DE102006007230A1 - Machine e.g. pallet-wrap-stretch machine, operating method for e.g. coffee machine, involves checking whether identification data can be assigned to release quantity, and operating machine in mode when data can be assigned to quantity - Google Patents

Machine e.g. pallet-wrap-stretch machine, operating method for e.g. coffee machine, involves checking whether identification data can be assigned to release quantity, and operating machine in mode when data can be assigned to quantity

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DE102006007230A1
DE102006007230A1 DE200610007230 DE102006007230A DE102006007230A1 DE 102006007230 A1 DE102006007230 A1 DE 102006007230A1 DE 200610007230 DE200610007230 DE 200610007230 DE 102006007230 A DE102006007230 A DE 102006007230A DE 102006007230 A1 DE102006007230 A1 DE 102006007230A1
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Elmar Sella
Wolfgang STÖRIG
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B57/00Automatic control, checking, warning, or safety devices
    • B65B57/02Automatic control, checking, warning, or safety devices responsive to absence, presence, abnormal feed, or misplacement of binding or wrapping material, containers, or packages
    • B65B57/04Automatic control, checking, warning, or safety devices responsive to absence, presence, abnormal feed, or misplacement of binding or wrapping material, containers, or packages and operating to control, or to stop, the feed of such material, containers, or packages
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B57/00Automatic control, checking, warning, or safety devices

Abstract

The method according to the invention for operating a machine (1) which consumes a consumable item (4) which can be predetermined in consumable units (9), wherein the machine is operated in at least one first operating mode in which the consumable material (4) is consumed can be characterized is characterized in that a consumable unit (9) comprises an identification unit (5) with at least identification data, wherein the identification data are read out and it is checked whether the identification data can be assigned to a predefinable release amount, wherein the machine (1) in a first operating mode is operated when the identification data can be assigned to the release amount.
The method and the device according to the invention advantageously permit the control of machines (1) which, during operation, consume a consumable material (4) which is present as a consumable unit (9), the consumption being stored as a function of the identification unit (5) Identification data can be done. In particular, a quality in the operation of the machine (1) can be ensured by preventing incorrect conditions by using a wrong consumable (4). Another field of application of this invention is the possibility of ensuring, with such machines (1) as, for example, stretch machines, that these are only used with consumables (4) such as, for example, ...

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  • object The present invention is a method and an apparatus for operating a machine, as well as a corresponding packaging machine and a corresponding consumable unit. In particular, deals the present invention with machines that are consumable in operation consume, which can be specified in consumable units. Special field of application of this invention is the use in so-called stretch machines, wrapped with those to be packaged packaging units with a foil can be.
  • Under a so-called stretch machine is understood to mean a machine by means of which preferably a variety of packaging goods with optionally wrapped in a film under a stretching of the film can be. best known Example is the Pallettenwickelstretchen, in which one example pallet stacked with cardboard boxes wrapped in a stretchable film becomes. The resulting composite of pallet and cardboard boxes is relative easy and safe to transport without the possibility of falling cardboard boxes. The Wrapping can either be done by manual wrap stretchers or also from semi or fully automatic winding stretch machines. The stretch machine uses so-called stretch film, which can be stretched.
  • Not only with such stretch machines but also with other machines, who consume consumables during operation, such as the film in the case of the stretch machine, it is in particular for Assurance of quality and to guarantee Of a defined result often necessary that these machines with of a certain kind or goodness operated by consumables. For example, there is a variety of different slides that use a stretch machine can be used depending on the application, however, to ensure optimal Results of the stretch process only with certain types of slides to be worked.
  • thereof The invention is based on the object, a method and an apparatus for operating a consumable consumable Machine to propose at which a result of the operation of specifiable quality is achievable, which is not due to a faulty use of a wrong consumables is disturbed. This task will solved by a method and apparatus for operating a machine with the characteristics of the independent Claims.
  • The respective dependent claims are directed to advantageous developments.
  • The inventive method to operate a machine that is consumable during operation consumed, which can be specified in consumable units, the machine being in at least a first mode of operation, in which the consumable is consumed, can be operated, is characterized in that a consumable unit a Identification unit comprising at least identification data, wherein the identification data are read out and checked whether the identification data of a predetermined release amount can be assigned. The machine is in a first operating mode operated when the identification data is the release amount can be assigned.
