07811403 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 487 patents.

A method and apparatus for applying tabs to a traveling web of material at a transfer position when the tabs are provided to the transfer position in a path that is skew to the web travel path. A tab supply assembly carries the tabs in a tab path that is either perpendicularly skew or obliquely skew to the travel path of the web. The web is generally spaced from the tab supply assembly. A plurality of bump transfer surfaces is adapted to urge the web towards the tab supply assembly, thereby contacting a tab.

Title
Transverse tab application method and apparatus
Application Number
11/800627
Publication Number
7811403 (B2)
Application Date
May 7, 2007
Publication Date
October 12, 2010
Inventor
Robert E Andrews
Sheboygan
WI, US
Agent
Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C
Assignee
Curt G Joa
WI, US
IPC
B65C 9/20
B44C 1/17
B32B 37/26
B65C 9/30
B44C 1/24
B32B 37/22
B29C 65/56
B29C 65/50
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