Global Patent Index - EP 1037798 A4

EP 1037798 A4 2002-11-27 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENCASING AN OBJECT IN A CASE

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENCASING AN OBJECT IN A CASE

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM UMMANTELN EINES GEGENSTANDES IN EINER HÜLLE

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ET PROCEDE SERVANT A LOGER UN OBJET DANS UNE ENVELOPPE

Publication

EP 1037798 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 98947011 A

Priority

  • DE 29716671 U
  • US 9819147 W
  • US 7485798 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9914119A2] An encasement machine (10) is provided to clamp a case (32) around an object (28) having a contour. The machine (10) includes a spacer mount (20), an actuator (14, 16), and a spacer (22). The spacer mount (20) defines an encasement region (26) and is adapted to receive the object (28) and case (32) in the encasement region (26). The actuator is coupled to the spacer mount (20) to move the spacer mount (20) between first and second positions. The spacer (22) is coupled to the spacer mount (20) to move with the spacer mount (20) between the first and second positions. The spacer (22) has a first surface (54) coupled to the spacer mount (20) and a second surface (52) that is adapted to face toward the object (28) and case (32). The second surface (52) has a contour that is substantially identical to the contour of the object (28).

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

B65B 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21D 49/00 (2006.01); B21D 53/88 (2006.01); F01N 3/28 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F01N 3/2857 (2013.01); B21D 49/00 (2013.01); B21D 53/88 (2013.01); F01N 2450/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9914119 A2 19990325; WO 9914119 A3 19990603; AR 017114 A1 20010822; AT 280079 T 20041115; BR 9812341 A 20011009; CA 2304088 A1 19990325; CN 1161208 C 20040811; CN 1278754 A 20010103; EP 1037798 A2 20000927; EP 1037798 A4 20021127; EP 1037798 B1 20041020; ES 2232025 T3 20050516; PT 1037798 E 20050228

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