  • The inventive method advantageously allows the machine to be released only if the consumable meets certain characteristics. Under the release of the machine is here in particular the be proper operation understood the machine. In the case of a stretch machine as a machine is below a stretch process, for example, to wrap a loaded Pallet with foil to understand. Under the test, whether the identification data Assign a predetermined amount of release, in particular understood that the identification data with one or more predetermined or predetermined, the release amount forming, data sets compared and in case of a match the machine is put into the first operating mode. Another possibility is that the identification data represent a code that can be decrypted with a specific procedure. Under one Assignment to a release quantity is then understood, for example a decryption of the code and its verification.
  • So can be guaranteed for example in the case of a stretch machine be that for certain stretch processes, For example, complex geometries of the packaged goods to be wrapped, only certain film grades permissible are. More options a machine that consumes consumables during operation, are machines, by means of which packaged goods in shrink film or Applications in the food industry, for example in coffee machines or similar.
  • Thus, a method is particularly preferred for operating a packaging machine for packaging at least one packaged product, wherein the packaging machine can be operated in at least one first operating mode in which the packaged goods are packaged, wherein the packaging can comprise at least one of the following operations:
    • a) moving the packaged goods in one Packaging and
    • b) surrounding the packaged goods with a packaging material,
    wherein at least one of the following materials comprises an identification unit with identification data:
    • A) the packaging and
    • B) the packaging material.
  • in this connection the identification data are read out and it is checked whether assign the identification data to a release quantity, wherein operated the packaging machine in a first mode of operation when the identification data is assigned to the release amount to let.
  • Under Packaging material is especially foil here, particularly preferred Stretch film, understood. Furthermore, under a packaging material in a particularly advantageous manner, a plastic and / or metal band be understood by means of, for example, a pallet load secured by strapping. Furthermore, the term packaging material according to the invention for example also pallets on which goods are stacked. Under a packaging are in particular cardboard packaging or the like to understand. The is called in such a way inventive method The identification unit can be on, on or in a slide or alternatively or cumulatively in the corresponding palette or the carton.
  • The Identification data can generally an identification of the product as such, for example as a serial number, a manufacturer identification and / or also a quality information include.
  • The inventive method and the device according to the invention can be over the advantages described so far also in an advantageous manner to realize a business idea, in the case of a customer a stretch machine, a strapping machine or another machine consuming a consumable to disposal and the cost of this loan transaction does not have a rental for the Machine, but rather about the cost of consumables, such as the stretch films recorded become. For example, it is conceivable that a lender initially provides a customer with a stretch machine free of charge and binds them, the stretch films to be used only to refer to him. By means of the method according to the invention and the device according to the invention can be guaranteed be that the customer borrowed the machine only with consumables can operate the lender. In this case, then, if during the exam, whether the identification data can be assigned to the release quantity, a negative result comes out, for example a blocking the machine or this is not set in motion.
  • According to one advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention, the machine is a Packaging machine and the consumable packaging material.
  • Especially it is preferred in this context that it is the machine is a stretch machine, by means of which packaging goods with Foil can be wrapped thereby the packaging goods to each other and optionally with other elements such as a pallet can be fixed, especially shipping, transport or storage this packaging goods in an advantageous manner to simplify and safer. Under the consumable material is then in particular foil such as Understood stretch film.
  • According to one further advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention the machine is placed in a second operating mode in which operation of the machine is not possible is when the identification data is not the release amount can be assigned. For example, it can be guaranteed that only Consumables of a certain quality are used so the quality to ensure the result of the operation of the machine.
  • According to one further advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention is when the identification data is not the release amount assign the machine to the first operating mode and a non-release registration.
  • So is it possible, for example, that if the identification data is not the release amount can be assigned, so no release can be granted, the machine For example, restricted is ready and / or issued a warning to the user can be. Furthermore, it is possible that the non-release registration in addition to a warning to the user also a storage of data concerning the entry into the first operating mode despite non-release, an increase of one counter to count of operations in the first operating mode despite non-release and / or a message of entering the first operating mode despite non-release include.
  • Under the message of entering the ers In spite of non-release, the operating mode may mean a message to the user and / or, for example, to the manufacturer and / or distributor and / or lender of the machine. Preferably, an electronic counter can be realized, which counts how often the machine was put into operation despite non-release or how many consumable units were consumed without release. The message of entering the first operating mode despite non-release may include, in addition to an optical and / or audible warning to the user, for example, a connection to a third party by means of telecommunication facilities. These can be done, for example, by sending an SMS to the seller, operator and / or lender of the machine or via an e-mail to this.
