Global Patent Index - EP 0845370 A3

EP 0845370 A3 2000-02-02 - Process for marking and/or structuring the surface of an identity or similar card

Title (en)

Process for marking and/or structuring the surface of an identity or similar card

Title (de)

Verfahren zum Aufbringen von Markierungen, Beschriftungen und Strukturierungen auf die Oberfläche einer Ausweiskarte oder eineranderen Karte

Title (fr)

Procédé pour marquer et/ou structure la surface d'une carte d'identité ou semblable

Publication

EP 0845370 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 97119771 A

Priority

DE 19649301 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0845370A2] The marking, printing or structuring method involves applying a lacquer and/or a coloured ink to the surface of the card. The latter is selectively illuminated in accordance with the required markings, print characters, or structures before complete hardening, using UV light. The illuminated areas exhibit local variations in smoothness or colour. The UV light may be provided by a polychromatic beam, with different filters inserted in the beam path for filtering out corresponding wavelengths.

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

B41M 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41M 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41M 7/0081 (2013.01); B41M 7/0045 (2013.01); B41M 7/0054 (2013.01); Y10S 430/146 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • [YA] EP 0723875 A1 19960731 - DAINIPPON PRINTING CO LTD [JP]
  • [YA] US 4309452 A 19820105 - SACHS PETER R
  • [Y] DATABASE WPI Week 198213, Derwent Publications Ltd., London, GB; AN 1982-25487e, XP002125129
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 015, no. 007 (C - 0794) 9 January 1991 (1991-01-09)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0845370 A2 19980603; EP 0845370 A3 20000202; EP 0845370 B1 20020918; AT 224305 T 20021015; DE 19649301 A1 19980604; DE 19649301 C2 19981210; US 6165696 A 20001226

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