Global Patent Index - EP 1048229 A2

EP 1048229 A2 2000-11-02 - Apparatus and method for manufacturing cigarettes

Title (en)

Apparatus and method for manufacturing cigarettes

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Herstellen von Zigaretten

Title (fr)

Appareil et méthode pour fabriquer des cigarettes

Publication

EP 1048229 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00106893 A

Priority

DE 19919182 A

Abstract (en)

The cigarette manufacturing device has a double length cigarette rod (10) provided with a fliter at either end before separa into 2 halves, to provide a pair of filter cigarettes (18), with transport of the cigarette rods through each part of the manufacturing process via rotary drums and endless transport belts which are each provided with spaced recesses along their lemg for locating the individual cigarette rods.

Abstract (de)

Vorrichtung zum Herstellen bzw. Transportieren von Zigaretten, insbesondere Filterzigaretten (18), die aus (doppelt langen) Tabakstöcken (10) gebildet, mit zunächst doppelt langen Filterstopfen (14) verbunden und mittig im Bereich derselben durchtrennt werden. Die Tabakstöcke (10), Zigaretten (15), Doppelzigaretten (22) und Filterzigaretten (18) werden teilweise durch einen Muldengurt transportiert, nämlich durch einen Zahnriemen mit Mulden (28) zur Aufnahme je eines Tabakstocks (10) oder von zwei Zigaretten (15) bzw. Filterzigaretten (18). Im Bereich von Arbeitsstationen werden die Tabakstöcke (10), Zigaretten etc. durch Trommeln transportiert. <IMAGE>

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

A24C 5/52

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/47 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/478 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1048229 A2 20001102; EP 1048229 A3 20030604; EP 1048229 B1 20050518; DE 19919182 A1 20001116

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