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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
083027000 By separating products from each other 17
083024000 By fluid application 12
083026000 By accelerating travel 4
20130205961METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SEPARATING PRODUCTS - A method and a device for separating food products, including to permit a straight cut at high cycle rates, the food product is conveyed by a conveying device in the direction of transport. The food product is cut through, where a cutting element is moved in the direction of transport and transverse to the direction of transport, wherein the motion of the cutting element transverse to the direction of transport is controlled independently of its motion in the direction of transport and the food product does not rest on the cutting area on the conveying means.08-15-2013
20130061729Method for cutting a food standard into slices - A method for cutting a food strand into slices, including the steps of feeding the food strand forward to a cutting device including a rotating blade, successively cutting off slices, placing the cut off slices onto an intermediary storage device moveable transversal to the feed direction and in feed direction in order to form a portion, wherein a stacked or fish scaled slice arrangement with a total of n slices is generated and n is a natural number≧3, transferring a non-finished portion including m slices, wherein m is a natural number and m03-14-2013
20100192739MACHINE AND A METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ABSORBENT ARTICLES - Absorbent sanitary articles (08-05-2010
20100236365METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCED CUTTER THROUGHPUT USING AN EXIT MOTION PROFILE - A method and apparatus are for decelerating a sheet of paper in a paper-cutting system. The sheet of paper is cut using a cutter, and the sheet is then accepted into a take-away nip. The take-away nip is operated at an initial rate in order to move the sheet of paper away from the cutter at an initial speed. The take-away nip is then operated at a rate decreasing to a final rate, in order to decelerate the sheet of paper to a final speed by the time the sheet of paper exits the take-away nip. The take-away nip is subsequently operated at the initial rate again, prior to accepting another sheet of paper at the initial speed.09-23-2010
083028000 By moving work support to which a tacky product is adhered 2
20090255388Method for slitting a label - A method for assisting in the removal of a pressure sensitive label from a slender glass vessel wherein said label is wrapped around the circumference of the vessel and extends along the length of the vessel includes positioning a planar cutting blade at two angles relative to the label, drawing the blade down along the length of the label, cutting the label into two opposite cut edges with one edge adhering to the vessel and the other cut edge being raised slightly away from the circumference of the vessel and forming a space between the two cut edges.10-15-2009
20100192740METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATED STACKING OF SHEET MATERIAL BUNDLES - A method and apparatus for preparing a bundle of sheet material for transport. The automated apparatus includes a cutting assembly for cutting slats, or spacers, from scrap sheet material, a pick and place assembly for positioning and securing the slats to the underside of a bundle, and a stacking assembly for stacking bundles prior to removal for shipping or storage. The slats, once cut, are automatically placed in guide channels and then positioned beneath the bundle while glue is applied thereto. The glued edges are then automatically pressed against the bundle to secure the slats to the bundle, thereby creating space beneath the bundle to allow a forklift to manipulate the bundles.08-05-2010
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20100154609Tools and Methods for Manufacturing Fiber Optic Distribution Cables - Fiber optic distribution cables and methods for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The methods present one or more optical fibers outward of the protective covering for distribution of the same toward the subscriber. Specifically, the methods include presenting a length of distribution optical fiber outward of the protective covering that is longer than the opening at access location. After the opening is made in the protective covering at the access location, the optical fibers for distribution are selected. Then a tool according to the present invention is positioned about the optical fibers selected for distribution and slid within the protective covering of the fiber optic distribution cable until it reaches a cutting location within the fiber optic distribution cable. Consequently, the tool is positioned for cutting the distribution optical fiber at a cutting location within the fiber optic distribution cable at a downstream location. Thereafter, the tool is removed and the cut distribution optical fiber is routed through the opening at the access location so the distribution optical fiber is presented outside the protective covering.06-24-2010
