|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23L-001/00 A23P-001/00 F16L-019/00 F16L-023/036|
|미국특허분류(USC)||993/53 ; 994/507 ; 285/027 ; 285/360|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 33|
A mechanism (10) includes a slide plate (32) having die openings (38) adapted to hold dies (42a, 42b) and slideable relative to a cooker/extruder (12). Rotary cutters (74, 174) are rotatably mounted relative to and moveable with the dies (42a, 42b). In one preferred form, a motor (76) can be connected and disconnected to the rotary cutter (74) aligned with the cooker/extruder (12) by moving a male coupling (96) within or out of a female coupling (108). In another preferred form, the rotary cutter (174) is mounted to and carried exclusively by a center sh...
[ I claim:] [1.] Rotary cutter for a die including at least one die port through which an extrudate exits comprising, in combination: a shaft including provisions for axially and rotatably fixing the shaft to the die radially spaced from the die port; a housing including provisions for rotatably mounting the housing to the shaft; means located within the housing and carried by the shaft for rotating the housing about the shaft; and at least one knife mounted to and for rotation with the housing relative to the shaft, with the knife abutting with the die ...