(19)
(11)EP 3 321 193 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
04.11.2020 Bulletin 2020/45

(21)Application number: 16821643.0

(22)Date of filing:  06.07.2016
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
B65B 9/22(2006.01)
B65B 9/067(2012.01)
B65H 23/04(2006.01)
B65B 41/16(2006.01)
B65B 9/06(2012.01)
B65B 49/04(2006.01)
B65H 23/00(2006.01)
B65B 59/00(2006.01)
B65B 57/04(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/KR2016/007321
(87)International publication number:
WO 2017/007237 (12.01.2017 Gazette  2017/02)

(54)

PACKAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD

VERPACKUNGSVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN

SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ D'EMBALLAGE


(84)Designated Contracting States:
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

(30)Priority: 07.07.2015 KR 20150096298

(43)Date of publication of application:
16.05.2018 Bulletin 2018/20

(73)Proprietor: OCI Company Ltd.
Seoul 04532 (KR)

(72)Inventors:
  • KIM, Hyun Cheol
    Iksan-si Jeollabuk-do 54588 (KR)
  • KIM, Shin
    Iksan-si Jeollabuk-do 54588 (KR)

(74)Representative: Mounteney, Simon James 
Marks & Clerk LLP 15 Fetter Lane
London EC4A 1BW
London EC4A 1BW (GB)


(56)References cited: : 
DE-A1-102006 013 858
JP-A- 2006 016 064
KR-B1- 100 965 749
KR-Y1- 200 405 358
US-A- 5 799 470
US-A1- 2011 256 998
JP-A- 2006 016 064
KR-A- 20150 075 127
KR-B1- 101 123 253
US-A- 5 491 960
US-A1- 2005 262 812
US-A1- 2014 249 007
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description

    Technical Field



    [0001] The present invention relates to a packing system, and in particular, to a packing system, which is configured to reduce the number of a packing process and to simplify the packing process, thereby improving production efficiency, compared with a conventional system. The system is also configured to minimize wrinkling of a packing material and to adjust position of sides of the packing material in a way that the packing material is always supplied to a predetermined position, thereby reducing a failure rate of a packed product. In addition, it is possible to pack various sizes of packing target objects using a single system.

    Background Art



    [0002] A vacuum insulation panel is an insulation panel having high performance, compared with general insulation panels.

    [0003] The vacuum insulation panel is composed of a thermally insulating molding body made of a conventional inorganic material and a gas-prevention film enclosing the same, and it has a vacuumed inner space of the thermally insulating molding body as the most important feature thereof. Here, the thermally insulating molding body filling an inner space of the vacuum insulation panel is called "core", and in most cases, the core is formed to have a rectangular parallelepiped shape, using a glass-fiber compressed material or a powder compressed material containing silica powder.

    [0004] A process of fabricating such a vacuum insulation panel includes a process of mixing a core material, a pressing process for shaping the core, a cutting process of the shaped core, a packing process and a vacuum packing process using a packing material.

    [0005] Here, if the packing material in the packing process is packed to be in contact with the core as close as possible, without wrinkle, the vacuum packing process can be smoothly executed, and this results in improvement in quality of the vacuum insulation panel.

    [0006] However, when, to pack the core, the core is packed with the packing material, there is a problem of low production efficiency caused by many packing processes; for example, the packing material is firstly folded to be in close contact with a side surface of a rectangular parallelepiped core, and then, the packing material, which is in close contact with the side surface of the core, is secondly folded to be in close contact with a top surface of the core.

    [0007] As prior arts, Korea Patent Publication Nos. 10-2003-0072717 and 10-2014-0120732 are found. In addition, US2005/262812 and DE 10 2006 013858 each define a similar device.

    DISCLOSURE


    Technical Problem



    [0008] Accordingly, an object of the present invention is to solve such conventional problems and to provide a packing system that is configured to reduce the number of a packing process and to simplify the packing process, thereby improving production efficiency, compared with a conventional system.

    [0009] In addition, the object of the present invention is to provide a packing system that is configured to minimize wrinkling of a packing material and to adjust position of sides of the packing material in a way that the packing material is always supplied to a predetermined position, thereby reducing a failure rate of a packed product.

    [0010] Furthermore, the object of the present invention is to provide a packing system that can pack various sizes of packing target objects using a single system.

    Technical Solution



    [0011] According to the present invention, the object can be achieved by a packing system including a transporting device transporting a packing material and a packing target object provided on the packing material; an erecting device including a pair of parts, which are placed near an end of the transporting device and are spaced apart from each other, and allowing width-directional both sides of the packing material entered into the transporting device to be transported in a direction perpendicularly crossing a transportation direction of the packing material and in a standing manner; and a guiding device allowing the width-direction both sides of the packing material transported by the transporting device to become closer to each other and guiding the packing material to be folded and packed toward a top surface of the packing target object.

    [0012] Here, it is preferred that the guiding device is configured to include a pair of a first guide body and a second guide body, which are spaced apart from each other and face each other, the guiding device is spaced apart from the packing target object and is placed on the transporting device to be in contact with the packing material, which is erected by the erecting device and is in motion, thereby providing a space, allowing the packing material to be folded toward the top surface of the packing target object, and a space between the first guide body and the second guide body decreases in the transportation direction of the packing target object.

    [0013] Here, it is preferred that the guiding device includes a structure configured to adjust a space between the pair of separate facing the first and second guide bodies depending on one or both of a size and a material of the packing target object.

    [0014] Here, the system further includes a sidepoint positioning device that presses one and opposite end portions of the packing material, which are moved toward each other during passing through the guiding device, and that allows the one and opposite end portions of the packing material to pass therethrough in a direction of the packing material transported by the transporting device.

    [0015] Here, the sidepoint positioning device includes a pair of first rollers configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the one end portion of the packing material interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material to pass therethrough, a pair of second rollers configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the opposite end portion of the packing material interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material to pass therethrough, and a detection part configured to sense positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material passing through the first roller and the second roller, thereby allowing the one end or the opposite end of the packing material to be tightened or loosened by the first roller or the second roller.

    [0016] Here, it is preferred that the sidepoint positioning device includes a structure, in which rotation speeds of the first roller and the second roller is adjusted depending on a transportation speed of the packing target object transported by the transporting device.

    [0017] Here, it is preferred that the erecting device has a triangular vertical section shape, and the packing material is in contact with an inclined surface of the erecting device.

