Global Patent Index - EP 1077873 A1

EP 1077873 A1 2001-02-28 - PACKAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (en)

PACKAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM VERPACKEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL D'EMBALLAGE

Publication

EP 1077873 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99912972 A

Priority

  • AU 9900218 W
  • AU PP260298 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9948757A1] A product packaging method and system where discrete product charges are dispensed from a bulk supply and are individually bagged. The charge is dispensed from the bulk supply (11) into a receptacle (20) where it is retained under pressure prior to dispensing into a bag in a bagging station (14). The receptacle containing the product charge is sealed and pressurised above ambient pressure by the introduction of a gas including nitrogen.

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

B65B 1/16; B65B 37/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 1/16 (2006.01); B65B 37/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 39/04 (2013.01); B65B 1/16 (2013.01); B65B 1/363 (2013.01); B65B 9/20 (2013.01); B65B 37/14 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9948757A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES GB GR LU NL PT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9948757 A1 19990930; AU PP260298 D0 19980423; BR 9909099 A 20001205; CA 2325003 A1 19990930; EP 1077873 A1 20010228

INPADOC legal status


2003-01-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020930

2001-02-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000728

2001-02-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE DE ES GB GR LU NL PT