Global Patent Index - EP 1002741 A1

EP 1002741 A1 2000-05-24 - Infusion bag with one compartment, especially for tea and process for its manufacture

Title (en)

Infusion bag with one compartment, especially for tea and process for its manufacture

Title (de)

Einkammer-Aufgussbeutel, insbesondere für Tee, und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

Title (fr)

Sachet d'infusion à un seul compartiment, en particulier pour thé et procédé pour sa fabrication

Publication

EP 1002741 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98110618 A

Priority

EP 98110618 A

Abstract (en)

The thread(19) of the teabag is located inside the chamber containing the tea with its free first end(20) permanently connected to the transversely extending hot seal of the teabag's bottom end(9), and with its second end(21) passing through the transversely extending hot seal of the top end(10) and withdrawable from the chamber. Outside the chamber the thread is connected to the tag(22), especially through hot sealing, with the tag lightly attached to the teabag. An Independent claim is included for a procedure for the manufacture of a single-chamber teabag which includes the aforesaid positioning and attachment of the thread in the teabag.

Abstract (de)

Um einen Einkammer-Aufgußbeutel (1) aus heißsiegelfähigem Filterpapiermaterial, insbesondere zur Bereitung von Tee, mit einer ein Substanzquantum enthaltenden Kammer (13), die an ihrem Kopfende (10) und an ihrem Fußende (9) durch je eine quer verlaufende Heißsiegelung (11,12) verschlossen ist, wobei an dem Aufgußbeutel ein Faden (19) mit einem Etikett (22) befestigt ist, herzustellen, wird mit der Erfindung vorgeschlagen, daß der Faden (19) im Inneren der Kammer untergebracht ist, sein erstes freies Ende (20) fest mit der quer verlaufenden Heißsiegelung (11) des Fußendes verbunden ist, sein zweites Ende (21) durch die quer verlaufende Heißsiegelung (12) des Kopfendes oder benachbart aus der Kammer herausziehbar hindurchgeführt ist und außerhalb der Kammer mit dem Etikett (23) insbesondere durch Heißsiegeln verbunden ist, welches durch Siegelung leicht am Beutel angeheftet ist. Die Erfindung betrifft ferner ein Verfahren zum Herstellen von derartigen Einkammer-Aufgußbeuteln, insbesondere für Tee. <IMAGE>

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

B65D 81/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 81/00 (2006.01); B65D 85/808 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 85/808 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

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EP 1002741 A1 20000524; EP 1002741 B1 20010829; AT 204824 T 20010915; DE 59801337 D1 20011004; ES 2163222 T3 20020116; PT 1002741 E 20011228

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