Patent Number: 6,308,868

Title: High pressure cartridge feed system

Abstract: The high pressure cartridge feed system of the invention includes a cradlethat supports the material cartridge so that the cartridge will not failat the high dispensing pressures. A powered ram assembly drives a ram headinto the cartridge to create the high dispensing pressure. The cartridgeis supported on all sides to prevent failure. A smooth connection fittingis provided to allow cartridges to be quick changed. The cradle ispivotably mounted to allow the cartridge to be loaded in a substantiallyhorizontal position. In one embodiment, the cradle is removable.

Inventors: Hoffman; Alexander M. (Indianapolis, IN), Miller; Kenneth L. (Indianapolis, IN)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013