Drive system and method for forming a transportable container for bulk goods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9387944
APP PUB NO 20130086875A1
SERIAL NO

13648652

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A packaging system (20) for forming and filling a transportable container (22) of plurality of bulk goods includes a frame (26) having a bottom support (48) and an upper support (32). An upper turntable (34) is rotatably supported within the upper support (32) and a lower turntable (50) is rotatably supported on the bottom support (48). A drive system (58) includes at least one pulley system (62, 64, 66) interconnected to the upper and lower turntables (34, 50) for simultaneously driving and synchronizing rotation of the upper and lower turntables (34, 50) with the at least one pulley system (62, 64, 66). A slip frame former (42) extends downwardly from the upper turntable (34) and a roll of stretch wrap (92) is disposed in overlapping relationship with the slip frame former (42) and the bottom support (48) during simultaneous and synchronized rotation of the turntables (34, 50) with the at least one pulley system (62, 64, 66).

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KELLOGG COMPANYONE KELLOG SQUARE PO BOX 3599 BATTLE CREEK MI 49016

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aloff, Stephen Michael Midland, US 2 0
Drouin, Paul D Allegan, US 2 0
Gunia, Gary W Portage, US 5 18
Ours, David C Marshall, US 30 300

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