Global Patent Index - EP 0994822 A1

EP 0994822 A1 2000-04-26 - MACHINE FOR HANDLING CONTAINERS, INCLUDING BOTTLES, COMPRISING A CLAMPING DEVICE PROVIDED WITH A PLURALITY OF SPRINGS, ARRANGED IN A ROW

Title (en)

MACHINE FOR HANDLING CONTAINERS, INCLUDING BOTTLES, COMPRISING A CLAMPING DEVICE PROVIDED WITH A PLURALITY OF SPRINGS, ARRANGED IN A ROW

Title (de)

BEHANDLUNGSMASCHINE FÜR BEHÄLTER, INSBESONDERE FLASCHEN, MIT EINSPANNVORRICHTUNG MIT MEHREREN IN REIHE GESCHALTETEN FEDERN

Title (fr)

MACHINE DE MANIPULATION POUR RECIPIENTS, EN PARTICULIER POUR BOUTEILLES, COMPRENANT UN DISPOSITIF DE SERRAGE POURVU DE PLUSIEURS RESSORSTS DISPOSES EN RANGEE

Publication

EP 0994822 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98941301 A

Priority

  • DE 29712254 U
  • EP 9804206 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9902448A1] The invention provides for a machine for handling containers, including bottles, said containers (1) being clamped axially between a centering bell (3) engaging the head of the container (1) anda support plate (2) carrying the bottom of the container (1). The centering bell (3) is actuated by a cam controlled lifting mechanism (4) and by sring (6a, 6b, 6c, 13a, 13c). In order to avoid buckling of springs (6a, 6b, 6c, 13a, 13c), when using relatively long springs, said spring (6a, 6b, 6c, 13a, 13c) is formed of a set of shorter springs (6a, 6b, 6c, 13a, 13c) arranged consecutively.

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

B67C 3/26; B67B 3/10; B67C 3/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67B 3/10 (2006.01); B67C 3/24 (2006.01); B67C 3/26 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67B 3/10 (2013.01); B67C 3/242 (2013.01); B67C 3/26 (2013.01); B67C 2003/266 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9902448A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 29712254 U1 19981105; EP 0994822 A1 20000426; EP 0994822 B1 20010905; ES 2163886 T3 20020201; WO 9902448 A1 19990121

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