Global Patent Index - EP 0393254 B1

EP 0393254 B1 2000-12-13 - A packet of toweling for single use adapted to be dispensed for hand drying

Title (en)

A packet of toweling for single use adapted to be dispensed for hand drying

Title (de)

Paket von einmalig gebrauchten Handtüchern zum Trocknen der Hände

Title (fr)

Un paquet de serviettes à usage unique et servant au séchage des mains

Publication

EP 0393254 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 89201008 A

Priority

EP 89201008 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0393254A1] A packet of toweling for single use adapted to be dispensed for hand drying from an apparatus having a supply chamber from which the toweling is manually withdrawn for use and a storage roller operable in response to the withdrawal of toweling to roll up and store the used wet toweling, said packet comprising a zigzag folded, continuous web of paper material extending between first and second web ends, said paper material having a reinforcement comprising a fabric of synthetic threads for providing said web with a tensile strength sufficient to prevent tearing during withdrawal, use and rolling up, said web having an adhesive area on the exposed surface adjacent one of said ends of which an additional, similar packet may be joined to said packet, said adhesive area having a removable cover. According to the invention said reinforcement threads being disposed in a grid-like pattern with the threads extending in directions longitudinally (13) and transversely (14)of the paper web(2), said longitudinally extending threads (13) being more closely spaced than said transversely extending threads(14). In a prefered embodiment the removable paper cover of the adhesive area comprising a first surface portion(6) having a low adhesive coating in contact with the adhesive area(3) and an integral pull tab (8)extending beyond one vertical face of said packet and adapted to permit said paper cover(4) to be pulled out from between this packet(1) and a similar packet (1) disposed with the other of its said ends in contact therewith.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A47K 10/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47K 10/34 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47K 10/34 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FR GB GR IT LI LU NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0393254 A1 19901024; EP 0393254 B1 20001213; AT 198028 T 20001215; DE 68929271 D1 20010118; DE 68929271 T2 20010523; ES 2155051 T3 20010501; GR 3035570 T3 20010629

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