  • According to a further advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention, the identification unit comprises a readable data memory. At least the identification data can be stored in the data memory. Particularly preferred in this context is that the identification unit comprises at least one of the following units:
    • a) an optically readable data memory;
    • b) an electromagnetically readable data memory and
    • c) a mechanically readable data memory.
  • Under an optically readable data memory is here in particular a Marking on, in and / or on the consumable. in the Trap of a stretch film, which is wound on a sleeve can this is, for example, at least one so-called barcode on the sleeve and / or on the slide or even a variety of bar codes act the foil itself. In the latter case, the stretch machine would only operated when operating at regular intervals on or in the slide inserted barcode can be read out.
  • Under an electromagnetically readable data memory is in particular a so-called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) and / or understood a transponder. Such components include besides a Data memory, in particular an antenna, with the data in the data memory be written or read from this and passed to appropriate readers can. This communication takes place regularly via electromagnetic radiation in the RF range (radio frequency range), for example at frequencies of about 125 kHz (kilohertz). This can be both active and Passive transponder or RFIDs be formed, so their energy from a separate power source such as a battery or the over the RF radiation is supplied with the energy required for operation.
  • Farther It can also be a mechanically readable data memory act. Under such a particular training understood the packaging units. For example, the sleeve of a Stretch film roll be formed so that they with a corresponding gripper than Readout unit must be engaged to operate release the machine.
  • Prefers Here are electromagnetically readable data storage, in particular RFIDs and / or transponders, since they have the advantage that they are non-contact and without necessary optical access can be read out. That's the way it is, for example advantageously possible the transponder inside the sleeve, on which a stretch film roll is wound to bring and then read it through the film. So can operating errors and unwanted Commissioning the machine avoided in a particularly advantageous manner become.
  • Especially preferred is a procedure, in which the reading of the identification data contactless he follows. In this case, in particular the optical readout is preferred of barcodes or electromagnetic readout of RFIDs or transponders.
  • According to a further advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention, the identification data comprise at least one of the following information:
    • (a) data concerning the consumer of the consumable unit;
    • b) data concerning existing license agreements between the seller and the acquirer;
    • c) data concerning the consumer of the consumable unit;
    • d) data for individualization of the respective consumable unit; and
    • e) Data on the quality of the consumable unit.
  • In particular, the identification data comprise an identification of the seller of the consumable unit. This makes it possible in particular to put the machine only in operation when the consumable unit comes from a particular manufacturer or vendor. Furthermore, the identification data may include data from which it is possible to read whether the acquirer has concluded a license agreement with the transferor. Thus, the machine according to the inventive method can only be put into operation if such a license agreement exists. The same applies for data relating to the consumer of the unit. Furthermore, the identification data may also include data for individualizing the consumable unit, for example a serial number and / or a piece number. The identification data may include the data regarding the quality of the consumable unit. For example, in the case of a stretch film, the thickness of the stretch film, for example 15 microns (microns), 20 microns or 25 microns and possibly also the optical properties of this film may be included in the identification data. Thus, it can be ensured that, for example, if the user indicates that the goods to be packaged are sensitive to light, only an opaque or reflective film is used. Or it is for example possible in relatively difficult to pack packaging goods, the z. B. have a variety of corners and edges, back and / or projections to specify a certain film quality, so as to prevent uncontrolled tearing of the film or the build-up of unwanted material stresses.
  • According to one Another aspect of the invention is a device for operation proposed a machine that is in use a consumable consumed, which can be specified in consumable units. The device comprises means for reading identification data from an on, attachable to or in a consumable unit Identification unit. According to the invention control means are formed, which is connected to the means for reading identification data are and who are testing whether the identification data of a predetermined release amount can be assigned. The machine will go through the device in one first operating mode offset when the identification data of a can be assigned predetermined clearance amount.
  • The inventive device is in particular to carry out the method according to the invention suitable. The control means can In particular be included in the context of a machine control, in particular this may also be in the form of a computer-executable program product.
  • Especially preferred is an embodiment of Device in which the means for reading identification data emit and / or absorb electromagnetic radiation.
