Global Patent Index - EP 0848667 A4

EP 0848667 A4 2000-05-31 - IMPROVEMENTS IN TRANSFER PRINTING

Title (en)

IMPROVEMENTS IN TRANSFER PRINTING

Title (de)

VERBESSERUNGEN IN BEZUG AUF DEN TRANSFERDRUCK

Title (fr)

PERFECTIONNEMENTS CONCERNANT L'IMPRESSION PAR TRANSFERT

Publication

EP 0848667 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96930615 A

Priority

  • US 9613813 W
  • US 52333595 A
  • US 68670096 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9710956A1] Thermal transfer printing medium comprising a substrate, energy absorber and a transfer coating layer comprising colorant, wherein the print energy absorber is arranged so as not to alter printed characteristics of colorant. A method of thermal printing is further disclosed wherein the transfer printing medium is preheated by a pre-heater prior to and/or concomitant with the application of print energy thereto.

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

B41J 2/38; B41J 2/325; B41M 5/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/32 (2006.01); B41J 2/325 (2006.01); B41J 2/38 (2006.01); B41J 31/00 (2006.01); B41J 35/04 (2006.01); B41M 5/382 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41M 5/38207 (2013.01); B41J 2/325 (2013.01); B41J 2/38 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • No further relevant documents disclosed
  • See also references of WO 9710956A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9710956 A1 19970327; AU 6959596 A 19970409; EP 0848667 A1 19980624; EP 0848667 A4 20000531; JP H11512359 A 19991026

INPADOC legal status


2000-09-20 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20000401

2000-05-31 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20000331

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB

2000-01-26 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7B 41J 2/38 A, 7B 41J 2/325 B, 7B 41M 5/38 B

1998-06-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19980304

1998-06-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB