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1. (WO2018197411) APPLICATION APPARATUS, APPLICATION DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR APPLYING ADD-ON ELEMENTS TO PACKAGINGS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197411    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/060338
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Apr 24 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B65B 61/20
Applicants: SIG TECHNOLOGY AG
Inventors: MAENNLE, Andreas
Title: APPLICATION APPARATUS, APPLICATION DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR APPLYING ADD-ON ELEMENTS TO PACKAGINGS
Abstract:
The invention describes and presents an application device (23, 61) for applying add-on elements (2), in particular drinking straws, to packagings (13, 63), preferably cardboard composite packagings. The invention provides, to be able to perform the application procedure in a reliable manner even at high speeds and with moderate equipment complexity, that at least two applicators (22), which can be moved along a common, circulating transport path (15) from a transfer position (24) for receiving the add-on elements (2) into an application position (27) for applying the add-on elements (2) to the packagings (13, 63) and back again and which each comprise at least one application finger (30) for pressing the add-on elements (2) against the packagings (13, 63), are provided.