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|ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR THE TRANSPORATION AND SYNCHRONIZED DISTRIBUTION OF PACKING UNITS - The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for the transportation and synchronous distribution of packaging units, wherein the packaging units are continuously supplied on a transportation apparatus and distributed to two further transportation apparatuses (
|DEVICE FOR SPREADING OBJECTS APART - Device for spreading apart a single-file stream of upright containers, with a single-track feed conveyor, a multi-track discharge conveyor, and a transfer station, which comprises two oppositely driven belts, which form a transport channel for the containers and which can be driven at essentially the same transport velocity as the feed conveyor, where the transport channel formed by the belts is straight and releases the containers with excess velocity onto the discharge conveyor, which can be driven at a slower transport velocity than the feed conveyor.
|Apparatus and Method for Forming Piece Goods Batches - An apparatus for forming piece goods batches, comprising a first transport device which transports the piece goods along a predefined transport path at a first transport speed, a second transport device which transports the piece goods along the predefined transport path at a second transport speed and which is arranged downstream of the first transport device along the transport path, and an assembling device which is arranged downstream of the second transport device along the transport path and forms batches from a plurality of piece goods. The apparatus may further comprise a buffer device which transports the piece goods along a variable buffer section and which is arranged between the first transport device and the second transport device, wherein the first transport speed and the second transport speed differ at least at times and the buffer device at least at times receives the piece goods streams brought about as a result of different speeds.
|Apparatus for Buffering Objects - An apparatus for buffering objects having at least one first conveyor and at least one second conveyor, where objects enter the apparatus via the first conveyor and leave the apparatus via the second conveyor. Along a linear guide, a transfer device can be moved parallel to first and second conveyor to transfer objects from the first conveyor to the second conveyor. A control means unfolds and/or retracts a rail extending on at least one side of the first and/or second conveyor, dependent on the position of the transfer device.
|TRANSPORT APPARATUS - In a transport apparatus for the low-pressure transforming of a stream of bottles or the like into at least two separate single rows, comprising a multiple-lane feed conveyor, a plurality of single-lane discharge conveyors and an acceleration conveyor arranged therebetween and having a speed which increases in the transport direction, a plurality of diagonally oriented guides are provided at a distance from one another across the acceleration conveyor, which guides in each case guide a sub-stream of the stream of bottles coming from the feed conveyor across the sections of the common acceleration conveyor.
|Belt Conveyor Equipment - A belt conveyor that contains a belt body that is provided with at least one running support on which a conveyor belt runs. To achieve a formation with a simple design and a reliable and energy-saving function, the running support has a roller guide and a plurality of rollers are placed one behind the other in the conveying direction between the running support and the conveyor belt.
|DEVICE FOR TRANSPORTING OBJECTS - A device for transporting objects having a first conveyor and a second conveyor which are guided via a coiled or spiraling conveyor line at least regionally parallel and at a horizontal distance to one another. The device contains a transfer unit, which can be moved in the gap between the conveyors with the aid of a travel drive, for transferring objects between the first and the second conveyor. The transfer unit supports a third conveyor, which can be driven via a conveyor drive independently of the first and second conveyors.
|Method for Storing and Transporting Products and a Low Pressure Storage Device Therefor - A method for storing and transporting products in a low-pressure storage device and a low-pressure storage device therefore, to allow product storage in a simple manner, and to control the storage in a simple manner. The products transfer on a first storage path and on a second storage path that is arranged directly next to the first storage path, during the storage operation of the storage device.
|METHOD OF CONVEYING PLASTICS MATERIAL PRE-FORMS, APPARATUS FOR CONVEYING PLASTICS MATERIAL PRE-FORMS AND SWITCHING ARRANGEMENT FOR SUCH AN APPARATUS - The invention relates to a method of conveying plastics material pre-forms, wherein the plastics material pre-forms are supplied to a conveying device by means of a supply device and the conveying device has a first roller body and a second roller body which extend substantially parallel to each other, and the plastics material pre-form is conveyed between these roller bodies, wherein a portion of the plastics material pre-forms is supported by the two roller bodies and wherein a further portion of the plastics material pre-forms passes through between the roller bodies. According to the invention at least one first value characteristic of a state of occupation of the plastics material pre-forms is detected by means of a first measuring instrument and a second value characteristic of the state of occupation of the plastics material pre-forms is detected by means of a second measuring instrument which is situated downstream of the first measuring instrument in the conveying direction of the plastics material pre-forms, and at least one setting variable of the supply device or the conveying device is controlled on the basis of the two values.
|DEFLECTION DEVICE FOR OBJECTS AND A METHOD FOR DEFLECTING OBJECTS - A deflection device with an upstream conveyor transports objects on a first transport surface in a first direction of transport to a downstream conveyor which transports objects on a second transport surface in a second direction of transport. The first and the second direction of transport are aligned perpendicular to each other. The first and the second transport surface are substantially coplanar. A downstream assist conveyor, which transports objects on a third transport surface in the second direction of transport. The downstream assist conveyor is disposed alongside of the downstream conveyor and on one side towards the upstream conveyor. The second and the third transport surface are coplanar. Also, a method for deflecting objects using a deflection device.
