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 new patent  Dehydration circuit for an electromagnetic processing unit of hollow bodies

Disclosed is a processing unit for an electromagnetic processing of plastic parisons and including a series of processing modules, each including a hollow housing, a light emitting assembly and a dehydration circuit for preventing each hollow housing from moisture via a dehydrated fluid. The dehydration circuit extends outside the main body, where the circuit can be in fluid communication with a source of pressurized fluid, on which are disposed a fluid dehydration unit and fluid circulation unit for forcing the dehydrated fluid to feed the respective hollow housings.. ... Sidel Participations

 new patent  Molding device for executing hot-molding and cold-molding methods

Disclosed is a device for molding containers made of thermoplastic material including: a shell-carrier designed to accommodate an interchangeable molding shell including a bearing face resting against a support face of the shell-carrier; a cold-molding shell whose bearing face is shaped to be directly in contact with the support face; and a cooling unit for each shell-carrier. Moreover, the device includes: a hot-molding shell equipped with a heating unit that heat its bearing face; and thermal insulation interposed between the bearing face of the hot-molding shell and the support face of the shell-carrier.. ... Sidel Participations

 new patent  Device for distributing thermoplastic material, comprising improved sealing means

Disclosed is a device for distributing thermoplastic material to a preform molding machine, the preforms being used for manufacturing containers; the device includes at least a stationary part and a movable part, a seal that has a first sealing surface and a second sealing surface which are axially separated from each other by a gap inside which some of the thermoplastic material flows, a channel for radially constraining the thermoplastic material, and an associated cooler for radially obtaining a temperature gradient in order to increase the viscosity of the thermoplastic material located between the sealing surfaces.. . ... Sidel Participations

Method for controlling a conveyor for hollow bodies through a heating station and associated conveyor

Disclosed is a method for controlling a conveyor for conveying hollow bodies through a hollow-body heating station including:—a heating tunnel defining a heating path,—a conveyor including at least one travel track and shuttles capable of moving along the track while picking up at least one hollow body, the movement of each shuttle being controlled individually,—a travel-track loading portion on which two consecutive shuttles move at a first predetermined input separation, and a travel-track unloading portion. Two consecutive shuttles moving on this unloading portion are spaced apart by a predetermined output separation that is different from the first input separation.. ... Sidel Participations

Unit for moulding containers provided with an offset radiator and an integrated temperature probe

A molding unit for producing a container, that includes: —a mold having the footprint of the container, including a pair of shells each having an inner wall; —a pair of shell holders onto each of which a shell is removably attached; —a device for controlling the temperature of the mold, that includes: ◯at least one radiator integrated into a shell holder, ◯at least one temperature probe integrated into a shell, for measuring the temperature in the vicinity of the inner wall, ◯a variator connected to the temperature probe and to the radiator, the variator being arranged to modulate the temperature of the radiator depending on the temperature measured by the probe.. . ... Sidel Participations

Method for controlling a materials handling installation with securing of means of access for maintenance

Disclosed is a method for controlling an installation for handling hollow bodies, which includes: a plurality of treatment units; a transfer system; and a covering including a frame that defines casings and door leaves each mounted on a casing; a control unit. Also included are steps of: detection by the control unit of the stopping of a treatment unit; detection by the control unit of the closed position of door leaves located in the vicinity of an interface between the detected treatment unit that is stopped and the transfer system; and if these door leaves are detected in closed position, ordering by the control unit of the locking of these door leaves.. ... Sidel Participations

Installation for producing containers having a wheel for bypassing a coating station

Disclosed is an installation for producing thermoplastic containers including: a container coating station including an input wheel and an output wheel; an upstream transfer wheel that is tangent with the input wheel in an input tangential zone; and a downstream transfer wheel that is tangent with the output wheel in an output tangential zone. The installation includes a bypass wheel that is directly tangent with the upstream transfer wheel in an upstream tangential zone and the bypass wheel that is directly tangent with the downstream transfer wheel in a downstream tangential zone.. ... Sidel Participations

Method of forming a container packaging with ambient fill and diaphragm inversion

