Global Patent Index - EP 0399540 B2

EP 0399540 B2 2000-07-05 - Method and device for wrapping products in a hood of stretchable film and packaging unit shaped with this

Title (en)

Method and device for wrapping products in a hood of stretchable film and packaging unit shaped with this

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Umhüllen von Stückgut mit einer Stretchfolienhaube und hiermit zu bildende Verpackungseinheit

Title (fr)

Procédé et dispositif pour envelopper des marchandises avec une housse de film étirable et ensemble d'emballage formé avec ceux-ci

Publication

EP 0399540 B2 (DE)

Application

EP 90109925 A

Priority

DE 3917110 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0399540A1] The invention relates to a method for wrapping products (2) - in particular stacked product parts such as, and in particular, substantially parallelipipedic or cubic product stacks consisting of a plurality of superposed and substantially flush layers of product - by means of a tubular section (1) of stretchable film whose original circumference is less than the circumference of the product (2) to be wrapped which, before being drawn over the product, is stretched in its circumferential direction to an extent which makes it possible to draw it effortlessly over the product, and which, after being drawn over, rests closely on the product with the expansion being retained, the section of stretchable film being sealed off at one of its ends, with the formation of a welded joint (13), to form a hood (1') of (stretchable) film, the weld extending, after wrapping, substantially centrally and parallel to two mutually opposite edges of the end faces (17) of the product, the length L of the welded joint being at least about 85 to 90% of the length of the edges of the end faces of the product stack which, in the wrapped state, are parallel to the said weld, and a device for carrying out the abovementioned method and a packaging unit to be formed by means of the abovementioned method and/or of the abovementioned device. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65B 9/13

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 9/13 (2006.01); B65B 9/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 9/135 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK FR LI LU NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0399540 A1 19901128; EP 0399540 B1 19931208; EP 0399540 B2 20000705; AT 98178 T 19931215; DE 3917110 A1 19901129; DE 3917110 C2 19930715; DE 59003755 C5 20061012; DE 59003755 D1 19940120; DK 0399540 T3 19940214; DK 0399540 T4 20000904

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