Global Patent Index - EP 2742811 A1

EP 2742811 A1 20140618 - Device for transferring pieces of filter or cigarette rod

Title (en)

Device for transferring pieces of filter or cigarette rod

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Übertragen von Filter- oder Zigarettenstrangteilen

Title (fr)

Dispositif de transfert de pièces de tige de filtre ou de cigarette

Publication

EP 2742811 A1 20140618 (EN)

Application

EP 13195936 A 20131205

Priority

IT BO20120664 A 20121211

Abstract (en)

This invention relates to a device for transferring pieces of filter or cigarette rod, comprising a drum (3) which revolves about a first axis of rotation (A1) and which mounts at least one satellite element (4) having a respective gripper head (5) for picking up at least one piece of filter or cigarette rod (2) and which is movable between a pick-up station (7) where the piece (2) is picked up and a release station (8) where the selfsame piece (2) is released; the satellite element (4) rotates about a second axis of rotation (A2) parallel to the first axis of rotation (A1); the transfer device (1) comprises movement means (9) for driving the satellite element (4) and defined by a transmission unit (19) which comprises a sleeve (10) connected to the satellite element (4) and a shaft (11) movable along a direction parallel to its own main axis (B), housed at least partly in the sleeve (10) and screwably engaged therewith by a helical profile (20), the movement means comprising an actuator member (21) associated with the transmission unit (19) and engaged with the shaft (11).

IPC 8 full level

A24C 5/32 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A24C 5/326 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2742811 A1 20140618; EP 2742811 B1 20150812; IT BO20120664 A1 20140612; PL 2742811 T3 20151231

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 13195936 A 20131205; IT BO20120664 A 20121211; PL 13195936 T 20131205