Global Patent Index - EP 1097911 A2

EP 1097911 A2 2001-05-09 - Decorated ceramic tiles, apparatus and method for decorating the same

Title (en)

Decorated ceramic tiles, apparatus and method for decorating the same

Title (de)

Verzierte keramische Fliesen, Vorrichtung und Verfahren zu deren Dekoration

Title (fr)

Carreaux céramique décorés, dispositif et procédé pour les décorer

Publication

EP 1097911 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00124075 A

Priority

  • IT MO990247 A
  • IT MO20000132 A

Abstract (en)

A method for forming decorated ceramic tiles (1, 1a, 1b, 1d) comprises distributing ceramic material (20) suitable for forming a base layer of a ceramic support (2), decorating said base layer (2) with a decorating material (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m), pressing together said decorating material (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m) and said base layer for obtaining a compact ceramic support, said decorating comprising associating to said base layer only laminar elements (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m) of said decorating material. An apparatus for forming decorated ceramic tiles (1, 1a, 1b) comprises distributing means arranged for distributing a layer of ceramic material (20) suitable for forming a base body of a ceramic support (2), decorating means arranged for decorating said base layer with a decorating material (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m), pressing means (6) arranged for pressing together said decorating material (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m) and said base layer in order to obtain a compact ceramic support (2), said decorating means comprising associating means (32, 32a, 36, 113) arranged for associating to said base layer only laminar elements (4, 4a, 4b, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4n, 4m) of said decorating material. <IMAGE>

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

C04B 41/85; B44C 5/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B28B 13/02 (2006.01); B44C 5/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B28B 13/022 (2013.01); B28B 13/027 (2013.01); B44C 5/0438 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1097911 A2 20010509; EP 1097911 A3 20031210

INPADOC legal status


2004-02-04 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030603

2003-12-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A3

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

2003-12-10 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI

2003-07-23 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7B 44C 5/04 A

2003-07-23 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7B 44C 1/10 B

2003-07-23 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7B 28B 13/02 B

2001-05-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2001-05-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI