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Sept 11, 1962
D. A. cHAPlN ETAL
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WRAPPING 0R PACKAGING MACHINE
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it is of a type that does not disintegrate when moistened.
For wrapping food products, care is taken that the paper
is in a sanitary or uncontaminated condition.
The web guide roll 4 is mounted on the support 5 and
directs the web of paper into the inlet end of the chute 6i.
The former 7, supported by a cross piece or bridge 8
within the chute, forms the incoming web into an up
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WRAPPING 0R PACKAGING MACHINE
Donald A. Chapin, Arnold Hassan, and William J. Orr,
Kalamazoo, Mich., assignors, by mesne assignments,
to KVP Sutherland Paper Company, Kalamazoo,
Mich., a corporation of Delaware
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Filed Aug. 10, 1959, Ser. No. 832,676
16 Claims. {CL 53-179)
wardly facing trough or channel section. The web is
drawn or advanced into the chute past the forming means
7, by driven feed roll 9 which is in contact with the bot
This invention relates to a wrapping or packaging ma
chine and method, and one which is particularly desir
tom or bight portion of the trough shaped web. The
able for use in wrapping or packaging food. The main
pressure roll 1d is swingably supported on the arms 11
objects of this invention are:
and holds the web in supported and feeding engagement
First, to provide a wrapping or packaging machine
with the feed roll and holds the upturned sides of the web
which will rapidly package a group of articles such, for 15 in upright position. At the rear of the roll 9‘ the web is
example, as poultry giblets, so that the package may
picked up and advanced by a conveyor, that consisting of
be inserted as such into the cavity of a dressed poultry
the three parallel belts 12 trained over the upper rolls 13
carcass.
and 14 and the lower rolls 15 and 16 which form driving
Second, to provide a wrapping or packaging machine
rolls and tightening means for these conveyor belts.
which will economically produce a moist wrapped pack 20
The roll 15 is driven `by the belt 17 from the transmis
age such, for example, as giblets, that will not adhere to
sion 18 of the drive unit 19. The rolls 13 and 14 are de
or absorb moisture from the carcass in which it is inserted.
sirably slightly crowned to center the belt and are pro
Third, to provide a machine which may have these ad
vided with annular ribs 20 and 21 which maintain the
vantages which may be easily kept in a sanitary condi
belts in properly spaced relation. The ribs 21 on the roll
tion.
25 14 project above the belts and serve to separate the web
Fourth, to provide a wrapping or packaging machine
from the belts at the discharge end of this conveyor, as
which is well adapted for packaging products of irregu
will be described presently.
lar shape which are substantially sealed without the use of
At the rear or at the left of the roll 9 and projecting
adhesive material other than water.
over the front ends of the belts 12 is a battle or chute
Fifth, to provide a machine of this character in which 30 mem-ber 22 which projects downwardly over the front of
the packaged article may be of a selected group such,
the belts and between the upwardly projecting sides of
for example, as giblets, with the desired selections in each
the web to discharge onto the bight portion of the Web.
package.
Supportedly mounted above the belts by the side rails 23
Other objects and advantages of this invention will be
is a feed conveyor 24 of the chain and sprocket type,
apparent from a consideration of the following descrip
carried by sprocket shafts 25 and 26. The conveyor 24
tion and claims. The drawings, of which there are four
is provided with a plurality of uniformly spaced outwardly
sheets, illustrate a highly practical form of the invention.
facing cup-like receptacles adapted to receive the product
FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of the assembled ma
to be packaged such, for example, as fowl giblets.
chine.
In the embodiment illustrated, inasmuch as the con
FIG. 2 is a fragmentary transverse vertical cross sec
tional vieW taken along the plane of the line 2-2 of
FIG. l.
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FIG. 3 is a fragmentary vertical longitudinal cross
sectional view through the knife for severing the web of
wrapping paper between successive packages of giblets
and the transfer ends of the receiving and delivery belts
of the machine.
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veyor 24 is disposed above the >conveyor previously de
scribed, the conveyor is operated so that its pans or
receptacles 27 are advanced to the line on the upper reach
of the conveyor by means of the `drive belts 28 and 29
between the shaft of the roll 15 »and the sprocket shaft 26.
The drive for this feed conveyor is arranged to advance
‘and discharge on the pan for every predetermined num
ber of inches of the paper web which is being advanced
`and positioned to receive the disch-arge. This means that
sectional view through the package rolling section of the
the articles to be packaged are discharged in predeter
machine and the delivery belt.
50 mined spaced relation on the Wrapping web.
FIG. 5 is a View similar to FIG. 4 showing a package
When used for packaging giblets, for example, the
in partially rolled condition and position.
operators standing along one or both sides of the machine
FIG. 6 is a fragmentary transverse cross sectional view
deposit the giblets or other articles to be wrapped into
taken along the plane of the line 6-6 in FIG. l.
the pan in the desired number and selection. To keep
FIG. 7 is a fragmentary vertical longitudinal cross 55 the giblets or other articles and scraps thereof dropped
sectional view through the wrapper folding section of the
by the operators from falling into the conveyor, a remov
machine taken along the plane of the line 7-7 of FIG. 2.
able catch pan is provided. This is supported by the
FIG. 8 is an elevational view conventionally illustrating
lug 31 from the rolls 25 between the end reaches of the
conveyor.
the completed package formed on the machine.
The embodiment of my invention illustrated is espe 60
The conformed web of paper with the giblets or
articles to be packaged thereon is engaged as it is trans
cially designed for the wrapping or packaging of giblets,
lated by the folders 32 and 33, see FIG. 2, that fold
but is should be understood that the major features thereof
the opposite or outwardly projecting sides of the trough
are desirable for use in the packaging of various products.
shaped web laterally inwardly into overlapping relation.
The machine illustrated includes a suitable framework
of generally rectangular section designated generally by 65 The wrapper so folded is indicated in somewhat exagger
ated condition at W with a group of giblets indicated at G.
the numeral 1. In the machine illustrated, the front end
As stated, the embodiment of our invention illustrated
of the machine, as viewed in FIG. l, is at the right and
is designed and adapted for the wrapping of giblets and
is provided with a support 2 for a roll 3 of wrapping pa
the apparatus is provided with wetting means, preferably
per. It will be understood that this paper may be varied
in the form of spraying means. In the accompanying
in width, but for the wrapping of giblets, for example, a 70 drawing the water supply means is indicated at 34 and
web of approximately one foot in width is suitable and
the water heater, if necessary, is indicated at 35. A
FIG. 4 is a fragmentary vertical longitudinal cross
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pipe 36 from the heater delivers to a jet or spray nozzle
37 that cleans each inverted pan 27 as it moves along
the lower reach of the conveyor 24. In order to catch
and prevent the drip and debris from the pans from work
<ing into the folds of the wrapper, an inclined drip pan
38 is supported under the lower reach of the conveyor
and over the folding members 32 and 33. A drain hose
4
As stated, we have illustrated our invention in an
embodiment adapted for the wrapping of giblets and
which greatly expedites the packaging of giblets, and
they are packaged so that they do not absorb moisture
from the carcass into which they are inserted. It is
desired to point out, however, that our invention is
readily adapted to the packaging of various products.
39 disposes of the drippings.
We have not illustrated or described such embodiments
«A branch 40 of the pipe 36 extends to a nozzle 41
or adaptations as it is believed that the disclosure made
positioned to spray just enough water on the surface 10 will enable those skilled in the art to adapt or embody
'of belts 12 to make them adhere to the dry incoming
our invention for the particular purpose or packaging
of particular objects as desired.
web of wrapping paper when they meet it at the roll 13.
