Multi-purpose glue applicator for sheet products

  • US 20020114889A1
  • Filed: 03/22/2002
  • Published: 08/22/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/22/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Apparatus for applying glue to sheet products comprising:

  • a conveyor for advancing a plurality of sheet products in a horizontal attitude in series along a processing path with the sheet products having opposed ends and a central portion between the opposed ends, with the opposed ends of the sheet products extending across the direction of advancement of the sheet products and with the opposed ends of the sheet products exposed for the application thereto of glue, a rotary glue applicator positioned over said conveyor and including a surface movable adjacent and in the same direction as the sheet products, said surface of said rotary glue applicator including glue applicators for registering with and simultaneously applying glue stripes to opposed ends of the sheet products and leaving the central portions of the sheet products without glue as the sheet products advance along the processing path, and a forced air dryer positioned along the processing path configured to direct streams of heated air toward the opposed ends of the sheet products that bear the glue as the sheet products are advanced along the processing path.

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