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1. (WO2018024454) DEVICE AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC SPLICING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/024454    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/067520
Publication Date: Fri Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65H 21/02
Applicants: TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A.
Inventors: LEUFSTADIUS, Emanuel
PERSSON, Alexander
Title: DEVICE AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC SPLICING
Abstract:
A method for splicing a web of packaging material is provided. The method comprises: guiding the web of packaging material through an automatic splicing device; determining the position of at least one mark of the material web by means of a detector; moving the material web based on the determined position such that a specific area of the material web is arranged in proximity to a cutting unit; cutting the material web in order to form a separate leading part of the material web; introducing a new leading part of a separate material web into the automatic splicing device; determining the position of at least one mark of the newly introduced material web; moving the newly introduced material web based on the determined position such that a specific area of the newly introduced material web is arranged in proximity to a sealing arm of the cutting unit; and sealing the separate leading part of the material web and the newly introduced material web.