This permits the conveyor belts 12 to advance the web
Having thus described the invention, what is claimed
as new and is desired to be secured by Letters Patent is:
and the articles G without further separate drive on the
web of paper. After passing the folders 32 and 33 the
1. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
wrapper W and articles G are delivered over the roll
means including a feed roll and means coacting therewith
to form the web into trough like cross section, a web
14 to the transfer plate 42, see FIG. 3, having a fixed
knife blade 43 on its trailing or rear edge. The raised
.ribs 21 on the roll 14 assure that the wet wrapper is
separated from the roll onto the plate 42 and does not
follow around the roll. A rotating knife blade 44 car
ried by the shaft 45 coacts with the blade 43 to sever
the wrapper web into separate packages. The knife
shaft 45 is supported in suitable bearings 46 and is driven
in properly timed relation to the web W and conveyor
24 by the belts or chains 47 to cut the folded wrapper
receiving conveyor comprising spaced parallel belts ar
ranged to receive said trough formed web from said feed
means, a tray conveyor positioned above said receiving
conveyor and driven in timed relation thereto and hav
ing spaced trays thereon and which face upwardly on
its upper reach which travels in opposite direction to
that of the upper reach of said receiving conveyor, guide
means at the discharge end of said tray conveyor for
directing the contents of said trays in spaced relation
into equally spaced packages.
into said trough, a ñrst sprayer positioned to wet the
The severed and separate packages of articles are
web engaging surfaces of said receiving conveyor belts,
delivered from the knife 44 onto a delivery belt 48 trained
a second sprayer positioned to flush the inverted trays
over the -rollers -49 and S0. The conveyor 48 desirably 30 on the return reach of said tray conveyor, a drip pan
positioned under said tray conveyor to catch the drip
has a rough surface as indicated and is driven by the
pings from the sprayed trays and the discharge of said
belt 51 and drive roll 52 at a somewhat faster rate than
second sprayer, blades positioned at the rear of said tray
conveyor belts 12 so that the separate packages P of
discharge guide means to fold the sides of said web over
articles are spaced out on the belt. The packages P,
and particularly the top folds thereo-f, are still relatively
the articles spacedly positioned thereon, a transfer table
dry and loose so the conveyor 48 carries them immedi
positioned at the end of said receiving conveyor to re
ceive the so folded web from the receiving conveyor, a
fixed knife on said transfer table, a coacting movable
ately under a hood 53 having one or more spray nozzles
54 mounted therein and connected to the pipe 34 to
spray or discharge downwardly upon the translated pack
Áknife driven in timed relation to said web to sever said
age and the conveyor 48. This moistening causes the 40 folded web between said articles thereon, a delivery belt
having a roughened face driven at a speed exceeding
overlapped folds of the wrapper to adhere closely to
that of said receiving conveyor and advancing the severed
each other and to the bottom of the wrapper at the ends
packages, a third sprayer positioned over said delivery
of the package. It also conditions the package so that
conveyor and operative to moisten the folded packages
it will not absorb moisture when the package is placed
inside of a poultry carcass.
translated thereon, to facilitate the adhering of over
The moistened packages P are carried into the rolling
hood 541 positioned over the conveyor 48. The top
wall 55 of the hood supports a longitudinally arranged
series of depending bolts 56 which are secured at their
lower ends to a relatively stilf but yieldably ñexible 50
material 57 such as a section of the conveyor belting 48.
The top wall 55 is inclined longitudinally so the material
57 is inclined in rearwardly converging relation to the
conveyor 48 and forms a roll forming stop. Springs 58
yieldably bias the front end of the flexible stop down
wardly and the remainder of the stop is weight biased
downwardly.
lapping portions of the wrapper, and a package rolling
member consisting of a yieldable stop positioned over
said delivery conveyor at the rear of said third sprayer
and in spaced rearwardly converging relation to said de
livery conveyor, said package rolling member including
a length of roughened faced flexible material and being
yieldably biased downwardly at its forward end to en
gage the tops of packages on said delivery belt and cause
the packages to roll relative to the delivery conveyor.
2. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
means including a feed roll and means coacting there
with to form the web into trough like cross section, a
web receiving conveyor comprising spaced parallel belts
As shown in FIG. 4, the top of each package P of
arranged to receive said trough formed web from said
articles strikes the under side of the stop 57 while being
advanced to the left by the conveyor 48. The roughened 60 feed means, a tray conveyor positioned above said re
ceiving conveyor and driven in timed relation thereto
face of the conveyor 48 and the moistened condition of
and having spaced trays thereon and which face up
the package P causes the bottom of the package to con
wardly on its upper reach, guide means at the discharge
tinue in a rolling motion under the stop 57. The initially
end Vof said tray conveyor for directing the contents of
leading end 581 of the package is pulled up and rolled
said trays in spaced relation into said trough, a first
over the top of the package while the trailing end 59
sprayer positioned to wet the web engaging surfaces of
continues longitudinally and is rolled under the now
said receiving conveyor belts, a second sprayer positioned
rolling package. The ends 581 and 59 are thus rolled
to ñush the `inverted trays on the return reach of said
in rolling trailing fashion around the rolled package and
tray conveyor, a drip pan positioned under said tray
the moistened condition of the wrapper causes the ends
581 and 59 to adhere to the package with suñicient force 70 conveyor to catch the drippings from the sprayed trays
to permit the packages to be handled.
and the discharge of said second sprayer, Áblades posi
-tioned at the rear of said‘tray discharge guide means to
The term “belts” has been used in describing certain
driving means and connections but it should be under
fold the sides of said web over the articles spacedly
stood that chain drives are commonly used as avoiding
positioned thereon, a transfer table positioned at the
slippage.
75 end of said receiving conveyor to receive the so folded
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web from the receiving conveyor, a fixed knife on said
transfer table, a coacting movable knife driven in timed
relation to said web to sever said folded web between
said articles thereon, a delivery belt having a roughened
face driven at a speed exceeding that of said receiving
conveyor and advancing the severed packages, a third
sprayer positioned over said delivery conveyor and op
erative to moisten the folded packages translated thereon
to facilitate the adhering of overlapping portions of the
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timed relation to advance of said web conveyor to sever
said folded web between said articles spacedly positioned
thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed to» receive such sev
ered sections driven at a speed exceeding that of said
receiving conveyor and advancing the severed packages,
a third sprayer operative to moisten the lfolded packages
translated by said «delivery conveyor to facilitate the ad
hering of overlapping portions of the wrapper, and a pack
age rolling member positioned above said delivery con
wrapper, and a package rolling member positioned over 10 veyor at the rear of said third sprayer and in rearwardly
said delivery conveyor at the rear of said third sprayer
converging relation to said delivery conveyor.
and in spaced rearwardly converging relation to said de
5. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
livery conveyor to engage the tops of packages on said
means and means to form the web into trough like cross
delivery belt and cause the packages to roll relative to
section, a web receiving conveyor arranged to receive said
the delivery conveyor.
