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1. (WO2017167517) DEVICE FOR TURNING DRINKS CONTAINERS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/167517    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/054553
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B65G 47/252
Applicants: KHS GMBH
Inventors: KRIEG, Andreas
Title: DEVICE FOR TURNING DRINKS CONTAINERS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device (10) for turning drinks containers, comprising at least one pivoting device (12, 14) with at least one pivot drive (26), and with at least one holding arrangement (15) connected to the pivot drive (26) and used for holding the drinks container (28), in particular a keg, in a holding position, which holding arrangement (15) can be pivoted by the pivot drive (26) through approximately 180 degrees between a receiving point and a setting-down point, in which container-turning device (10) the holding arrangement (15) has end-holding areas (18) which are designed to bear on the top face and bottom face of the drinks container (28) and which are spaced apart from each other by more than the length (L) of the drinks container, wherein a guide (30) for the drinks container (28) is arranged at least on the side of the holding position directed towards the pivot axis (S), said guide (30) in particular being stationary and extending at least partially over the pivot range of the pivoting device (12, 14).