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Publication numberUS3708945 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 9, 1973
Filing dateJan 6, 1971
Priority dateJan 6, 1971
Publication numberUS 3708945 A, US 3708945A, US-A-3708945, US3708945 A, US3708945A
InventorsW Klettke
Original AssigneeUpjohn Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Syringe assembling method and machine
US 3708945 A
Abstract
A method and apparatus for automatically assembling the various components of a syringe having a barrel, a stopper and a hub. Automatic means are provided at various points along the assembly line of the apparatus to effect the assembly of each syringe in a series of steps. The syringe is filled with a liquid during the assembly operation.
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Classifications
U.S. Classification53/471, 53/432, 29/778, 53/282, 29/777
International ClassificationA61M5/00
Cooperative ClassificationA61M2207/00, B65B3/003, B65B7/2821, A61M5/00
European ClassificationA61M5/00, B65B3/00B, B65B7/28C