  • this includes is in particular a barcode reader to understand which electromagnetic Radiation in the visible wavelength range emitted and the reflected electromagnetic radiation detected. Farther This is to be understood as a device in which a transponder or read RFID. This is done by irradiation of electromagnetic radiation in the RF range, through which either a power transfer to a transponder at the consumable unit and simultaneous activation with Reading the transponder or reading the transponder in the case of an active transponder is achieved. This transponder transmits then the identification data to the means for reading identification data. These are then transmitted to the control means and evaluated there. at the evaluation is checked whether the identification data of a predetermined release amount can be assigned. Below the release amount here is a lot of records understood, for all can be done a release of the machine. Is the record the identification unit in the release amount exists or leaves by means of, for example, a mathematical operation of the identification data gain information on the basis of which a desired release will take place can and can therefore an assignment he identification data to the release quantity done, the machine is put into the first operating mode.
  • Farther advantageous is an embodiment in which the means for reading identification data mechanically interact with the identification unit. This can be special by a special embodiment of the consumable units be achieved with appropriate means on the machine or the corresponding device cooperate and so a release cause. This may, for example, a recess in the consumable unit be, with a corresponding gripping arm can cooperate.
  • According to one further advantageous embodiment of the device according to the invention the means for reading identification data operate without contact.
  • This is in particular when reading out identification data from identification units like transponders or RFIDs. These have more than that the advantage that an RFID is not in optical contact with the means to read identification data. So can an RFID even inaccessible Be configured, for example, inside the consumable unit to order to complicate such a manipulation.
  • Farther is proposed a packaging machine, according to the inventive method is operated, or which comprises a device according to the invention. Prefers Here is a packaging machine, which is a machine for wrapping packaging goods in foil. Such machines are used, for example, as stretch machines designated.
  • Furthermore, a consumable unit is proposed, the at least one identification comprises unit and which can be used according to the inventive method and / or with a device according to the invention and / or with a packaging machine according to the invention.
  • A such consumable unit comprises, for example, film, in particular Stretch film, which is wound on a corresponding sleeve body or the like.
  • According to one preferred embodiment of the film, this comprises a sleeve as Winding core on which the film is wound. This hub and / or the film comprises a transponder as an identification unit.
  • alternative or additionally For example, the film may be periodically mounted on a comprise optical identification based identification unit. So can in a particularly advantageous manner, a sleeve of the stretch film a Transponder as the first identification unit and additionally include the Slide yourself at regular intervals, for example have a barcode.
  • The for the inventive method disclosed details and advantages can also be applied to the device according to the invention, the consumable unit according to the invention, the packaging machine according to the invention and the film of the invention apply and transfer and vice versa.
  • in the The invention will be explained in more detail below with reference to the attached figures.
  • It demonstrate:
  • 1 a pallet wrapping stretch machine;
  • 2 a consumable unit according to the invention;
  • 3 a horizontal wrap-stretch machine; and
  • 4 a frame strapping machine.
  • 1 shows a first embodiment of a stretch machine 1 namely a pallet wrapping stretch machine. This contains packaging goods 2 on a pallet 3 , These packaging goods 2 be through the stretch machine 1 with a foil 4 wrapped in the pallet 3 by a rotating means 8th is rotated while a roll of film 9 on a tripod 10 is moved up and down. When wrapping the pallet 3 and the packaging goods 2 will the film 4 stretched.
  • The stretch machine 1 is operated by the method according to the invention. For this purpose, the film has an only schematically interpreted identification unit 5 on. The identification unit 5 includes in particular a so-called RFID or a transponder, which is formed on, on or in a sleeve, not shown, on which the film 4 is wound up. The stretch machine 1 has according to the invention means 6 for reading identification data. Is it the identification unit 5 to a transponder, so can as a means 6 be designed for reading identification data corresponding readers, which preferably via an electromagnetic radiation in the RF range (radio frequency range) with the identification unit 5 to be able to communicate. Alternatively or additionally, the pallet 3 an identification unit 5 also preferably non-contact by appropriate means 6 for reading identification data can be read.
  • According to the method of the invention, the stretch machine 1 set in or operated in a first mode of operation, in which a wrapping of the packaged goods 2 and / or the pallet 3 takes place when the from the identification unit 5 read identification data can be assigned to a predetermined release amount. For example, this can be done so that as a release amount of the stretch machine 1 a set is given with one or a plurality of data records, when read out the stretch machine 1 is put into operation. In particular, a plurality of data records or the identification data in the identification unit can be stored here 5 can be coded by means of a specific mathematical method. For example, function values can be used as identification data in the identification unit 5 are stored, which generate a release code when inserted into a specific mathematical function or not and thus allow an assignment of the identification data to the release amount. The verification of the identification data and the assignment to a release quantity is carried out by the control means 12 that are part of a machine control here.