    [0018] Here, it is preferred that the inclined surface of the erecting device has an adjustable angle with respect to a horizontal plane.

    [0019] Here, it is preferred that the system further includes a tension adjusting device pressing the packing material to be entered into the transporting device.

    [0020] Here, it is preferred that the tension adjusting device includes one or more of a pressing-position adjusting member, which is provided in the transporting device and adjusts a pressing position of the packing material, and a direction-changing rod, which changes a direction of the packing material to be entered into the transporting device.

    [0021] According to some embodiments of the inventive concept, the object can be achieved by a packing method including an input step of inputting a packing material and a packing target object placed on the packing material into a transporting device; a packing material erecting step of transporting the packing material transported by the transporting device in a direction perpendicularly crossing a transportation direction and in a standing manner, using a pair of separated erecting devices provided at an end of the transporting device; a sidepoint closing step of allowing width-directional both sides of the packing material transported by the transporting device to become closer to each other through a guiding device; and a packing step of folding and packing the both sides of the packing material toward a top surface of the packing target object, using the guiding device.

    [0022] Here, it is preferred that the guiding device is configured to include a pair of a first guide body and a second guide body, which are spaced apart from each other and face each other, the guiding device is spaced apart from the packing target object and is placed on the transporting device to be in contact with the packing material, which is erected by the erecting device and is in motion, thereby providing a space, allowing the packing material to be folded toward the top surface of the packing target object, and a space between the first guide body and the second guide body decreases in the transportation direction of the packing target object.

    [0023] Here, it is preferred that the guiding device includes a structure configured to adjust a space between the pair of separate facing the first and second guide bodies depending on one or both of a size and a material of the packing target object.

    [0024] Here, the method may further include a sidepoint positioning step of pressing one and opposite end portions of the packing material, which are moved toward each other through the sidepoint closing step, using a sidepoint positioning device, and of passing the one and opposite end portions of the packing material in a direction of the packing material transported by the transporting device, between the sidepoint closing step and the packing step.

    [0025] Here, the sidepoint positioning device includes a pair of first rollers configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the one end portion of the packing material interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material to pass therethrough, a pair of second rollers configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the opposite end portion of the packing material interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material to pass therethrough, and a detection part configured to sense positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material passing through the first roller and the second roller, thereby allowing the one end or the opposite end of the packing material to be tightened or loosened by the first roller or the second roller.

    [0026] Here, it is preferred that the sidepoint positioning device includes a structure, in which rotation speeds of the first roller and the second roller are adjusted depending on a transportation speed of the packing target object transported by the transporting device.

    [0027] Here, it is preferred that the erecting device has a triangular vertical section shape, and the packing material is in contact with an inclined surface of the erecting device.

    [0028] Here, it is preferred that the inclined surface of the erecting device has an adjustable angle with respect to a horizontal plane.

    [0029] Here, it is preferred that, before the input step, the method may further include a tension adjusting step of adjusting tension of the packing material to be entered into the transporting device, using a tension adjusting device.

    [0030] Here, it is preferred that the tension adjusting device includes one or both of a pressing-position adjusting member, which is provided in the transporting device and adjusts a pressing position of the packing material, or a direction-changing rod, which changes a direction of the packing material to be entered into the transporting device.

    Advantageous Effects



    [0031] According to the present invention, a packing system is provided to reduce the number of a packing process and to simplify the packing process, thereby improving production efficiency, compared with a conventional system.

    [0032] In addition, it is possible to minimize wrinkling of a packing material and to adjust position of sides of the packing material in a way that the packing material is always supplied to a predetermined position, and thus, a failure rate of a packed product can be reduced.

    [0033] Furthermore, it is possible to pack various sizes of packing target objects using a single system.

    Description of the Drawings



    [0034] 

    FIG. 1 is a perspective view illustrating an overall shape of a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention,

    FIG. 2 is a perspective view illustrating a guiding device and a sidepoint positioning device in the packing system shown in FIG. 1;

    FIG. 3 is a plan view illustrating a portion, which is a part of the packing system shown in FIG. 1, and in which a guiding device and a sidepoint positioning device are provided,

    FIG. 4 is a sectional view of FIG. 3,

    FIG. 5 is a perspective view illustrating a portion, to which a packing material is supplied, of the packing system shown in FIG. 1,

    FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating an example of an erecting device according to the present invention,
    (a) to (c) of FIG. 7 are diagrams illustrating examples, in which a tension adjusting device shown in FIG. 5 is used,

    FIG. 8 is a flow chart illustrating an order in a packing process using a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention,

    FIG. 9 is a perspective view illustrating an example of a product packed by a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention.


    Mode for Invention



    [0035] Hereinafter, a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. Here, various currently available packing materials may be used as a packing material for the present invention, but an aluminum-containing packing film is used in the present invention. Also, various objects may be used as a packing target object to be packed by such a packing material, but a case, in which a rectangular parallelepiped object (especially, a core of a vacuum insulation panel) is used as the packing target object, will be described as an example.

    [0036] FIG. 1 is a perspective view illustrating an overall shape of a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention, and FIG. 2 is a perspective view illustrating a guiding device and a sidepoint positioning device in the packing system shown in FIG. 1. Here, FIG. 2 illustrates a shape of the packing system of FIG. 1, which is viewed in a direction from a rear side to a front side or from a right side in the drawing to a left side. FIG. 3 is a plan view illustrating a portion, which is a part of the packing system shown in FIG. 1, and in which a guiding device and a sidepoint positioning device are provided, and FIG. 4 is a sectional view of FIG. 3. Also, FIG. 5 is a perspective view illustrating a portion, to which a packing material is supplied, of the packing system shown in FIG. 1, FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating an example of an erecting device according to the present invention, and (a) to (c) of FIG. 7 are diagrams illustrating examples, in which a tension adjusting device shown in FIG. 5 is used.

    [0037] Referring to FIG. 1 and FIG. 7, a packing system 100 according to some embodiments of the present invention is configured to include a transporting device 10, an erecting device 20, a guiding device 30, a sidepoint positioning device 40, and a tension adjusting device 50.

    [0038] The transporting device 10 is an element, which is configured to allow a packing material W, which is placed at a separate position and is wound in a roll shape, and a packing target object O (e.g., a core of a vacuum insulation panel) (hereinafter, "core"), which is transported on the packing material W through a packing-target-object porter 300, to be entered and transported. Since, in the illustrated drawings, a supplying direction of the packing material W is different from a transportation direction of the transporting device 10, the supplying direction of the packing material W is changed by a direction-changing rod 54, but the direction-changing rod 54 may be omitted, depending on an installed location position of the packing system 100. A device, such as a conveyor, of continuously moving/delivering an object may be used as the transporting device 10, and various structures (such as, structures including a driving pulley, a driven pulley, and a belt or including a driving sprocket, a driven sprocket, and a chain) may be used as a connection structure, between a driving part and an axis, for driving of the transporting device 10. However, since this is a conventional structure, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.

    [0039] The erecting device 20 includes a pair of parts, which are provided near an end portion of the transporting device 10 and are spaced apart from each other, and is configured to allow width-directional both sides of the packing material W entered into the transporting device 10 to be transported in a direction crossing a transportation direction of the packing material W and in a vertically standing manner. The erecting device 20 has a triangular vertical section, and the packing material may be erected to be in contact with an inclined surface of the erecting device. Especially, the erecting device 20 to be used in the present invention is formed to have a rectangular triangle shape, and, as shown in (a) to (c) of FIG. 6, an angle of an inclined surface (i.e., a slope with respect to a horizontal plane) may be adjusted. In other words, an angle between an inclined surface and a vertical segment of the erecting device 20 may be configured to have an angle α of, for example, about 45°, as shown in (a) of FIG. 6, an angle β of, for example, about 30°, as shown in (b) of FIG. 6, and an angle γ of, for example, about 60°, as shown in (c) of FIG. 6. That is, the erecting device 20, whose inclined surface is properly inclined according to a thickness or size of the packing material and so forth, may be used.

    [0040] The guiding device 30 is an element that allows both sides of the packing material W, which are erected by the erecting device 20 and are transported by the transporting device 10, to become closer to each other, and that guides the packing material W to be folded and packed in a direction toward a top surface of the core O. For this, the guiding device 30 is configured to include a pair of a first guide body 32 and a second guide body 34, which are spaced apart from each other and face each other, and the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 are spaced apart from the core O and are placed on the transporting device 10 to be in contact with the packing material W, which is erected by the erecting device 20 and is in motion, thereby providing a space, allowing the packing material W to be folded toward the top surface of the core O. Furthermore, the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 are configured to have a space D decreasing in a transportation direction of the core O. Here, the guiding device 30 includes a supporter 36 and a guide rail 38, which are configured to be able to adjust the space D between the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34. The supporter 36 may support the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34, thereby allowing them to be positioned on the transporting device 10, and the guide rail 38 is a part, to which the supporter 36 supporting the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 is coupled. By sliding or moving the supporter 36 in a length direction of the guide rail 38, it may be possible to adjust (e.g., increase or reduce) the space D between the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 according to the core O (i.e., according to a size or material of the core O).

    [0041] The sidepoint positioning device 40 is an element that is configured to press one and opposite end portions of the packing material W, which face each other and are moved toward each other during passing through the guiding device 30, and to allow the one and opposite end portions of the packing material W to pass therethrough in a direction of the packing material W transported by the transporting device 10. The sidepoint positioning device 40 may be called an edge position control (EPC) device and may be configured include a first roller 42, a second roller 44, and a detection part 46. The first roller 42 may include a pair of rollers, which are configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the one end portion of the packing material W interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material W to pass therethrough, and thus, the packing material W is transported in the transportation direction of the transporting device 10. The second roller 44 is configured in the same manner as the first roller 42, but it may be spaced apart from the first roller 42 and may be configured to allow the opposite end portion of the packing material W to pass therethrough. The detection part 46 may sense positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W passing through the first and second rollers 42 and 44 and may be used to perform an operation of tightening or loosening the one or opposite end of the packing material W or of increasing or decreasing the pressure from the first or second roller 42 or 44, thereby allowing the one and opposite sides of the packing material W to have the same position (i.e., height). Meanwhile, a speed of the one and opposite end portions of the packing material W, which is moved by the sidepoint positioning device 40 (i.e., the first and second rollers 42 and 44), may be preferably equal to the transportation speed of the packing material W and the core O transported by the transporting device 10. Thus, an element, which is configured to adjust rotation speeds of the second roller 44 and the first roller 42 in accordance with transportation speeds of the packing material W and the core O transported by the transporting device 10, may be included in the sidepoint positioning device 40.

    [0042] The tension adjusting device 50 is an element, which is configured to press the packing material W and to adjust tension in the packing material W entered into the transporting device 10, thereby unfolding the packing material W without wrinkle. The tension adjusting device 50 is configured to have one or both of a pressing-position adjusting member 52 and a direction-changing rod 54, and in the present invention, the tension adjusting device 50 is configured to have both of them. The pressing-position adjusting member 52 may be provided in the transporting device 10 and may include a rod-shaped portion that is in contact with the packing material W and crosses the packing material W, thereby allowing the packing material W to be entered into the transporting device 10 in an unfolded state. The pressing-position adjusting member 52 may adjust a position, at which the packing material W is pressed, as shown in (a) to (c) of FIG. 7, and thus, this may make it possible to adjust the tension. A position of the packing material W pressed by the pressing-position adjusting member 52 may be adaptively adjusted, depending on a usage situation of the packing system 100 (e.g., on sizes and/or materials of the core O and the packing material W), so as to allow the packing material W to have a desired tension. The direction-changing rod 54 is configured to change a direction of the packing material W to be entered into the transporting device 10 and to maintain the packing material W in a flat state when it is entered.

    [0043] Hereinafter, an operation of a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention will be described.

    [0044] FIG. 8 is a flow chart illustrating an order in a packing process using a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention, and FIG. 9 is a perspective view illustrating an example of a product packed by a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention.

    [0045] As illustrated in FIG. 8, a packing process using a packing system according to some embodiments of the present invention is performed in the following order: a tension adjusting step S50, an input step S100, a packing material erecting step S200, a sidepoint closing step S300, a sidepoint positioning step S350, and a packing step S400.

