Global Patent Index - EP 1094980 A1

EP 1094980 A1 2001-05-02 - APPARATUS FOR OPENING AND DISPENSING PLASTIC BAGS

Title (en)

APPARATUS FOR OPENING AND DISPENSING PLASTIC BAGS

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÖFFNEN UND AUSGEBEN VON KUNSTSTOFF-BEUTELN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL D'OUVERTURE ET DE DISTRIBUTION DE SACS PLASTIQUES

Publication

EP 1094980 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98914294 A

Priority

US 9805796 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9947441A1] Apparatus for opening and dispensing plastic bags which includes an outer cabinet (10) with a continuous roll (16) of plastic bags fed therethrough, with seal lines and perforation lines between the bags, and bar codes thereon, which bags may be dispensed by the user pulling on an exposed bag, which causes the bag inside the housing to move in front of a bar code reader (30), which activates a clamping device (35) and fingers (39) to pre-open the bags and an air blast (55) is provided outside the cabinet to open the exposed bag, which is outside of the cabinet. The user then pulls off the exposed opened bag at the perforations. The apparatus can also automatically dispense the bags when the customer activates the apparatus.

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

B65H 16/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 43/12 (2006.01); B65H 35/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65H 35/10 (2013.01); B65B 43/123 (2013.01); A47F 2009/044 (2013.01); B65H 2511/512 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9947441 A1 19990923; CA 2328947 A1 19990923; CN 1103732 C 20030326; CN 1295529 A 20010516; EP 1094980 A1 20010502; EP 1094980 A4 20030502

INPADOC legal status


2003-06-25 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030430

2003-05-02 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030319

2003-05-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7B 65H 16/06 A

2003-05-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7B 65B 43/26 B

2003-05-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 47F 9/04 B

2001-05-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001017

2001-05-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT