Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Screen reader users: click this link for accessible mode. Accessible mode has the same essential features but works better with your reader.

Patents

  1. Advanced Patent Search
Publication numberUS3138904 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 30, 1964
Filing dateMar 26, 1963
Priority dateMar 26, 1963
Also published asDE1461784A1
Publication numberUS 3138904 A, US 3138904A, US-A-3138904, US3138904 A, US3138904A
InventorsBurford Earl E
Original AssigneeBurford Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Method and apparatus for tying packages and wrapping materials
US 3138904 A
Images(26)
Previous page
Next page
Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3, 38,90

ND WRAPPING MATERIALS METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES A 26 Sheets-Sheet 1 Filed March 26, 1963 INVENTOR.

EARL E BURFORD A TTORNE Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS 26 Sheets-Sheet 2 Filed March 26, 1963 FIGv 2 INVENTOR.

EARL E, BURFORD ATTORNEYS June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1965 26 Sheets-Sheet 3 i 406 see 424 400 398 M 452fi45c 432, x5 s A TTORNEYS June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 4 INVENTOR EARL E. BURFORD A TTORNE Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed. March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 5 FIG] INVENTOR.

EARL E BURFORD M/WMM A TTORNE Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 6 INVENTOR. EARL E. BURFORD A TTORN E Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 8 FIG."

FIGIZ FIGISA INVENTOR.

\ H013 EARL E. BURFORD i WWW/5W? A TTORN E Y5 June 30, E. E. BURFORD METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 9 INVENTOR.

EARL E, BURFORD M M W A TTORNE Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1965 26 Sheets-Sheet 10 INVENTOR EARL E. BURFORD A TTORN E Y5 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS 26 Sheets-Sheet 11 Filed March 26, 1963 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1965 26 Sheets-Sheet 12 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 13 mmmm.mamagg g June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 14 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AN Filed March 26, 1963 D WRAPPING MATERIALS 26 Sheets-Sheet 15 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1965 26 Sheets-Sheet 16 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1965 26 Sheets-Sheet 1v June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 18 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 19 June 30, 1964 E. E. BURFORD 3,138,904

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TYING PACKAGES AND WRAPPING MATERIALS Filed March 26, 1963 26 Sheets-Sheet 20

Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US1513464 *May 28, 1919Oct 28, 1924Millie Patent Holding Co IncBag-closing machine
US1551525 *Jun 10, 1921Aug 25, 1925 Bag-sealing machine
US1821506 *Dec 14, 1928Sep 1, 1931Foulder Henry BBac-tying machine
US1823442 *Mar 21, 1930Sep 15, 1931Foulder Henry BBag feeding means
US2711278 *Apr 30, 1953Jun 21, 1955Gray Milton SBag tying machine
US2841935 *Mar 12, 1956Jul 8, 1958Derby Sealers IncBag-tying machine
US2898817 *Jun 15, 1956Aug 11, 1959Atlas Powder CoAutomatic machine for making and closing dynamite shell cartridges and casings and similar apparatus
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US3344581 *Apr 21, 1964Oct 3, 1967Kimberly Clark CoApparatus for the manufacture of cellulosic product
US4005563 *Sep 24, 1975Feb 1, 1977Nitsch J LeonardHolder and shear ledger plate for package tying machines
US4062383 *Feb 10, 1977Dec 13, 1977Meiko Commerce Co., Ltd.Bag tying apparatus
US4730434 *Jul 3, 1986Mar 15, 1988Knudsen David SMachine for applying twist-type ties
US4856258 *Dec 2, 1988Aug 15, 1989Burford Corp.Wire tying device
US4907392 *Feb 26, 1988Mar 13, 1990Peter S. MiravalleMachine for applying twist-type ties
US5238631 *Jun 30, 1989Aug 24, 1993Kyowa LimitedProcess of making non-metallic polymeric twist ties
US5389190 *Jul 19, 1994Feb 14, 1995Bedford Industries, Inc.Apparatus and method for applying a twist-tie to a packaging container
US5483134 *Sep 30, 1993Jan 9, 1996Burford CorporationRibbon sensing device for bag tyer
US5692358 *Mar 27, 1995Dec 2, 1997Burford CorporationBag neck tying device
US5708339 *Jan 5, 1996Jan 13, 1998Burford CorporationFor securing a bundle of gathered material
US5989683 *Sep 19, 1997Nov 23, 1999Bedford Industries, Inc.Wireless polymeric twist tie
US6663809Jul 10, 2000Dec 16, 2003Bedford Industries, Inc.Preparing composition comprising thermoplastic copolyester, shaping to form twist tie by extruding ribbon, cooling ribbon in fluid medium to solidify
US7770356Oct 6, 2008Aug 10, 2010Burford Corp.Bag tying apparatus having over-travel compensation assembly for holder-shear drive assembly
US20100005778 *Oct 12, 2006Jan 14, 2010Zaffir ChaudhryFan variable area nozzle with cable actuator system
EP1003673A1 *Sep 17, 1998May 31, 2000Burford Corp.Method and apparatus for twisting a wireless twist tie
EP1016591A1Sep 30, 1994Jul 5, 2000Burford Corp.Ribbon sensing device for bag tyer
WO1999025615A1Sep 17, 1998May 27, 1999Burford Charles EMethod and apparatus for twisting a wireless twist tie
WO1999062768A1Jun 1, 1999Dec 9, 1999Burford CorpTamper resistant closure
Classifications
U.S. Classification53/417, 53/483, 100/20, 53/138.8, 53/583, 100/7
International ClassificationB65B51/08, B65B51/00
Cooperative ClassificationB65B51/08
European ClassificationB65B51/08