Global Patent Index - EP 1764332 B1

EP 1764332 B1 2010-02-10 - A pack of interfolded tissues with enhanced dispensing

Title (en)

A pack of interfolded tissues with enhanced dispensing

Title (de)

Packung von ineinandergefalteten Tücher für verbessertes Spenden

Title (fr)

Pile de feuilles entrepliées avec distribution améliorée

Publication

EP 1764332 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 06117870 A

Priority

US 71803005 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1764332A1] A pack of tissues (1) includes multiple interfolded tissues arranged in a stack and an external envelope (2) enclosing the stack. The external envelope includes a dispensing orifice (4) and the tissues are folded so as to include a leading panel (6), an optional central panel (8), a trailing panel (10), a leading fold (7) and an optional trailing fold (9), wherein the leading fold separates the leading panel from the central panel and the optional trailing fold separates the optional central panel from the trailing panel. The stack has an n th tissue and an n+1 th tissue, the n+1 th tissue being positioned next to the n th tissue in the stack and further away in the stack from said dispensing orifice. The tissues are interfolded so as to have an overlapping portion of the n th tissue under a portion of the n+1 th tissue. The surface area of the overlapping portions is not constant throughout the stack; preferably it increases with the distance to the dispensing orifice.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65H 45/24 (2006.01); B65D 83/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65H 45/24 (2013.01); B65D 77/02 (2013.01); B65D 83/0894 (2013.01); B65H 2701/11232 (2013.01); B65H 2701/18272 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1764332 A1 20070321; EP 1764332 B1 20100210; AT 457287 T 20100215; DE 602006012142 D1 20100325

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