Patents Assigned to WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
  • Publication number: 20160362203
    Abstract: A packing arrangement for packing a product into a plurality of bags or sacks comprising at least one of the following devices: a bagging unit a pallet loading device (120) a pallet securing device (130), with a device being provided for storing and rendering available information regarding events that occurred at this arrangement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Applicant: Windmoeller & Hoelscher KG
    Inventors: Thomas HAWIGHORST, Martin HOHENBRINK, Daniel NARBERHAUS
  • Patent number: 9470504
    Abstract: A sensor system for measuring the thickness of flat material that is moved relative to the sensor system has a first sensor device for measuring the thickness of the flat material and a device for generating an air cushion. The device is disposed in such a way that there is an air cushion between at least one side of the sensor device that faces the flat material, and the flat material, during operation. In the region of the air cushion, the first sensor device includes surface sections having porous material and/or material that is provided with micro-holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Martin Backmann
  • Publication number: 20160272455
    Abstract: The invention relates to a winding device for winding a travelling web of material, said winding device comprising at least one blade for slitting the web of material in the web direction into several partial webs of material and comprising a folding device for folding over the edges of the partial webs of material In order to provide a winding device that allows a web of material to be wound with folded over edges in the simplest possible manner and without folds, an oscillating device is provided, with which the at least one blade can be moved transversely to the direction of the web.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Windmoeller & Hoelscher KG
    Inventor: Torsten SCHMITZ
  • Patent number: 9446548
    Abstract: A device for suctioning of waste products of a production machine, particularly a sheet extruder, with a suction chamber. At least one suction element extends into a suction space located outside the suction chamber in order to convey waste products in the suction chamber. A suction unit develops a negative pressure in the suction chamber. A sealing means abuts the suction element and locks the suction chamber in a way such that the suction element is movable along the sealing means. The position of the suction element at the suction chamber is variably adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
    Inventor: Thomas Sehlleier
  • Patent number: 9434097
    Abstract: A device for calibrating membrane tubes which are extrudable by an extrusion die includes a ring along an interior wall with which the extruded membrane tube can be guided, and a cooling liquid supply source which can be used to provide a cooling liquid which can be conveyed to between the interior wall and the membrane tube. The ring includes at least one open chamber in the region where the membrane tube exits the ring, with at least one opening of the open chamber facing the membrane tube and being sealed with at least one permeable webbed piece. A vacuum can be applied to the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventors: Ingo Ruebbelke, Till Bergmann
  • Publication number: 20160250818
    Abstract: The invention describes a method for forming a hose from a flat web material, in which a flat web is supplied via a feeding device, the edges of the flat web material are folded by at least one hose formation tool, with the edge sections subsequently overlapping, parts of the overlapping edge sections are connected to each other. It is novel and inventive that the target position of at least one edge is determined after the edges have been folded over, that the actual position of at least one edge is determined by a measuring device, and that in case of a deviation of the actual position from the target position the hose formation tool is moved at least perpendicular in reference to the direction of transportation of the flat web material via an actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Uwe WOLFRAM
  • Patent number: 9427927
    Abstract: A device for forming stacks of bags, preferably bags of paper, which are individually supplied, includes at least a first transport device with which individual bags are taken up, a collection point to which the bags are fed by the transport device and in which a stack of bags can be produced, and a release device with which the bags are released from the transport device and dropped at the collection point. The device has at least one separation device, which can be inserted into or above the stack at the collection point, to divide the stack into a first and a second stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventors: Joerg Christian Thies, Heinz Berlin
  • Publication number: 20160236887
    Abstract: The invention relates to a winding device for winding a web-shaped material, preferably a plastic film, said winding device comprising: a reel for receiving the web-shaped material, a contact roller for feeding and pressing the web-shaped material against the reel, a device for rotationally driving a still empty reel, a device for feeding the still empty reel to the contact roller. The device for rotationally driving the still empty reel and the device for feeding the still empty reel to the contact roller can act simultaneously on the still empty reel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Applicant: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Gerd RATZ, Christian HEUMANN
  • Publication number: 20160229662
    Abstract: The invention relates to a shaft axle for winding up a material web, particularly plastic films, namely particularly stretch films. In order to provide a shaft axle with a strength and stiffness as high as possible, a shaft axle is provided showing a shaft body, which is made largely from fiber-reinforced plastic to yield bending stiffness as high as possible, and cavities, provided along the exterior perimeter of the shaft body, with the cavities being limited in the radial interior direction by a layer of fiber-reinforced plastic and allowing tension bars to expand from the cavities radially towards the outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Windmoeller & Hoelscher KG
    Inventor: Frank HOFFMANN
  • Patent number: 9409386
    Abstract: A color system of a rotary printing press includes a doctor blade device with a doctor blade chamber containing ink for a printing process, an ink reservoir from which ink is supplied to the doctor blade chamber, and a supply system which allows ink to be supplied inside the color system. The color system is connected to a storage reservoir into which ink from the color system is introduced, to a solvent reservoir containing solvent for cleaning the color system, and to a refuse container into which ink soiled by the solvent is introduced. The supply system cleans the color system by automatically pumping off ink to the storage reservoir, and automatically cleaning with the solvent, by collecting the ink in the ink reservoir and supplying the solvent to the refuse container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Lutz Telljohann
  • Patent number: 9409370