20080250905CROWN MOLDING AND DOOR INSTALLATION TOOLS - A crown molding jig may have a first guide and a second guide. Each of the guides may be sized and configured to receive a crown molding. A saw guide may be disposed between the first and second guides for guiding a saw blade and cutting a compound angle cut in the crown molding. A crown molding holder may have a base member for engaging the crown molding and an extension pole pivotally attached to the base member such that the crown molding holder may be wedged between the crown molding disposed at the ceiling and the floor. A door installation jig may have a U-shaped member sized and configured to receive a door and an inflatable tube for lifting the door to position adjacent a door frame.10-16-2008
20130074666WORKPIECE CUTTING APPARATUS - A workpiece cutting apparatus that basically includes a fixed blade, a moving blade and a cleaning component. The fixed blade is configured to fixedly receive a workpiece. The moving blade is moveably mounted relative to the fixed blade, and the moving blade and the fixed blade are arranged relative to each other to shear the workpiece that is fixed relative to the fixed blade. The cleaning component is arranged relative to the moving blade to remove a deposit from the moving blade.03-28-2013
20120174719LONG ARM HOLE PUNCH SYSTEM - The invention pertains to a novel hole punch system including a punch assembly removably coupled to a frame member. In one embodiment, the frame member has an elongated slide track defining a slot along which the punch assembly may be movably positioned. The punch assembly may include a punch mechanism for punching a hole in a material and a chad dispenser mechanism for efficiently storing and discharging accumulated chads.07-12-2012
20100139463Method and System for Producing Notes of Securities - There is described a method and system for producing notes of securities, in particular banknotes, wherein individual printed sheets or successive printed portions of a continuous web are cut into individual notes on a sheet-fed or web-fed processing system, and wherein these individual notes are subsequently processed by a single-note processing system comprising a plurality of single-note processing stations. Individual notes corresponding to independent production cycles or dependent production cycles are produced on the sheet-fed or web-fed processing system, each production cycle being processed on a separate one of the single-note processing stations. Each production cycle is subdivided into a sequence of distinct production sub-cycles corresponding to successive subsets of individual notes (06-10-2010
20130036883METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING A MATERIAL WEB - A method and an apparatus for processing a web of a flexible material, in particular paper, moved along a direction of motion of the material, in which individual sections are produced from the material web by a first double-carriage linear motor and a second double-carriage linear motor, which are arranged parallel to the direction of motion of the material and each have a first carriage and a second carriage in the direction of motion of the material. Each of the carriages has a driving element.02-14-2013
20130036882SYSTEM DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING A PROPORTIONAL CUTTING DEVICE TO CUT EQUAL SIZE SLICES OF PIZZA - A system and method of utilizing a food cutting guide that has a base having a circular first and circular second planar surface. The guide has a plurality of grooves formed in at least one of the planar surfaces and at least one centering guide formed on the at least one of the planar surfaces to facilitate cutting equal size slices and/or sections of food.02-14-2013
20100107835Food Product Positioning System and Method - A food handling system having a positioning system and method. The positioning system includes a main conveying surface, an electronic sensor, a controller and a robot. The main conveying surface is configured to move food products. The electronic sensor is configured to capture position data about one or more food products on the main conveying surface within a sensor range of the sensor. The controller is signal-connected to the electronic sensor and the robot. The controller is configured to receive data captured by the sensor and is configured to instruct the robot to move a food product to a destination position. The robot is configured to reposition one or more food products on the conveying surface according to instructions sent by the controller. The robot has a longitudinal and a lateral working range. The food product may include formed meat patties or sliced meat or cheese products.05-06-2010