Disclosed is a method of forming a packaging, the method including the steps of: providing an empty container including a sidewall, an opneck and a base, the container further including a invertible diaphragm in an outwardly-protruding position; a filling step of pouring, within the container through the neck, a product at a temperature lower than or equal to ambient temperature; a capping step of sealingly closing the filled container by way of a cap mounted onto the neck; an inversion step of displacing the diaphragm to an inwardly-protruding position, the inversion step being conducted within seconds after sealingly closing the container.. . ... Sidel Participations

Method for aligning and righting preforms by means of centrifugation, and associated device

Disclosed is a method for aligning preforms in a row and righting same, the method being intended for use with axisymmetric preforms having an annular supporting face. The method includes: a first step of discharging preforms in bulk onto a rotating horizontal platen; a second step of aligning the preforms against a fixed peripheral rail by way of the centrifugal force produced by the rotation of the rotating platen; a third step of successively righting the aligned preforms by tilting the preform bodies, performed under the annular supporting face. ... Sidel Participations

Device for aligning and righting preforms, comprising a bowl centrifuge equipped with means for ejecting misaligned preforms

Disclosed is a device for aligning preforms in a row and righting same, the device including a bowl centrifuge formed by: a horizontal circular platen rotating about a vertical axis; a fixed peripheral rail; at least a first angular sector for aligning the preforms against the rail; and at least a second angular sector for righting the preforms. The device includes a unit for actively ejecting incorrectly aligned preforms from the row of correctly aligned and righted preforms.. ... Sidel Participations

Locking device for a molding unit for containers of thermoplastic material

Disclosed is a locking device for a molding unit for containers of thermoplastic material. The device includes a lock with at least one locking pin, the at least one locking pin being made of polyetheretherketone (peek) and advantageously has at least one metal insert.. ... Sidel Participations

Container plasma treatment process comprising a thermal imaging phase

Disclosed is a process for treating a container with plasma, for depositing a barrier layer on an internal face of the container. This process includes: after the plasma has been extinguished, obtaining a thermal image of the container; comparing the thermal image of the container with a reference thermal image stored in memory; and, if the thermal image of the container differs from the reference thermal image, modifying at least one of the following parameters: internal pressure, external pressure, precursor gas flow rate, microwave frequency, microwave power, duration of the treatment.. ... Sidel Participations

A forming apparatus for forming a base of a container

The present disclosure relates to a forming apparatus for forming a base of a container filled with a pourable product and closed with a closure element. In one implementation, the apparatus includes a first conveyance device advancing the container along a first path, a second conveyance device arranged below the first path and configured to advance the deformation device along a second path, an upper retainer arranged above the first path and cooperating in use with a top part of the container, and at least one deformation device arranged below the first path, advanced in use to follow the container moving along the first path, and configured to interact with the container to deform its base. ... Sidel Participations

Method for manufacturing packaging comprising a container printed on directly and treated by plasma

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing packaging including a container. The method includes: an operation of forming the container via blow molding or stretch blow molding from a plastics preform, an operation of treating an inner surface of the container, during which a thin barrier layer is formed on the inner surface via plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition; an operation of printing on an outer surface of the container, during which ink is deposited on the outer surface to form a decorative and/or informative inscription thereon.. ... Sidel Participations

01/25/18 / #molding unit (1) for the forming of a container (2) provided with a hollow recess (3), comprising:

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01/25/18 / #20180022495

Labeling apparatus for labeling receptacles and a method for operating such a labeling apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a labeling apparatus for labeling articles. In one implementation, the apparatus may include a transfer drum having at least one label retaining segment adapted to receive and to retain at least one label, a glue application unit adapted to apply glue onto the label, a cleaning unit adapted to clean the transfer drum and a control unit adapted to selectively activate the cleaning unit into at least any one of: a partial cleaning configuration in which the cleaning unit is configured to partially clean the at least one label retaining segment or a full cleaning configuration in which the cleaning unit is configured to fully clean the at least one label retaining segment.. ... Sidel Participations

01/25/18 / #20180022010

Molding unit for containers, equipped with fluid and pneumatic circuits coming out on an upper surface

