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1. (WO2018055531) FOOD PRODUCTS PACKAGING AUTOMATIC PLANT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/055531    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/055708
Publication Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 21 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65B 35/30
B65B 57/10
B65B 65/00
G06Q 10/08
B66F 9/06
G05D 1/02
B65B 57/14
B65B 35/00
Applicants: G.D SOCIETÀ PER AZIONI
Inventors: GIGANTE, Antonio
CERATI, Luca
BIONDI, Andrea
Title: FOOD PRODUCTS PACKAGING AUTOMATIC PLANT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a food products (P) packaging automatic plant (1), comprising: at least a first food products (P) conveying line (2), comprising in turn a plurality of first connection areas (3). The plant (1) further comprises a plurality of operative units (4), each comprising: a movable base (40), that is able to move at the first connecting areas (3) of the first food products (P) conveying line (2); processing means (41), placed on the movable base (40) and connectable to the first conveying line (2) at the first connection areas (3); the processing means (41) being provided for processing the food products (P) conveyed on the first conveying line (2); a plurality of sensors; wireless communication means. The plant (1) further comprises: a maintenance station (5) of the operative units (4); a preparation station (6) of the operative units (4); and a control and managing central unit, comprising: wireless communication means, for sending and receiving information to and from the operative units (4); and an internal memory, wherein predetermined information is stored. The control and managing central unit commands the operative units (4) so that they move from and towards the first food products (P) conveying line (2) and from and towards the operative units (4) maintenance (5) and preparation (6) stations.