Global Patent Index - EP 2174869 A1

EP 2174869 A1 20100414 - Method and apparatus for rapidly filling trays with individual products

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for rapidly filling trays with individual products

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum schnellen Befüllen von Verpackungsschalen mit Gegenständen

Title (fr)

Procédé et appareil pour le remplissage rapide de barquettes avec des articles

Publication

EP 2174869 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 08425662 A

Priority

EP 08425662 A

Abstract (en)

A method and a relative apparatus for the quick filling of trays (2) with single products (3), the method comprising the steps of: providing lines for supplying (4) and picking up (5) the products (3) as well as a line (7) for transporting containers (2); arranging the products (3) coming from the supply line (4) on the pickup line (5); picking up - by means of a first handling head (8a) - a first group of products (3a) immobile in a pickup zone (5a) of the pickup line (5) and positioning it in a container (2) arranged on the transport line (7); picking up - by means of a second handling head (8b) - a second group of products (3b) immobile in the same pickup zone (5a) and positioning it in a container (2) arranged on the transport line (7). The two heads (8a, 8b) are arranged adjacent to each other and operate without interfering with each other.

IPC 8 full level

B65B 5/06 (2006.01); B65B 5/10 (2006.01); B65B 35/44 (2006.01); B65B 65/00 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B65B 5/068 (2013.01); B65B 5/105 (2013.01); B65B 35/38 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA MK RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2174869 A1 20100414; EP 2174869 B1 20110907; AT 523429 T 20110915; DK 2174869 T3 20120102; ES 2371977 T3 20120112; PL 2174869 T3 20120131; PT 2174869 E 20111219; SI 2174869 T1 20111230

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 08425662 A 20081013; AT 08425662 T 20081013; DK 08425662 T 20081013; ES 08425662 T 20081013; PL 08425662 T 20081013; PT 08425662 T 20081013; SI 200830427 T 20081013