Disclosed is a molding unit for the forming of a container provided with a hollow recess toward the interior of the container, this forming unit including: a mold provided with a lateral wall defining a cavity having the impression of at least one part of the container and incorporating a fluid circuit for thermal regulation of the wall, which comes out on an upper surface of the mold; and a boxing device. The boxing device includes: an insert mounted in translation relative to the lateral wall; an actuator integral with the insert; and a pneumatic circuit for controlling the movement of the piston, which includes at least one primary duct for supplying the chamber, which comes out on the upper surface of the mold.. ... Sidel Participations

01/25/18 / #20180022009

Molding unit for containers, equipped with a boxing device having an added sleeve

Disclosed is a molding unit for the forming of a container provided with a hollow recess, this molding unit including: a mold provided with a lateral wall defining a cavity and provided with a pocket that comes out into the cavity; and a boxing device. The boxing device includes: an insert mounted in translation relative to the lateral wall between a retracted position in which the insert is retracted into the pocket, and a deployed position in which the insert projects into the cavity outside of the pocket; an actuator integral with the insert and provided with a piston; and an added sleeve, mounted in a complementary recess made in the lateral wall and attached to it, and in which the piston is mounted in translation.. ... Sidel Participations

01/25/18 / #20180022008

Molding unit for containers, equipped with a boxing device with improved compactness

Disclosed is a molding unit for the forming of a container provided with a hollow recess toward the interior of the container, including: a mold provided with a lateral wall defining a cavity having the impression of at least one portion of the container, provided with a housing formed hollow in a protrusion forming a projection toward the interior of the cavity and opening into the cavity; and a boxing device having an insert mounted in translation relative to the lateral wall between a retracted position in which the insert is retracted in the housing, and a deployed position in which the insert projects outside of the housing, a projection whose transverse extension is less than or equal to 85% of the cumulative transverse extension of the protrusion and of the insert.. . ... Sidel Participations

01/18/18 / #20180015191

Device and method for sterilizing thermoplastic containers using a pulsed electron beam and a mobile reflector

Disclosed is a device and a method for sterilizing thermoplastic containers using a pulsed beam of electrons which is formed of a succession of pulses each having an emission time which is less than 100 ns and an intensity which is greater than 1 ka so as to sterilize, through a wall of the container, at least the inside of the container. A reflector mounted with the ability to move axially relative to the container is included.. ... Sidel Participations

01/04/18 / #20180001538

Method for manufacturing by stretch blow molding of a container at high stretching speed

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a container by stretch blow molding starting from a preform made of plastic material within a forming unit that includes: a mold that is provided with a side wall and a mold bottom having the impression, jointly, of the container; and a stretching rod that is mounted to move in translation in relation to the mold between an upper position and a lower position. The method includes: a pre-blow-molding phase during which a fluid with a pre-blow-molding pressure is injected into the preform, and the rod is moved from its upper position to its lower position with a maximum travel speed of greater than or equal to 2.5 m/s.. ... Sidel Participations

12/28/17 / #20170369197

Labelling group and method for applying a plurality of labels onto respective articles

There is disclosed a labelling group for advancing a series of labels to be applied onto relative articles. In one implementation, the labelling group may include a first drum adapted to convey a strip of labels along a first path and towards a transfer station; a cutting mechanism adapted to cut a sequence of single labels from the strip; a second drum fed by first drum with cut single labels at the transfer station and adapted to convey simultaneously a required number of cut single labels along a second path. ... Sidel Participations

12/21/17 / #20170362009

Container provided with a convex invertible diaphragm

Disclosed is a container, made of plastic material, and provided with a base including a standing ring forming a support flange, an inner wall, a diaphragm and a central portion, the diaphragm being capable of standing in an outwardly-inclined position. The diaphragm connects to the standing ring at an outer junction, and connects to the central portion at an inner junction. ... Sidel Participations

11/16/17 / #20170326780

Method for manufacturing a container including boxing timed with blowing

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a container from a blank in a mold provided with a movable insert, wherein the method includes the following phases: pre-blowing; blow molding; boxing; and the following operations: measuring the prevailing pressure in the blank in real-time and storing the measurement in a memory; measuring the position of the insert in real-time and storing the measurement in a memory; detecting a time ts2 indicating the actual start of the blowing phase and moment tb2 indicating the actual start of movement of the insert and storing same in a memory; calculating t1=ts2−tb2; comparing t1 with a predetermined non-zero reference t1ref, as long as t1 is different from t1ref, and delaying the start of the boxing phase.. . ... Sidel Participations

