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Thomas C Meyer: Opposed arm web accumulator. Curt G Joa, Fuller Ryan Hohenfeldt & Kees, November 17, 1992: US05163594 (65 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of a web accumulator, at least one pneumatic cylinder actuator has a chain loop connected to opposite ends of its piston rod. Translation of the chain in response to pressurizing the cylinder causes the chain to drive two spaced apart axle shafts in the same rotational direction. A ...


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Thomas C Meyer: High speed vacuum porting. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, May 19, 2009: US07533709 (52 worldwide citation)

This invention proposes a new, improved method and apparatus for applying web segments to a traveling web. These web segments, sometimes called ears or wings, may be asymmetrical or otherwise incompatible with the usual slip-and-cut method. The asymmetrical shape may have differing web tensions whic ...


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Thomas C Meyer: Web stabilization on a slip and cut applicator. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, November 17, 2009: US07618513 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention proposes a new, improved method and apparatus for applying web segments to a traveling web. Ears, or wings, are placed on a running web of disposable diapers. Because these webs are often asymmetrical or otherwise incompatible with the principle of slipping over the surface of a movin ...


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Thomas C Meyer: Method and apparatus for reversing direction of an article. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 27, 2010: US07703599 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of reversing direction of an article is disclosed by engaging an article with a first belt to move the article in a first direction; disengaging the article from the first belt; and then engaging the article with a second belt to move the article in a second direction. An apparatus to rever ...


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Thomas C Meyer, Tim Parrish, Jeff W Fritz: Multiple tape application method and apparatus. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, January 5, 2010: US07640962 (30 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for applying tape tabs to a traveling web of material, for example, placement of tape tabs on a running web of disposable undergarments. A pair of wheels each has a protuberance come in contact with the running web of material, which comes in contact with an infeeding tape web ...


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Thomas C Meyer, Peter J Jenquin: Method and apparatus for changing speed or direction of an article. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C, April 9, 2013: US08417374 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of reversing direction of an article, or of speeding up or slowing down an article is disclosed by engaging an article with a first belt to move the article in a first direction; disengaging the article from the first belt; and then engaging the article with a second belt to move the articl ...


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Thomas C Meyer: Whip arm mounting for dental delivery system control head. Trask Britt & Rossa, November 28, 2000: US06152735 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a whip arm mounting (26) of the European style whip arms on the control head (10) of a dental delivery system, where multiple whip arms (26) are automatically centered and returned to the center rest or storage position without touching the control head cover (12), or t ...


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Thomas C Meyer: High speed vacuum porting. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, November 30, 2006: US20060266465-A1

This invention proposes a new, improved method and apparatus for applying web segments to a traveling web. These web segments, sometimes called ears or wings, may be asymmetrical or otherwise incompatible with the usual slip-and-cut method. The asymmetrical shape may have differing web tensions whic ...


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Thomas C Meyer: Web stabilization on a slip and cut applicator. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, November 30, 2006: US20060266466-A1

This invention proposes a new, improved method and apparatus for applying web segments to a traveling web. Ears, or wings, are placed on a running web of disposable diapers. Because these webs are often asymmetrical or otherwise incompatible with the principle of slipping over the surface of a movin ...


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Thomas C Meyer: Method and apparatus for reversing direction of an article. Curt G Joa, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, October 20, 2005: US20050233881-A1

A method of reversing direction of an article is disclosed by engaging an article with a first belt to move the article in a first direction; disengaging the article from the first belt; and then engaging the article with a second belt to move the article in a second direction. An apparatus to rever ...