Patent Number: 6,170,238

Title: Sealing machine and method

Abstract: A sealing machine and process for sealing loaded bags of a novel web of side connected bags are disclosed. The web is fed through the sealer by a pair of grooved main transport belts. A holding belt is disposed in the groove of an associated main belt and extends into the groove of the other main belt as the belts move through the seal station. Processes of transporting and sealing side connected bags are also disclosed.

Inventors: Lerner; Hershey (Aurora, OH)

Assignee: Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.

International Classification: B65B 43/00 (20060101); B65B 43/26 (20060101); B65B 43/12 (20060101); B65B 051/10 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018