trough formed web from said feed means, a tray con
3. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
veyor positioned above said receiving conveyor and driven
means including a feed roll and means coacting there
in timed relation thereto -and having spaced trays thereon
with to form the web into trough like cross section, a
and which face upwardly on its upper reach and discharg
web receiving conveyor comprising spaced parallel belts
ing the contents of the trays in spaced relation into said
arranged to receive said trough formed web from said 20 trough, means positioned at the rear of said tray con
feed means, a tray conveyor positioned above said re
veyor for folding the upstanding sides of said web over
ceiving conveyor and driven in timed relation thereto
the articles spacedly positioned thereon, a transfer means
and having spaced trays thereon and which face up
positioned at the end of said receiving conveyor to receive
wardly on its upper reach, guide means at the discharge
the so folded web from the receiving conveyor, cutter
end of said tray conveyor for directing the contents of 25 means operatively associated with transfer means driven
said trays in spaced relation into said trough, a first
in timed relation to advance of said web conveyor to
sprayer positioned to wet the web engaging surfaces of
sever said folded web between said articles spacedly posi
said receiving conveyor belts, a second sprayer positioned
tioned thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed to receive
to flush the inverted trays on the return reach of said
such severed sections driven at a Speed exceeding that of
tray conveyor, a drip pan positioned under said tray 30 said receiving conveyor and advancing the severed pack
conveyor to catch the drippings from the sprayed trays
ages, a sprayer operative to moisten the folded packages
and the discharge of said second sprayer, blades posi
translated by said delivery conveyor to facilitate the ad
tioned at the rear of said tray discharge guide means to
hering of overlapping portions -of the wrapper, and a
fold the sides of said web over the articles spacedly
package rolling member positioned above said delivery
positioned thereon, a transfer table positioned at the 35 conveyor at the rear of said sprayer and in rearwardly
end of said receiving conveyor to receive the so folded
converging relation to said delivery conveyor.
web from the receiving conveyor, the conveyor roll at the
6. A Wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
end of said receiving conveyor having raised web sup
means and means to form the web into trough like cross
porting ribs, a fixed knife on said transfer table, a co
section, a web receiving conveyor arranged to receive said
acting movable knife driven in timed relation to said 40 trough formed web from said feed means, a tray con
web to sever said folded webi between said articles there
veyor positioned above said receiving conveyor and driven
on, a delivery belt having a roughened face driven at a
in timed relation thereto and having spaced trays thereon
speed exceeding that of said receiving conveyor and
advancing the severed packages, a third sprayer posi
and which face upwardly on its upper reach and discharg
ing the contents of the trays in spaced relation into said
tioned over said delivery conveyor and operative to 45 trough, means positioned at the rear of said tray conveyor
moisten the folded packages translated -thereon to facili
for folding the upstanding sides of said web over the ar
tate the adhering of overlapping portions of the wrapper,
ticles spacedly positioned thereon, a transfer means posi
and a package rolling member positioned over said de
livery conveyor at the rear of said third sprayer and in
tioned at the `end of said receiving conveyor to receive the
so folded web from the receiving conveyor, cutter means
spaced rearwardly converging relation to said delivery 50 operatively associated with transfer means `driven in
conveyor, to engage the tops of packages on said de
timed relation to advance of said web conveyor to sever
livery belt and cause the packages to roll relative to the
said folded web between said articles spacedly positioned
delivery conveyor.
thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed to receive such
4. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
severed sections driven «at a speed exceeding that of said
means and means to form the web into trough like cross 55 receiving conveyor and advancing the severed packages,
section, a web receiving conveyor arranged to receive
and a package rolling member positioned above said de
said trough formed web from said feed means, a tray
livery conveyor -and in rearwardly converging relation to
conveyor positioned above said receiving conveyor and
said delivery conveyor.