    [0046] If the operation of the transporting device 10 starts, the packing material W, which is wound in a roll shape, is unwound and moved toward a packing line on the transporting device 10, as shown in FIG. 5. Here, depending on an installed location of the packing system 100, the direction-changing rod 54 may be used to change a direction of the packing material W. The packing material W is unfolded by the tension adjusting device 50 (i.e., the direction-changing rod 54 and the pressing-position adjusting member 52), which is used in the tension adjusting step S50, and is entered into the transporting device 10 in the unfolded state, and the tension adjusting device 50 is used to press the packing material W at a location, where the packing material W is allowed to have a desired tension.

    [0047] The input step S100 is performed in such a way that the core O is moved using the packing-target-object porter 300 and then is supplied and provided onto a center of the packing material W provided on the transporting device 10. Here, a guide sill (not shown) having a decreasing space in a direction from the packing-target-object porter 300 toward the transporting device 10 may be formed in the packing-target-object porter 300 and may allow the core O to be naturally entered toward the center of the packing material W, when the core O is transferred from the packing-target-object porter 300 to the transporting device 10.

    [0048] In the packing material erecting step S200, width-directional both sides of the packing material W may be erected, in a direction perpendicularly crossing the transportation direction of the core O, by a pair of erecting devices 20 which are placed at an end of the transporting device 10 and are spaced apart from each other.

    [0049] Since the erected width-directional both sides of the packing material W are entered in the sidepoint positioning device 40 (especially, the first and second rollers 42 and 44) used in the sidepoint positioning step S350, and the one and opposite end portions of the packing material W are pressed in such an entered state, the both sides of the packing material W may be maintained to the erected state. In addition to the first and second rollers 42 and 44, an additional element may be used to maintain the both sides of the packing material W to the erected state.

    [0050] The sidepoint closing step S300 may be executed by the guiding device 30. The packing material W, on which the core O is placed, may meet the guiding device 30 (i.e., the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34) during its transportation process. The guiding device 30 may be placed on the transporting device to be spaced apart from the core O, and thus, a portion of the packing material W (i.e., both sides of the packing material W) may be entered into a space between the guiding device 30 and the core O. In this case, the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 press width-directional both sides of the packing material W against the core O. Thus, the width-directional both sides of the packing material W, which are entered into in spaces formed between the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 and the core O, may become in contact with bottom and side surfaces of the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34, and as a result, the packing material W may become in close contact with a top surface of the core O. And, the erected both sides of the packing material W may pass through between the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 in an upward protruding state. Here, since the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 are configured in such a way that the space D therebetween decreases gradually, the both sides of the packing material W may become closer to each other.

    [0051] Next, in the sidepoint positioning step S350, the one and opposite sides of the packing material W may pass through the sidepoint positioning device 40 (i.e., the first and second rollers 42 and 44, respectively, each of which includes a pair of rollers configured to rotate in opposite directions), when the both sides of the packing material W are moved toward each other. And, in the detection part 46, positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W passing through the first and second rollers 42 and 44 may be sensed using light and so forth. Of course, the detection part 46 may sense the one and opposite sides of the packing material W, which does not yet pass through the first and second rollers 42 and 44, and may sense the one and opposite sides of the packing material W, which passed through the first and second rollers 42 and 44. Also, the detection part 46 may be a single object, which is configured to sense both of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W, and the detection part 46 may be two objects, which are configured to sense the one and opposite sides, respectively, of the packing material W. The detection part 46 is electrically connected to a control device (not shown) controlling the packing system 100 according to some embodiments of the present invention, and information on positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W is transferred to the control device.

    [0052] In the control device, the information on positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W, which is transferred from the detection part 46, is analyzed to know whether there is a height difference between the one and opposite sides of the packing material W, and to control operations of the first and second rollers 42 and 44. As a result of the operation of the first roller 42, the positions (i.e., heights) of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W are adjusted to be the same. The adjusting of the positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W may be performed using not only the first roller 42 but also the second roller 44. That is, when the one end of the packing material W is higher than the opposite end, the second roller 44, not the first roller 42, may be used to tighten or loosen the opposite end of the packing material W and to adjust the position thereof. It is preferred that determining which one of the first and second rollers 42 and 44 is used for the adjusting of the positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W is performed in consideration of positions (heights) of the one and opposite sides of the packing material W passing through the first and second rollers 42 and 44 (i.e., whether a position of the one or opposite end of the packing material W is maintained not to be departed from the first roller 42 or the second roller 44).

    [0053] The packing step S400 is also performed using the guiding device 30, as in the sidepoint closing step S300, and since the first and second guide bodies 32 and 34 are configured in such a way that the space D therebetween decreases gradually, the both sides of the packing material W may become closer to each other, and the packing material W may be naturally folded toward the top surface of the core O.

    [0054] The core O and the packing material W, on which the tension adjusting step S50, the input step S100, the packing material erecting step S200, the sidepoint closing step S300, the sidepoint positioning step S350, and the packing step S400 have been performed, are ejected in the form of a packed product P shown in FIG. 9, through additional attaching and cutting processes.

    [0055] Like this, a packing system 100 according to some embodiments of the present 9524291-1 invention may reduce the number of a packing process needed to fold the packing material W toward the packing target object O, thereby simplifying the packing process and improving production efficiency, compared with the conventional system. In addition, by using the tension adjusting device 50, it is possible to minimize the wrinkling of the packing material W, and by using the sidepoint positioning device 40, it is possible to adjust positions of both sides of the packing material W and thereby to allow the packing material W to be always supplied to a predetermined position, and thus, a failure rate of the packed product P can be reduced. And, since it is possible to adjust a space of the guiding device 30, depending on a size of the packing target object O, the packing target object O with various sizes can be packed using a single system, and in this sense, the invention is useful.

    [0056] The scope of the present invention is not limited to the embodiments described above but may be realized in various forms of embodiments within the scope of the attached claims. It will be understood by one of ordinary skill in the art that variations in form and detail may be made therein without departing from the scope of the attached claims.


