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William Woulds: Can manufacture. Crown Packaging Technology, Miles & Stockbridge P C, David R Schaffer Esq, October 5, 2010: US07805970 (11 worldwide citation)

An assembly for can manufacture includes a toolpack having coolant dies (3,4,5,6) adjacent and either side of ironing dies (1,2) so that coolant may be circulated around cavities in the coolant dies so as to cool the ironing die inserts (12). Generally, the toolpack is used in conjunction with a ram ...


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Frederick William Jowitt, Ian Kenneth Scholey, William Woulds: Base forming. Crown Cork & Seal Technologies Corporation, Diller Ramik & Wight, March 5, 2002: US06351981 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming the base of a can are described. The base forming apparatus is typically a dome station for forming a dome on the base of a beverage can. The dome station is mountable onto a dome door of a bodymaker press, thereby avoiding the common failure of mounting bolts. A c ...


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Frederick William Jowitt, Ian Kenneth Scholey, William Woulds: Base forming. Crown Cork & Seal Technologies Corporation, Diller Ramik & Wight, March 5, 2002: US06351980 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming the base of a can are described. The base forming apparatus is typically a dome station for forming a dome on the base of a beverage can. The dome station is mountable onto a dome door of a bodymaker press, thereby avoiding the common failure of mounting bolts. A c ...


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William Woulds: Apparatus for use in forming can bodies. Crown Cork & Seal Technologies Corporation, Diller Ramik & Wight PC, February 22, 2000: US06026670 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for use in forming can bodies comprises a punch including a hollow punch sleeve with a supply of compressed air connected to the interior thereof. A concave dome void recess in the nose of the punch is adapted to receive a correspondingly shaped doming tool for forming a domed base profile ...


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William Woulds: Bodymaker ram attachment. Crown Packaging Technology, Woodcock Washburn, January 10, 2012: US08091403 (1 worldwide citation)

A bodymaker ram attachment has a screwed locator (60), which is fastened to a slide block (70) of the bodymaker and can be aligned to the machine. A new ram with an internal thread and location diameter is screwed onto the locator. A clamp ring (65) tightens a locking element (80) so as to fix the r ...


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William Woulds: Stripping assembly. Crown Packaging Technology, Diller Ramik & Wight, July 17, 2007: US07243520 (1 worldwide citation)

A stripping assembly for removal of a can body from a punch in a can bodymaker in which an actuator lifts stripper fingers clear of the can carried on the punch in the forward stroke to avoid damage to the can or can coating. On the return stroke, the actuator piston is disabled so that the fingers ...


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Daniel Egerton, William Woulds, Ian Scholey: Bodymaker. Crown Packaging Technology, Baker & Hostetler, July 29, 2014: US08789403

A can bodymaker and a method of forming different sizes of drawn and wall ironed cans from the same bodymaker, in which the bodymaker includes a ram (4), a crank (22), first and second connecting rods (21, 23) and a swing lever (20) connecting the crankshaft (22) to the ram (4). Different locking po ...


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Ian Scholey, William Woulds: Drive for a hold down assembly of a can bodymaker a method of use thereof. Vincent L Ramik, Diller Ramik & Wight, January 15, 2004: US20040007036-A1

A drive for use in the manufacture of cans comprises a hydraulically powered guide pod to which a hold down assembly is attached. The guide pod slides along a guide rod which is fixed in the bodymaker. Forward and rear hydraulic chambers are defined between the pod and the guide rod by means of bush ...


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William Woulds: Can Manufacture. Vincent L Ramik, Diller Ramik & Wight, September 25, 2008: US20080229801-A1

An assembly for can manufacture includes a toolpack having coolant dies (3,4,5,6) adjacent and either side of ironing dies (1,2) so that coolant may be circulated around cavities in the coolant dies so as to cool the ironing die inserts (12). Generally, the toolpack is used in conjunction with a ram ...


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William Woulds: Stripping assembly. Vincent L Ramik, August 10, 2006: US20060174676-A1

A stripping assembly for removal of a can body from a punch in a can bodymaker in which an actuator lifts stripper fingers clear of the can carried on the punch in the forward stroke to avoid damage to the can or can coating. On the return stroke, the actuator piston is disabled so that the fingers ...