Global Patent Index - EP 2179853 A1

EP 2179853 A1 20100428 - Apparatus and process for printing of cylindrical or conical surfaces

Title (en)

Apparatus and process for printing of cylindrical or conical surfaces

Title (de)

Gerät und Verfahren zum Bedrucken zylindrischer oder konischer Oberflächen

Title (fr)

Appareil et procédé pour l'impression de surfaces cylindriques ou coniques

Publication

EP 2179853 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 08425675 A

Priority

EP 08425675 A

Abstract (en)

A process carried out with an apparatus (1) for printing of cylindrical or conical surfaces comprises the steps of: disposing a plurality of plastic containers (2) having each a cylindrical or conical surface (3) to be decorated, on respective supports (8) carried by a rotating table (5); bringing the supports (8) and containers (2) in succession to a plurality of printing stations (20), in each of which the cylindrical or conical surface (3) faces an ihk-jet print head (19); in each printing station (20), setting each support (8) and the respective container (2) in rotation about a rotation axis (X-X) while the print head (19) is delivering ink onto the cylindrical or conical surface (3).

IPC 8 full level

B41J 3/407 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B41J 3/4073 (2013.01); B41J 3/40733 (2020.08); B41J 11/0015 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA MK RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2179853 A1 20100428; EP 2179853 B1 20120801; EP 2492104 A2 20120829; EP 2492104 A3 20150708; EP 2492104 B1 20160511

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 08425675 A 20081021; EP 12169487 A 20081021