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Number: 53
Name: Package making >
Description: This class is the generic class of apparatus for and methods of encompassing, encasing or completely surrounding goods or materials with a cover made from sheet material stock.










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
53/390

Aids to manual packing

486
53/391

Power-driven conveyor

50
53/392

Receptacle inversion

18
53/556

Apparatus for contraction of cover by stretching or shrinking

544
53/557

By heat shrinking

253
53/558

Apparatus for forming or partially forming receptacle and subsequently filling

67
53/562

Forming a pocket or pouch by folding and side sealing (e.g., flat bag making)

166
53/559

Forming a pocket, depression, or hollow compartment by application of heat or pressure (e.g., stretch forming)

280
53/560

Capsule

82
53/561

Molding or extruding a container

100
53/563

Forming a receptacle around a mandrel or former and removing therefrom prior to filling

97
53/564

Forming by opening or setting up collapsed receptacle

143
53/570

Bag or sack

366
53/571

Magazine

117
53/573

Combined extractor and opener

82
53/572

Filled before removal from magazine

108
53/567

Flexible tubular stock - preformed continuous tube

345
53/565

Gable-top carton (e.g., milk carton)

66
53/566

Horizontally loaded box or carton

148
53/569

Letter-type envelope

190
53/568

Longitudinally prefolded web stock

104
53/574

Forming receptacles whereby the receptacle is subsequently filled while on the forming means

62
53/578

External former

29
53/579

Former mounted on conveying means

65
53/575

Hollow forming mandrel or plunger

98
53/577

Gathered mouth receptacle

20
53/576

Tubular receptacle stored on mandrel

243
53/DIG.1

Bacon and franks packaging

12
53/49

Bottle in shaped cover or carton

22
53/900

Capsules

115
53/285

Closing packages and filled receptacles

31
53/373.2

By means adapted to engage outturned seam of package cover

16
53/375.4

With means to advance package during closing

38
53/375.5

With means to fold cover after closing

13
53/373.3

With means to apply adhesive to seam

7
53/373.6

With means to engage cover at spaced points and move apart to flatten seam

39
53/373.7

With means to heat or cool seam

136
53/375.3

Means to cool seam

44
53/373.8

Spaced from cover during heating or cooling

22
53/373.9

Comprising means to force heated fluid to contact cover

49
53/374.3

With means to advance package during closing

40
53/374.4

Closing means comprising roller or roller-like member

127
53/374.5

Closing means moving with package during closing

78
53/374.6

And moving perpendicularly to package movement during closing

104
53/374.7

With means to fold cover after closing

12
53/374.2

With nonplanar sealing surface

91
53/374.8

With package stationary during closing

169
53/374.9

Pivoted means to close package

70
53/375.2

With means to fold cover after closing

16
53/373.4

With means to trim excess from cover

30
53/373.5

With means to advance package during closing

29
53/375.6

With package stationary during closing

22
53/375.7

With means to fold package cover after closing

13
53/375.8

By means adapted to engage overlapped seam

11
53/376.2

With means to advance package during closing

44
53/375.9

With means to heat or cool seam

121
53/370.2

Including provision for pleat of cover overhang

17
53/372.8

To serially pleat cover overhang

6
53/372.9

Including means to rotate package or pleating means during pleating

26
53/372.4

With means to advance package during closing

19
53/372.5

Including provision for pleat and fold of cover

13
53/370.3

With means to apply adhesive

14
53/370.6

With means to engage cover at spaced points and move together to form pleat

40
53/370.7

With means to heat or cool seam

34
53/371.2

Having nonplanar sealing surface

22
53/372.3

Means to cool seam

13
53/370.8

Spaced from cover during heating or cooling

4
53/370.9

Comprising means to force heated fluid to contact cover

17
53/371.3

With means to advance package during closing

20
53/371.4

Closing means comprising roller or roller-like member

22
53/371.5

Closing means moving with package during closing

22
53/371.6

And moving perpendicularly to package movement during closing

18
53/371.7

Including provision for pleat and fold of cover

14
53/371.8

With package stationary during closing

25
53/372.2

Including provision for pleat and fold of cover

11
53/371.9

Pivoted means to close cover

21
53/370.4

With means to trim excess cover

5
53/370.5

And means to advance package during closing

4
53/372.6

With package stationary during closing

11
53/372.7

Including provision for pleat and fold of cover

12
53/376.3

Package or receptacle having closure flap, e.g., carton flap, box lid, etc.

