Patents Assigned to Haver & Boecker OHG
  • Patent number: 11059611
    Abstract: A compacting device and method is provided for compacting bulk material in an open package, the compacting device including a poker compactor accommodated on a carrier device. The poker compactor includes a gas-permeable outer wall connected with a suction duct. The poker compactor is suitable to be inserted into an open package for the poker compactor to come into contact with the bulk material to degas and compact the bulk material in the open package. The poker compactor has a longitudinal axis around which it is pivotally accommodated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Willi Vollenkemper
  • Patent number: 10661921
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for compacting bulk material in an open container having a compacting device including a poker compactor, the poker compactor having an outer wall and being suitable to be inserted into an open container to cause the outer wall of the poker compactor to contact the bulk material and to degas and compact the bulk material in the open container. The outer wall of the poker compactor is at least partially formed by a gas-permeable, outer suction wall of a suction device and the poker compactor includes a vibration exciter to support degassing the bulk material by way of vibrating motion of the poker compactor generated by the vibration exciter. The vibration exciter is radially surrounded by a tube device and the suction wall surrounds the tube device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Mark Wehling, Volker Schütte, Josef Van Bergerem
  • Patent number: 10625890
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for filling bulk goods into empty open bags (3) comprising at least one weighing unit (7) and at least one filling station (11-18) and a bag receiving unit (10) disposed thereat, wherein a bag (3) received by the bag receiving unit (10) is filled. The bag receiving unit (10) is configured as a receiving box (30) having a receiving space (31) to receive a bag (3). The receiving box (30) is provided with a suction aperture (34) to temporarily receive in the receiving box (30) the empty bag (3) intended for receiving in a form-fit at least in sections. The receiving box (30) comprises suction apertures (34) in a lower region (31a) and in at least one region (31b, 31c) above that which are controlled differently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Willi Vollenkemper, Volker Schutte, Martin Schwakenberg
  • Patent number: 10589881
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for filling flowable materials such as fluids and bulk goods into flexible open-mouth bags, the apparatus including a stationary part and a movable part wherein the movable part is provided with multiple filling stations. Each filling station has a retaining device fastened to the movable part. A plurality of handling stations are received and distributed at the stationary part. A handling station is configured to take over empty open-mouth bags and a handling station is configured for filling a bag. One handling station is provided with a weighing unit. A bag receiving unit is configured to receive and guide the bag. The bag receiving unit at the handling station equipped with a weighing unit can be temporarily decoupled from force transmission to the retaining device to enable separate weighing of the bag receiving unit with the bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Willi Vollenkemper, Christian Westarp
  • Patent number: 10526100
    Abstract: A processing device and method for processing a stack of bags having a multitude of open-mouth bags are provided, including a stacking device on which the stack of bags can be disposed in a base position, wherein the open-mouth bags of the stack have a bag length and an open filling mouth at one end. A marker device and a bag conveying device are provided that are suitable and provided for gripping the topmost open-mouth bag of the stack in the base position and displacing it to a take-up position that is only partially supported on the stack of bags and putting at least one mark on the open-mouth bags in the take-up position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Volker Schuette
  • Patent number: 10173794
    Abstract: Packaging machine and method for filling dusting product such as bulk material into open-mouth bags via a filling process. The filling process is controlled by weight via a control device and a weighing device. A batching element conveys product and introduces it through a filling spout into an open-mouth bag appended for the filling process. The filling spout is connected with a collecting tank through a flow connection such that a pressure surge occurring during the filling process is utilized for transferring into the collecting tank the displacing air contained in the open-mouth bag and including the dusting product to receive and settle the displacing air in the collecting tank and to deposit at least part of the dust content of the displacing air in the collecting tank as deposited product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Uwe Breulmann
  • Patent number: 9902527
    Abstract: A coated fabric (11), comprising a fabric (12) from polymer tapes (12a, 12b), wherein the fabric (12) is coated with a sealing layer (13), wherein • at least a portion of the polymer tapes (12a, 12b) have a breaking tenacity of less than 45 cN/tex, preferably 15 to 40 cN/tex and an elongation at break of more than 30%, preferably of 40 to 90%, and/or • wherein the sealing layer (13) is formed from a composition A comprising at least one ethylene/?-olefin interpolymer, and wherein the composition has a density from 0.905 to 0.930 g/cc, preferably from 0.910 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignees: DOW CHEMICAL IBERICA S.L., HAVER & BOECKER OHG, STARLINGER & CO GESELLSCHAFT M.B.H.
