Global Patent Index - EP 1022226 A1

EP 1022226 A1 2000-07-26 - Stopper made from a foamed thermoplastic material

Title (en)

Stopper made from a foamed thermoplastic material

Title (de)

Pforpfen aus geschäumtem thermoplastischem Kunststoff

Title (fr)

Bouchon en matière thermoplastique moussée

Publication

EP 1022226 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00890002 A

Priority

AT 9799 A

Abstract (en)

Thermoplastic foam stoppers for bottles containing food, luxury goods or drinks, in which the plastic contains an added inorganic pigment which is resistant to foods or approved for use with food and which changes color under the action of heat. An Independent claim is also included for a method for applying a cork brand to stoppers as described, by exposing the stopper to heat in areas corresponding to a given brand pattern so as to activate the pigment color change in these areas.

Abstract (de)

Pfropfen aus geschäumtem thermoplastischem Kunststoff zum Verschließen von flüssige Lebensmittel, Genußmittel oder Getränke enthaltenden Flaschen, wobei dem Kunststoff ein lebensmittelechtes bzw. -taugliches, anorganisches, sich unter Wärmeeinwirkung verfärbendes Pigment zugesetzt ist. Verfahren zum Anbringen eines Korkbrands auf dem Pfropfen, der in einem vorgegebenen Muster eines Korkbrands entsprechenden Bereichen zur Farbaktivierung des Pigments einer Wärmeeinwirkung ausgesetzt wird.

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

B65D 39/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 39/00 (2006.01); B65D 51/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 39/00 (2013.01); B65D 51/245 (2013.01); Y10S 428/913 (2013.01); Y10S 521/92 (2013.01); Y10T 428/249954 (2015.04); Y10T 428/249986 (2015.04)

Citation (search report)

Citation (third parties)

Third party :

  • DE 4143258 A1 19930701 - HOECHST AG [DE]
  • DE 4329395 A1 19950302 - HOECHST AG [DE]
  • EP 0190997 A2 19860813 - CIBA GEIGY AG [CH]
  • WO 8201696 A1 19820527 - PUPI MATIC SA [FR], et al
  • EP 0156957 A2 19851009 - COCA COLA CO [US]
  • DATABASE WEMA [online] XP002905839, accession no. FIZ Technik & WINKLER D.: "Status quo beim Laserbeschriften.", TECHNICA, vol. 37, no. 2, 1988, pages 54 - 56WINKLER D.Status quo beim Laserbeschriften.TECHNICA19883725456
  • DATABASE DOMA [online] XP002905840, accession no. FIZ Technik WEB & DELP R.: "Funktionelle Pigmente zur Lasermarkierung von Kunststoffen", COATING, vol. 32, no. 7, 1999, pages 290 - 293DELP R.Funktionelle Pigmente zur Lasermarkierung von KunststoffenCOATING1999327290293

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1022226 A1 20000726; EP 1022226 B1 20031217; AT 406476 B 20000525; AT A9799 A 19991015; AU 1247100 A 20000727; AU 752536 B2 20020919; DE 50004755 D1 20040129; ES 2212980 T3 20040816; PT 1022226 E 20040730; US 6528152 B1 20030304

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