11/09/17 / #20170320670

Brush conveyor for transporting preforms

Disclosed is a device for transporting plastic-container preforms, the device including an endless circulating element having an outer surface and being capable of moving the preforms along a path by rubbing against the preforms, the device including a stationary mounting defining a planar bearing surface for the preforms, the circulating element having a series of brushes which extend projecting from the outer surface, capable of engaging with the preforms in order to move same by rubbing.. . ... Sidel Participations

10/26/17 / #20170305591

Wide-necked container having an attached threaded sleeve

A method for producing a container having a threaded wide neck, includes steps of: heating a preform having a polyester body, on which there is mounted a polyolefin sleeve positioned next to an area of the body corresponding to the wide neck of the container; introducing the heated preform, with the sleeve, into a mould having the footprint of the container, including a threaded area having the footprint of the wide neck; injecting a pressurised fluid into the preform in order to form a blank of the container including a lower portion including the wide neck with a thread formed in the sleeve and an upper portion above the wide neck; separating the upper portion from the lower portion that thus forms the container.. . ... Sidel Participations

10/12/17 / #a molding unit (1) for blow molding a container from a parison, the container including a wall portion and a base, the molding unit (1) including:

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10/05/17 / #20170282438

Device for gripping a hollow body having an enhanced capacity for evacuating heat

A device for gripping a hollow body includes a freely-rotating shaft and a mandrel that is integral with the shaft. The mandrel itself includes: an end fitting; a radiator that is mounted directly on the end fitting; a crosspiece inserted between the end fitting and the radiator; an expandable ring mounted between the end fitting and the crosspiece; an elastic element mounted between the end fitting and the expandable ring; an insert made of a material with high thermal conductivity, set in a housing made in the end fitting and emptying onto a free end face of the former, with the insert extending up to the point facing the radiator.. ... Sidel Participations

08/24/17 / #20170239846

Preform having a variable thickness around a main axis

Preform (1) made of a plastic material for the manufacturing of a container (2) by blow molding or stretch-blow molding, the preform (1) including a sidewall (20) extending along a main axis (z), an open neck (4) and a substantially hemispherical closed bottom (21) having a thickness (t) which varies at least locally around the main axis (z).. . ... Sidel Participations

08/17/17 / #20170232656

Mold with raised land for manufacturing containers

Disclosed is a mold for the manufacture, from a blank, of a container having a body and a base provided with a peripheral seat. The mold includes: a wall bearing the impression of the body of the container and provided with an opening; a mold base which is movable relative to the wall between an extended position and a retracted position; the mold base having a peripheral surface which corresponds to a join between the seat and the base of the container and terminates in an edge which is raised with respect to the seat surface. ... Sidel Participations

08/10/17 / #20170225932

Method for detecting the defective status of an article to be contact filled with a pourable product and filling device

A method for detecting the defective status of an article intended to be contact-filled with a pourable product stored in a tank using a filling device includes creating a tight-fluid contact between an opening of an article and a first fluidic line defined by the filling device; setting a second valve in a second closed position; setting a first valve in a first open position; measuring the flow of the pourable product along the first fluidic line; and detecting that the article is defective if the flow is greater than a threshold value.. . ... Sidel Participations

08/03/17 / #20170217748

Receptacle handling apparatus for filing and capping receptacles

The present disclose relates to a receptacle handling apparatus, in one implementation, the apparatus includes a filling carousel with filling units adapted tor filling respective receptacles during advancement of the receptacles from a receiving station to a transfer station and a capping carousel with capping units adapted for receiving respective filled receptacles at an insertion station and adapted to cap said receptacles during advancement from the insertion station to a release station. The transfer station and the insertion station are spaced apart, and the capping carousel includes gripping units, each having at least one outwardly extensible gripping arm assembly moveable between a retracted and an extracted configuration, such that the gripping arm assembly cooperates with the filling carousel to transfer a relative filled receptacle from the transfer station to the insertion station.. ... Sidel Participations

