Global Patent Index - EP 0942870 B1

EP 0942870 B1 2000-12-20 - VACUUM AND GAS-FLUSH PACKAGING DEVICE FOR FILLED POUCHES

Title (en)

VACUUM AND GAS-FLUSH PACKAGING DEVICE FOR FILLED POUCHES

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM EVAKUIEREN UND BEGASEN VON GEFÜLLTEN PACKUNGEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE CONDITIONNEMENT SOUS VIDE ET SOUS GAZ DE PAQUETS REMPLIS

Publication

EP 0942870 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97909132 A

Priority

  • DE 9702065 W
  • DE 29619396 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9821099A1] Disclosed is a vacuum packaging and buffer gas-flushing device for a pouch, which comprises a two-part vacuum chamber (11) in which a parallelepiped gas-flushing pipe (21) is installed above the opening (3) of the pouch-package (1). On the lower portion (22) of said pipe (21), slot-like gas inlets (23) are arranged parallel to each other and at a right angle relative to the pouch (1) opening (3). The inventive device (10) advantageously enables, regardless of the precise position of the pouch (1) opening (3) downstream of the gas-flushing pipe (21), vacuum to be obtained up to a point where only some oxygen residue remains inside the pouch (1).

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

B65B 31/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 31/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 31/024 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE ES FR GB IT LI SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 29619396 U1 19980305; BR 9713336 A 20000509; EP 0942870 A1 19990922; EP 0942870 B1 20001220; ES 2153652 T3 20010301; JP 2001504064 A 20010327; WO 9821099 A1 19980522

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