31
53/377.6

Attached flap

34
53/376.4

Multiple closure flaps

42
53/377.2

With means to advance package during closing

105
53/376.5

With means to apply adhesive

82
53/376.6

With means to heat or cool flap

15
53/376.7

With means to advance package during closing

26
53/376.8

With package stationary during closing

8
53/377.3

With package stationary during closing

41
53/377.5

Tucked inside cover

32
53/378.3

With means to advance package during closing

49
53/377.4

With means to apply adhesive

41
53/377.7

With means to heat or cool flap

2
53/377.8

With means to advance package during closing

8
53/286

Plural independently closed covers

9
53/287

Separate closure applying

67
53/305

By hand operation with magazine supply

10
53/306

Closure delivery from supply into or below bottom of header

61
53/307

Closure delivery into inverting header

36
53/308

Turret supporting closure below header

46
53/310

Closure delivery from supply laterally into header

23
53/311

Closure at infeed normal to closure in stack

4
53/312

Horizontal infeed

12
53/309

Closure delivery from supply through top of header

18
53/319

Closure inserting means

52
53/324

Closure compressing means

11
53/327

Pivoted segment die

2
53/325

Roller

4
53/326

Sliding segment die

0
53/321

Closure flexing means (straightening or buckling)

8
53/328

Plunger structure

24
53/322

With closure guide withdrawal means

1
53/323

Receptacle push-off means

1
53/320

With vent means

6
53/329

Closure securing means

75
53/366

By crimping of receptacle

18
53/341

Die

14
53/359

Filler or forcer

8
53/362

Confined elastomer block

7
53/361

Fluid pressure or resilient element

10
53/360

Reverse flex of resilient element

1
53/357

Resilient annulus

9
53/358

Helical spring

1
53/364

Second class lever mounted

0
53/344

Sectional

4
53/351

Axial cam

7
53/352

Convex

2
53/353

Radially reciprocating jaws

15
53/354

Bell crank

2
53/355

Biased for deformation

0
53/348

Fluid pressure actuated

4
53/349

Rotary cam

3
53/356

Split or spring collet type

6
53/350

Toggle

4
53/345

With resilient faces

4
53/347

Helical spring

1
53/346

Split or two part die

1
53/365

Toggle mounted

1
53/342

With closure support

8
53/343

Magnetic

11
53/363

With handle

4
53/329.2

Heated securing means

70
53/329.3

Adapted to engage flange (e.g., outturned seam) of package cover

99
53/329.4

With means to advance package during securing

47
53/329.5

With means to trim excess cover

37
53/330

Internal

26
53/333

Repeated on different portions of same closure

5
53/332

Reverse closure flexing or turn-back means

2
53/334

Rotary tool or die

37
53/338

Planetating

3
53/339

Axially rocking

5
53/340

Radial, rocking or axial pivot

7
53/335

With centrifugal means

2
53/336

Cam release

1
53/337

Centrifugal release

0
53/331.5

Screw or lug type

205
53/331

Thread and crimp

21
53/313

Closure selected by moving receptacle

21
53/314

With subsequent securing

54
53/315

With wiper or leveler means

20
53/316

Roller

17
53/288

Cover to milk can

2
53/367

Orienting or aligning means

81
53/299

Receptacle delivery by case or row

13
53/301

Receptacle delivery to alternately acting headers

1
53/317

Screw or lug closure applying means

170
53/318

With reverse rotation means

7
53/302

Sequentially acting plural headers

3
53/303

In vertical orbit

2
53/304

With single closure supply stack for headers

2
53/368

With height compensating means and/or package ejection means

20
53/369

With package ejection means only

4
53/290

With preliminary closure shaping and/or treatment

32
53/296

Cutting and/or shaping means

47
53/297

Concentric with or at infeed of closure

30
53/298

Blank cut-off only

33
53/291

Unfolding, opening and/or stretching capsules or cots

47
53/293

Removal from support by receptacle

5
53/294

Stretcher cammed by receptacle

5
53/295

With cot dispenser or ejector

17
53/292

With suction or blast

43
53/289

With preliminary receptacle shaping

35
53/300

With receptacle support and/or feed by shoulder engagement

79
53/370

Twisters

72
53/167

Combined

308
53/201

Convertible

136
53/235

Depositing articles and arranging material in preformed receptacles

57
53/242

Bottom filling

32
53/243

With turnover

38
53/241

Contents support extends through receptacle (e.g., garment baggers)

