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1. (WO2018220472) TRANSFERRING APPARATUS FOR TRANSFERRING AND METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING OF ROD-LIKE ARTICLES OF TOBACCO INDUSTRY, AND APPARATUS FOR CONVERSION OF CONFIGURATION OF A STREAM OF SUCH ARTICLES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/220472    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/053595
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed May 23 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A24D 3/02
Applicants: INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO MACHINERY POLAND SP. Z O.O.
Inventors: CIESLIKOWSKI, Bartosz
LISOWSKI, Andrzej
Title: TRANSFERRING APPARATUS FOR TRANSFERRING AND METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING OF ROD-LIKE ARTICLES OF TOBACCO INDUSTRY, AND APPARATUS FOR CONVERSION OF CONFIGURATION OF A STREAM OF SUCH ARTICLES
Abstract:
The object of the application is a transferring apparatus (1) for transferring of a stream of rod-like articles (40) from an apparatus (100) feeding rod-like articles to an apparatus (200) receiving the rod-like articles in the machines of the tobacco industry, whereas in the feeding apparatus (100) the rod-like articles (40) are conveyed in a first stream (S1) of rod-like articles in which the rod-like articles are arranged in a first configuration, and in the receiving apparatus (200) the rod-like articles (40) are conveyed in a second stream (S2) of rod-like articles in which the rod-like articles (40) are arranged in a second configuration, comprising: a transferring wheel (30); non-slidable lugs (33) situated on the circumference of the transferring wheel (30); a guiding surface (34) to guide the rod-like article, the rod-like articles being conveyed axially, tangentially to the guiding surface (34); characterised by having a slidable lug (22) being slidable relative to the circumference of the transferring wheel (30) by means of a drive mechanism (10) so that the said slidable lug (22) varies its position relative to an adjacent non-slidable lug (33).