Patent Number: 6,254,372

Title: Apparatus for forming a spherical dough body

Abstract: An apparatus is provided for forming a spherical dough body by rounding a dough piece. The apparatus comprises a pair of opposed pressing and feeding members that apply pressure horizontally to the dough piece and a pressing member that repeatedly applies a force to the lower part of the dough piece, so that the lower part of the dough piece can be brought to the center thereof.

Inventors: Morikawa; Michio (Utsunomiya, JP), Kuribayashi; Eiji (Utsunomiya, JP), Ohashi; Toshinori (Utsunomiya, JP)

Assignee: Rheon Automatic Machinery Co., Inc.

International Classification: A21C 7/00 (20060101); A21C 7/01 (20060101); A21C 007/01 (); A21C 009/08 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018