Patent Number: 6,170,374

Title: Reciprocating cutting assembly

Abstract: A reciprocating cutting assembly for cutting a vertically supported web of material includes elongated cutting means having opposite facing cutting edges, each of which have a plurality of blunt teeth, and a drive means for driving the cutting means between first and second positions on opposite sides of the web. Preferably, the cutting assembly includes first and second support arms, each of which has a plurality of fingers which contact the material web and support the web during the back-and-forth cutting action of the cutting assembly.

Inventors: Irvin; John M. (Highlands Ranch, CO)


International Classification: B26D 1/01 (20060101); B26D 1/09 (20060101); B26D 1/06 (20060101); B26D 1/00 (20060101); B26F 3/02 (20060101); B65B 11/08 (20060101); B65B 11/06 (20060101); B65B 25/14 (20060101); B26D 001/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018