Global Patent Index - EP 1098778 A2

EP 1098778 A2 2001-05-16 - DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRINTING ON TRAFFIC SIGNS

Title (en)

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRINTING ON TRAFFIC SIGNS

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEDRUCKEN VON VERKEHRSSCHILDERN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE POUR IMPRIMER DES PANNEAUX DE SIGNALISATION

Publication

EP 1098778 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00936632 A

Priority

  • DE 0001206 W
  • DE 19917638 A
  • DE 10014558 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US2001013283A1] A method for printing on traffic signs, comprising the following process sections: storage of a pattern in digitized form of a traffic sign to be created by means of a reading device and transmission of said pattern to a printer; printing the stored pattern on a hot stamping foil by means of a printer, preferably in a mirror-inverted way on the surface of the hot stamping foil coated with a hot-melt adhesive; conveyance of the printed hot stamping foil to a laminating device by means of a foil guide, and heat laminating of the printed hot stamping foil to a reflecting sheet, which is preferably laminated to the front side of a sign blank, by means of the laminating device, heat laminating preferably being performed by means of heated stamps or heated stamp rolls either on a point or over a surface.

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

B44C 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/32 (2006.01); B41M 1/28 (2006.01); B41M 3/12 (2006.01); B44C 1/17 (2006.01); B41M 3/00 (2006.01); B41M 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B44C 1/1729 (2013.01); B41M 3/12 (2013.01); B41M 3/008 (2013.01); B41M 7/0027 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0063030A3

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

US 2001013283 A1 20010816; AU 5207100 A 20001102; CA 2335370 A1 20001026; CN 1314849 A 20010926; EP 1098778 A2 20010516; JP 2002542076 A 20021210; WO 0063030 A2 20001026; WO 0063030 A3 20010315

INPADOC legal status


2004-06-16 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031101

2001-11-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010917

2001-05-16 [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

2001-05-16 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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