driven in timed relation thereto and having spaced trays
7. A Wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
thereon and which face upwardly on its upper reach and 60 means and means to form the web into trough like cross
discharging the contents of the trays in spaced relation
section, a web receiving conveyor arranged to receive
into said trough, `a ñrst sprayer positioned to wet the web
trough formed web from said feed means, a tray con
engaging surface of said receiving conveyor, a second
veyor positioned above said receiving conveyor and driven
in timed relation thereto and having spaced trays thereon
sprayer positioned to ñush the inverted trays on the return
reach of said tray conveyor, a drip pan positioned under 65 and which face upwardly on its upper reach and discharg
said tray conveyor to catch the drippings from the
ing the contents of the trays in spaced relation into said
sprayed trays and the discharge of said second sprayer,
trough, means positioned at the rear of said tray con
guide mea-ns at the discharge end of said tray conveyor
veyor for folding the upstanding sides of said web over
for directing the contents of the trays in spaced relation
the articles spacedly positioned thereon, a transfer means
into said trough blades positioned at the rear of said tray 70 positioned at the end of said receiving conveyor to receive
conveyor for folding the upstanding sides of said web over
the so folded web from the receiving conveyor, cutter
the articles spacedly positioned thereon, a transfer means
means operatively associated with transfer means driven
positioned at the end of said receiving conveyor to receive
in timed relation to advance of said web conveyor to sever
the so folded -web from the receiving conveyor, cutter
said folded web between said articles spacedly positioned
means operatively associated with transfer means driven in 75 thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed to receive such
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severed sections and having a ronghened facedriven at 'a
speed exceeding that of said receiving conveyor and ad
vancing the severed packages, and a package rolling mem
ber comprising a yieldable stop positioned above said de
livery conveyor and in rearwardly converging relation to
said delivery conveyor, said package rolling member in
cluding a length of roughened faced ñexible material and
being yiedably biased downwardly at its «forward end to
engage the tops of packages on said delivery conveyor
and cause the packages to roll relative to the delivery
conveyor.
means and means for forming the web into an upwardly
facing trough-like cross sectiton, a web conveyor dis
posed to receive and translate said so formed web, means
for positioning articles to be wrapped in spaced relation
on said formed web, folders positioned to fold the up
standing side portions of the web over articles positioned
therein and into overlapping relation to each other, a
transfer means for the so folded web disposed at the rear
end of said web conveyor, cutter means operatively asso
ciated with said transfer means and driven in timed rela
tion thereto to sever the folded webl between the articles
8. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
spacedly positioned thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed
means and means for forming the web into an upwardly
facing trough-like cross section, a web conveyor disposed
to receive and translate said so formed web, means for
to receive and translate the severed sections, a package
rolling means positioned above said delivery conveyor in
positioning articles to be wrapped in spaced relation on
said formed web, folders positioned to fold the upstand
ing side portions of the web over articles positioned
therein and into overlapping relation to each other, a
rearwardly converging relation to said delivery conveyor
whereby a rolling movement is imparted to the packages
while being translated by said delivery conveyor.
l2. A packaging machine comprising means for form
ing a web of paper into a trough like form, a web con
transfer means for the so folded web disposed at the rear 20 veyor disposed to receive and translate .said so formed
web, means for depositing groups of material to be
end of said web conveyor, cutter means operatively asso
ciated with said transfer means and >driven in timed rela
tion thereto to sever the folded web 'between the articles
spacedly positioned thereo-n, a delivery conveyor disposed
wrapped in longitudinally spaced relation upon said web
between the npturned portions thereof and thereafter
folding the web to position its edges in overlapping rela
to receive and translate the severed sections, a sprayer 25 tion and over the articles deposited thereon, a second con
veyor disposed at the rear of said first conveyor and
positioned to discharge upon the folded packages trans
driven at a speed exceeding that of said i‘lrst conveyor,
lated by said delivery conveyor to facilitate the adhering
means between said conveyors for severing said web be
of the overlapped portions of the Wrapper, a package roll
ing means comprising a yieldable stop member positioned
tween the articles deposited thereon, means positioned
above said delivery conveyor at the rear of said sprayer 30 relative to said second conveyor to moisten the over
and in rearwardly converging relation to said delivery
conveyor whereby a rolling movement is imparted to the
lapped portions of said web to facilitate adhering thereof
when placed together, and means engageable with the
packages While being translated by said delivery con
packages at the rear of said moistening position and c0
acting with said second conveyor to roll the moìstened
veyor.
9. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed 35 package longitudinally of the overlapping portions
thereof.