    Inventors: Maria Isabel Arroyo Yillan, Thomas Schütte, Franz Schneider
  • Publication number: 20180009552
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for compacting bulk material in an open container having a compacting device including a poker compactor, the poker compactor having an outer wall and being suitable to be inserted into an open container to cause the outer wall of the poker compactor to contact the bulk material and to degas and compact the bulk material in the open container. The outer wall of the poker compactor is at least partially formed by a gas-permeable, outer suction wall of a suction device and the poker compactor includes a vibration exciter to support degassing the bulk material by way of vibrating motion of the poker compactor generated by the vibration exciter. The vibration exciter is radially surrounded by a tube device and the suction wall surrounds the tube device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Mark WEHLING, Volker SCHÜTTE, Josef VAN BERGEREM
  • Patent number: 9802724
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for processing open-mouth bags comprising a handling device for exchanging open-mouth bags with a rotary packaging machine. The handling device comprises a rotating device that circulates around a rotation axis of the handling device and is provided with two gripping arms for gripping the open-mouth bags. The two gripping arms are disposed for separate, longitudinal movement transverse to the rotation axis of the rotating device to enable longitudinal movement of the gripping arms relative to the rotating device in addition to the circulating motion around the handling device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Willi Vollenkemper
  • Publication number: 20170291727
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) and method for packaging flowable materials such as fluids and bulk goods (4) into flexible empty open-mouth bags (3) comprising a stationary part (5) and a movable part (6) wherein the movable part (6) is provided with multiple filling stations (11-18) traveling along. Each filling station (11-18) has a retaining device (20) fastened to the movable part (6). A plurality of handling stations (41-48) are received and distributed at the stationary part (5). A handling station (41) is configured as a takeover station to take over empty open-mouth bags (3) and a handling station (42) is configured for filling a bag (3). One handling station (44) is provided with a weighing unit (7). A bag receiving unit (10) is fastened to each of the retaining devices (20) to receive a bag (3), the bag receiving unit (10) being configured to receive and guide the bag (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: WILLI VOLLENKEMPER, CHRISTIAN WESTARP
  • Patent number: 9650161
    Abstract: Packaging machine and method for filling open-mouth bags comprising a filling spout, wherein by way of a motion oriented upwardly relative to the filling spout an open-mouth bag can be appended to the filling spout. A dosing device and a weighing device are provided for weighing a pre-defined quantity of a product intended for bagging. A volume flow control device is provided to control during the filling process a strength of the volume flow into the open-mouth bag in dependence on the time. The volume flow control device comprises a filling element and a control device to control during the filling process a strength of the volume flow into the open-mouth bag in dependence on the filling process so as to keep the top bag wall of the open-mouth bag substantially free of product intended for bagging. The filling element serves as a dosing device to transport the product intended for bagging from a dispensing silo into the open-mouth bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Mark Wehling
  • Patent number: 9649637
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for processing materials such as granular matter mined from deposits, comprising a tubular container disposed upright and an axle device provided centered therein. A processing chamber for receiving the material to be processed is provided between the axle device and the inner wall of the tubular container. The tubular container is driven rotatingly. Engaging dogs are provided in the processing chamber as working elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Hagen Muller, Bernd Wauligmann
  • Patent number: 9540123
    Abstract: A packaging machine and method for filling bags with a supporting structure to which at least one filling box is fastened which includes a conveyor element and to which a weighing device and a filling spout are assigned. A control device is provided. The filling box is retained non-communicating with the supporting structure and the assigned filling box and is weighed separately by the assigned weighing device to discharge from the filling box a predefined quantity of intended fill product by way of differential weighing and to fill it into the bag through the filling spout. The control device controls the strength of a volume flow into the bag over the time of the filling process so that the intended fill product is maintained at a high fill height while overflow is simultaneously prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Willi Vollenkemper
  • Patent number: 9522754