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing bags from tubular material having fabric made of stretched plastic strips has at least one tube-forming device or a tube-unwinding device, by which tubular material for producing bags can be produced from web-shaped material and in which the tubular material, can be conveyed in a transport direction (x?), at least one tube-separating device, by which tube pieces can be separated from the tubular material, a bottom-forming device, by which bottoms can be molded onto at least one end of a tube piece, and at least one transport device for transporting the tube pieces within the bottom-forming device in a transport direction (x) extending transversely to their direction of extension (y) The transport direction (x?) of the tubular material in the tube-forming device or the tube-unwinding device and the transport direction (x) of the tube pieces in the transport device are parallel to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventors: Uwe Koehn, Manfred Tautz, Manfred Mueller
  • Publication number: 20160207725
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for monitoring a winding device (10), comprising the following steps: Displaying of a schematic illustration of functional units (20) of the winding device (10) on a display device (30), Detection of at least one operating parameter (40) of at least one functional unit (20) of the winding device (10), Displaying of the at least one detected operating parameter (40) on the display device (30) next to the schematic illustration of the corresponding functional unit (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
    Inventors: Michael OSTENDORF, Frank HOFFMANN
  • Publication number: 20160202191
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for observing a moving material web, in particular to observe a printed material web during the printing process, with a light source positioned on the front side of the material web to illuminate an observed section of the material web, with a camera positioned on the front side of the material web to record still images of the material web within the observed section, and with a light-diffusing surface positioned on the back side of the material web and within the observed section of the material web. In order to create a device for print image observation that can without exception detect color defects for any print job on an otherwise transparent material web, it is provided that the light-diffusing surface has elements to control the color of the light-diffusing surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: Windmoeller & Hoelscher KG
    Inventor: Alois Thoele
  • Publication number: 20160158990
    Abstract: The invention relates to a blown film extrusion device with a blow head and with an insulation, which comprises a heat resistance for thermal insulation of the blow head in relation to the outer ambient air, wherein the blown film extrusion device comprises elements for controlling the heat resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Henning STEUTER, Jens GOLDENSTEIN, Markus BUSSMANN
  • Patent number: 9358777
    Abstract: A system for measuring the viscosity of printing ink during a printing and ink correction process includes a printing press having an ink supply system, and an optical measuring device for measuring actual optical values of light that has interacted with at least parts of the printing picture. The printing press has an ink mass determination device to determine the weight of at least parts of the ink located in the ink supply system, and a control and evaluation device to receive measured values from the optical measuring device and from the ink mass determination device. The control and evaluation device determines an optical deviation, and, based on the optical deviation and the values from the weighing devices, an amount of corrective ink that is to be fed to the printing press in order to approximate the actual optical values to optical reference values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignees: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG, X-RITE SWITZERLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas Ihme, Frank Twiehaus, Martin Flaspoehler, Hendrik Tepe, Frank Dirksmeier
  • Publication number: 20160145008
    Abstract: A side fold sack of polyolefin material that includes a tubular segment having side folds between front and rear walls of the tube. The bottom of the sack exhibits at least one fold of the tubular segment made at 180° about an axis which is generally transverse to the side folds. At least part of the folded area is covered with a label that provides support to the bottom of the sack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Applicant: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Uwe KOEHN
  • Patent number: 9333699
    Abstract: An apparatus for the longitudinal stretching of a film web includes at least one heater in which the film web can be heated, at least one cooling device in which the film web can be cooled, and at least a stretching unit in which the film web is stretched in its longitudinal direction. The stretching unit has a first transport roller having a first peripheral speed in the stretching operation, followed by a second transport roller having a second peripheral speed along the transport path of the film web from the first transport roller, with the second peripheral speed being greater than the first transport roller speed. The apparatus includes a pressing device with which the film web is pressed against the first transport roller along a line which is in the area of the release line of the film web from the first transport roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Juergen Linkies
  • Patent number: 9327440
    Abstract: A device for the production of film tubes includes a die head having an annular nozzle, from which a plastic melt for producing the film tube can be extruded in a transport direction (y), a fluid-application device, which is annular in shape at least in certain regions and which follows the die head in the transport direction (y) and which surrounds the film tube annularly, and via which a fluid can be guided toward the film tube, and a ring, the diameter of which is larger than the annular nozzle of the fluid-application device. The device has an adjusting device, via which the ring can be adjusted in height relative to the fluid-application device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventors: Markus Joppe, Karsten Golubski, Juergen Linkies
  • Patent number: 9272871
    Abstract: A device and a method for holding a shaft, preferably a winding shaft, hold the shaft in a clamping jaw. A lever, which is rotationally supported about a first axis, is moved in reference to the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventor: Tim Oberdalhoff
  • Publication number: 20160031113
    Abstract: The invention relates to a Device (10) for separating a tubular web (11) in two flat webs (12, 13) with an adjustable blade (20) for cutting the tubular web (11) and with a pulling device (30) which impinges the blade (20) with a tensile force (K) on a folding edge (14) of the tubular web (11) wherein the pulling device (30) is configured in a way that the tensile force (K) is adjustable depending on the tubular properties of the tubular web (11) and that the tensile force (K) can be mainly kept constant with constant tubular properties independent from the tubular web (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Applicant: WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
    Inventor: Werner BECKONERT