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Number: 452/37
Name: Butchering > Sausage making > Stuffing > Sausage sizing and shaping
Description: Subject matter relating to the control or regulation of the diameter, length, or external form of sausage.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
452/39 Casing insert (e.g., flat ended sausage) 21
452/38 Sizing ring 69

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8113925 Displacement elements for a clip machine Feb. 14, 2012
7867068 Kits with pivot heads for producing encased products Jan. 11, 2011
7775862 Horns for producing encased products and related horn rotor assemblies Aug. 17, 2010
7762874 Shaping device and shaping method for forming rounded tips on the ends of sausages Jul. 27, 2010
7476147 Belt fed food casing system Jan. 13, 2009
7467993 Systems with interchangeable horns for producing encased products and related methods, computer program products and horn rotor assemblies Dec. 23, 2008
7455578 Casing brake adjustable during production Nov. 25, 2008
7182684 Method and means for stuffing natural casings with a sausage emulsion Feb. 27, 2007
6843713 Method and means for encasing sausage Jan. 18, 2005
6780452 Method and means for curving sausage links Aug. 24, 2004
6740349 Apparatus and method for forming casingless sausages May. 25, 2004
6733812 Apparatus and method for forming casingless sausages May. 11, 2004
6524178 Double clipping apparatus and method for forming clipped sausages Feb. 25, 2003
6444248 Apparatus and method for forming casingless sausages Sep. 3, 2002
6401885 Internal brake mechanism for plastic film for a product filling machine Jun. 11, 2002
6264541 Apparatus for the production of stuffed sausage products Jul. 24, 2001
6245369 Method and means for controlling the variations in weight of extruded sausages Jun. 12, 2001
5885150 Conveyor construction for transporting and forming tubular casing containing viscous material Mar. 23, 1999
5743792 Process of producing sausages Apr. 28, 1998
RE35297 Dual piston portioner and casing device Jul. 16, 1996
5512012 Sausage casing holding device Apr. 30, 1996
5468179 Apparatus and methods for preparing loaf shaped sausage products in slack filled food casings Nov. 21, 1995
5466184 Device for removing surface air in casings Nov. 14, 1995
5330382 Sizer adapter apparatus and method for creating substantially evenly and incompletely filled casings Jul. 19, 1994
5273482 Reinforced casings for preparing dimensionally uniform processed food products with flat ends Dec. 28, 1993
5217404 Process for the calibration, length measurement and packaging of portions of intestine used in pork butchery and apparatus for carrying it out Jun. 8, 1993
5211599 Adjustable sizing device for tubular food casing May. 18, 1993
5203735 Vacuumized internal sizing ring assembly and method of use Apr. 20, 1993
5167567 Mechanism for control of gathering plates for a double clipper apparatus Dec. 1, 1992
5152712 Stuffing method and apparatus Oct. 6, 1992
5104348 Sizer apparatus having shiftable horn Apr. 14, 1992
5035671 Dual piston portioner and casing device Jul. 30, 1991
4980949 Apparatus and methods for filling slack filled food casings Jan. 1, 1991
4970758 Stuffing method and apparatus Nov. 20, 1990
4958411 Dual tube stuffing horn with expanding spring for size control Sep. 25, 1990
4887332 Semi-automatic stuffing machine, casing brake and turret assembly Dec. 19, 1989
4847953 Semi-automatic stuffing machine, casing brake and turret assembly Jul. 18, 1989
4837897 Apparatus for monitoring the width of a stuffed food casing Jun. 13, 1989
4766645 Size control system for stuffing machine Aug. 30, 1988
4709447 Encased product and method and apparatus for encasing same Dec. 1, 1987
4670942 Chuck for meat encasing machine Jun. 9, 1987
4642849 Meat packaging apparatus with backflow restrictor Feb. 17, 1987
4602402 Machine for stuffing pasty substances, particularly sausage meat with burst casing sensor Jul. 29, 1986
4447933 Gut casing holding nozzle for a sausage filling machine May. 15, 1984
4434528 Process and apparatus for making partially filled air-free sausage casings Mar. 6, 1984
4434529 Sausage diameter monitoring apparatus and method Mar. 6, 1984
4417434 Methods and apparatus for producing encased meat and meat for encasing Nov. 29, 1983
4321728 Gland seal for stuffer horn Mar. 30, 1982
4307489 Process and apparatus for a preparatory treatment of gathered artificial casings Dec. 29, 1981
4257146 Stuffed food casing break detector - shutoff Mar. 24, 1981

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