20100107836Food Product Vacancy Reduction System - A food handling system having a vacancy reduction system. The vacancy reduction system includes the main conveyor, a food product parking station, a vacancy detector, a robot, and a controller. The vacancy detector is configured to detect a vacant food product position on the main conveyor. The robot has a working range for moving between the parking station and the main conveyor. The controller is signal-connected to the vacancy detector. The controller is configured to receive a signal from the vacancy detector indicating a vacant food product position on the conveyor. The controller is signal-connected to the robot and has control instructions for instructing the robot to move the food product from the food product parking station to the vacant food product position on the main conveyor.05-06-2010
20130047806Plastic Bottle Log Trimmer and Method - A rotary trimmer for trimming flash and the blow dome from a plastic bottle forming a portion of a plastic blow molded log discharged from a blow mold includes flash punching, a neck support plate, and a guillotine blade. The neck support plate is movable by a plate drive to move adjacent the neck of the plastic log to support the neck during cutting of the blow dome and cooperates with a log holder to essentially support the entire outer periphery of the neck. The guillotine blade is movable by a blade drive to pass through the plastic log and sever the blow dome from the neck of the log.02-28-2013
20120111163Variable Folding System Comprising Linear Drives, Especially For Printing Machines - A method for producing individual material sections, particularly sheets of paper, according to a certain format, from a web-type, for example imprinted object (object web), more particularly a web of paper or material, using a cutting means for cutting off the individual material sections from the object web and then removing said sections from the cutting means, wherein during the course of actuation of the cutting means at least one carrier is engaged with the object web, wherein following the cutting process, the carrier is displaced, together with the object web gripped by said carrier, by means of a controllable linear drive, over a displacement stroke, which is adjusted and/or varied in a controlled manner by the linear drive according to a section format that is predefined for the material section.05-10-2012
20120111162DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MONOAXIAL OR MULTIAXIAL SCRIMS - Device and method for producing scrims of fiber bands. The device includes a dispensing arrangement structured and arranged for dispensing fiber bands, a severing device structured and arranged for cutting the fiber bands to a cut length and comprising a knife with a cutting edge displaceable in a direction of an extension of the cutting edge, a conveyor device structured and arranged for conveying at least one layer of fiber bands to a bonding device, and a transport device structured and arranged to deposit the cut length fiber bands onto the conveyor device.05-10-2012
20130160622LAMINATED BODY MANUFACTURING APPARATUS, AND LAMINATED BODY MANUFACTURING METHOD - A laminated body manufacturing apparatus for manufacturing an annular laminated body in which each layer is defined by a plurality of segments is provided with a feeding unit that sequentially feeds a plurality of parts to be processed on a band-like sheet material to a predetermined processing position; a processing unit that separates the segment from each part to be processed by a shearing processing in the processing position; and a laminating unit that receives the segment that is separated and lowered onto the plurality of segments that are lowered and defining one layer in advance and that rotates the received segment by a predetermined angle in a circumferential direction of the segment, each time when the shearing processing is performed, so as to place the sequentially lowered segment in a position to define the laminated body.06-27-2013
20110011226METHOD FOR EXPOSING RESIN-COATED METAL PIPE - A method of exposing a metal pipe that is resin-coated by which part of the resin coating layer can be easily removed to expose the metal pipe. Blade tips are advanced into a resin coating layer in a region of the circumferential surface of a pipe with a predetermined spacing in the longitudinal direction of the pipe, and circumferential notches are introduced into the circumferential surface of the resin coating layer by rotating blades with respect to the pipe. A blade tip is advanced into a resin coating layer between the two circumferential notches and by moving a blade in the longitudinal direction, a longitudinal notch is introduced into the circumferential surface of the resin coating layer. A force is caused to act upon an outer circumferential surface of the resin coating layer between the two circumferential notches in the direction opposite that of the longitudinal notch and the resin coating layer is peeled off, thereby exposing a portion of the metal pipe.01-20-2011
20130160621CAULKING GUN WITH TIP CUTTER MECHANISM - A caulking gun may have a tip cutter mechanism that is supported to the body of the caulking gun and that has a blade with a cutting edge. When the dispensing tip of a caulk tube is properly positioned with respect to the body, the blade may be moved with respect to the body to contact the dispensing tip with the cutting edge and cut the dispensing tip of the caulk tube to adjust the amount of caulk material that is dispensed.06-27-2013