37
53/254

Disc packers

88
53/255

Guide or inserted form or support for article contents

117
53/261

Expansible

44
53/262

Spring form

29
53/256

Garment baggers

13
53/263

Receptacle divider

28
53/258

With injector (e.g., filling plunger)

180
53/259

Endless belt

44
53/260

With retractible, collapsible or separable portion to permit withdrawal or to dump contents

119
53/257

With size adjusting means

50
53/236

Long slender articles (e.g., matches)

109
53/237

Plural filling stations and/or contents sources for single receptacle

124
53/239

Article and fluent material

51
53/238

Diverse forms or shapes of units

142
53/240

Successive filling stations

56
53/247

Simultaneous deposit of plural articles

390
53/244

Successive deposits of articles

240
53/246

Compartmented receptacle

150
53/245

Lowered support

76
53/248

With means to retard free fall of articles into receptacle

141
53/249

With movement of receptacle to or from filling station

94
53/250

With means to supply successive receptacles

197
53/251

Contents or receptacle transfer between conveyers

333
53/252

By reciprocable pusher

231
53/253

Rotary

113
53/145

Facing (e.g., fruits and vegetables)

3
53/146

Variable contour facing plate

2
53/79

Gas filling and/or evacuating of receptacle and closing

173
53/85

Enclosure responsive

2
53/80

Including soldering means

11
53/82

Iron application only

3
53/83

Electric arc or resistance type

8
53/81

Solder and/or flux deposit only

4
53/84

Pressure responsive and/or regulation

16
53/86

Within enclosure

75
53/88

For receptacle head only

78
53/89

Machine positioned receptacle and/or closure

17
53/95

Multiple individual receptacle chambers

21
53/96

Integral unit

6
53/90

Through lock or valve means

13
53/94

Including closure handling means

5
53/91

Rotary pocket or pockets

5
53/92

Common in-out

1
53/93

With separate coacting pockets

1
53/109

With cap lifter

31
53/97

With closure assembling means

22
53/103

Atmospheric pressure

9
53/105

Flexible diaphragm

7
53/106

Pressure platen

3
53/107

Individual receptacle

3
53/108

Base contacting

1
53/104

With fluid system intensifier

1
53/99

Gravity plunger or platen

1
53/100

With drop control

1
53/101

Mechanically actuated plunger or platen

20
53/102

With equalizer means

4
53/98

Resilient hold-down

5
53/87

With screen or graduated orifices

5
53/110

Within tunnel

19
53/147

Group forming of contents unit and subsequent or further packaging

52
53/152

Formed in vertically spaced ways and simultaneously removed

26
53/153

Plural groups

13
53/154

From plural or different supply sources

119
53/155

Diverse forms or shapes of units

56
53/157

Insert or separating sheet

149
53/156

Package reinforcing sheet or trough

37
53/158

Joined receptacle or pockets

21
53/531

Layer, stack, or column

98
53/533

Assembling sticks of chewing gum

4
53/532

Assembling, gathering, and stacking coins or similar disclike articles

110
53/543

Forming single generally horizontal groups comprising plural rows and columns

214
53/537

Forming successive coplanar layers and depositing in cover means

114
53/538

Varying strokes of depositing means

32
53/542

Grouping articles on edge in a linear relationship

180
53/535

Lowered support or raised wall

78
53/536

Within receptacle

42
53/544

Orienting one or more units of the group

176
53/534

Receptacle advances as row groups are deposited therein

175
53/539

Simultaneous deposit to fill compartmented receptacle

130
53/540

Stacking one article or group of articles upon another

348
53/541

Building up the stack from the bottom

64
53/148

Long slender articles (e.g., cigarettes)

