Global Patent Index - EP 0655031 B2

EP 0655031 B2 2000-04-12 - OPENABLE THERMAL PRINTING DEVICE

Title (en)

OPENABLE THERMAL PRINTING DEVICE

Title (de)

AUFKLAPPBARE VORRICHTUNG FÜR EINEN THERMO-DRUCKER

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF OUVRANT D'IMPRESSION THERMIQUE

Publication

EP 0655031 B2 (FR)

Application

EP 93924680 A

Priority

  • FR 9301094 W
  • FR 9213390 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2697776A1] A device for thermal printing on paper (26), comprising a thermal printing head (2) engaging a paper feed roller (15). The printing head is resiliently supported by a fixed frame portion (1) whereas the feed roller (15) is supported by a movable frame portion (13) hinged to the fixed portion (1) and forming an access cover for the device compartment housing the paper roll (12). The contact region between the line (4) of heating elements on the printing head (2) and the feed roller (15) for the paper (26) is located above a roller diameter (14) that passes through the hinge between the movable frame portion (13) and the fixed frame portion (1) when the cover is closed.

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

B41J 11/70; B41J 29/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 11/14 (2006.01); B41J 2/32 (2006.01); B41J 11/70 (2006.01); B41J 15/04 (2006.01); B41J 25/312 (2006.01); B41J 25/316 (2006.01); B41J 29/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 15/042 (2013.01); B41J 11/70 (2013.01); B41J 29/02 (2013.01)

Citation (opposition)

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EPO simple patent family

FR 2697776 A1 19940513; FR 2697776 B1 19950303; AT 141219 T 19960815; DE 69304073 D1 19960919; DE 69304073 T2 19970306; EP 0655031 A1 19950531; EP 0655031 B1 19960814; EP 0655031 B2 20000412; JP 3096702 B2 20001010; JP H08505576 A 19960618; US 5579043 A 19961126; WO 9411197 A1 19940526

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