Patent Number: 6,332,585

Title: Apparatus for the intermediate storage of a strap to be supplied and delivered discontinuously

Abstract: An apparatus for the intermediate storage of a strap to be supplied and delivered discontinuously in a machine is provided with a supply arrangement for the strap; a storage drum, which is disposed downstream thereof and which comprises an inlet for the strap, an ensuing helical storage channel for the storage of the strap, the radial extension of which exceeds its axial extension, which corresponds to the width of the strap, as well as an outlet, which adjoins the storage channel; and a discharge arrangement for the strap, which is disposed downstream of the storage drum.

Inventors: Schwede; Roland (Goldkronach, DE)

Assignee: SMB Schwede Maschinenbau GmbH

International Classification: B65B 13/18 (20060101); B65H 051/30 (); B65H 023/18 (); B65B 013/22 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018