    Claims

    1. A packing system (100), comprising:

    a transporting device (10) for transporting a packing material (W) and a packing target object (O) provided on the packing material (W);

    an erecting device (20) including a pair of parts, which are placed near an end of the transporting device (10) and are spaced apart from each other, the erecting device (20) being configured to allow width-directional both sides of the packing material (W) entered into the transporting device (10) to be transported in a direction perpendicularly crossing a transportation direction of the packing material (W) and in a standing manner;

    a guiding device (30) for allowing the width-direction both sides of the packing material (W) transported by the transporting device (10) to become closer to each other and for guiding the packing material (W) to be folded and packed toward a top surface of the packing target object (O); and

    a sidepoint positioning device (40) for pressing one and opposite side portions of the packing material (W), which are moved toward each other during passing through the guiding device (30), and allowing the one and opposite side portions of the packing material (W) to pass therethrough in a direction of the packing material (W) transported by the transporting device (10);

    characterized in that the sidepoint positioning device (40) comprises:

    a pair of first rollers (42) configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the one side portion of the packing material (W) interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material (W) to pass therethrough;

    a pair of second rollers (44) configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the opposite side portion of the packing material (W) interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material (W) to pass therethrough; and

    a detection part (46) configured to sense positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material (W) passing through the first roller (42) and the second roller (44), thereby allowing the one side or the opposite side of the packing material (W) to be tightened or loosened by the first roller (42) or the second roller (44).


     
    2. The packing system (100) of claim 1, wherein the guiding device (30) is configured to include a pair of a first guide body (32) and a second guide body (34), which are spaced apart from each other and face each other,
    the guiding device (30) is spaced apart from the packing target object (O) and is placed on the transporting device (10) to be in contact with the packing material (W), which is configured to be erected by the erecting device (20) and to be in motion, thereby providing a space, allowing the packing material (W) to be folded toward the top surface of the packing target object (O), and
    a space between the first guide body (32) and the second guide body (34) decreases in the transportation direction of the packing target object (O).
     
    3. The packing system (100) of claim 2, wherein the guiding device (30) comprises a structure configured to adjust a space between the pair of separate facing the first and second guide bodies (32, 34) depending on one or both of a size and a material of the packing target object (O).
     
    4. The packing system (100) of claim 1, wherein the sidepoint positioning device (40) comprises a structure, in which rotation speeds of the first roller (42) and the second roller (44) are adjusted depending on a transportation speed of the packing target object (O) transported by the transporting device (10).
     
    5. The packing system (100) of claim 1, wherein the erecting device (20) has a triangular vertical section shape, and the packing material (W) is configured to be in contact with an inclined surface of the erecting device (20).
     
    6. The packing system (100) of claim 5, wherein the inclined surface of the erecting device (20) has an adjustable angle with respect to a horizontal plane.
     
    7. The packing system (100) of claim 1, further comprising a tension adjusting device (50) for pressing the packing material (W) to be entered into the transporting device (10).
     
    8. The packing system (100) of claim 7, wherein the tension adjusting device (50) comprises one or more of a pressing-position adjusting member (52), which is provided in the transporting device (10) and is for adjusting a pressing position of the packing material (W), and a direction-changing rod (54), which is configured to change a direction of the packing material (W) to be entered into the transporting device (10).
     
    9. A packing method, comprising:

    an input step of inputting a packing material (W) and a packing target object (O) placed on the packing material (W) into a transporting device (10);

    a packing material erecting step of transporting the packing material (W) transported by the transporting device (10) in a direction perpendicularly crossing a transportation direction and in a standing manner, using a pair of separated erecting devices (20) provided at an end of the transporting device (10);

    an sidepoint closing step of allowing width-directional both sides of the packing material (W) transported by the transporting device (10) to become closer to each other through a guiding device (30);

    an sidepoint positioning step of pressing one and opposite side portions of the packing material (W), which are moved toward each other through the sidepoint closing step, using an sidepoint positioning device (40), and of passing the one and opposite side portions of the packing material (W) in a direction of the packing material (W) transported by the transporting device (10);

    a packing step of folding and packing the both sides of the packing material (W) toward a top surface of the packing target object (O), using the guiding device (30);

    wherein the sidepoint positioning device (40) comprises:

    a pair of first rollers (42) configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the one side portion of the packing material (W) interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material (W) to pass therethrough;

    a pair of second rollers (44) configured to rotate in opposite directions, with the opposite side portion of the packing material (W) interposed therebetween, thereby allowing the packing material (W) to pass therethrough; and

    a detection part (46) configured to sense positions of the one and opposite sides of the packing material (W) passing through the first roller (42) and the second roller (44), thereby allowing the one side or the opposite side of the packing material (W) to be tightened or loosened by the first roller (42) or the second roller (44).


     
    10. The method of claim 9, wherein the guiding device (30) is configured to include a pair of a first guide body (32) and a second guide body (34), which are spaced apart from each other and face each other,
    the guiding device (30) is spaced apart from the packing target object (O) and is placed on the transporting device (10) to be in contact with the packing material (W), which is erected by the erecting device (20) and is in motion, thereby providing a space, allowing the packing material (W) to be folded toward the top surface of the packing target object (O), and
    a space between the first guide body (32) and the second guide body (34) decreases in the transportation direction of the packing target object (O).
     
    11. The method of claim 10, wherein the guiding device (30) comprises a structure configured to adjust a space between the pair of separate facing the first and second guide bodies (32, 34) depending on one or both of a size and a material of the packing target object (O).
     
    12. The method of claim 9, wherein the sidepoint positioning device (40) comprises a structure, in which rotation speeds of the first roller (42) and the second roller (44) are adjusted depending on a transportation speed of the packing target object (O) transported by the transporting device (10).
     
    13. The method of claim 9, wherein the erecting device (20) has a triangular vertical section shape, and the packing material (W) is in contact with an inclined surface of the erecting device (20).
     
    14. The method of claim 13, wherein the inclined surface of the erecting device (20) has an adjustable angle with respect to a horizontal plane.
     
    15. The method of claim 9, further comprising a tension adjusting step of adjusting tension of the packing material (W) to be entered into the transporting device (10), using a tension adjusting device (50), before the input step.
     
    16. The method of claim 15, wherein the tension adjusting device (50) comprises one or more of a pressing-position adjusting member (52), which is provided in the transporting device (10) and adjusts a pressing position of the packing material (W), or a direction-changing rod (54), which changes a direction of the packing material (W) to be entered into the transporting device (10).
     


