Filling unit and method for filling an article with a pourable product

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PATENT NO 9695028
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14536584

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A filling unit for contact or contactless filling an article is disclosed. The filling unit includes a tank comprising: a first valve, which may allow or prevent the fluidic connection between a first region of the tank and the article; a first fluidic line which extends from the tank to the article in case of contact filling; a second valve, which may allow or prevent the flow along the first fluidic line; and a control unit configured to set the first valve in a first closed configuration and the second valve in a second open configuration in case of contact filling. The filling unit further includes a second fluidic line distinct from the first fluidic line and extends from the inner volume of the article to a discharge area distinct from the tank; and a third valve, which may allow or prevent the flow along the second fluidic line.

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SIDEL S P A CON SOCIO UNICOVIA LA SPEZIA 241/A PARMA 43100

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bandini, Filippo Parma, IT 8 6
Cenci, Mattia Parma, IT 4 3
Mameli, Alessandro Parma, IT 2 0

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