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1. (WO2018039073) SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PLACING AN INSERT IN A BAG

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/039073    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/047613
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 19 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65B 43/46
B65B 43/30
B65B 5/04
B65B 59/00
B65B 25/14
Applicants: C.G. BRETTING MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
RUNDELL, Wayne
SCOTT, Jim
MICHLER, James R.
FREDERICKS, Brett
Inventors: RUNDELL, Wayne
SCOTT, Jim
MICHLER, James R.
FREDERICKS, Brett
Title: SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PLACING AN INSERT IN A BAG
Abstract:
A bag carrying mechanism for a bag and insert combining apparatus for combining a stream of inserts with a stream of bags is provided. The bag carrying mechanism includes a plurality of bag holding arrangements operably coupled to one another for rotation about a rotational axis. Each bag holding arrangement includes first and second segments movable relative to one another and forming a receiving cavity therebetween. First and second holding features hold opposite sides of the bag within the receiving cavity and selectively hold the bag in an open position for receipt of an insert through an open end of the bag. Methods of using the bag carrying mechanism and systems incorporating the bag carrying mechanism are provided.