    Ansprüche

    1. Verpackungssystem (100), das Folgendes umfasst:

    eine Beförderungseinrichtung (10) zum Befördern eines Verpackungsmaterials (W) und eines Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O), der auf dem Verpackungsmaterial (W) bereitgestellt wird,

    eine Aufstellungseinrichtung (20), die ein Paar von Teilen einschließt, die nahe einem Ende der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) angeordnet sind und voneinander beabstandet sind, wobei die Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) dafür konfiguriert ist, zu ermöglichen, dass in Breitenrichtung beide Seiten des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das in die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) eingetreten ist, in einer Richtung, die senkrecht eine Beförderungsrichtung des Verpackungsmaterials (W) kreuzt, und auf eine stehende Weise befördert werden,

    eine Führungseinrichtung (30) zum Ermöglichen, dass die in Breitenrichtung beiden Seiten des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, näher zueinander kommen, und zum Führen des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das gefaltet und verpackt werden soll, hin zu einer oberen Fläche des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O); und

    eine Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40) zum Pressen eines und eines gegenüberliegenden Seitenabschnitts des Verpackungsmaterials (W), die während des Hindurchgehens durch die Führungseinrichtung (30) zueinander hin bewegt werden, und Ermöglichen, dass der eine und der gegenüberliegende Seitenabschnitt des Verpackungsmaterials (W) in einer Richtung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, durch dieselbe hindurchgehen,

    dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40) Folgendes umfasst:

    ein Paar von ersten Walzen (42), die dafür konfiguriert sind, sich in entgegengesetzten Richtungen zu drehen, wobei der eine Seitenabschnitt des Verpackungsmaterials (W) zwischen denselben eingeschoben ist, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) durch dasselbe hindurchgeht,

    ein Paar von zweiten Walzen (44), die dafür konfiguriert sind, sich in entgegengesetzten Richtungen zu drehen, wobei der gegenüberliegende Seitenabschnitt des Verpackungsmaterials (W) zwischen denselben eingeschoben ist, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) durch dasselbe hindurchgeht, und

    einen Erfassungsteil (46), der dafür konfiguriert ist, Positionen der einen und der gegenüberliegenden Seite des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die erste Walze (42) und die zweite Walze (44) hindurchgeht, abzufühlen, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass die eine Seite oder die gegenüberliegende Seite des Verpackungsmaterials (W) durch die erste Walze (42) oder die zweite Walze (44) gestrafft oder gelockert wird.


     
    2. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 1, wobei die Führungseinrichtung (30) so konfiguriert ist, dass sie ein Paar aus einem ersten Führungskörper (32) und einem zweiten Führungskörper (34), die voneinander beabstandet sind und einander gegenüberliegen, einschließt,
    die Führungseinrichtung (30) von dem Verpackungszielgegenstand (O) beabstandet ist und so auf der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) platziert ist, dass sie in Berührung mit dem Verpackungsmaterial (W) steht, das dafür konfiguriert ist, durch die Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) aufgestellt zu werden und in Bewegung zu sein, wodurch ein Raum bereitgestellt wird, der es ermöglicht, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) hin zu der oberen Fläche des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) gefaltet wird, und
    ein Raum zwischen dem ersten Führungskörper (32) und dem zweiten Führungskörper (34) in der Beförderungsrichtung des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) abnimmt.
     
    3. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 2, wobei die Führungseinrichtung (30) eine Struktur umfasst, die dafür konfiguriert ist, einen Raum zwischen dem Paar aus gesondertem gegenüberliegenden ersten und zweiten Führungskörper (32, 34) in Abhängigkeit von einem oder beidem von einer Größe und einem Material des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) einzustellen.
     
    4. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 1, wobei die Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40) eine Struktur umfasst, in der Drehgeschwindigkeiten der ersten Walze (42) und der zweiten Walze (44) in Abhängigkeit von einer Beförderungsgeschwindigkeit des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O), der durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, eingestellt werden.
     
    5. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 1, wobei die Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) eine dreieckige Vertikalschnittform aufweist und das Verpackungsmaterial (W) dafür konfiguriert ist, mit einer geneigten Fläche der Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) in Berührung zu stehen.
     
    6. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 5, wobei die geneigte Fläche der Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) einen einstellbaren Winkel in Bezug auf eine horizontale Ebene aufweist.
     
    7. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 1, das ferner eine Spannungseinstellungseinrichtung (50) zum Pressen des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das in die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) eingeführt werden soll, umfasst.
     
    8. Verpackungssystem (100) nach Anspruch 7, wobei die Spannungseinstellungseinrichtung (50) eines oder mehrere von einem Pressposition-Einstellungselement (52), das in der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) bereitgestellt wird und zum Einstellen einer Pressposition des Verpackungsmaterials (W) dient, und einer Richtungsänderungsstange (54), die dafür konfiguriert ist, eine Richtung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das in die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) eingeführt werden soll, zu ändern, umfasst.
     
    9. Verpackungsverfahren, das Folgendes umfasst:

    einen Zuführungsschritt des Zuführens eines Verpackungsmaterials (W) und eines Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O), der auf dem Verpackungsmaterial (W) platziert ist, in eine Beförderungseinrichtung (10),

    einen Verpackungsmaterial-Aufstellungsschritt der Beförderung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, in einer Richtung, die senkrecht eine Beförderungsrichtung kreuzt, und auf eine stehende Weise, unter Verwendung eines Paares von gesonderten Aufstellungseinrichtungen (20), die an einem Ende der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) bereitgestellt werden,

    einen Seitenpunkt-Schließungsschritt des Ermöglichens, dass in Breitenrichtung beide Seiten des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, durch eine Führungseinrichtung (30) näher zueinanderkommen,

    einen Seitenpunkt-Positionierungsschritt des Pressens eines und eines gegenüberliegenden Seitenabschnitts des Verpackungsmaterials (W), die durch den Seitenpunkt-Schließungsschritt zueinander hin bewegt werden, unter Verwendung einer Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40), und des Hindurchführens des einen und des gegenüberliegenden Seitenabschnitts des Verpackungsmaterials (W) in einer Richtung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird,

    einen Verpackungsschritt des Faltens und Verpackens der beiden Seiten des Verpackungsmaterials (W) hin zu einer oberen Fläche des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O), unter Verwendung der Führungseinrichtung (30),

    wobei die Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40) Folgendes umfasst:

    ein Paar von ersten Walzen (42), die dafür konfiguriert sind, sich in entgegengesetzten Richtungen zu drehen, wobei der eine Seitenabschnitt des Verpackungsmaterials (W) zwischen denselben eingeschoben ist, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) durch dasselbe hindurchgeht,

    ein Paar von zweiten Walzen (44), die dafür konfiguriert sind, sich in entgegengesetzten Richtungen zu drehen, wobei der gegenüberliegende Seitenabschnitt des Verpackungsmaterials (W) zwischen denselben eingeschoben ist, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) durch dasselbe hindurchgeht, und

    einen Erfassungsteil (46), der dafür konfiguriert ist, Positionen der einen und der gegenüberliegenden Seite des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das durch die erste Walze (42) und die zweite Walze (44) hindurchgeht, abzufühlen, wodurch ermöglicht wird, dass die eine Seite oder die gegenüberliegende Seite des Verpackungsmaterials (W) durch die erste Walze (42) oder die zweite Walze (44) gestrafft oder gelockert wird.


