Global Patent Index - EP 0969973 A1

EP 0969973 A1 2000-01-12 - MARKING INSTRUMENTS

Title (en)

MARKING INSTRUMENTS

Title (de)

SCHREIBGERÄT

Title (fr)

INSTRUMENTS DE MARQUAGE

Publication

EP 0969973 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98913056 A

Priority

  • GB 9706461 A
  • US 9805688 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9843828A1] A retractable marking instrument has a seal arrangement for sealing the marking tip (3) when it is retracted within the barrel. The seal arrangement comprises a sealing element (6) shaped as a torus which rolls between the barrel (1) of the instrument and a refill unit (2) carrying the marking tip (3).

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

B43K 7/12; B43K 8/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B43K 5/17 (2006.01); B43K 7/12 (2006.01); B43K 8/02 (2006.01); B43K 8/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B43K 8/24 (2013.01); B43K 7/12 (2013.01); B43K 8/028 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9843828A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9843828 A1 19981008; AU 6769398 A 19981022; BR 9808423 A 20000523; CN 1251553 A 20000426; DE 69805778 D1 20020711; DE 69805778 T2 20030306; EP 0969973 A1 20000112; EP 0969973 B1 20020605; GB 9706461 D0 19970514; JP 2001517166 A 20011002; JP 4082466 B2 20080430

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