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Publication numberWO2001094107 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2001/018678
Publication date4 Jul 2002
Filing date8 Jun 2001
Priority date9 Jun 2000
Also published asCA2412440A1, CA2412440C, CA2705448A1, CA2705448C, CN1176801C, CN1446147A, DE60114826D1, DE60114826T2, EP1296814A2, EP1296814B1, US6676589, US7125375, US7850589, US8177701, US8999490, US20020091053, US20040127341, US20070123405, US20090023570, US20110045217, US20110230326, WO2001094107A2, WO2001094107B1
Publication numberPCT/2001/18678, PCT/US/1/018678, PCT/US/1/18678, PCT/US/2001/018678, PCT/US/2001/18678, PCT/US1/018678, PCT/US1/18678, PCT/US1018678, PCT/US118678, PCT/US2001/018678, PCT/US2001/18678, PCT/US2001018678, PCT/US200118678, WO 0194107 A3, WO 0194107A3, WO 2001/094107 A3, WO 2001094107 A3, WO 2001094107A3, WO-A3-0194107, WO-A3-2001094107, WO0194107 A3, WO0194107A3, WO2001/094107A3, WO2001094107 A3, WO2001094107A3
InventorsKurt Kung, Dieter Schwarz, Dan Coppus
ApplicantRanpak Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Dunnage conversion machine with translating grippers, and method and product
WO 2001094107 A3
Abstract
A dunnage conversion machine for converting stock material into a dunnage product includes a forming assembly and a pulling assembly. The pulling assembly includes at least two grippers (62) movable together through a transfer region in opposition to one another and cooperative to grip therebetween the dunnage strip for advancing the dunnage strip through the transfer region, and at least one of the grippers including an aperture operative to gather and laterally capture therein the dunnage strip as the grippers move through the transfer region. Also disclosed is a severing assembly including a movable blade and a reciprocating actuator connected to the blade by a motion transmitting assembly that moves the blade through a full severing cycle upon a stroke of the actuator in either direction. Also disclosed is a void fill dunnage product including a three dimensional crumpled strip of dunnage round in cross-section and including at least one ply of sheet material having, in cross section, a crumpled multi-lobed undulating body, with the lobes thereof extending longitudinally and being dispersed in an irregular pattern.
Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
EP0813954A1 *6 Jun 199729 Dec 1997Franz, Hellmut M.Process and device for manufacturing dunnage material and the dunnage material manufactured by it
US5891009 *7 Jun 19956 Apr 1999Ranpak Corp.Cushioning conversion machine having a trumpeted shaping chute
US5947886 *7 Jun 19957 Sep 1999Ranpak Corp.Cushioning conversion machine for converting sheet-like stock material into a cushioning product
Classifications
International ClassificationB31D5/00
Cooperative ClassificationY10T428/24455, Y10T428/13, B31F1/0003, B31D5/0047, B31D2205/0082, Y10S493/967, B31D2205/0047, B31D5/0043
European ClassificationB31D5/00C1A
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