    Abstract: A processing device for processing at least one stack of bags including a plurality of bags, wherein at least one stacking device is provided on which the stack of bags can be arranged in a base position, wherein the bags in the stack of bags have a bag length and a bag width, including providing at least one centering device having at least two centering units disposed opposite one another and disposed so that a driving device can move them relative to one another, towards one another and away from one another, and that the centering unit provided on a first side is at least temporarily coupled with a return side of at least one continuous belt and wherein the centering unit provided on a second side is at least temporarily coupled with the carrying side of at least one continuous belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Bernd Steppeler
  • Patent number: 9352860
    Abstract: Rotary packaging machine and method for filling open-mouth bags with multiple filling units disposed over the circumference and rotating along, each of which having a filling spout with a filling opening to which the open-mouth bags can be appended by way of a motion oriented upwardly relative to the filling spout. A handling unit configured as a take-over device is provided for taking over the filled open-mouth bags from the filling units and comprises a gripping arm with a gripping unit provided thereat. The gripping arm is rotatingly disposed at the take-over device. The gripping unit is pivotally disposed at the gripping arm for performing relative to the gripping arm a pivoting motion superimposed on the gripping arm rotation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Willi Vollenkemper, Frank Waltermann
  • Patent number: 9346568
    Abstract: Rotary packaging machine and method for filling open-mouth bags with multiple filling units disposed over the circumference and rotating along, each of which having a filling spout with a bottom filling opening, wherein the open-mouth bags can be appended by way of a motion oriented upwardly relative to the filling spout. A transfer device for transferring the open-mouth bags intended for filling to the filling units is provided. The transfer device comprises a gripping arm including a gripping unit provided thereat. The gripping arm is rotatingly disposed at the transfer device. A longitudinal speed of the longitudinal motion of the gripping arm is temporarily adapted to a peripheral speed of the circumferential motion of the filling spouts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Michael Korte, Frank Waltermann, Christian Westarp
  • Publication number: 20160001909
    Abstract: A packaging machine, a method for filling product into gusseted open-mouth bags, and an open-mouth bag are provided. The packaging machine includes a filling device for filling the open-mouth bags through a filling end. A closing device is provided with which the filling end can be sealed to be completely tight after the filling process by a weld seam. An additional welding device is provided. The additional welding device is suitable and configured to place in the gussets of the open-mouth bags two additional holding seams laterally spaced apart from one another in the transverse direction and oriented approximately parallel to the weld seam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventors: Thomas SCHÜTTE, Thomas HILLING
  • Patent number: 9150315
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for filling bags wherein the bags are gusseted and extend from a first end to a second end. The gussets are optionally pulled outwardly out of the second bag end by means of a spreader device to provide a large filling mouth. The bag is attached to a filling spout by its opened second end where it is filled at least in part before the second end of the bag is closed by means of a closing device by way of at least one closing seam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Willi Vollenkemper
  • Patent number: 9114898
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for filling valve bags with dry bulk goods including a supporting construction and a filling spout extending laterally from the supporting construction for filling a valve bag provided with a bag body and a valve. A bag holder for guiding the valve bag is provided. For filling, the valve bag is placed onto the filling spout by its valve, hanging from the filling spout during the filling process. The bag holder is displaceable during the filling process from a filling position to a closing position after discharge. An expansion device is provided at the bag holder to expand the valve of the valve bag prior to closing. The bag holder is attached to the supporting construction. During the filling process the expansion device is at least partially inserted into the valve of the valve bag hanging from the filling spout.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: HAVER & BOECKER OHG
    Inventor: Mark Wehling
  • Patent number: 8889571
    Abstract: A wire cloth includes warp wires and weft wires which cross each other and are interwoven by a weave pattern. The warp wires are formed in at least two different configurations to define warp wires of first and second types. A length of the first type of warp wires deviates from a length of the second type of warp wires in relation to a particular length unit, with pores being formed in interstices between sections of two neighboring warp wires and crossing sections of two neighboring weft wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Haver & Boecker OHG
    Inventors: Frank Meyer, Stefan Butenkemper, Alexander Mantler