Patent Number: 7,708,136

Title: Carrier puck

Abstract: A carrier puck is provided which can be adjusted quickly with minimal efforts, such as by using a slider, screw or other mechanical means, to allow a wide range of article shapes and sizes to be accommodated on the processing line. The carrier puck comprises a base piece, at least two substantially identical holding pieces piled in two or more stacks, a means for securing each of the stacks of holding pieces, and a means for adjusting the distance between the stacks. The two or more stacks of holding pieces enclose a void therebetween for accommodating a container. The distance between the stacks can be adjusted quickly with minimal efforts to accommodate containers of different sizes, shapes and contours.

Inventors: Uriel; Eli (Bronx, NY)

Assignee: Turbofil Packaging Machines, LLC

International Classification: B65B 37/00 (20060101); B65B 3/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018