142
53/149

Adjacent rows of unequal numbers

42
53/151

Hopper with multiple channeled outlet

74
53/150

Superposing rows

40
53/DIG.2

High frequency electric sealing

100
53/77

Interrelated or safety controls

139
53/394

Matchbook making

2
53/395

Methods

4
53/389.1

Means to feed cover material

116
53/389.2

Continuous web cover material

142
53/389.4

Roller or roller-like feeder

197
53/389.5

Comprising endless belt

68
53/389.3

With cutter

217
53/266.1

Means to fill and close preformed receptacle

80
53/276

Diverse heads rotatively indexing and progressively acting (turret)

21
53/278

Concentric orbits

6
53/277

Planetating or epicyclic orbit

2
53/279

Plural axes

4
53/280

Common infeed means

2
53/284.4

Means to insert x-ray film into and to close special receptacle

31
53/284

Opposite end closing

35
53/284.7

Receptacle comprising bag

213
53/284.3

Receptacle comprising envelope

218
53/284.2

Receptacle comprising film mount

40
53/284.5

Rigid receptacle

92
53/284.6

Glass receptacle, e.g., ampoule

30
53/268

With common fill-close stations

45
53/269

Closing mechanism tripped by vented air

2
53/270

Closure release by withdrawal of fill means or receptacle

5
53/275

Closure within or forming wall of pressure chamber

4
53/274

Including closure port valve means

4
53/273

Swivel or slide relation to receptacle aperture

10
53/272

Turret mounted (plural heads rotatively indexing and progressively acting)

20
53/271

Unidirectional infeed motion only

1
53/267

With compound fill-close station

26
53/281

With separate closure

175
53/283

Common infeed means for fill and close means

9
53/282

Endless conveyor for receptacle

181
53/387.1

Means to hold flap

16
53/387.2

While package is moving

52
53/387.3

With means to heat or cool flap

29
53/387.4

With means to heat or cool flap

15
53/381.1

Means to open or erect receptacle

129
53/384.1

Means to open bag

195
53/385.1

Including means to apply air blast

143
53/386.1

Including means to apply suction

160
53/381.5

Means to open envelope

85
53/381.6

Including means to apply suction to grip envelope

89
53/381.7

Means to open flap

73
53/382.1

Means to open flap, e.g., carton, flap, box lid, etc.

77
53/382.2

Means to fold flap about line perpendicular to receptacle movement

27
53/382.3

And means to fold another flap about line parallel to receptacle movement

16
53/381.4

Means to remove separate closure

131
53/381.2

With cutting means

124
53/381.3

To open envelope

39
53/383.1

With means to apply adhesive

59
53/396

Methods

99
53/409

Annular package

75
53/397

Applying a partial cover

449
53/399

Banding

849
53/398

Partial covering of multiple cans, bottles (e.g., six-pack carrier)

130
53/476

Closing package or filled receptacle

64
53/477

By heat sealing

278
53/479

Of preformed nonfreestanding container deformed by contents (e.g., bag, tube)

220
53/478

Separate closure

264
53/484

Closing a preformed, freestanding, rigid or semi-rigid container (e.g., box, carton, bottle)

76
53/485

By applying a separate preformed closure (e.g., lid, cap)

217
53/488

By conforming closure to container

99
53/489

By plugging closure into container

116
53/490

By screwing closure on container

97
53/487

With preliminary closure shaping

72
53/486

With receptacle deforming or shaping

71
53/491

By folding multiple preformed flap

120
53/480

Closing preformed container deformed by contents

33
53/481

By collapsing mouth portion (e.g., to form single flap)

48
53/482

Folding or rolling-in

46
53/483

Twisting

25
53/441

Conforming by stretching or shrinking of cover over contents

426
53/442

By heating

345
53/450

Enclosing contents within progressively formed web means

456
53/451

Vertically formed, filled, and sealed tubular package

442
53/460

Envelope or triangular flap fold

145
53/467

Filling preformed receptacle and closing

274
53/470

Aerosol container

74
53/469

Flexible, expandable receptacle (e.g., bag, tube)

487
53/468

Opening prior to filling and closing

245
53/472

With protective media (e.g., shock absorbing)

263
53/471

With separate closure attaching (e.g., cap or plug)