20130205960METHOD FOR OPERATING A SLICING DEVICE WITH MULTI-LANE DRIVES - The present invention relates to a method for slicing at least one food bar by means of a slicing device, in which method at least one food bar in in each case one lane is transported by means of in each case one transport means in the direction of a cutting blade which is driven in rotation and which, in a cutting plane at the front end of the food bar, severs food slices from the food bar, which food slices are combined into portions and transported away, wherein in order to generate the portion or transport the portion away, the cutting blade performs unproductive cuts during which the cutting blade is moved but no food slices are severed from the food bar.08-15-2013
20110277605METHOD TO CREATE 3-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES FROM A PHOTOGRAPH - This is a method to create 3-dimensional images from photographs. These images appear to make it seem like the photograph has come alive in 3-dimensions. This is a Method of combining together images produced within the process and a method of layering in 3-dimensions to create the end product 3-dimensional image which is a 3-dimensional version of the original photograph the artist used to replicate and begin the process. The end product of this method can be displayed as a free standing work of art. The end product of this method can be a matted image and/or a framed image. The end product of this method can be placed hanging from or attached to a wall or other surface, or placed on an stand like an easel or tripod for free standing on a table or floor or other surface.11-17-2011
20110290090ROBOT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSED PRODUCT - To automatically perform an attachment work of a material supply to a target object, a robot system includes a robot provided with a body, a first arm provided for the body and having a plurality of joints, a second arm provided for the body separately from the first arm and having a plurality of joints, and hand units respectively provided for the first arm and the second arm. The robot holds one of a plurality of types of workpiece components using the hand units of the first arm and the second arm at the same time, and the remaining type of the workpiece components is held and carried by the hand unit of the first arm or the second arm.12-01-2011
20100139464AUTOMATICALLY REMOVING WASTE MATERIAL USING A STRIP DIE WHEN CUTTING A SHEET OF MATERIAL ACCORDING TO A PREDETERMINED PATTERN - A strip die is prepared with cutouts according to a pre-determined pattern, e.g., on a cutting table and positioned on a stripping station that has a removal tool to remove waste material. After a sheet of material is cut on the same or another cutting table, the sheet is positioned in the stripping station over the female strip die. The removal tool moves to programmed positions in the stripping station and removes pieces of waste material. The final stripped cut sheet is the brought to the out-stack.06-10-2010
20110296964METHOD, DEVICE, AND MEASURING DEVICE FOR CUTTING OPEN FOODSTUFF - The present invention relates to a method for separating food slices from at least one food bar utilizing a rotating knife, wherein the food bar can be transported in the direction of the knife by way of at least one transporting means. The present invention further relates to a device for separating food slices from at least one food bar utilizing a rotating knife, wherein the food bar can be transported in the direction of the knife by way of at least one transporting means, and a knife for cutting open foodstuff. Said device comprises an oscillating sensor and/or a product sensor and the knife comprises a counter weight.12-08-2011
20090025519Tire Chopping Apparatus and Method - Used tires are chopped up in a punch press which progressively punches out areas of each tire lying flat in the press. The tire fragments are conveyed from the press to a collection container. An elevator mechanism may receive four tires stacked vertically, each used tire therein successively fed into the press by a feed mechanism receiving each tire from the elevator mechanism. An on-site enclosure houses all of the components and a container of collected fragments which is accessed for removal through a door in the enclosure.01-29-2009
20110197727Device and Method for Sawing Electronic Components - The invention relates to a device for separating electronic components, provided with: sawing means and positioning means, wherein between the positioning means and the sawing means at least one transfer position is defined for the purpose of transferring positioned electronic components. The invention further comprises a separating device for electronic components, provided with: sawing means, inspection means, and sorting means, wherein between the inspection means and the sorting means at least one transfer position is defined for the purpose of transferring separated electronic components. Finally, the invention also relates to a method for separating electronic components.08-18-2011
