Global Patent Index - EP 0764123 B1

EP 0764123 B1 2000-07-12 - BEER CONTAINER

Title (en)

BEER CONTAINER

Title (de)

BIERBEHÄLTER

Title (fr)

RECIPIENT A BIERE

Publication

EP 0764123 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96907789 A

Priority

  • NL 9600142 W
  • NL 1000067 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9631409A1] A metal container (19) for beer comprises: a wall formed into a closed contour; a base (18) which is connected along its whole periphery to this wall; optionally a cover which is arranged on the side remote from the base after filling of the container with beer and which is connected along its whole periphery to this wall; and a cartridge (22) which is coupled to the base and extends from the base over some axial distance and which defines two passages, the first (32) of which is situated in an end wall of the cartridge remote from the base and the second of which is situated in the region of the base; which cartridge has the general shape of a beaker, which beaker is coupled with the edge zone (23) of its mouth to the base (18) of the container by means of coupling means. The container according to the invention has the feature that the coupling means (21, 28) are exclusively mechanical and are embodied such that between the edge zone (23) of the cartridge and the base (18) of the container there remains some space, which space defines the second passage. It should be understood that the cartridge can be fixed more or less loosely to the base.

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

B65D 79/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 79/00 (2006.01); B65D 85/73 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 85/73 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9631409 A1 19961010; AT 194579 T 20000715; AU 5125996 A 19961023; DE 69609271 D1 20000817; DE 69609271 T2 20010104; DK 0764123 T3 20001113; EP 0764123 A1 19970326; EP 0764123 B1 20000712; ES 2147921 T3 20001001; GR 3034580 T3 20010131; NL 1000067 C2 19961008; PT 764123 E 20001031; ZA 9602742 B 19961011

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