369
53/473

Filling preformed receptacle

467
53/474

With diverse contents

419
53/475

With successive like contents or layers of like contents

265
53/410

Forming a cover adjunct or application of a cover adjunct to a cover

330
53/414

Binding string

41
53/416

Fastening or sealing

110
53/417

Applying the fastener to a gathered bag neck (e.g., staple or clip)

93
53/419

Encircling sealing strip (e.g., adhesive tape)

70
53/418

Sewing

6
53/420

For preformed receptacle with separate closure

76
53/424

Constricting closure by binding

3
53/423

Including casting or molding

18
53/421

Including gasket compressing

13
53/422

Against side of receptacle

4
53/413

Handle

166
53/412

Package opening device (e.g., tear strip)

545
53/411

Printing or protective coating

292
53/415

Strip, stamp, nonencircling label, or space filler

217
53/452

Forming or partial forming a receptacle and subsequent filling

326
53/453

Forming a pocket or depression in cover material by applying heat or pressure (e.g., stretch forming)

328
53/454

Forming a capsule

68
53/456

Forming three-dimensional receptacle from web or blank

214
53/455

Making a pocket in web material by folding and side sealing (e.g., flat bag making)

162
53/457

Opening or setting up collapsed, preformed receptacle

42
53/459

Bag, tube, center-folded web

496
53/458

Box, carton

132
53/403

Gas filling and/or evacuating and closing

209
53/405

Evacuating only and closing

73
53/408

Including evacuating

52
53/406

With gas igniting

4
53/404

With solder or wax sealing

17
53/407

With steam filling

15
53/443

Group forming of contents into a unit

193
53/445

Of diverse contents (e.g., can and coupon)

171
53/444

Of slender rod-shaped contents (e.g., cigarette)

113
53/448

Single layer forming

160
53/447

Stacking upon another before packaging

359
53/446

With orienting (e.g., turning labels face out)

120
53/492

Opening only

224
53/449

Plural covers

603
53/427

Skin packaging (e.g., vacuum forming by conforming cover over contents)

96
53/425

Sterilizing complete package

316
53/426

Sterilizing cover only

216
53/400

With adsorption or absorption of contents

46
53/428

With contents treating

166
53/436

Compacting or stretching

258
53/437

Agitating (e.g., vibrating or jarring)

53
53/438

Before association with cover material

206
53/439

By simultaneously conveying and compressing

89
53/435

Cutting

218
53/429

Folding

211
53/440

Heating or cooling

271
53/431

Liquid treating

146
53/432

Vacuum or gas treating

447
53/434

Flexible preform cover (e.g., bags, pouches)

391
53/433

Receptacle forming

190
53/430

Winding

249
53/402

With inhibitor

16
53/401

With nonreactive packaging materials

22
53/461

Wrapping contents including cover forming

272
53/465

Cinching or wiping around to form initial wrap

218
53/464

Cup or pouch forming about contents from web or blank

81
53/466

U-fold forming initial wrap

239
53/463

With heat sealing of wrapper

142
53/462

With slotted or scored wrapper blank

142
53/393

Miscellaneous

46
53/48.1

Multiple bottle or can carrier type package

88
53/48.5

Endless loop

18
53/48.2

Of shrinkable or memory material

29
53/48.3

Of stretchable material

14
53/48.4

Continuous web

38
53/48.6

Wrap

7
53/48.7

Of moving bottles or cans

46
53/48.8

Wrap of preformed blank

27
53/48.9

Having means to interlock or tighten

31
53/50

Package unfolding or opening with insertion of additional contents

25
53/580

Partial cover application

103
53/582

Band or tube

163
53/591

Applied about series contents

65
53/589

Applied by guiding band end about contents

365
53/590

Applied by manipulating opposed band ends about contents

71
53/592

Applied by manual operation

103
53/588

Applied by rotation of band

302
53/587

Applied by rotation of contents

465
53/583

Bag neck banding

55
53/584

Cigar banding

1
53/593

End or band interleaved with contents (e.g., book or magazine band)

20
53/585

Preformed tube

177
53/586

U-fold forming initial banding

152
53/581

Spindle or core

29
53/594

Uncovered reduced projection or handle (e.g., lollypop)