20110203431DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SANITARY PRODUCTS - A device for applying at spaced positions (P08-25-2011
20100139465Micro-Cutting Machine for Forming Cuts in Products - Micro-cutting machines for forming cuts in catheters, guidewires, and similar products, are disclosed, including a micro-cutting machine that can directly control the dimensions of the resultant beams being cut into products, and that can capture images of each cut for feedback control and accuracy verification.06-10-2010
20090090227Shear Device - A shear device is disclosed. The shear device includes a material guiding mechanism, a shear head including a shear blade disposed proximate the material guiding mechanism, and means for translating a first movement of one of the shear head and the material guiding mechanism into a second movement of the other of the shear head and the material guiding mechanism. A method is also disclosed.04-09-2009
20110219923Gathering method and apparatus for a keypad fabrication process - A gathering method for a keypad fabrication process, in which a key-top tree is placed into a punching die, the punching die is aligned, a receiving device is disposed under the punching die, an assembly jig is disposed on the receiving device and aligned using an x-y table for gathering a punched-out key-top, a punch disposed above the punching die using another x-y table for allowing the punching die to perform both punching the key-top tree and gathering the punched-out part onto the assembly jig. Each key-top on the key-top tree is punched out and gathered on the assembly jig by repeating the aforementioned steps. Accordingly, the key-tops can be punched out and arranged on the assembly jig with a different pitch from the key-top tree automatically, fast and correctly. A gathering apparatus for a keypad fabrication process is also provided.09-15-2011
20130213200METHOD FOR CUTTING FIBERGLASS INSULATION - Fibrous mineral products, like fiberglass insulation blankets, are cut into lanes or segments using at least one oil-jet cutter that uses high velocity oil to cut a kerf in the blanket. The used or spent oil that is dispersed by the fibers is collected in a separate oil reclamation system that keeps the oil distinct from washwater. The collected oil is filtered, recycled and re-pressurized for additional cutting. Oil is advantageous over water for preserving recovery properties, producing comfortable hand, and reducing the use of de-dusting agents in the process.08-22-2013
20090260494METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PALLETIZING CONFECTIONED UNITS OF ARTICLES - A method for palletizing confectioned units including the steps of grouping the confectioned units to a layer of confectioned units in a grouping device, providing a material for an intermediate layer comprising a partly elastic foil material, cutting a single sheet from the material for the intermediate layer, moving the layer of confectioned units and the single sheet of the intermediate layer to a transport device, moving the layer of confectioned goods and the single sheet of the intermediate layer into the loading station of the transport device, transporting the layer of confectioned goods and the single sheet of the intermediate layer to an unloading station, and positioning the layer of confectioned goods and the single sheet of the intermediate layer at the unloading station onto a pallet or onto layers of goods which are already positioned on the pallet.10-22-2009
20100263506PAPER PUSHING DEVICE - According to various embodiments, the present teachings relate to a paper pushing device. The paper pushing device can comprise a shaft configured to be received and anchored in an opening of a retaining board. The paper pushing device can comprise a head connected to the shaft. The paper pushing device can comprise an arm that extends from the head at an angle relative to a longitudinal axis of the shaft. The paper pushing device can be used in various tool and die, stock manipulating operations.10-21-2010
20100154608Method and device for obtaining longitudinal pieces - In the state of the art, a composite prepreg lamination (06-24-2010
20120103152DEVICE FOR HANDLING FOOD - Device for handling food, the device comprising a frame; a pressure unit; and a food handling unit, wherein the food handling unit is fixed to the frame, while the pressure unit is movably mounted on the frame, characterized in that pressure unit is movable along the frame in an upward direction towards the food handling unit.05-03-2012
20130213201Food Product Conveyor and Handling Systems - A conveyor system for assembling and stacking sliced food products is provided. The conveyor system includes an assembly area, wherein groups of a predetermined quantity of sliced food products travel from a slicer on a conveyor and are deposited on discrete carrier sheets on a downstream conveyor. The assembly area is configured to delay advancement of the carrier sheets on the downstream conveyor until a group of the predetermined quantity is formed. The slicer is configured to calculate the number of slices in each group and determine whether a group is complete. A stacking area of the conveyor system includes a nose conveyor that extends and retracts to deposit each carrier sheet onto a pair of initial supports. The initial supports reciprocate away from each other in opposing directions to drop the carrier sheet onto a subsequent level, with the initial supports reciprocating each time a carrier sheet is deposited thereon.08-22-2013
