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1. (WO2018220055) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMPRESSING CONTAINERS FILLED WITH BULK MATERIAL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/220055    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/064261
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B65B 11/26
B65B 11/20
B65B 11/22
B65B 1/20
B65B 1/22
B65B 1/26
Applicants: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
Inventors: VOLLENKEMPER, Willi
Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMPRESSING CONTAINERS FILLED WITH BULK MATERIAL
Abstract:
The invention relates to a compression device (1) and method for compressing bulk material (3) in an open container (4), wherein the compression device (1) comprises a compression bottle (2) accommodated on a carrier device (10). The compression bottle (2) comprises a gas-permeable outer wall (5) which is connected to a suction channel (6). The compression bottle (2) is suitable for insertion into an open container (4) in order to bring the compression bottle (2) into contact with the bulk material (3) and in order to degas and compress the bulk material (3) in the open container (4). Here, the compression bottle (2) has a longitudinal axis (8) and is accommodated to be pivotable about said axis.