Global Patent Index - EP 1007224 A1

EP 1007224 A1 2000-06-14 - METHOD AND INSTALLATION FOR DEPOSITING A PROTECTIVE VARNISH COAT ON SMART CARDS

Title (en)

METHOD AND INSTALLATION FOR DEPOSITING A PROTECTIVE VARNISH COAT ON SMART CARDS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND ANLAGE ZUR BESCHICHTUNG VON CHIPKARTEN MIT SCHUTZÜBERZUG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET INSTALLATION DE DEPOT D'UNE COUCHE DE VERNIS DE PROTECTION SUR DES CARTES A PUCE

Publication

EP 1007224 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 98942714 A

Priority

  • FR 9801771 W
  • FR 9710405 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2767076A1] The invention concerns a method for depositing a mechanical protective varnish coat on a smart card (14) comprising a cavity designed to receive a module including a microcircuit, characterised in that it consists in spraying varnish by means of a spray gun (10, 12) supplied with varnish under pressure and with air under pressure while the smart card (14) and the spray gun(s) (10, 12) are moved relatively to each other. The invention also concerns an installation comprising a loading station wherein the smart cards (20) are placed on a support (24), a varnishing station including at least a spray gun, a station for drying and/or cross-linking the varnish and an unloading station wherein the smart cards are removed from their support and stacked.

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

B05D 1/02; B05D 1/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B05B 15/04 (2006.01); B05D 1/02 (2006.01); B05D 1/32 (2006.01); B05B 13/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B05B 15/0462 (2013.01); B05D 1/02 (2013.01); B05D 1/32 (2013.01); B05B 13/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9907482A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE CH DE ES GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

FR 2767076 A1 19990212; AU 9074698 A 19990301; CN 1266385 A 20000913; EP 1007224 A1 20000614; WO 9907482 A1 19990218

INPADOC legal status


2002-03-13 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20011009

2001-09-26 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20010810

2000-06-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000307

2000-06-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): BE CH DE ES GB IT LI