Patents Assigned to Otto Brand GmbH
  • Patent number: 4474637
    Abstract: The invention relates to a machine for making labels of textile material sealable by ultrasonic means and having a delivery section that operates in cycles, and a folding and ironing device for gripping, folding, and ironing the labels which are delivered one behind the other. In order to substantially improve the handling of the labels as they are being sewn in, there is provided after the folding device an ultrasonic sealing device for affixing to the backs of the labels creased folds thereof by means of a fused joint.The invention further relates to a label from textile material for tape sealable by ultrasonic means and having at least one fold creased onto the back thereof, the creased fold being connected to the label across an ultrasonically fused joint, as well as a label with or without a creased fold, the ultrasonically fused joint being formed as a detach-by-ripping fused joint extending across the entire width of the label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1981
    Date of Patent: October 2, 1984
    Assignee: Otto Brand GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Kempf
  • Patent number: 4426241
    Abstract: Fabric loops, intended for attachment to articles of clothing for example, are fabricated from a tape the free end of which is sequentially formed into a loops which are permanently closed. To form the loops, a continuous tape is delivered into a track which doubles back on itself whereby the advancing free tape end will overlap a portion of the tape, and the tape will subsequently be cut and the overlapping portions bonded together to complete a loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1984
    Assignee: Otto Brand GmbH
    Inventors: Hubert Zimmermann, Thomas Kempf