Global Patent Index - EP 1041033 A3

EP 1041033 A3 2001-01-31 - Method and apparatus for centering and orientating decorative covers for bottle necks

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for centering and orientating decorative covers for bottle necks

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Zentrieren und Ausrichten von dekorativen Siegelhülsen für Flaschenhälse

Title (fr)

Dispositif et méthode pour centrer et orienter des surbouchons décoratifs pour des goulots de bouteilles

Publication

EP 1041033 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 00105967 A

Priority

IT TO990250 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1041033A2] A method and an apparatus by means of which a capsule (11) fitted onto a bottle (12-120) is rendered coaxial to the bottle (12-120) by means of a drop-down head (20-220) provided with a rigid centering sleeve (21-210) and with a pneumatic tightening sleeve (23-230), which is suitable to produce a preliminary partial coupling of the capsule (11) to the cork (T) of the bottle, after the capsule has been centered with respect to the bottle by the first sleeve. The partial and preliminary coupling of the capsule is achieved by compressing the end of the capsule onto the cork (T) of the bottle by means of the pneumatic tightening sleeve (23-230), into which compressed air is fed temporarily. <IMAGE>

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

B67B 5/03; B65C 3/22; B65C 9/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65C 3/22 (2006.01); B65C 9/06 (2006.01); B67B 5/03 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65C 3/22 (2013.01); B65C 9/067 (2013.01); B67B 5/03 (2013.01); B67B 5/032 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1041033 A2 20001004; EP 1041033 A3 20010131; EP 1041033 B1 20060125; AT 316510 T 20060215; DE 60025659 D1 20060413; IT 1307230 B1 20011030; IT TO990250 A1 20001002

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