Device for sterilising strip material on packer and the said packer

Application Number: 00108229
Application Date: 2000.04.30
Publication Number: 1272444
Publication Date: 2000.11.08
Priority Information: 1999/5/3 EP 99830263.2
International: B65B9/00;B65B55/10
Applicant(s) Name: Tetra Pak Holdings SA
Inventor(s) Name: R. Berley;T. Dufayd
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: zheng jianhui
Abstract A unit for sterilizing strip packaging material on a packaging machine for packaging pourable food products, the unit having a bath for containing a sterilizing agent in which the packaging material is fed continuously; an aseptic chamber having an input connected to an output of the bath; and an auxiliary recirculating circuit having a blower for aspirating air from the aseptic chamber, and two nozzles located close to the input of the aseptic chamber to direct a jet of sterile air onto an intermediate longitudinal portion of the packaging material having preapplied opening devices.