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1. (WO2018182410) CREEL BOBBIN BRAKE, CREEL BOBBIN ASSEMBLY, A CREEL AND A CREEL METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/182410    International Application No.:    PCT/NL2018/050190
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 29 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B65H 49/32
B65H 59/04
F16D 49/08
B65H 57/12
B65H 67/02
B65H 51/16
Applicants: VMI HOLLAND B.V.
Inventors: SMITS, Marcel
Title: CREEL BOBBIN BRAKE, CREEL BOBBIN ASSEMBLY, A CREEL AND A CREEL METHOD
Abstract:
The invention relates to a first creel bobbin brake (41, 141), a creel bobbin assembly (3, 103), a creel (1, 101) and a creel method. The first creel bobbin brake (41, 141) is arranged for applying a braking torque to a first shaft (31, 131) of a first creel bobbin (21). The first creel bobbin brake (41, 141) comprises a strap (5, 205) that is provided with a first end (51, 251), a second end (52, 252) and a strap body (50, 250) extending in a longitudinal direction between the first end (51, 251) and the second end (52, 252), wherein the strap (5, 205) further comprises an opening (53, 253) in the strap body (50, 250), wherein the strap body (50, 250) and the opening (53, 253) are arranged to taper from the first end (51, 251) towards the second end (52, 252), wherein the strap (5, 205) is arranged to be wound around the first shaft (31, 131) of the first creel bobbin (21) over at least two revolutions, wherein the second end (52, 252) is insertable through the opening (53, 253) with each revolution.