Global Patent Index - EP 1069054 A1

EP 1069054 A1 2001-01-17 - Handle for lifting and carrying sets of articles and method of packaging and palletizing said sets

Title (en)

Handle for lifting and carrying sets of articles and method of packaging and palletizing said sets

Title (de)

Tragegriff zum Heben und Tragen einer Gruppe von Artikeln und Verfahren zum Verpacken und Palletieren dieser Gruppe

Title (fr)

Poignée pour soulever et porter un ensemble d'articles et procédé d'emballage et de palletisation dudit ensemble

Publication

EP 1069054 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99202271 A

Priority

EP 99202271 A

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to a handle for lifting and carrying sets of articles, comprising a gripping member (2) operatively connected to first support means, wherein said first support means are operatively connected to second support means having a substantially flat surface of a size close to the surface enclosing the upper ends of said set (12) of articles. A method of packaging a set of articles is also disclosed, comprising the steps of assembling in said sets (12) and plurality of articles, placing said lifting and carrying handle (1) on the upper ends of said articles, wrapping with a sheet (13) of heat shrinking material the unit comprising set (12) and handle (1), cutting said sheet (13) near said gripping member (2), heating and subsequently cooling the package (14) so obtained. At last said packages may undergo a palletizing process comprising the steps of arranging one or more layers of said packages (14) on a pallet (15), wrapping the unit consisting of packages (14) and pallet (15) with a sheet of heat shrinking material, heating and subsequently cooling the unit so obtained. <IMAGE>

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

B65D 71/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 5/465 (2006.01); B65D 71/00 (2006.01); B65D 71/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 71/10 (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 1069054 A1 20010117

INPADOC legal status


2002-08-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010718

2001-11-08 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2001-10-04 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2001-01-17 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2001-01-17 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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