  • If the identification data can not be assigned to a release quantity, there are various possibilities. For example, it is possible, then the stretch machine 1 shut down until a slide 4 is used, which contains an identification unit with corresponding identification data. Will be a slide 4 without identification unit 5 used, this leads to the fact that the Identificati onsdaten be identified as not a release amount assigned and then a commissioning of the stretch machine 1 not possible.
  • Alternatively it is possible to use the Stretchmaschi still be able to operate and at the same time carry out a non-release registration. This non-release registration may, for example, provide information to the user of the stretch machine 1 include that a non-contractual packaging material is used. Another possibility is to inform the hirer and / or owner of the plant that the machine is being operated with non-compliant foil. This can be done for example by conventional communication channels, for example by sending an SMS or e-mail when the stretch machine 1 has appropriate communication facilities. Alternatively or additionally, it is also possible to use a counter which counts the number of films which are not in conformity with the contract. This counter can then be read by the lender or owner as part of a maintenance process. All this allows the lender at a later date to take sanctions against the user of the device, if necessary.
  • 2 shows a erfindungsmäße consumable unit, namely a film roll 9 from one on a sleeve 7 wound foil 4 , The sleeve 7 includes in its interior an RFID as identification unit 5 , Alternatively or additionally, the film itself may, for example, at periodic intervals further identification units, in particular corresponding bar codes include.
  • 3 shows a further example of a stretch machine operated according to the invention 1 , This is a so-called horizontal winder. This is at least one item to be packaged 2 , usually a relatively bulky packaged goods 2 such as a carpet or large-sized building boards with a foil 4 wrapped. The foil 4 is here on a sleeve 7 wound up and forms a roll of film 9 that is an identification unit 5 includes. The stretch machine 1 includes funds 6 for reading from on the identification unit 5 included identification data. This reading takes place without contact, for example by electromagnetic radiation when using an RFID as an identification unit 5 , In this stretch machine 1 move the rotation means 8th the film roll 9 to the packaged goods 2 around, this can by appropriate feed means 11 to be moved.
  • 4 shows an example of a strapping machine operated according to the invention 13 , This is a so-called frame strapping machine 13 in which at least one packaged good 2 with a band 14 , usually a plastic and / or metal band is strapped. The ribbon 14 is on a roll of tape 15 stockpiled, which is an identification unit 5 includes. The strapping machine 13 includes funds 6 for reading from on the identification unit 5 included identification data. The reading takes place without contact, for example by electromagnetic radiation when using at least one RFID as an identification unit 5 , In a frame strapping machine 13 becomes the band 14 by one in the frame 16 and in the drive unit 19 trained band guide channel 17 led, so first of the frame 16 limited space 18 by band 14 is surrounded. Here, the leadership of the band takes place 14 through the band guide channel 17 for example, in the drive unit 19 trained (not shown) drive wheels, the force-locking the band 14 drive. Is now the tape guide channel 17 with the tape 14 fed, so can by contraction of the tape 14 a strapping of the packaging material 2 in the room 18 respectively. For this purpose, the band guide channel is advantageously 17 provided on the inside with spring-operated fasteners, which when contraction of the band 14 open and the tape 14 release. After the tape 14 on the packaged goods 2 is present and / or after a predetermined tension on the band 14 is applied, the tape is 14 connected to itself, for example, welded and / or glued and then separated so that the packaged goods 2 with a closed band 14 remains strapped.
  • According to the invention, the strapping machine 13 put into the first operating mode when the on the identification unit 5 can be assigned stored identification unit of a release quantity. In particular, the process management is such that the operation of the strapping machine 13 only with appropriately identified bands 14 or rolls of tape 15 is possible. The identification unit 5 may alternatively or additionally also directly on the tape 14 be formed, especially at periodic intervals. In addition to a frame strapping machine, all other conventional strapping machines can be advantageously operated according to the invention.
  • The method according to the invention and the device according to the invention advantageously permit the control of machines which, during operation, consume a consumable material which is present as a consumable unit, the consumption being dependent on the identification unit 5 stored identification data can be done. In particular, a quality in the operation of the machine can be ensured in the incorrect operation can be prevented by using a wrong consumable. Another field of application of this invention is the possibility of ensuring that such machines, such as stretch machines, can only be operated with consumables such as stretch film from a particular supplier.
