Global Patent Index - EP 0911280 A3

EP 0911280 A3 2000-11-08 - Method and device for transferring containers of shredded tobacco

Title (en)

Method and device for transferring containers of shredded tobacco

Title (de)

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Fördern von Containern mit geschnittenem Tabak

Title (fr)

Méthode et dispositif pour transférer des conteneurs de tabac coupé

Publication

EP 0911280 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98118330 A

Priority

IT TV970136 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0911280A2] A method and a device for transferring containers of shredded tobacco to individual feeders of cigarette-making machines. The device comprises a station (5) which can move preferably at right angles to the feeders (3); the station (5) is also provided with means (12a,12b) for gripping, tipping, stacking and unstacking the containers (1a,1b). The containers are arranged at supports (13a,13b) which move parallel to the feeders (3) and at right angles thereto. <IMAGE>

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

B65G 47/40; A24C 5/39

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/39 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/39 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0911280 A2 19990428; EP 0911280 A3 20001108; EP 0911280 B1 20030305; DE 69811817 D1 20030410; DE 69811817 T2 20030904; IT 1295493 B1 19990512; IT TV970136 A1 19990410; IT TV970136 D0 19971009; PL 198228 B1 20080630; PL 329105 A1 19990412

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