Global patent index - EP 1029464 A1

EP 1029464 A1 2000-08-23 - Invisible zipper

Title (en)

Invisible zipper

Title (de)

Unsichtbar Reisverschluss

Title (fr)

Fermeture à glissière invisible

Publication

EP 1029464 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99300962 A

Priority

EP 99300962 A

Abstract (en)

An invisible zipper includes two zipper tapes (1a,1b), two rows of interlocking teeth (2a,2b) respectively fastened to the zipper tapes (1a,1b), and a slide (3) movable to close/open the teeth (2a,2b), wherein the teeth (2a,2b) are injection-moulded on respective folded sides edges of the zipper tapes (1a,1b), each tooth having an upper clamping wall (21a,21b) wrapped in the folded side edge of one zipper tape (1a,1b), and a lower clamping wall (22a,22b) for interlocking, the lower clamping wall (22a,22b) being relatively longer than the upper clamping wall (21a,21b) and having a protruding upper face (23a,23b) for interlocking. <IMAGE> <IMAGE>

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

A44B 19/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A44B 19/02 (2006.01); A44B 19/34 (2006.01); A44B 19/40 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A44B 19/02 (2013.01); A44B 19/34 (2013.01); A44B 19/403 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1029464 A1 20000823

INPADOC legal status

2002-01-31 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

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2001-12-19 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010224

2001-05-09 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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