26
53/170

Plural layer package material

89
53/176

At least one layer a band

120
53/172

Concurrently formed with multi-layered blank

18
53/173

Filling preformed receptacle and subsequent covering

52
53/175

Lining preformed receptacle

64
53/171

Plural packages in outer cover

59
53/174

Wrapping and subsequent filling of preformed receptacle

10
53/202

Plural line packaging

154
53/545

Progressively seamed cover web or web folds

26
53/546

Multirow

47
53/548

With closing of web between package units

76
53/549

By twisting

5
53/550

Longitudinal tube formed from single web

398
53/551

Vertically disposed tube

548
53/552

Concurrent severing

233
53/553

Plural webs

203
53/555

Simultaneously longitudinal and transverse seaming

50
53/554

Vertically disposed tube

72
53/547

With package severing and subsequent closing of severed end

58
53/51

Register control

140
53/DIG.3

Sealing electron tubes

0
53/168

Selective or alternate supply of plural covers and/or plural contents

185
53/509

Skin packaging

60
53/169

Sliding tray and shell type package

22
53/142

Tapered or headed articles

33
53/143

Inverting one or more units

28
53/144

Receptacle reversing

3
53/507

With alarm, signal, or indicator

49
53/508

Visual or audible alarm

43
53/111R

With contents treating

75
53/127

Heating or cooling

132
53/113

Reshaping

30
53/114

Coil spring encasing

44
53/523

Compacting or stretching

52
53/525

By agitation

88
53/529

Compressing before packaging

299
53/530

Through restricted passage

87
53/527

Compressing contents within preformed receptacle

211
53/528

Compressing while engaging contents with wrapper or band

103
53/526

Compressing with or through cover

123
53/524

Mattress filling

21
53/121

Crushing

18
53/115

Cushioning material inserting means (e.g., pill bottle cotton)

16
53/513

Cutting

52
53/520

Film, sheet or weblike material

179
53/514

Food or edible material

27
53/516

Bread, pastry, or confection

25
53/518

Diary product

15
53/519

Butter

5
53/515

Fruit or vegetable

30
53/517

Meat or fish product

62
53/522

Strand, tube, or rodlike material (e.g., drinking straw)

14
53/521

Stuffing (e.g., mattress ticking)

8
53/116

Folding or rolling

119
53/117

Sheet material or garments

119
53/118

Rotary winding

327
53/119

Slotted or divided mandrel

16
53/120

Slot and blade doubling

33
53/122

Molding or plastic deformation

99
53/510

Vacuum or inert atmosphere

312
53/512

With preformed bag

311
53/511

With receptacle forming

183
53/111RC

With reactive chemical

32
53/140

With cover material production

53
53/128.1

With cover-adjunct application or formation

51
53/137.1

Adjunct comprising bottle hood securing means

6
53/130.1

Adjunct comprising closure retainer seated into and depressed with portion of bottle hood

3
53/134.1

Adjunct comprising graspable appendage, e.g., handle

109
53/134.2

For permeable package, e.g., tea bag

71
53/132.1

Adjunct comprising lever actuated to constrict passage of contents into package

1
53/139.5

Adjunct comprising means to protect contents, e.g., padding or spacer

36
53/139.7

Adjunct comprising edge protector

33
53/139.6

To protect contents from binder

6
53/135.1

Adjunct comprising nonencircling strip, e.g., stamp, label or gap filler

59
53/135.2

Applied to cover material before packaging

22
53/135.3

Applied to continuous web material

35
53/136.1

Applied to package

115
53/136.2

Applied to end of roll

35
53/136.3

To seal package

33
53/136.5

Bag

40
53/136.4

Box

99
53/137.2

Adjunct comprising package encircling sealing strip

45
53/129.1

Adjunct comprising packing disk, sealing gasket, or "spot" applied to a closure

14
53/131.1

Adjunct comprising protective coating

16
53/133.1

Adjunct comprising provision to allow access to contents, e.g., spout, straw, drain, opening, etc.