13. A packaging machine comprising means for form
facing trough-like cross section, a web conveyor disposed
means and means for forming the web into an upwardly
to receive and translate said so formed web, means for
ing a web of pape-r linto a trough like form, a web con
veyor disposed to receive and translate said so formed
positioning articles to be wrapped in spaced relation on
said formed web, folders positioned to fold the upstand 40 web, means for depositing groups of material to be
Wrapped in longitudinally spaced relation upon said web
ing side portions of the web over articles positioned
between the upturned portions thereof and thereafter
therein and into overlapping relation to each other, a
transfer ymeans for the so folded web disposed fat the rear
end of said web conveyor, cutter means operatively asso
ciated with said transfer means and driven in timed rela
tion thereto to sever the folded web between the articles
spacedly positioned thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed
to receive and translate the severed sections, a package
folding the web to position its edges in overlapping rela
tion and over the articles deposited thereon, a second con
veyor disposed at the rear of said first conveyor and
driven at a speed exceeding that of said first conveyor,
means between said conveyors for severing said web be
tween the articles -deposited thereon, and means engage
rolling means comprising a yieldable stop member posi
able with the packages and coacting with said second
tioned above said delivery conveyor in rearwardly con- .
conveyor to roll the packages longitudinally of the over
verging relation to said delivery conveyor whereby a roll
lapping portions thereof.
ing movement is ‘imparted to the packages while being
translated by said delivery conveyor.
14. A packaging machine comprising means for trans
10. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed
lating ‘and forming a web of paper into a trough-like cross
section and to supportedly receive and translate articles
means and means for forming the web into an upwardly
positioned in longitudinally spaced relation between the
facing trough-like cross section, a web conveyor disposed
upturned side portions thereof, rneans for folding the side
portions of the web into overlapping relation to each
other and over the articles spacedly postioned thereon
to receive and translate said so formed web, means for
positioning articles to be wrapped in spaced relation on
and translated thereby, a conveyor disposed at the rear
said formed web, folders positioned to fold the upstand
ing side portions of the web over articles positioned there 60 of said web folding means and driven at a speed exceed~
ing that of said web translating means, means between
in and into overlapping relation to each other, a transfer
said folding means and said conveyor `for severing the so
means for the so Ifolded web disposed at the rear end of
folded web between the articles positioned thereon, and
said web conveyor, cutter means operatively associated
means engageable with the so ’formed packages and coact
with said transfer means and driven in timed relation
thereto to sever the folded web between the articles 65 ing with said conveyor to roll the packages longitudinally
of the overlapping portions of the web with said over
spacedly positioned thereon, a delivery conveyor disposed
lapping portions positioned inward-ly.
to receive -and translate the severed section, a sprayer posi
15. A packaging machine comprising means for trans
tioned to discharge upon the folded packages translated
lating land forming a web of paper into a trough-like cross
by said delivery conveyor to facilitate the adhering of the
overlapped portions of the wrapper, a package rolling 70 section and to supportedly receive and translate articles
means positioned above said delivery conveyor in rear
wardly converging relation to said delivery conveyor
whereby a rolling movement is imparted to the packages
while being translated by said delivery conveyor.
11.. A wrapping machine comprising a paper web feed 75
positioned in longitudinally spaced relation between the
upturned side portions thereof, means for folding the side
portions of the web into overlapping relation to each other
and over the »articles spacedly positioned thereon and
translated thereby, a conveyor disposed at the rear .of
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said web folding means, means between said folding
means and said conveyor- Ifor severing the so i-folded web
between the articles positioned thereon, and means en
and means engageable with the so formed packages at
the »rear of said moistening means and coacting with said
conveyor to roll the moistened package longitudinally of
gageable with the so formed packages and coacti-ng with
the overlapping portions ofthe web with said overlapping
said conveyor to roll the packages longitudinally of the 5 portions positioned inwardly.
overlapping portions of the web with said overlapping
portions positioned inwardly.
16. A packaging machine comprising means `for trans
lating and forming a web of paper into a trough-like cross
section and to supportedly receive and translate articles 10
positioned in longitudinally spaced relation between the
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moistening the overlapping portions of said web sections,
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