Patent Number: 6,167,935

Title: Labeling machine

Abstract: Labeling machine for applying labels to containers with an adhesive station for applying adhesive to a back side of a label having an outer rim, whereby the adhesive is sprayed on the label to said outer rim with excess adhesive being sprayed beyond said outer rim, further with label transfer device, said transfer device having a holding plate for holding the label, which transfer device transfer labels from a label individualization position to a label applying position, whereby the adhesive is applied to the label while on the label transfer device, between the label individualization position and the label applying position, and with an adhesive receiving element having portions thereof located outwardly of the holding plate for receiving excess adhesive being sprayed.

Inventors: Heider; James E. (Bowling Green, OH), Heymann; Peter (40545 Dusseldorf, DE)


International Classification: B65C 9/00 (20060101); B65C 9/22 (20060101); B65C 009/02 (); B65C 009/36 (); B65C 009/22 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018