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Claims (22)

  1. Method for operating a machine ( 1 ), which in use are consumables ( 4 ) consumed in consumable units ( 9 ) is predetermined, wherein the machine in at least a first operating mode in which the consumable material ( 4 ) is consumed, characterized in that a consumable unit ( 9 ) an identification unit ( 5 ) comprising at least identification data, wherein the identification data are read out and it is checked whether the identification data can be assigned to a predefinable release quantity, wherein the machine ( 1 ) is operated in a first operating mode when the identification data can be assigned to the release amount.
  2. Method according to claim 1, wherein the machine ( 1 ) a packaging machine and the consumables ( 4 ) Packaging material is.
  3. Method according to Claim 1 or 2, in which the machine ( 1 ) is placed in a second operating mode in which an operation is not possible if the identification data can not be assigned to the release amount.
  4. Method according to Claim 1 or 2, in which, if the identification data can not be assigned to the release quantity, the machine ( 1 ) is put into the first operating mode and a non-release registration is performed.
  5. The method of claim 5, wherein the non-release registration includes at least one of the following operations: a) storage of data regarding the entry into the first operating mode despite non-release; b) an increase a counter to count operation in the first operating mode despite non-release and c) a message of entering the first operating mode despite non-release.
  6. Method according to one of the preceding claims, in which the identification unit ( 5 ) comprises a readable data memory.
  7. The method of claim 6, wherein the identification unit at least one of the following units comprises: a) an optical readable data memory; b) an electromagnetically readable Data storage and c) a mechanically readable data memory.
  8. Method according to one of the preceding claims, in the readout of the identification data takes place without contact.
  9. Method according to one of claims 6 to 8, wherein the identification unit includes at least one transponder.
  10. Method according to one of the preceding claims, in the identification data at least one of the following information include: (a) data concerning the consumer of the consumable unit; b) Data concerning existing license agreements between the seller and acquirer; c) data concerning the consumer of the consumable unit; d) Data for individualization of the respective consumable unit; and e) data regarding the quality the consumables unit.
  11. Device for operating a machine ( 1 ), which in use are consumables ( 4 ) consumed in consumable units ( 9 ), comprising means ( 6 ) for reading identification data from, on or in a consumable unit ( 9 ) attachable identification unit ( 5 ), characterized in that control means ( 12 ) formed with the means ( 6 ) are connected to read identification data and check whether the identification data can be assigned to a predefinable release quantity and which the machine ( 1 ) into a first operating mode in which the consumable material ( 4 ), if the identification data can be assigned to a predefinable release quantity.
  12. Device according to Claim 11, in which the means ( 6 ) emit electromagnetic radiation for reading identification data and / or take up.
  13. Device according to Claim 11 or 12, in which the means ( 6 ) for reading identification data mechanically with the identification unit ( 5 ) interact.
  14. Device according to one of claims 11 to 12, in which means ( 6 ) operate without contact for reading identification data.
  15. Packaging machine ( 1 ) operated by a method according to any one of claims 1 to 10 and / or comprising an apparatus according to any one of claims 11 to 14.
  16. Packaging machine ( 1 ) according to claim 15, which is a machine for wrapping packaging goods ( 2 ) in foil ( 4 ).
  17. Packaging machine ( 13 ) according to claim 15, which is a strapping machine for strapping packaging goods ( 2 ) with band ( 14 ).
  18. Consumable unit ( 9 . 14 ) comprising at least one identification unit for use according to the method according to one of claims 1 to 10 and / or with a device according to one of claims 11 to 14 and / or with a packaging machine according to one of claims 15 to 17.
  19. Foil ( 9 ) or band ( 14 ) as a consumable unit according to claim 18.
  20. Consumable unit ( 9 . 14 ) according to claim 19, comprising a sleeve ( 7 ) as a winding core, the transponder as an identification unit ( 5 ).
  21. Consumable unit ( 9 . 14 ) according to claim 19 or 20, comprising a transponder as identification unit ( 5 ).
  22. Consumable unit ( 9 . 14 ) according to one of claims 19 to 21, in which the film or the tape ( 14 ) a periodically mounted on an optical recognition based identification unit ( 5 ).
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