Global Patent Index - EP 1012062 A1

EP 1012062 A1 2000-06-28 - ARTICLE CARRIER

Title (en)

ARTICLE CARRIER

Title (de)

TRAGBEHÄLTER

Title (fr)

SUPPORT POUR ARTICLES

Publication

EP 1012062 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98928997 A

Priority

  • GB 9713015 A
  • US 9812087 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9858853A1] An article carrier and blank for packaging articles, for example cans, said articles having a diametrically reduced portion (48) at or adjacent one of their ends wherein said article carrier comprises angularly related panels including side wall panels (18, 22) and a second wall panel such as a bottom or top wall panel which are foldably interconnected, article receiving and retaining means (12) extending between a side wall and a second wall panel, said means comprising an aperture (28) adapted to receive a portion of an article contained within the carrier, and a flap (30, 32) struck from an hingably connected to an edge of said aperture which flap is adapted to abut the article received in the aperture, characterised in that the flap is pivotal about its hinged connection to put a tab (51, 74) into an operative position whereby it protrudes into said aperture and engages said diametrically reduced portion of the article to assist in retention of the position of that article within the article carrier.

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

B65D 71/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 71/24 (2006.01); B65D 71/00 (2006.01); B65D 71/14 (2006.01); B65D 71/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 71/20 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00141 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00259 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00277 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00444 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00543 (2013.01); B65D 2571/0066 (2013.01); B65D 2571/00759 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9858853A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9858853 A1 19981230; AT 225746 T 20021015; AU 8066698 A 19990104; CN 1092594 C 20021016; CN 1267270 A 20000920; DE 69808656 D1 20021114; DE 69808656 T2 20030710; DK 1012062 T3 20030203; EP 1012062 A1 20000628; EP 1012062 B1 20021009; ES 2185174 T3 20030416; GB 9713015 D0 19970827; HU 0002638 A2 20001128; HU 0002638 A3 20001228; JP 2002508729 A 20020319; JP 3923540 B2 20070606; KR 100506868 B1 20050805; KR 20010014007 A 20010226; PL 192444 B1 20061031; PL 337529 A1 20000828; PT 1012062 E 20021231; RO 117684 B1 20020628; TR 200000357 T2 20010621

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