Machine for blow-molding containers, with means for orienting the preforms in the blow mold

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6769895
APP PUB NO 20030077349A1
SERIAL NO

10181019

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A blow molding machine including at least a blow mold (12), wherein is introduced a preform (14) previously produced by injection molding, and a blow nozzle (22) for injecting pressurized air into the preform (14). It is equipped with a device for orienting the preform in the mold, the device including a grip member (30) adapted to grip the preform (14) by its neck (18) when it is engaged in the mold (12); a device (66) for driving in rotation the grip member (30); a device for detecting (70) at least a reference angular position of the preform (14); and a control device to cause the grip member to rotate until the detecting device detects the reference angular position of the preform.

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SIDELOCTEVILLE SUR MER82

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Derouault, Philippe Le Havre Cedex, FR 9 38
Lopes, Jean-Emmanuel Le Havre Cedex, FR 2 24

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Taisei Kako Co., Ltd. (1)
* 2003/0020,193 Apparatus and a method of blow molding a bottle 11 2002
 
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. (2)
* 5035603 Apparatus for aligning a parison with a blow mold 12 1990
5660902 Preform and preform orientation apparatus 13 1995
 
S.I.P.A. SOCIETA' INDUSTRIALIZZAZIONE PROGETTAZIONE E AUTOMAZIONE S.P.A. (1)
* 6669010 Apparatus for transferring containers of thermoplastic material with a prefixable orientation 4 2002
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (1)
* 5573143 Blow molded multi-chamber containers with dispenser/doser 21 1994
 
PEPSICO, INC. (1)
5756018 Footed plastic bottle 11 1996
 
UNILOY MILACRON INC. (1)
* 5282526 Apparatus and method for orienting container preforms 11 1992
* Cited By Examiner

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PRINTPACK ILLINOIS, INC. (3)
8287270 Methods and systems for thermoforming with billets 1 2009
* 2011/0074,057 Methods and Systems for Thermoforming with Billets 1 2009
8753106 Billet carrier assembly 2 2012
 
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS (1)
* 2010/0213,629 INSTALLATION FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF CONTAINERS FROM A PREFORM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE BLOW-MOLDING MEANS OF SUCH AN INSTALLATION 24 2008
 
Taisei Kako Co., Ltd. (1)
* 2003/0020,193 Apparatus and a method of blow molding a bottle 11 2002
 
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. (4)
* 7595018 Molded article picker 0 2006
* 2008/0166,209 Molded Article Picker 0 2007
* 7591975 Molded article picker 2 2007
* 2008/0166,441 Molded Article Picker 2 2007
 
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS (2)
* 7824166 Installation for blow-molding hollow bodies 2 2007
8192656 Installation for the manufacture of containers from a preform and method of controlling the blow-molding means of such an installation 0 2008
 
KRONES AG (9)
* 7758333 Device for treating containers 3 2008
* 2008/0224,362 DEVICE FOR TREATING CONTAINERS 0 2008
8602770 Apparatus and process for tempering plastics-material preforms 1 2010
* 8632333 Apparatus and method for handling a container product 0 2011
* 2011/0256,256 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HANDLING A CONTAINER PRODUCT 0 2011
* 8684725 Apparatus and method of producing oval plastics material containers 1 2011
* 2012/0080,817 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING OVAL PLASTICS MATERIAL CONTAINERS 0 2011
8815356 Machine-readable plastic preform 1 2011
8663761 Plastic preforms with marking for position detection 0 2011
 
GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P. (2)
7900789 Non-removable finish and closure system 4 2007
* 2011/0155,688 NON-REMOVABLE FINISH AND CLOSURE SYSTEM 1 2011
* Cited By Examiner