07/27/17 / #20170215232

Unit for heating hollow bodies, which comprises a low-temperature cavity

Unit (1) for heating hollow body preforms (2) made of plastic, which includes a cavity (8) through which the preforms (2) file past and includes: an emitter device (12) equipped with at least one radiant source (13) of electromagnetic radiation pointing toward the cavity (8); a structure (7) delimiting the cavity (8) and including a set of components (9, 10, 11) forming the boundaries thereof, each boundary component (9, 10, 11) being provided with an internal face (14, 15, 16, 17), facing towards the cavity (8) and capable of absorbing the electromagnetic radiation emanating from the emitter device (12) or reflecting it towards the cavity (8); a cooling circuit (18) formed in its entirety outside of the cavity (8), which includes a fluid canal (19) through which a heat-transfer fluid passes, each boundary component (9, 10, 11) being in thermal contact with a fluid canal (19).. . ... Sidel Participations

07/20/17 / #20170203869

Apparatus and method for sterilizing receptacle closures

A sterilization apparatus for sterilizing receptacle closures, comprising: a treatment chamber having an inlet station and an outlet station; a feeding device configured to feed a succession of receptacle closures to the inlet station; a conveyor configured to convey the receptacle closures through the treatment chamber from the inlet station to the outlet station; a sterilization agent injection device configured to inject a sterilization agent into the treatment chamber, wherein: the conveyor includes a plurality of adjacent guide rails; the feeding device is configured to feed the receptacle closures to at least one active guide rail of the plurality of guide rails; and the sterilization agent injection device includes a plurality of injection devices, each injection device being associated with one of the guide rails; and a controller configured to selectively actuate the injection devices according to a first and second operative mode.. . ... Sidel Participations

07/20/17 / #20170203495

Method for controlling a process for the blow-molding of plastic containers

Method for controlling a method for the manufacture of a container by stretch-blow-molding of a plastic preform (2) in a machine (1) including a mold (26), the preform (2) having a body (3), a neck (4) opening at one end of the body (3) and a bottom (5) closing the body (3) at another end thereof, the manufacturing method including the operations involving:—heating the preform to a predetermined temperature in a thermal conditioning oven (10);—introducing the preform (2) into the mold (26);—moving a stretching pin (28) so as to stretch the preform (2); this control method involving a step that consists in determining the position of impact (p0r) of the stretch pin (28), namely the position it occupies at the moment at which it reaches the bottom (5) of the preform (2) during its movement.. . ... Sidel Participations

06/22/17 / #20170173845

Mold bottom with wide air vents for the forming of a container

Mold bottom for the manufacture by blow molding of a container that has a bottom that is equipped with a seat, with this mold bottom including a unit that has a molding face bearing the at least partial impression of the bottom of the container, with a pressure-release air vent being formed in the unit and emptying out, via an inner opening, on the molding face and, via an outer opening, into a pipe for exposure to air, with this mold bottom also including an insert that is provided with at least one projection housed in the air vent and that has a terminal face bearing the impression of at least one part of the seat of the container, with this insert being provided with an inner circuit for heat regulation of the projection and being mounted to move in relation to the unit.. . ... Sidel Participations

06/22/17 / #20170173843

Clamp for gripping a hollow body such as a container preform or a container

Clamp (9) for gripping a hollow body (2), which comprises a clamp body (12), a pair of jaws (13) mounted articulated relative to the clamp body (12) around respective axes (a1, a2) of rotation that are parallel, and a magnetic return device (17) of the jaws (13), comprising a pair of magnets (18, 19) in magnetic opposition, with magnetic axes that are parallel to the axes of rotation of the jaws (13), able to draw, by opening or by closing, the clamp (9), thus having two stable positions, open and closed, in which the magnets (18, 19) are off-axis.. . ... Sidel Participations

06/15/17 / #20170166344

Method, a transfer drum and an apparatus for labeling articles

There is described a labeling apparatus (1) for applying labels (2) onto a succession of articles (3) and a method of setting-up of said labeling apparatus (1) prior to the application of the labels (2). The labeling apparatus (1) comprises a transfer drum (21) for retaining on its outer surface (22) labels (2), a glue application roller (19) having an outer lateral surface (20) and being configured to apply a pattern of glue onto the labels (2). ... Sidel Participations

