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1. (WO2018108331) LABELING MACHINE, PRINTING MACHINE, INSPECTION MACHINE, AND METHOD FOR STARTING UP A BUS SYSTEM IN SUCH A MACHINE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/108331    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/066697
Publication Date: Fri Jun 22 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jul 05 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65C 9/40
B41J 3/407
B65B 57/00
B65B 59/00
B67C 3/00
G01N 21/90
G05B 19/042
G05B 19/418
Applicants: KRONES AG
Inventors: EGGL, Thomas
TRIEBEL, Joerg
Title: LABELING MACHINE, PRINTING MACHINE, INSPECTION MACHINE, AND METHOD FOR STARTING UP A BUS SYSTEM IN SUCH A MACHINE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a labeling machine (30; 80), a printing machine (30), an inspection machine (80), and a method for starting up such a machine (30; 80). The machine (10; 80) comprises at least two container receptacles, each of which has a rotary plate (331) with a rotary plate direct drive device (332), and a bus unit (330) for connecting the at least one container receptacle to a bus (7) of a bus system (5) in order to communicate with at least one component (70) of an additional container handling machine (20, 30, 40) or an additional component (35; 85) of the labeling machine (30) and/or printing machine (30) and/or inspection machine (80). The bus unit (330) has a bus input (330A) and a bus output (330B) which are configured such that the bus unit (330) is connected into the bus system (5) serially relative to an additional bus unit (330) of the bus system (5) in order to start up the bus system (5), and the bus unit (330) is configured to activate the bus output (330B) when starting up the bus system (5) after the bus unit (330) has received an identification number, which uniquely identifies the bus unit (330) during a communication in the bus system (1), via the bus input (330A).