Global Patent Index - EP 0839725 B1

EP 0839725 B1 2001-04-11 - Method and device for centring labels during application onto small surfaces

Title (en)

Method and device for centring labels during application onto small surfaces

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Zentrieren von Etiketten beim Anbringen auf kleinen Oberflächen

Title (fr)

Procédé et dispositif de centrage d'étiquettes lors d'application sur des petites surfaces

Publication

EP 0839725 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97118858 A

Priority

IT BO960551 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0839725A1] Method and device for centring labels (2) while applying them to small surfaces includes picking up a label (2) from a feeding line (6) by vacuum operated picking up means (13) connected to a tubular body (10) which communicates with suction means. These picking up means are subsequently introduced into a sized-apertured member (17) coaxial therewith and connected to a sleeve (14) which slides on the tubular body (10) thus limiting, in a transitory step, the above mentioned depression in order to centre the label (2) with respect to the picking up means (13). The sized-apertured member (17) is set centred axially on a container (3) by axial movement of the sleeve (14). Subsequently, the picking up means (13) are moved with respect to the sleeve (14), so as to apply the label (2) onto the container (3). <IMAGE>

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

B65C 9/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65C 9/00 (2006.01); B65C 9/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65C 9/1884 (2013.01); B65C 9/0015 (2013.01); B65C 2009/0021 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE CH DE ES FR GB IT LI LU MC NL PT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0839725 A1 19980506; EP 0839725 B1 20010411; DE 69704533 D1 20010517; IT 1286738 B1 19980717; IT BO960551 A1 19980430; IT BO960551 D0 19961031

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