Global Patent Index - EP 0971841 A1

EP 0971841 A1 2000-01-19 - SEALING CONTAINERS BY VACUUM IN CHAMBER

Title (en)

SEALING CONTAINERS BY VACUUM IN CHAMBER

Title (de)

VERSCHLIESSEN VON BEHÄLTERN MITTELS VAKKUUM IN EINER KAMMER

Title (fr)

FERMETURE HERMETIQUE DE RECIPIENTS PAR CHAMBRE DE MISE SOUS VIDE

Publication

EP 0971841 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97955077 A

Priority

  • IL 9700417 W
  • IL 11993496 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9829307A1] Lidded jars (14) are placed in vacuum chamber (13), which is evacuated by vacuum pump (17) to create a vacuum in chamber (13) and to withdraw air from chamber (13) and jars (14), after which a valve (25) opens to admit air at atmospheric pressure into the chamber (13), thereby sealing lids (15) onto jars (14).

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

B65B 7/06; B65B 7/28; B65B 31/00; B65B 31/02; B65B 31/04; B65B 31/06; B65B 51/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 31/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 31/028 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9829307A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9829307 A1 19980709; AU 5408798 A 19980731; EP 0971841 A1 20000119; IL 119934 A 20010913; IL 119934 D0 19970318

INPADOC legal status


2004-01-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030701

2000-01-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19990709

2000-01-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL