Global Patent Index - EP 1188577 B1

EP 1188577 B1 20081119 - Method and apparatus for manufacturing gravure cylinders

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for manufacturing gravure cylinders

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Tiefdruckzylindern

Title (fr)

Procédé et appareil pour la fabrication de cylindres de gravure

Publication

EP 1188577 B1 20081119 (EN)

Application

EP 01122133 A 20010914

Priority

US 66435100 A 20000918

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1188577A2] A method for manufacturing a gravure cylinder and a manufacturing line for performing said method is provided. The method comprises the steps of providing a relatively soft surface on a cylinder, coating said relatively soft surface with a hard coating and engraving said hard coating to provide a desired print pattern. The relatively soft surface is preferably mechanically attached or electroplated copper and the relatively hard coating is preferably an electrolessly plated nickel/boron coating.

IPC 8 full level

B41N 1/06 (2006.01); B41C 1/02 (2006.01); B41N 1/20 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B41N 1/06 (2013.01); B41N 1/20 (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

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1188577 A2 20020320; EP 1188577 A3 20040303; EP 1188577 B1 20081119; AT 414620 T 20081215; DE 60136602 D1 20090102

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 01122133 A 20010914; AT 01122133 T 20010914; DE 60136602 T 20010914