Global Patent Index - EP 1099569 A1

EP 1099569 A1 2001-05-16 - Process for applying a decoration to a hollow article

Title (en)

Process for applying a decoration to a hollow article

Title (de)

Dekorationsverfahren für einen hohlen Gegenstand

Title (fr)

Procédé pour appliquer un décor sur un article creux

Publication

EP 1099569 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 00403116 A

Priority

FR 9914057 A

Abstract (en)

A decorative finish is applied to an article by contacting its surface with a support coated with an ink. Heating the support causes the ink to sublime and transfer to the surface of the article. Independent claims are included for the following: (a) an article decorated by the above method; (b) a hollow article whose interior surface has been decorated by a method as above.

Abstract (fr)

Procédé pour appliquer un décor sur un article (10), caractérisé par le fait qu'il comporte les étapes consistant à : disposer au contact d'une face (13 ; 14) de l'article un support (20) revêtu d'une encre sublimable ; chauffer le support (20) à l'aide de moyens de chauffage pour provoquer la sublimation de l'encre et son transfert sur l'article, tout en refroidissant la face opposée (13 ; 14) de l'article à l'aide de moyens de refroidissement (30). <IMAGE>

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

B44C 1/16; B41M 5/035

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B44C 1/17 (2006.01); B41M 5/035 (2006.01); D06P 5/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41F 16/008 (2013.01); B41F 16/0086 (2013.01); B41M 5/035 (2013.01); B41M 5/0358 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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 1099569 A1 20010516; BR 0005309 A 20010612; CA 2325872 A1 20010509; CA 2325872 C 20050412; FR 2800669 A1 20010511; FR 2800669 B1 20020104; JP 2001213098 A 20010807; JP 3495697 B2 20040209; US 6572921 B1 20030603

INPADOC legal status


2007-05-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20061123

2006-08-16 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20060712

2002-02-13 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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

2001-05-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001120

2001-05-16 [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 LU MC NL PT SE TR

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

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