06/08/17 / #20170158480

Filling device for filling machine

A filling device for a filling machine configured to fill receptacles with a pourable product, comprising: a tubular body having a longitudinal axis, defining a central flowing channel for the pourable product, and terminating at a lower end with an axial outlet opening adapted to deliver the pourable product to a receptacle to be filled, wherein the channel includes a tapered-section portion located at a given axial distance from, and above, the outlet opening and tapering towards the outlet opening up to a narrowed-section zone; a shutter movable within the channel; and at least one exhaust conduit arranged on an outer circumference than the channel with reference to the longitudinal axis; wherein the channel includes an enlarged-section portion located immediately below the tapered-section portion, having a larger diameter than the narrowed-section zone, and defining an expansion chamber receiving a bottom end opening of the exhaust conduit.. . ... Sidel Participations

06/08/17 / #20170157834

Measurement of the boxing travel by the stretching function, in an installation for producing containers

Disclosed is a method for parametrizing a facility for producing containers including: a mold having a movable mold bottom, a movable drawing rod and an electric machine coupled with the rod; from a configuration in which the rod is in a raised position and in the bottom in an extended position, operating the electric machine as a motor; assessing the resultant of the axial forces on the rod; when a variation is detected in the resultant of the forces, assigning an initial position to the rod; controlling the movement of the mold bottom towards the retracted position thereof; assigning to the rod the corresponding so-called final position of the rod; and calculating the difference between the final position and the initial position.. . ... Sidel Participations

05/18/17 / #20170136682

Unit for processing blanks provided with an optical confinement section having convergent walls

The unit (1) for processing hollow-body plastic blanks (2) includes a chamber (6) wherein the blanks (2) move along a predetermined path. The chamber (6) is defined, on both sides of the path, by two side walls (3, 4) having inner surfaces (5) that face each other. ... Sidel Participations

05/18/17 / #20170136681

Electromagnetic processing module equipped with thermally regulated confinement elements

An electromagnetic processing module includes: a main body having a front face; a light emitting assembly including a plurality of light emitting sources, the light emitting assembly being such mounted onto the main body as to radiate frontwards; a fluidic circuit provided within the main body for thermal regulation of the light emitting assembly; and at least one confinement element made of a material opaque to the emitting light and having a confinement face exposed to the emitted light. The confinement element is mounted onto the main body so as to be in thermal contact therewith, whereby thermal regulation of the confinement face is provided by the fluidic circuit.. ... Sidel Participations

05/18/17 / #20170136135

Method and system for decontaminating caps or necks of containers by pulsed electron bombardment

A method for decontaminating caps (2) or necks of containers by electron bombardment, the method including: an operation of the passage or positioning of the caps (2) or necks of containers in front of an electron bombardment window (8), the opening of the caps (2) or necks of the containers facing the window (8); and an operation of electron bombardment of the caps (2) or necks of the containers, during the passage or positioning of the caps or necks of the containers in front of the window (8); the bombardment being carried out by way of a pulsed electric field including a series of electrical pulses of determined frequency, duration and intensity.. . ... Sidel Participations

05/11/17 / #20170135153

Heating device comprising a lamp removably mounted on an associated reflector

A heating device (14) includes: a tubular lamp (16) having two free end sections (32); at least one reflector (34) that extends longitudinally at a predefined transverse distance (d) from the lamp (16); two holding members (46) for holding the lamp (16) in a transverse position relative to the reflector (34), each holding member (46) being attached to the reflector (34); characterized in that each free end section (32) of the lamp (16) is removably mounted on each holding member (46) by reversibly interlocking a portion of the free end section (32) of the lamp with a housing (54) of complementary shape in a direction orthogonal to the longitudinal direction.. . ... Sidel Participations

05/11/17 / #20170130860

Flow control valve for filling machine

A flow control valve for a filling machine configured to fill receptacles with a pourable product, the flow control valve comprising: a tubular body defining a channel for the pourable product, the tubular body having a longitudinal axis and terminating with at least one narrowed end mouth; and a shutter movable within the channel between a closed position, and an open position. The shutter includes a main portion coupled in a sliding manner with an inner surface of the tubular body; and a narrowed closing head, wherein the main portion of the shutter includes a flat plate extending along a diameter of the channel with respect to the longitudinal axis, contacting the inner surface of the tubular body at opposite sides and defining, with the remaining portions of the inner surface, two opposite cavities, which have respective profiles shaped as circular segments and through which the pourable product can flow during operation.. ... Sidel Participations

