Global Patent Index - EP 0968936 A1

EP 0968936 A1 2000-01-05 - Container bag

Title (en)

Container bag

Title (de)

Flexibler Grossbehälter

Title (fr)

Conteneur flexible

Publication

EP 0968936 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99201886 A

Priority

GB 9814239 A

Abstract (en)

A method is disclosed of attaching a top cover to a flexible intermediate bulk container having a side wall structure (12) of flexible circular woven fabric, a base (16) closing a lower open end of the side wall structure and a plurality of lifting loops (14) at the upper end of the side wall structure, each loop having a bight and two spaced legs, each leg being affixed by stitching to the side structure, a multi-layer band (20) formed by folding the top of the side wall extending circumferentially around at least the upper part of the side wall structure, and each leg (14) being stitched to the multi-layer band (20), the layers of the multi-layer band being stitched together by stitching (24) that comprises at least two substantially parallel rows of chain stitching passing through all layers of the multi-layer band and extending circumferentially around the upper part of the side wall structure characterised by forming the multi-layer band with one layer (22) of greater length than the other layer or layers so that it stands proud of the band (20), stitching the layers of the band together and the lifting loops thereto, and then attaching the top cover (26) to the layer (22) standing proud. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

B65D 88/16

IPC 8 full level

B65D 88/16 (2006.01)

CPC

B65D 88/1612 (2013.01); B65D 88/1668 (2013.01); B65D 88/1681 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family

EP 0968936 A1 20000105; AU 7880198 A 20000120; GB 9814239 D0 19980902; ID 23031 A 20000106; ZA 9807053 B 19981022