Patent Number: 6,297,470

Title: Arrangement and method for producing expanded material

Abstract: In an arrangement for producing expanded material (8), in particular fromfoil-type webs (2) of metal, with a cutting device (3) for producingcoherent strips of webs (5) of foil, and with an expanding device (6, 7)for expanding the web (5), the cutting device (3) comprises laser beam,water jet or electron beam (4)-emitting devices which are arrangedsubstantially adjacent each other, transversely to the moving direction ofthe web (2), and which are controlled by a controlling device.

Inventors: Stelzl; Thomas (Vienna, AT)


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Expiration Date: 10/02/2013