Patent Number: 6,292,994

Title: Method and device for the disassembly of cassettes

Abstract: Processes and apparatuses for partly disassembling tape cassettes having at least one closure flap comprise separating the closure flap from the cassette or from the cassette housing at an early time, before, during or shortly after the opening of the cassette. Several process methods and examples of apparatus are specified. The separating methods and apparatuses can be expediently used for all tape cassettes with one or more closure flaps, it being possible for these to be any type of audio, video and data cassettes.

Inventors: Schlatter; Manfred (Freiburg, DE), Muller; Norbert (Friedelsheim, DE), Hoefer; Gerhard (Coburg, DE)

Assignee: EMTEC Magnetics GmbH

International Classification: B03B 9/00 (20060101); B03B 9/06 (20060101); B09B 5/00 (20060101); B29B 17/02 (20060101); B23P 019/02 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018