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Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2006521226
Kind Code:
There is described a unit (1) for applying opening devices (2) to packages (3) of pourable food products having a pierceable portion (5), the unit substantially having conveying means (20) for feeding the packages (3) successively along a given path (P1); and gripping means (26) for receiving the opening devices (2) at a pickup station (11), and which move cyclically between the pickup station (11) and an application station (12) interfacing with the path (P1) and where the opening devices (2) are applied to respective packages (3); the trajectory of the gripping means (26) from the application station (12) to the pickup station (11) is distinct from the path (P1) of the packages (3); and the unit (1) also comprises pressure means (31) generating a contact pressure between the packages (3) and the opening devices (2) as of the application station (12) and along at least a portion (X) of the path (P1) of the packages (3).

Cavili, Jean Franco
Switch, Omar
Borasi, Gabriele
Veroni, Danilo
Sonzogni, Bruno
Application Number:
Publication Date:
September 21, 2006
Filing Date:
March 26, 2004
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International Classes:
B31B1/84; B65B61/18
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Hideto Asamura
Hajime Asamura
Tadashi Tanaka
Toru Mori