Global Patent Index - EP 0677610 B1

EP 0677610 B1 2000-03-22 - Method and device for folding clothes

Title (en)

Method and device for folding clothes

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Falten von Bekleidungsstücken

Title (fr)

Procédé et dispositif pour plier des vêtements

Publication

EP 0677610 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 95105564 A

Priority

DE 4412751 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0677610A2] To fold garments, and especially aprons or trousers and the like, at least one lateral folding station is in front of the longitudinal folding action. The lateral folding is applied at least while the garment is being advanced through the folding process. Also claimed is an appts. with at least one lateral folding station (18, 19) in front of the longitudinal folder (20). The lateral folding stations (18, 19) are formed by conveyor belts, so that the garment is advanced with a lateral fold to the longitudinal folding station (20). <IMAGE>

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

D06F 89/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 89/00 (2006.01); D06F 89/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 89/02 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FR GB NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0677610 A2 19951018; EP 0677610 A3 19960501; EP 0677610 B1 20000322; EP 0677610 B2 20110914; DE 19504250 A1 19951019; DE 59508019 D1 20000427; DE 59510805 D1 20031113; DK 0677610 T3 20000703; DK 0677610 T4 20111114; DK 0960971 T3 20040216; EP 0960971 A1 19991201; EP 0960971 B1 20031008; JP H07284599 A 19951031

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