     
    10. Verfahren nach Anspruch 9, wobei die Führungseinrichtung (30) so konfiguriert ist, dass sie ein Paar aus einem ersten Führungskörper (32) und einem zweiten Führungskörper (34), die voneinander beabstandet sind und einander gegenüberliegen, einschließt,
    die Führungseinrichtung (30) von dem Verpackungszielgegenstand (O) beabstandet ist und so auf der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) platziert ist, dass sie in Berührung mit dem Verpackungsmaterial (W) steht, das durch die Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) aufgestellt wird und in Bewegung ist, wodurch ein Raum bereitgestellt wird, der es ermöglicht, dass das Verpackungsmaterial (W) hin zu der oberen Fläche des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) gefaltet wird, und
    ein Raum zwischen dem ersten Führungskörper (32) und dem zweiten Führungskörper (34) in der Beförderungsrichtung des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) abnimmt.
     
    11. Verfahren nach Anspruch 10, wobei die Führungseinrichtung (30) eine Struktur umfasst, die dafür konfiguriert ist, einen Raum zwischen dem Paar aus gesondertem gegenüberliegenden ersten und zweiten Führungskörper (32, 34) in Abhängigkeit von einem oder beidem von einer Größe und einem Material des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O) einzustellen.
     
    12. Verfahren nach Anspruch 9, wobei die Seitenpunkt-Positionierungseinrichtung (40) eine Struktur umfasst, in der Drehgeschwindigkeiten der ersten Walze (42) und der zweiten Walze (44) in Abhängigkeit von einer Beförderungsgeschwindigkeit des Verpackungszielgegenstandes (O), der durch die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) befördert wird, eingestellt werden.
     
    13. Verfahren nach Anspruch 9, wobei die Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) eine dreieckige Vertikalschnittform aufweist und das Verpackungsmaterial (W) mit einer geneigten Fläche der Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) in Berührung steht.
     
    14. Verfahren nach Anspruch 13, wobei die geneigte Fläche der Aufstellungseinrichtung (20) einen einstellbaren Winkel in Bezug auf eine horizontale Ebene aufweist.
     
    15. Verfahren nach Anspruch 9, das ferner einen Spannungseinstellungsschritt des Einstellens einer Spannung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das in die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) eingeführt werden soll, unter Verwendung einer Spannungseinstellungseinrichtung (50), vor dem Zuführungsschritt umfasst.
     
    16. Verfahren nach Anspruch 15, wobei die Spannungseinstellungseinrichtung (50) eines oder mehrere von einem Pressposition-Einstellungselement (52), das in der Beförderungseinrichtung (10) bereitgestellt wird und eine Pressposition des Verpackungsmaterials (W) einstellt, oder einer Richtungsänderungsstange (54), die eine Richtung des Verpackungsmaterials (W), das in die Beförderungseinrichtung (10) eingeführt werden soll, ändert, umfasst.
     


    Revendications

    1. Système d'emballage (100), comprenant :

    un dispositif de transport (10) pour transporter un matériau d'emballage (W) et un objet cible d'emballage (O) qui est prévu sur le matériau d'emballage (W) ;

    un dispositif d'érection (20) qui inclut une paire de parties, lesquelles parties sont placées à proximité d'une extrémité du dispositif de transport (10) et sont espacées l'une de l'autre, le dispositif d'érection (20) étant configuré pour permettre que les deux côtés dans la direction de la largeur du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est entré dans le dispositif de transport (10) soient transportés dans une direction qui croise perpendiculairement une direction de transport du matériau d'emballage (W) et à la verticale ;

    un dispositif de guidage (30) pour permettre que les deux côtés dans la direction de la largeur du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10) se rapprochent l'un de l'autre et pour guider le matériau d'emballage (W) pour qu'il soit plié et emballé en direction d'une surface supérieure de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) ; et

    un dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40) pour exercer une pression sur une section latérale et sur une section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W), lesquelles sont déplacées en direction l'une de l'autre pendant le passage au travers du dispositif de guidage (30) et pour permettre qu'une section latérale et la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) passent au travers de celui-ci dans une direction du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10) ;

    caractérisé en ce que le dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40) comprend :

    une paire de premiers rouleaux (42) qui sont configurés pour tourner dans des sens contraires, une section latérale du matériau d'emballage (W) étant interposée entre eux, ce qui permet ainsi que le matériau d'emballage (W) passe au travers de ceux-ci ;

    une paire de seconds rouleaux (44) qui sont configurés pour tourner dans des sens contraires, la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) étant interposée entre eux, ce qui permet ainsi que le matériau d'emballage (W) passe au travers de ceux-ci ;

    une partie de détection (46) qui est configurée pour détecter des positions d'une section latérale et de la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) qui passe au travers du premier rouleau (42) et du second rouleau (44), ce qui permet ainsi qu'une section latérale ou la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) soit serrée ou desserrée par le premier rouleau (42) ou par le second rouleau (44).


     
    2. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 1, dans lequel le dispositif de guidage (30) est configuré de manière à inclure une paire constituée par un premier corps de guidage (32) et par un second corps de guidage (34), lesquels sont espacés l'un de l'autre et se font mutuellement face ;
    le dispositif de guidage (30) est espacé de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) et est placé sur le dispositif de transport (10) de telle sorte qu'il soit en contact avec le matériau d'emballage (W), lequel est configuré pour être érigé par le dispositif d'érection (20) et pour être en mouvement, ce qui ménage ainsi un espace, permettant le pliage du matériau d'emballage (W) en direction de la surface supérieure de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) ; et
    un espace entre le premier corps de guidage (32) et le second corps de guidage (34) diminue dans la direction de transport de l'objet cible d'emballage (O).
     
