Global Patent Index - EP 2783586 B1

EP 2783586 B1 2017-10-11 - Modular machine for processing and/or testing rod-like articles and related methods

Title (en)

Modular machine for processing and/or testing rod-like articles and related methods

Title (de)

Modulare Maschine zum Verarbeiten und/oder Prüfen von stabförmigen Artikeln und verwandte Verfahren

Title (fr)

Machine modulaire pour le traitement et/ou le contrôle d'articles en forme de tige et procédé associé

Publication

EP 2783586 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 14158208 A

Priority

  • US 201361962288 P
  • US 201314095103 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP2783586A1] The processing machine (100) has base frames (104A,104B) provided with a back plate. The function modules perform a manufacturing function on a rod-shaped article. A mounting plate (170) attaches the function module to the back plate as a unit. A dedicated drive motor is supported on the mounting plate and is adapted to move a portion of the function module. The function modules are provided with a rod infeed module, a hopper module, a drum module, a knife module, and a gluing module. The mounting plate is adapted to attach an auto bobbin changeover module to the back plate. An independent claim is included for a method for configuring a modular processing machine.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/00 (2006.01); A24C 5/14 (2006.01); A24D 3/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A24C 5/34 (2013.01); A24C 5/00 (2013.01); A24C 5/14 (2013.01); A24C 5/52 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49778 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49826 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

None

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 2783586 A1 20141001; EP 2783586 B1 20171011; CN 104041937 A 20140917; US 2014261477 A1 20140918

INPADOC legal status


2017-11-23 [REG DE R096] DPMA PUBLICATION OF MENTIONED EP PATENT GRANT

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- Effective date: 20170623

2016-07-20 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: HAUNI MASCHINENBAU GMBH

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