Global Patent Index - EP 0770436 B1

EP 0770436 B1 2001-12-19 - Method for punching a blank from a metal strip intended for automatically manufacturing metal components

Title (en)

Method for punching a blank from a metal strip intended for automatically manufacturing metal components

Title (de)

Verfahren zum Stanzen eines Rohlings aus einem Metallband für die automatische Herstellung von Bestandteilen aus Metall

Title (fr)

Procédé de découpage d'une ébauche d'une bande métallique pour la fabrication de composants en métal

Publication

EP 0770436 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96202948 A

Priority

IT MI952217 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0770436A1] A method for punching, from metal strip (10, 20), blanks intended for the automatic manufacture of metal components by subsequent operations, comprises the following stages: in a first station, punching out and releasing from said metal strip (10, 20), at least one first blank (12, 22), while simultaneously releasing from said metal strip (10, 20) at least one second blank (13, 23); automatically transferring said blanks (12, 13; 22, 23) into a successive station in which from said blanks (12, 13; 22, 23) there are obtained, by further punching, two pieces (14, 15; 22, 24) ready to undergo subsequent operations. <IMAGE>

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

B21D 28/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21D 28/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B21D 28/06 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE ES GB LI PT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0770436 A1 19970502; EP 0770436 B1 20011219; AT 211034 T 20020115; DE 69618142 D1 20020131; DE 69618142 T2 20020620; ES 2165467 T3 20020316; IT 1275815 B1 19971017; IT MI952217 A1 19970428; IT MI952217 D0 19951027

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