    3. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 2, dans lequel le dispositif de guidage (30) comprend une structure qui est configurée pour régler un espace entre la paire de premier et second corps de guidage (32, 34), séparés l'un de l'autre et se faisant face mutuellement, en fonction d'un ou des deux parmi une dimension et un matériau de l'objet cible d'emballage (O).
     
    4. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 1, dans lequel le dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40) comprend une structure dans laquelle des vitesses de rotation du premier rouleau (42) et du second rouleau (44) sont réglées en fonction d'une vitesse de transport de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10).
     
    5. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 1, dans lequel le dispositif d'érection (20) présente une forme en coupe verticale triangulaire, et le matériau d'emballage (W) est configuré pour être en contact avec une surface inclinée du dispositif d'érection (20).
     
    6. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 5, dans lequel la surface inclinée du dispositif d'érection (20) présente un angle réglable par rapport à un plan horizontal.
     
    7. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 1, comprenant en outre un dispositif de réglage de tension (50) pour exercer une pression sur le matériau d'emballage (W) qui est destiné à être entré dans le dispositif de transport (10).
     
    8. Système d'emballage (100) selon la revendication 7, dans lequel le dispositif de réglage de tension (50) comprend un ou plusieurs parmi un élément de réglage de position d'exercice de pression (52), lequel est prévu dans le dispositif de transport (10) et sert à régler une position d'exercice de pression du matériau d'emballage (W), et une tige de modification de direction (54) qui est configurée pour modifier une direction du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est destiné à être entré dans le dispositif de transport (10).
     
    9. Procédé d'emballage, comprenant :

    une étape d'entrée qui consiste à entrer un matériau d'emballage (W) et un objet cible d'emballage (O) qui est placé sur le matériau d'emballage (W) dans un dispositif de transport (10) ;

    une étape d'érection de matériau d'emballage qui consiste à transporter le matériau d'emballage (W) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10) dans une direction qui croise perpendiculairement une direction de transport et à la verticale, en utilisant une paire de dispositifs d'érection séparés (20) qui sont prévus à une extrémité du dispositif de transport (10) ;

    une étape de fermeture de point latéral qui consiste à permettre le rapprochementde deux côtés dans la direction de la largeur du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10) par l'intermédiaire d'un dispositif de guidage (30) ;

    une étape de positionnement de point latéral qui consiste à exercer une pression sur une section latérale et sur une section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W), lesquelles sont déplacées en direction l'une de l'autre par l'intermédiaire de l'étape de fermeture de point latéral, en utilisant un dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40), et qui consiste à faire passer une section latérale et la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) dans une direction du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10) ;

    une étape d'emballage qui consiste à plier et à conditionner les deux côtés du matériau d'emballage (W) en direction d'une surface supérieure de l'objet cible d'emballage (O), en utilisant le dispositif de guidage (30) ;

    dans lequel le dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40) comprend :

    une paire de premiers rouleaux (42) qui sont configurés pour tourner dans des sens contraires, une section latérale du matériau d'emballage (W) étant interposée entre eux, ce qui permet ainsi que le matériau d'emballage (W) passe au travers de ceux-ci ;

    une paire de seconds rouleaux (44) qui sont configurés pour tourner dans des sens contraires, la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) étant interposée entre eux, ce qui permet ainsi que le matériau d'emballage (W) passe au travers ; et

    une partie de détection (46) qui est configurée pour détecter des positions d'une section latérale et de la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) qui passe au travers du premier rouleau (42) et du second rouleau (44), ce qui permet ainsi qu'une section latérale ou la section latérale opposée du matériau d'emballage (W) soit serrée ou desserrée par le premier rouleau (42) ou par le second rouleau (44).


     
    10. Procédé selon la revendication 9, dans lequel le dispositif de guidage (30) est configuré pour inclure une paire constituée par un premier corps de guidage (32) et par un second corps de guidage (34), lesquels sont espacés l'un de l'autre et se font face mutuellement ;
    le dispositif de guidage (30) est espacé de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) et est placé sur le dispositif de transport (10) de telle sorte qu'il soit en contact avec le matériau d'emballage (W), lequel matériau d'emballage est érigé par le dispositif d'érection (20) et est en mouvement, ce qui ménage ainsi un espace, permettant le pliage du matériau d'emballage (W) en direction de la surface supérieure de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) ; et
    un espace entre le premier corps de guidage (32) et le second corps de guidage (34) diminue dans la direction de transport de l'objet cible d'emballage (O).
     
    11. Procédé selon la revendication 10, dans lequel le dispositif de guidage (30) comprend une structure qui est configurée pour régler un espace entre la paire de premier et second corps de guidage (32, 34), séparés l'un de l'autre et se faisant face mutuellement, en fonction d'un ou des deux parmi une dimension et un matériau de l'objet cible d'emballage (O).
     
    12. Procédé selon la revendication 9, dans lequel le dispositif de positionnement de point latéral (40) comprend une structure dans laquelle des vitesses de rotation du premier rouleau (42) et du second rouleau (44) sont réglées en fonction d'une vitesse de transport de l'objet cible d'emballage (O) qui est transporté par le dispositif de transport (10).
     
    13. Procédé selon la revendication 9, dans lequel le dispositif d'érection (20) présente une forme en coupe verticale triangulaire, et le matériau d'emballage (W) est en contact avec une surface inclinée du dispositif d'érection (20).
     
    14. Procédé selon la revendication 13, dans lequel la surface inclinée du dispositif d'érection (20) présente un angle réglable par rapport à un plan horizontal.
     
    15. Procédé selon la revendication 9, comprenant en outre une étape de réglage de tension qui consiste à régler la tension du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est destiné à être entré dans le dispositif de transport (10), en utilisant un dispositif de réglage de tension (50), avant l'étape d'entrée.
     
    16. Procédé selon la revendication 15, dans lequel le dispositif de réglage de tension (50) comprend un ou plusieurs parmi un élément de réglage de position d'exercice de pression (52), lequel est prévu dans le dispositif de transport (10) et règle une position d'exercice de pression du matériau d'emballage (W), ou une tige de modification de direction (54), laquelle modifie une direction du matériau d'emballage (W) qui est destiné à être entré dans le dispositif de transport (10).
     




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