Packaging wheel for cigarette packager

Application Number: 00108776
Application Date: 2000.06.02
Publication Number: 1276322
Publication Date: 2000.12.13
Priority Information: 1999/6/3 IT 000303A/99
International: B65B19/22;B65B11/06
Applicant(s) Name: G. D. Societa Per Azioni
Inventor(s) Name: F. Tallei;A. Pollazzi;M. Spatafora
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: zheng zhongjun
Abstract A wrapping wheel of a continuous cigarette packing machine has at least one seat for a respective group of cigarettes having two end surfaces and enclosed in a tubular wrapping having two projecting tubular end portions, each having two minor walls; the wheel moves each end surface along a relative path crosswise to the relative two minor walls, which are each folded onto the end surface by a relative folding device, which has an outer surface tangent to the end surface, and is mounted for rotation about a respective axis converging towards a plane defined by the path traveled by the end surface.