05/04/17 / #20170121087

Method of capping a hollow container, capped container obtained by such a method and use of such a capped container

The invention relates to a method of capping a hollow container, the container including a neck which defines an opening towards the interior of the container, the capping method including the following steps: placing a film over the entire edge of the opening in the container so as to cover the opening; deep drawing the film in the opening in the neck of the container with a die, such that the film forms a collar, a central region and a riser at the junction between the collar and the central region, the riser being in contact with the inner wall of the neck; and securing the deep drawn film to the neck, thus rendering the film integral with the body of the container.. . ... Sidel Participations

05/04/17 / #20170121049

Container provided with a base with bulging beams

Container (1) made from plastic material, provided with a body and a base (3) which extends from a lower end of the body, the base (3) including: a peripheral resting surface (5) which defines a flat annular deposition line (6) for the container (1); —a concave dome (9) which extends from the deposition line (6) to the central zone (7); a series of moulded beams (10) in the dome (9) which each radiate from the central zone (7) towards the resting surface (5), each beam (10) including a pair of radial grooves (11) which are moulded in the dome (9) and are separated by a radial rib which projects from the bases (12) of the grooves (11).. . ... Sidel Participations

04/27/17 / #20170113860

Container provided with an invertible diaphragm and a central portion of greater thickness

Container made of a plastic material, provided with a base including a standing ring forming a support flange and a diaphragm extending from the standing ring to a central portion, the diaphragm being capable of standing in an outwardly-inclined position, the diaphragm connecting to the standing ring at an outer junction forming an outer articulation of the diaphragm with respect to the standing ring; the diaphragm connecting to the central portion at an inner junction forming an inner articulation of the diaphragm with respect to the central portion; the diaphragm being invertible with respect to the standing ring to an inwardly-inclined position; the central portion having a thickness greater than the diaphragm, the central portion having an annular section of greater thickness adjacent to the inner junction, the central portion having a central recess thinner than the annular section and protruding upwardly from an inner edge of the annular section.. . ... Sidel Participations

04/13/17 / #method for forming a packaging (2) from a container (1) that has a body (5), a neck (8), and a bottom (6), the container (1) having a deformable zone (15) with an extended configuration in which the zone (15) projects toward the outside of the container (1), with a retracted configuration in which the zone (15) projects toward the inside of the container (1), with this method including the following operations:

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04/06/17 / #20170096320

Method and apparatus for handling receptacles

The present disclosure is directed to an apparatus for handling at least one receptacle to be filled with a pourable product. The apparatus includes a conveying unit configured to advance the at least one receptacle along a path; a filling unit configured to fill the at least one receptacle with the pourable product as the at least one receptacle is advanced along the path; a labeling unit configured to apply at least one label onto the at least one receptacle during advancement of the at least one receptacle along the path; a labeling detection unit configured to detect correctness of the application of the at least one label on the at least one receptacle based on at least one predetermined criterion; and an electronic control unit configured to cooperate with the labeling detection unit to control the operation of the filling unit based on the correctness of the labeling of the at least one receptacle.. ... Sidel Participations

03/23/17 / #20170080625

Apparatus for producing plastic bottles

An apparatus for producing plastic bottles comprising: a blow moulding machine including a blow moulding carousel being configured to transform a succession of plastic preforms into respective bottles; a filling machine including: a filling carousel, and a plurality of handling units; a labeling unit configured to feed a succession of labels to be attached to the respective bottles; and a conveying system configured to transfer the bottles within the apparatus. The labeling unit is arranged peripherally to the filling carousel and is configured to feed the labels to the handling units carrying the respective bottles while the handling units are advanced by the filling carousel. ... Sidel Participations

