Global Patent Index - EP 1033082 A1

EP 1033082 A1 2000-09-06 - Apparatus for making a continuous tobacco rod

Title (en)

Apparatus for making a continuous tobacco rod

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Aufbauen eines kontinuierlichen Tabakstranges

Title (fr)

Dispositif de fabrication d'une tige de tabac continue

Publication

EP 1033082 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00103566 A

Priority

DE 19909216 A

Abstract (en)

A suction -conveyor (1) for the length of tobacco operates in conjunction with a suction chamber (8). The conveyor, at the entry part of a formatting appliance (2) molding the length of tobacco into a length of rolled cigarettes, is guided round a compression disc (19) turning with the suction-conveyor. The compression disc, where the section of the periphery is free of wrapping, is defined by an air-duct (26) connected with the inner storage space (27) of the compression disc, and with the suction chamber.

Abstract (de)

Die Erfindung betrifft einen Saugstrangförderer einer Zigarettenstrangmaschine, der im Einlaufbereich einer Formateinrichtung um eine Preßscheibe herumgeführt ist. Es ist das Ziel, die Funktionssicherheit und Standzeit einer derartigen, relativ klein bemessenen Preßscheibe zu verbessern. Erreicht wird die durch zahlreiche Saugluftkanäle (26, 28, 31), welche den Innenraum (27) und die Außenfläche der Preßscheibe (19) mit der Saugkammer (8) des Saugstrangförderers (1) verbinden und für einen permanenten Abzug von Tabakstaub sorgen. <IMAGE>

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

A24C 5/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/06 (2006.01); A24C 5/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/1807 (2013.01); A24C 5/1857 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1033082 A1 20000906; EP 1033082 B1 20030507; AT 239390 T 20030515; CN 1138487 C 20040218; CN 1265858 A 20000913; DE 19909216 A1 20000907; ES 2194637 T3 20031201; JP 2000245427 A 20000912; JP 4521740 B2 20100811; PL 190749 B1 20060131; PL 338762 A1 20000911; US 6321756 B1 20011127

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