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1. (WO2017149073) APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR VACUUM SKIN PACKAGING OF A PRODUCT AND A VACUUM SKIN PACKAGE
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Pub. No.: WO/2017/149073 International Application No.: PCT/EP2017/054900
Publication Date: 08.09.2017 International Filing Date: 02.03.2017
IPC:
B65B 11/52 (2006.01) ,B65B 31/04 (2006.01) ,B65B 31/06 (2006.01) ,B65B 43/52 (2006.01) ,B65B 41/16 (2006.01) ,B65B 41/06 (2006.01) ,B65B 51/14 (2006.01) ,B65B 31/02 (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
11
Wrapping, e.g. partially or wholly enclosing, articles, or quantities of material, in strips, sheets, or blanks, of flexible material
50
Enclosing articles, or quantities of material, by disposing contents between two sheets, e.g. pocketed sheets, and securing their opposed free margins
52
one sheet being rendered plastic, e.g. by heating, and forced by fluid pressure, e.g. vacuum, into engagement with the other sheet and contents, e.g. skin-packaging
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
31
Packaging articles or materials under special atmospheric or gaseous conditions; Adding propellants to aerosol containers
04
Evacuating, pressurising, or gasifying filled containers or wrappers by means of nozzles through which air or other gas, e.g. an inert gas, is withdrawn or supplied
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
31
Packaging articles or materials under special atmospheric or gaseous conditions; Adding propellants to aerosol containers
04
Evacuating, pressurising, or gasifying filled containers or wrappers by means of nozzles through which air or other gas, e.g. an inert gas, is withdrawn or supplied
06
the nozzle being arranged for insertion into, and withdrawal from, the mouth of a filled container and operating in conjunction with means for sealing the container mouth
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
43
Forming, feeding, opening, or setting-up containers or receptacles in association with packaging
42
Feeding or positioning bags, boxes, or cartons in the distended, opened, or set-up state; Feeding preformed rigid containers, e.g. tins, capsules, glass tubes, glasses, to the packaging position; Locating containers or receptacles at the filling position; Supporting containers or receptacles during the filling operation
52
using roller-ways or endless conveyers
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
41
Supplying or feeding container-forming sheets or wrapping material
12
Feeding webs from rolls
16
by rollers
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
41
Supplying or feeding container-forming sheets or wrapping material
02
Feeding sheets or wrapper blanks
04
by grippers
06
by suction-operated grippers
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
51
Devices for, or methods of, sealing or securing package folds or closures, e.g. twisted bag necks
10
Applying or generating heat or pressure or combinations thereof
14
by reciprocating or oscillating members
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
31
Packaging articles or materials under special atmospheric or gaseous conditions; Adding propellants to aerosol containers
02
Filling, closing, or filling and closing, containers in chambers maintained under vacuum or superatmospheric pressure or containing a special atmosphere, e.g. of inert gas
Applicants:
CRYOVAC, INC. [US/US]; 2415 Cascade Pointe Blvd Charlotte, NC 28208, US
Inventors:
PALUMBO, Riccardo; IT
LIPEROTI, Antonio; IT
Agent:
SUTTO, Luca; CH
Priority Data:
16158774.604.03.2016EP
Title (EN) APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR VACUUM SKIN PACKAGING OF A PRODUCT AND A VACUUM SKIN PACKAGE
(FR) APPAREIL ET PROCÉDÉ SERVANT À PELLIPLAQUER SOUS VIDE UN PRODUIT ET PELLIPLACAGE SOUS VIDE
Abstract:
(EN) It is disclosed a process and apparatus for vacuum skin packaging of product (P) arranged on a support (7) comprising providing a film portion (33) above said support (7) with the product (P) being arranged between the support and the film portion; air tightly fixing the film portion (33) to the support (7); removing at least a portion of air from a volume underneath said film portion (33) through said at one nozzle (80) inserted in an interspace between the film portion and the support. It is also disclosed a packaged product obtainable with the mentioned process and apparatus.
(FR) L'invention concerne un procédé et un appareil servant à pelliplaquer sous vide un produit (P) placé sur un support (7), comprenant les étapes qui consistent : à mettre en œuvre la disposition d'une partie film (33) au-dessus dudit support (7) avec le produit (P) qui est placé entre le support et la partie film; à fixer de manière étanche à l'air la partie film (33) au support (7); à retirer au moins une partie de l'air d'un volume sous ladite partie film (33) à travers ladite ou lesdites buses (80) introduites dans un espace intermédiaire entre la partie film et le support. L'invention concerne également un produit emballé pouvant être obtenu au moyen du procédé et de l'appareil mentionnés.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)