Global patent index - EP 0754647 B1

EP 0754647 B1 2000-10-18 - Can opener with circular blade and assembling method thereof

Title (en)

Can opener with circular blade and assembling method thereof

Title (de)

Dosenöffner mit Schneidrad und dazugehöriges Zusammensetzungsverfahren

Title (fr)

Ouvre-boîtes avec couteau circulaire et son procédé d'assemblage

Publication

EP 0754647 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96111496 A

Priority

IT VI950062 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0754647A1] The can opener with circular blade includes a pair of levers (2, 3) that are mutually pivoted in a scissor-like fashion toward one end and are provided, at the opposite end, with two handles (5, 6); a can drive assembly (7), which is mounted on one of the levers (2); a cutting assembly (8) with a circular blade (9), which is mounted on the other one of the levers (3); the drive assembly (7) is constituted exclusively by a pair of mutually connected parts including a knurled roller (10) and a knob (11). An assembly method is also provided, which can be performed on robotized production lines, for reducing production costs. <IMAGE>

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

B67B 7/72

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67B 7/72 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

B67B (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67B 7/34 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0754647 A1 19970122; EP 0754647 B1 20001018; EP 1024110 A1 20000802; EP 1024110 B1 20030402; IT 239415 Y1 20010226; IT VI950062 U1 19951020; IT VI950062 V0 19950721

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2002-03-06 [GBPC] GB: EUROPEAN PATENT CEASED THROUGH NON-PAYMENT OF RENEWAL FEE

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