Global Patent Index - EP 1089914 A1

EP 1089914 A1 2001-04-11 - CONTAINER FOR VENDING MACHINE

Title (en)

CONTAINER FOR VENDING MACHINE

Title (de)

BEHÄLTER FÜR VERKAUFSAUTOMAT

Title (fr)

RECIPIENT POUR DISTRIBUTEUR AUTOMATIQUE

Publication

EP 1089914 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99922362 A

Priority

  • GB 9901591 W
  • GB 9810981 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2337510A] A container is provided which can be used for dispensing a variety of solid items, as opposed to liquids, from a conventional gravity-feed vending machine regardless of the item's weight and shape and subject only to it's being capable of fitting within the container. To this end the container comprises a cylindrical container with a weight of at least 50 g. Preferably, the container comprises a translucent plastics cylindrical body (1) with weighted end caps (2, 3) which are advantageously made from a barium-filled polypropylene.

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

B65D 8/00; B65D 43/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 3/04 (2006.01); B65D 8/02 (2006.01); B65D 43/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 43/022 (2013.01); B65D 11/02 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00092 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00296 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00518 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00546 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9961328A1

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

GB 2337510 A 19991124; GB 2337510 B 20020717; GB 9902980 D0 19990331; AU 3946199 A 19991213; EP 1089914 A1 20010411; GB 9810981 D0 19980722; WO 9961328 A1 19991202

INPADOC legal status


2002-05-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20011023

2001-05-30 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010412

2001-04-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001130

2001-04-11 [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 NL PT SE