03/16/17 / #20170072606

Preform molding unit equipped with a rotatable core holder

Unit (4) for molding preforms (2) that each have a body (15) and a neck (17) extending the body (15), this unit (4) including: a frame (19), —a mold holder (27) secured to the frame (19) and carrying at least one mold body (29) having the impression of the body (15) of the preform (2); mobile equipment (60) including a carriage (61) and a core holder (62) carrying at least one primary core (64a) and one secondary core (64b), the carriage (61) being mounted so as to be movable with respect to the frame (19) between a molding position and a demolding position, this core holder (62) being rotatable with respect to the carriage (61), in the demolding position of the latter, about a rotation axis parallel to the molding axis in order to transpose the cores (64a, 64b).. . ... Sidel Participations

02/09/17 / #20170036389

Molding unit comprising mold bottom actuation means supported by a fixed holder

A molding unit (10) for forming a container made of thermoplastic material, includes:—a mold bottom (16) that is movable between a low position, an intermediate boxing position and a high position;—a carriage (24) that supports the mold bottom (16) and is mounted in a movable manner in a fixed holder (26);—actuation elements for moving the carriage (24) into its intermediate boxing position;—the actuation elements including a cylinder (32) that houses a piston (98) liable to push the mold bottom (16) through a boxing travel; characterized in that the mold bottom (16) is supported in a fixed manner by the carriage (24), the cylinder (32) being fixed with respect to the fixed holder (26). A method for employing the molding unit is also described.. ... Sidel Participations

02/09/17 / #20170036387

Facility for producing containers, comprising a device for disinfecting a transfer wheel

A facility (10) for producing containers (12), especially bottles, includes a device (100) for disinfecting a transfer wheel (30), which is controlled from outside the enclosures (14, 15) of the facility (10), for the disinfection of at least the upper container (12)—transfer part (30a) of the wheel (30), which occupies a retracted position, by spraying at least one disinfecting agent.. . ... Sidel Participations

02/02/17 / #20170029259

Machine for filling containers

A machine for filling containers, comprising: a conveying device; a plurality of handling units configured to be moved by the conveying device along a path, each of the plurality of handling units having: a support device configured to receive and retain a corresponding container; and a filling device configured to feed a pourable product into the container; and at least one actuator associated with the plurality of handling units and configured to rotate each support device about a corresponding first rotation axis, the at least one actuator including a single motor and a transmission to connect the single motor with at least two support devices.. . ... Sidel Participations

01/26/17 / #20170021550

Method and molding unit for producing containers with long boxing travel

A method of producing a container (2) from a blank (3) made of plastics material within a mould (4) which is provided with a wall (5) defining a cavity (6) bearing the impression of the container (2), and with a mould base (8) which can move relative to the wall (5) between a retracted position in which it extends in set-back manner relative to the cavity (6) and a deployed position in which it closes the cavity (6). The method includes a boxing stage in which the mould base (8) moves from its retracted position to its deployed position, the travel (c) of the mould base (8) between its retracted position and its deployed position being greater than 20 mm.. ... Sidel Participations

01/19/17 / #20170015540

Machine and method for filling containers

A machine for filling containers, each container having a longitudinal axis, the machine comprising: a conveying device; at least one handling unit including a support device configured to receive and retain a container and at least one filling device selectively activated for feeding a pourable product into the container while the at least one handling unit travels along the transfer path; a pressurizing circuit; a decompression circuit; at least one actuating device; and a control unit configured to: control activation and deactivation of the at least one filling device and the at least one actuating device; control connection of the pressurization circuit and the decompression circuit with the container; and simultaneously maintain the at least one actuating device in an active state while the decompression circuit is in communication with the container so as to rotate the container about the longitudinal axis during decompression.. . ... Sidel Participations

01/05/17 / #20170001362

Device for transporting a hollow body comprising a magnetically actuated gripping means

A device for transporting a hollow body provided with a neck which includes a vertically oriented internal wall, the device including at least elements for gripping the hollow body by engaging with the internal wall of the neck, which are mounted on the lower free end of a rod and movably connected thereto, the rod being mounted to be vertically movable between a high position and a low position, wherein the gripping elements are mounted to be radially movable between a retracted position in which the gripping elements are vertically inserted from top to bottom into the neck, without contacting the internal wall, and a deployed position in which the gripping elements engage the internal wall of the neck, and the change in position of the gripping elements from the retracted to the deployed position and/or from the deployed to the retracted position is actuated by a magnetic field.. . ... Sidel Participations








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