92
53/133.3

Adjunct comprising provision to open package

71
53/133.8

Cover weakened for tearing, e.g., having integral tear strip

83
53/133.4

Reclosable

264
53/133.5

Tear string or tape under cover

16
53/133.6

Cover weakened for tearing

19
53/133.7

With graspable tab on cover or adjunct

25
53/133.2

Fitment to dispense flowable contents, e.g., spout

140
53/138.1

Adjunct comprising provision to secure cover

25
53/138.5

Adjunct comprising sewn seam

9
53/139.1

Bag banding

32
53/139.2

Reclosable, e.g., ziplock (tm) or with valve

214
53/138.2

Staple or clip

53
53/138.3

Bag closing

48
53/138.4

Deformed staple or clip

148
53/138.6

Tie string or wire

9
53/138.7

Bag closing

28
53/138.8

Twisting of string or wire

24
53/139.4

Adjunct comprising string or wire

24
53/131.2

By printing

77
53/131.4

Before or during packaging

70
53/131.5

On continuous web

65
53/131.3

On cover having separate closure or on such a separate closure

30
53/141

With fugitive preconditioning of cover material

84
53/265

With means applying attached or connected closures of bail stoppered receptacles

2
53/264

With means applying closures of internally stoppered receptacles

16
53/52

With means responsive to a sensed condition

164
53/55

Concurrent control of contents and receptacle feeds

228
53/56

Stopped by contents, manual reset

11
53/57

By absence of contents

15
53/58

Triggered by presence of contents

46
53/493

Of individual contents or group feed or delivery

228
53/504

By dimension of contents

182
53/501

By totalizing of individual contents

109
53/503

By volume of contents

81
53/502

By weight of contents

231
53/495

Responsive to complete group or subgroup

65
53/498

By sensing each individual article of the group or subgroup

58
53/499

Individual sensors (one for each article in the group or subgroup)

35
53/500

Single sensor for successively sensing each article of the group or subgroup (e.g., counter)

119
53/496

Responsive to the presence of only the lead article of a completed group

21
53/497

Plural lead articles

26
53/494

Responsive to incomplete group or subgroup (no group - no feed)

43
53/505

Responsive to presence or absence of cover material (e.g., wrapper, receptacle, lid)

86
53/506

Responsive to absence of cover material (no can - no fill)

46
53/75

Of package and filled receptacle closing or opening

160
53/76

Triggered by presence of package

86
53/64

Of receptacle or cover feed or adjunct feed or application

247
53/65

Of marker by defective package component

12
53/67

Responsive to presence or absence of preformed receptacle

67
53/72

And presence or absence of closure

13
53/69

During infeed

43
53/68

With closure ejection means

3
53/71

With intermediate clutch

8
53/70

With solenoid control means

7
53/66

Severed length determined by contents size

68
53/73

Skip feed by absence of contents

21
53/74

Triggered by presence of contents

32
53/54

Separate delivery of incomplete or defective contents or contents group

149
53/53

Separate delivery of incomplete or defective package

186
53/203

Wrapping machines

47
53/204

Annular package

66
53/210

Cinched or wiped around initial wrap

94
53/211

By rotation of contents

199
53/215

Apron type

19
53/214

Cover at least in part adhered to contents

32
53/216

Rolling movement

30
53/212

Stacked contents (e.g., coins)

101
53/213

Hand manipulated type

12
53/217

With end twisting

5
53/220

Cover-wiping passage or pocket for initial wrap

16
53/221

Cup- or pouch-forming initial wrap

35
53/222

Four-sided corner flap forming chute or pocket

22
53/224

Package advanced by folding carrier

3
53/225

Rotary turret or carrier

39
53/223

Package advanced through succeeding fold chute

20
53/226

With end crimper or in-folder

22
53/227

With end twister

18
53/228

U-fold forming initial wrap

219
53/229

Outturned longitudinal seam

48
53/232

Package advanced by folding carrier

29
53/233

Continuously moving carrier

27
53/234

Rotary turret or carrier

299
53/230

Package advanced through succeeding fold chute

54
53/231

Via intermediate non-folding carrier

11
53/218

Fixed package support during wrapping

38
53/219

Hand manipulated type

51
53/205

Granular contents material

7
53/207

Notched or corner-slit cover blanks

67
53/208

With cover notching or slitting

10
53/206

Packet or envelope type

71
53/209

Prepositioned cover and contents transported to wrapping means

87
 
 
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