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|CONVEYOR MEANS FOR ARTICLES - A conveyor means (
|ROLL SORTER DEVICE AND SORTING METHOD FOR SORTING PREFORMS AND TRANSPORT DEVICE WITH SUCH A ROLL SORTER DEVICE - A roll sorter device has a first roll that can be driven rotatably about its roll axis and a second roll that can be driven rotatably about its roll axis opposite the rotation of the first roll. The second roll is arranged spaced from the first roll such that the roll axes of the first and second rolls are arranged substantially parallel to each other. The roll sorter device may include a detection device for detecting seized and/or faulty preforms on the first or second roll and a roll arrangement modification element to modify the arrangement of the first and second rolls to each other when the detection device detects seized preforms. A sorting method for sorting performs and a transport device may employ the aforementioned roll sorter device.
|BUFFER MEANS FOR CONTAINERS AND METHOD FOR BUFFERING CONTAINERS - A buffer means (
|METHOD AND AN APPARATUS FOR TRANSPORTING CONTAINERS OR PACKS OF CONTAINERS - A method for transporting containers or groups of containers, wherein the containers are conveyed along a predefined transport path and with a predefined distance (D) between the containers or groups of containers and a conveyor unit and a conveyor unit, which conveyor unit transports the containers by means of at least two first conveying elements for conveying the containers, which first conveying elements respectively move along a first predefined movement path on a circulating carrier, and which first conveying elements contact the containers with respectively one contacting body and in this way vary a distance between the containers or groups of containers.
|BUFFER MEANS FOR CONTAINERS AND METHOD FOR BUFFERING CONTAINERS - A buffer means and a method for buffering containers, in particular in a container handling apparatus, like for example bottles in a bottle filling apparatus, is described. The buffer means comprises at least a first conveyor track. Furthermore at least a second conveyor track is provided, which is drivable along a second transport direction. The first conveyor track and the second conveyor track are parallel to each other and form a buffer module. A transfer device transfers the containers from an infeed conveyor track onto an outlet conveyor track of the buffer module. By means of a sliding device the required buffer capacity of the buffer means can be set. Between the infeed conveyor track and the outlet conveyor track of a buffer module at least two further drivable transfer conveyors are provided. Thus a closed surface of the buffer module is created.
|MONITORING AND CONTROL OF A TRANSPORT DEVICE FOR CONTAINERS - Method for monitoring and controlling a loading rate of a transport section with one or several individually speed-controlled consecutive partial sections (T
|DEVICE FOR TREATING BEVERAGES HAVING WALL ELEMENTS MADE OF PLASTIC - A device is provided for treating beverages having at least one conduit for passing a flowable medium and having at least one wall element. The wall element is made from a plastic and at least one cavity is formed in the wall element.
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|Device for the Buffering of Objects - A device for the buffering of objects, with two parallel conveyors which can be driven in opposite directions, and with a transfer installation which can be moved by means of at least one linear guide along the conveyors, for the transfer of objects between the conveyors, where at least one linear guide is arranged with separation above a conveyor.
|Conveyor System - A conveyor system having at least one variable capacity storage for a bottle treatment machine at least two guides running laterally adjacent and at least one transfer guide are provided for a bottle carrier chain of curve-going coupled bottle carriers, with runs of the bottle carrier chain being transferable from one guide to the adjacent guide via the transfer guide are drivable along the guides. Each of the guides comprises at least one continuous tension member drivable by at least one conveyor drive of the conveyor system, and a respective run of the bottle carrier chain is arranged a certain distance along a tension member, guided there by the tension member and by means of automatically releasable and engageable positive fit and/or magnetically engaging couplings in the area of the transfer guide is driven by the tension member.
|Conveyor System - A conveyor system having at least one variable capacity storage for a bottle treatment machine, at least two guides running laterally adjacent and at least one transfer guide are provided for a bottle carrier chain of curve-going coupled bottle carriers, with runs of the bottle carrier chain being transferable from one guide to the adjacent guide via the transfer guide are drivable along the guides. Each of the guides comprises at least one tension member drivable by at least one conveyor drive of the conveyor system, and a respective run of the automatically guided bottle carrier chain is arranged a certain distance along a tension member, separated there from the tension member by an air gap and is driven and guided by the respective tension member by means of a plurality of magnetic couplings which in the area of the transfer guide are automatically releasable and engageable.