Global Patent Index - EP 1038778 A1

EP 1038778 A1 2000-09-27 - Apparatus for automatic packaging of goods in containers such as tubs and the like

Title (en)

Apparatus for automatic packaging of goods in containers such as tubs and the like

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum automatischen Verpacken von Waren in Behältern wie Bechern und dergleichen

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour l'emballage automatique de marchandises dans des récipients tels que des godets et analogues

Publication

EP 1038778 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00105279 A

Priority

IT MI990583 A

Abstract (en)

There is described an apparatus for packaging goods in containers such as tubs and the like, which comprises a support base (4) defining a horizontal operating path on which a plurality of plate-like modular elements (13) are moved, said elements being each provided with through housings in which the containers or tubs (2) to be filled and subsequently closed are engaged. The plate-like modular elements are moved by actuator members (14) disposed along the operating path, said members imparting to the modular elements step-by-step movements of a predetermined amount and independent of the sizes or formats of the tubs being processed. A closure unit (11) can be positioned along the operating path and it carries out application of a sealing film to the previously filled containers. This closure unit comprises a holding body (21) provided with a heating unit (22) and a die-cutting unit (23) housed within the holding body itself which can be disengaged from the support structure by virtue of interconnection means (26) of the bayonet coupling type. <IMAGE>

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

B65B 43/42; B65B 7/16; B65B 59/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 7/16 (2006.01); B65B 43/42 (2006.01); B65B 59/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 43/42 (2013.01); B65B 7/164 (2013.01); B65B 59/00 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1038778 A1 20000927; EP 1038778 B1 20030702; AT 244185 T 20030715; DE 60003597 D1 20030807; ES 2201961 T3 20040401; IT 1312226 B1 20020409; IT MI990583 A1 20000925

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