Global Patent Index - EP 0889836 B1

EP 0889836 B1 2000-07-12 - TOP GRIPPING CARRIER FOR BOTTLES

Title (en)

TOP GRIPPING CARRIER FOR BOTTLES

Title (de)

DEN OBERTEIL VON FLASCHEN UNTERGREIFENDER TRÄGER

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE TRANSPORT DE BOUTEILLES A PREHENSION PAR LE HAUT

Publication

EP 0889836 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97915036 A

Priority

  • GB 9605283 A
  • US 9703918 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9733807A2] An article carrier of the top gripping type includes a main panel (20, 116) having a pair of opposed end edges (70, 72, 170, 172), a first fold line (32, 134) extending between said end edges (70, 72, 170, 172), and at least one aperture (44, 144) for receiving an article (A). The aperture (44, 144) is disposed astride the first fold line (32, 134) to interrupt it. A first tab (40, 140) is struck from the main panel (20, 116) and defining at least a part of the aperture (44, 144). The tab (40, 140) is hingeably connected to the main panel (20, 116) so that the tab (40, 140) is displaceable out of the plane of the main panel (20, 116) to operatively engage a part of the article (A) when the article (A) is in the aperture (44, 144). The tab (40, 140) is connected to the main panel (20, 116) by means of a pair of second and third spaced fold lines (60, 62, 160, 162) extending divergently from each other toward one of the end edges (70, 72, 170, 172) so that displacement of the tab (40, 140) out of the plane of the main panel (20, 116) causes the main panel to be folded about the first fold line (32, 134). A stress relieving cut line (64, 164) is provided to extend between the second and third fold lines (60, 62, 160, 162) to partially separate the tab (40, 140) from the main panel (20, 116). The cut (64, 164) line is disposed transversely of the first fold line (32, 134) such that the first fold line (32, 134) is interrupted at the cut line (64, 164).

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

B65D 71/46; B65D 71/48

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 67/02 (2006.01); B65D 71/00 (2006.01); B65D 71/02 (2006.01); B65D 71/40 (2006.01); B65D 71/46 (2006.01); B65D 71/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 71/48 (2013.01); B65D 71/46 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9733807 A2 19970918; WO 9733807 A3 19971211; AT 194577 T 20000715; AT 275510 T 20040915; AU 2208497 A 19971001; AU 719515 B2 20000511; BR 9707984 A 19990727; CN 1096394 C 20021218; CN 1134370 C 20040114; CN 1225610 A 19990811; CN 1367126 A 20020904; CZ 294953 B6 20050413; CZ 9802795 A3 20000112; DE 69702505 D1 20000817; DE 69702505 T2 20010419; DE 69730623 D1 20041014; DE 69730623 T2 20050922; DK 0889836 T3 20001120; EP 0889836 A2 19990113; EP 0889836 B1 20000712; EP 1010637 A1 20000621; EP 1010637 B1 20040908; ES 2148952 T3 20001016; GB 9605283 D0 19960515; GR 3034481 T3 20001229; HK 1029318 A1 20050324; HU 0000297 A2 20000628; HU 0000297 A3 20010828; IL 126091 A 20010614; IL 126091 D0 19990509; JP 2000506476 A 20000530; JP 3623516 B2 20050223; NO 315365 B1 20030825; NO 984121 A 19981111; NO 984121 D0 19980907; NZ 331415 A 20000228; PL 184939 B1 20030131; PL 185786 B1 20030731; PL 328424 A1 19990201; PT 889836 E 20001130; RU 2182879 C2 20020527; RU 2266247 C2 20051220; SK 111298 A3 19990310; SK 283109 B6 20030204; SK 283490 B6 20030805; TR 9801779 T2 19990222; TR 9901829 T2 20000421; ZA 9702105 B 19970917

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