20100162863Method and apparatus for cutting fabric according to a pattern - Magnets secure a pattern and a fabric on a magnetically-attractive substrate including a top layer of a resilient material that is well-suited to receive a sharp edge to produce a clean cut in the fabric being cut. A kit according to the present invention includes a plurality of magnets, preferably of various sizes and shapes, and at least one magnetically-attractive substrate. The kit can have a plurality of substrates, fasteners for holding the substrates together, a cutting tool and packaging. At least one of the magnets includes a magnetic portion having a bottom surface and a nonmagnetic portion extending laterally from the magnetic portion.07-01-2010
20100162864OPTICAL FILM TRANSPORT METHOD, AND APPARATUS USING THE SAME - In a process of transporting a strip-shaped optical film F, the optical film F is cut to a predetermined length. Thereafter, the sheet-like optical films F divided by the cutting are intermittently transported while the strip-shaped optical film F is fed by the predetermined length such that a portion to be cut next reaches a cutting action position. Further, a leading one of the sheet-like optical films F in the intermittent transport process is transported to a continuous transport process such that a rear end thereof passes the intermittent transport process in a subsequent intermittent transport operation. Herein, the sheet-like optical film F is transported to the downstream-side continuous transport process following the intermittent transport process to continuously transport the optical film F.07-01-2010
20100212465Cutting Machine for the Cutting of Blocks of Material - The cutting machine comprises a horizontal knife (08-26-2010
20100229702Automatic Prepared Slide Fabricating Apparatus and Automatic Prepared Slide Fabricating Method - To enable to alleviate a burden on an operator and fabricate automatically an optimum and high quality prepared slide in accordance with a kind of an embedding block, there is provided an automatic prepared slide fabricating apparatus including first carrying means capable of carrying an embedding cassette to a cut position, cutting means for cutting out a section in a sheet-like shape by cutting an embedding block by a predetermined thickness after having been carried to the cut position, elongating means for elongating the section, second carrying means for carrying the cut section to the elongating means, transcribing means for transcribing the elongated section onto a board to fabricate a prepared slide, and controlling means for respectively controlling the respective means and having a condition table previously inputted with a fabricating condition in fabricating the prepared slide, in which the controlling means controls the respective means such that the embedding cassette carried by the first carrying means is checked with the fabricating condition inputted to the condition table, thereafter, fabricated by the condition in accordance with the embedding cassette.09-16-2010
20100031791PORTIONING OF FOOD STUFF - An apparatus for portioning meat, comprising a base unit, control means, first drive means mounted to said base unit, casing mounted to said base unit, further comprising: second drive means to cooperate with said first drive means for rotating said casing, and pressing member dividing said casing into at least two chambers, an in-feed chamber and a pressing chamber, said pressing member is mounted to said base unit off-center, with respect to said casing, substantially closer to the pressing chamber such that said pressing member has freedom to move in direction substantially perpendicular to the off-center direction, an ejecting device, mounted to said base unit, portioning plate receiving the meat ejected from said pressing chamber, a position adjustable bottom piece, a cutting means, positioned between the pressing chamber and the portioning plate.02-11-2010
20090038453Food Product Conveyor and Handling Systems - A conveyor system for assembling and stacking sliced food products is provided. The conveyor system includes an assembly area, wherein groups of a predetermined quantity of sliced food products travel from a slicer on a conveyor and are deposited on discrete carrier sheets on a downstream conveyor. The assembly area is configured to delay advancement of the carrier sheets on the downstream conveyor until a group of the predetermined quantity is formed. The slicer is configured to calculate the number of slices in each group and determine whether a group is complete. A stacking area of the conveyor system includes a nose conveyor that extends and retracts to deposit each carrier sheet onto a pair of initial supports. The initial supports reciprocate away from each other in opposing directions to drop the carrier sheet onto a subsequent level, with the initial supports reciprocating each time a carrier sheet is deposited thereon.02-12-2009
20100218654TREATMENT DEVICE FOR MATERIAL STRANDS AND METHOD FOR TREATING A MATERIAL STRAND - A treatment device for material strands having a separating device for dividing a material strand and a transport system. The treatment device comprises at least one front and one rear transport unit. At least one drive unit is provided for moving at least one transport unit relative to the other transport unit.09-02-2010
20090071302Method for Manufacturing a Filling Material - Method for manufacturing a filling material, characterised in that it consists at least in providing cylindrical foam springs (03-19-2009
20110079122DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING WORK - This device includes an upper die unit, a lower die unit disposed opposite to the upper die unit. One of the upper die unit and the lower die unit includes a main punch and the other die unit includes an ejector, a slider disposed so as to be movable in a direction crossing with a vertical direction and a biasing portion which is connected to the slider and biases the slider in a predetermined sliding direction S. A cam structure is disposed between the slider and the ejector, which converts a movement of the ejector in a direction opposite to a work ejecting direction E to a movement of the slider in a direction opposite to a predetermined sliding direction when the upper die unit and the lower die unit are closed, and which converts a movement of the slider in a predetermined sliding direction to a movement of the ejector in a work ejecting direction when the upper die unit and the lower die unit are opened by a predetermined amount from the closed state. The device further comprises a position retaining portion which retains a position of the slider moved in a direction opposite to the predetermined sliding direction for a certain period of time.04-07-2011
20110100174CUTTING UNIT IN AN ARRANGEMENT FOR CUTTING AND REMOVAL OF WIRES FROM BALES AND A DEVICE COMPRISING SAID CUTTING UNIT - The device is for cutting and removing wires from bales, such as pulp bales, paper bales and the like. The device has at least one cutting unit that has a cutting tool for cutting off a wire that is arranged around a bale, and at least one winding unit that has a winding tool for unwinding the cut wire from the bale. The cutting tool has an outer cutter and an inner cutter which are coaxially arranged and rotatable with respect to each other. Each cutter has a cutting edge which are arranged to be moved towards each other when the cutters are rotated towards each other in a certain direction, in order to cut off objects, preferably bale wires, between them.05-05-2011
20110174126METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A THREE DIMENSIONAL SCULPTURE - A method of manufacturing a three dimensional sculpture. An individual determines an object to be sculpted and then cuts metal sheets in predetermined shapes and sizes and stacks the sheets into layers at predetermined locations based on the object to be sculpted. The layers are then fabricated together to form a three dimensional sculpture.07-21-2011
20120198975Laser Indicator System - A weight correction system for a slicing apparatus includes a weigh scale that weighs a draft of slices output from a slicer, a laser device arranged above the drafts of slices from the slicer, and a control that assigns a weight to each draft of slices, compares the weight to a pre-selected acceptable weight and determines a correction indicator representative of the number of slices to be added to or subtracted from each draft. The control commands the laser device to project the correction indicator onto a top slice of the draft. The laser device can project the correction indicator onto the draft as the draft is moving on a conveyor, or the laser device projects the correction indicator onto the drafts when the drafts are stationary, such as when the drafts are stationary in a packaging station.08-09-2012
20110162496Method and device for cutting a bone containing material string into slices - A method and device for cutting a bone containing material string into slices including: 07-07-2011
20080210067Method for making an absorbent article - A composite web has a first fastening material in a first longitudinally extending zone on a first outer surface, a second fastening material in a second longitudinally extending zone on the first outer surface, and at least a portion of a third fastening material on a longitudinal centerline on a second outer surface.09-04-2008
20120210837Method and Apparatus for Trimming and Transporting Printed Products in a Trimmer - A book trimmer is provided. The book trimmer includes an infeed device supplying a plurality of books to be trimmed, an edge trimming knife for trimming the books which is movable back and forth in a book travel direction and a conveyor downstream of the edge trimming knife, the conveyor including a reciprocating section movable back and forth in the book travel direction, the conveyor positively controlling the books as the books are received from the infeed device. A method for trimming a book is also provided.08-23-2012
