applicants:
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. [CH/CH]; 70, Avenue Général-Guisan 1009 PULLY, CH
Inventors:
PEDRAZZI, Alessandro; IT
SIGHINOLFI, Romano; IT
VIOLA, Massimo; IT
CAVAZZUTI, Mauro; IT
Agent:
TETRA PAK - PATENT ATTORNEYS SE; AB Tetra Pak, Patent Department Ruben Rausings gata 22186 LUND, SE
Priority Data:
16155511.512.02.2016EP
Title (EN) A DISTRIBUTION UNIT FOR FEEDING LIDS TO NECKS OF CONTAINERS
(FR) UNITÉ DE DISTRIBUTION SERVANT À ACHEMINER DES BOUCHONS À DES GOULOTS DE RÉCIPIENTS
Abstract:
(EN) A distribution unit for feeding lids (1) to necks (9) of containers (10) comprises a chute element (102) arranged for receiving a row of lids (1), an outlet opening (103) arranged for releasing said lids (1) one at a time, said outlet opening (103) being intended to be positioned above a conveying device (100) suitable for conveying said containers (10) along an advancement direction (F) so that each of said containers (10) interacts with said chute element (102) to remove a corresponding lid (1) from said outlet opening (103), said distribution unit (101) further comprising a guide element (105) having an active surface (106) extending on an opposite side of said chute element (102) with respect to said outlet opening (103) and arranged for interacting with said lids (1), said active surface (106) having a stepped profile.
(FR) L'invention concerne une unité de distribution servant à acheminer des bouchons (1) à des goulots (9) de récipients (10) comprenant une goulotte (102) conçue pour recevoir une rangée de bouchons (1), une ouverture de sortie (103) conçue pour libérer lesdits bouchons (1) un par un, ladite ouverture de sortie (103) étant destinée à être positionnée au-dessus d'un dispositif de transport (100) apte à transporter lesdits récipients (10) dans une direction d'avance (F) de telle sorte que chacun desdits récipients (10) interagisse avec ladite goulotte (102) afin d'extraire un bouchon (1) correspondant depuis ladite ouverture de sortie (103), ladite unité de distribution (101) comprenant en outre un élément de guidage (105) comportant une surface active (106) s'étendant sur un côté opposé de ladite goulotte (102) par rapport à ladite ouverture de sortie (103) et conçue pour interagir avec lesdits bouchons (1), ladite surface active (106) présentant un profil étagé.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
CN108290655