Global Patent Index - EP 0754629 B1

EP 0754629 B1 2000-08-23 - Specialized product pouches

Title (en)

Specialized product pouches

Title (de)

Spezialisierter Produktbeutel

Title (fr)

Poches pour des produits spécialisés

Publication

EP 0754629 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96113747 A

Priority

  • EP 93900982 A
  • US 80435791 A
  • US 80480291 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9312008A1] The present invention includes a process and apparatus for producting individual product pouches with a forming machine, particularly a horizontal-type form-fill-seal machine. The subject process and apparatus form pouches from a continuous supply of flexible web material by folding the flexible web material into two side walls and a bottom gusset and performing forming operations on only one of the gusset portion and lower sidewall combinations at one time. Preferably, during such forming operations, a separations element is inserted within the bottom gusset to effectively isolate one of the gusset portion and lower sidewall combinations from the other. The specialized pouches of the present invention are of a substantially lay-flat nature with a spout located along th e top wall, preferably about mid-way. The spout is preferably made by a heat seal. Such pouches are designed for containing a flowable product and permit the controlled dispensing of such a product after storage, preparation, or cooking within the pouches.

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

B65D 30/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B31B 23/00 (2006.01); B65B 9/093 (2012.01); B65D 30/20 (2006.01); B65D 33/36 (2006.01); B65D 75/20 (2006.01); B65D 75/58 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 9/093 (2013.01); B65D 75/20 (2013.01); B65D 75/5866 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9312008 A1 19930624; AU 3245293 A 19930719; CA 2123005 A1 19930624; DE 69218240 D1 19970417; DE 69218240 T2 19970619; DE 69231387 D1 20000928; DE 69231387 T2 20001228; EP 0615510 A1 19940921; EP 0615510 B1 19970312; EP 0754629 A1 19970122; EP 0754629 B1 20000823; HK 1006700 A1 19990312; JP H07501775 A 19950223

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- Owner name: ING. C. GREGORJ S.P.A.

2000-10-13 [ET] FR: TRANSLATION FILED

2000-09-28 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: DE 69231387 20000928

2000-08-23 [AC] DIVISIONAL APPLICATION (ART. 76) OF:

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