20120042758PORTION FORMING ON MULTITRACK SLICING - The invention relates to a method for the simultaneous multitrack slicing of a plurality of food products, in particular food products of different types, into respective portions including at least one product slice, wherein the products are sliced using a common slicing apparatus, in particular a high-performance slicer, which has at least one cutting blade which rotates in a cutting plane about a blade axis and/or revolves about a central axis in a planetary motion and in that the products are individually supplied to the cutting blade such that each portion satisfies a condition predefined for the respective track which in particular relates to the weight of the portion, the weight and/or the thickness of the product slices forming the portion and/or the number of the product slices forming the portion.02-23-2012
20120042757METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CUTTING OF FOOD PRODUCTS - The invention relates to a method for the simultaneous multiple track cutting of several food products, in which the products are cut by means of a common cutting apparatus, in particular a high performance slicer, which has at least one cutting blade which rotates about a blade axis in a cutting plane and/or revolves about a central axis in a planetary motion manner and to which the products are supplied in multiple tracks, and in which blank cuts are carried out in at least a passive track and/or in which the supply of the respective product is suspended at least at times, while the respective product is sliced in at least one other active track.02-23-2012
20100095815Discharging Workpiece Parts - A machine tool that includes a workpiece support and a punching die. The punching die includes a support surface, for supporting a workpiece to be processed, and a discharging slope. The discharging slope is configured such that a workpiece part, severed from a workpiece supported on the support surface of the punching die, is displaced, in at least one of a rotational, tilting, or linear movement, from a processing position at least partially overlying the discharging slope toward a removal position on the discharging slope. The discharging slope is also configured such that a workpiece part, severed from a workpiece supported on the support surface of the punching die, is directed, in a sliding movement, toward a discharging position located beneath the support surface and adjacent the punching die.04-22-2010
20120160068FRUIT SLICING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE - An apparatus for cutting fruit. The apparatus includes a frame, at least first and second cutting stations, at least one receptacle in which the fruit is received that includes a plurality of extensions protruding outwardly from an outer circumference thereof, and a conveyor that conveys the receptacle from the first cutting station to the second cutting station. The frame includes a kicker. In use, the object is cut along its vertical axis at the first station, the receptacle is then rotated about its vertical axis as a result of one of the extensions contacting the kicker, and the object is cut at the second station.06-28-2012
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20120325064THE SHEET BLANKING METHOD THAT USED CUTTING MACHINE - Disclosed is a method of punching a sheet using a register. Front and lateral marks (Q, R) of a sheet (S) are sensed, error values are calculated by a CPU (12-27-2012
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20130167696LAMINATED WORK PRODUCTION APPARATUS AND PRODUCTION METHOD - A laminated work production apparatus for producing a laminated work by punching a plate-like metal material into a plate-like work of a predetermined shape and stacking a plurality of the plate-like works includes a mold for punching the metal material, a stacking jig moving mechanism for moving a stacking jig to a stacking position where the plate-like works are stacked, a retention mechanism for retaining the punched plate-like works at a retaining position different from the stacking position until a preset number is reached, and a knockout mechanism for knocking out a plurality of plate-like works in a punching direction and stacking the plate-like works on the stacking jig arranged at the stacking position when the preset number of plate-like works are retained in the retention mechanism.07-04-2013
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20080196564Single transfer insert placement method and apparatus - An apparatus and method is provided for single transfer insert placement. The apparatus receives continuous web material and cuts a discrete section or pad from the web. The pad is then supported on a single transfer surface. The single transfer surface then may spin the supported pad to a desired angle and provide the pad to a receiving surface at a desired interval.08-21-2008
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