Global Patent Index - EP 3031734 B1

EP 3031734 B1 2017-10-04 - SEALABLE PACKAGING DEVICE AND RELATED METHOD

Title (en)

SEALABLE PACKAGING DEVICE AND RELATED METHOD

Title (de)

VERSIEGELBARE VERPACKUNGSVORRICHTUNG UND ZUGEHÖRIGES VERFAHREN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'EMBALLAGE SCELLABLE ET PROCÉDÉ ASSOCIÉ

Publication

EP 3031734 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 15199539 A

Priority

US 201462091231 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP3031734A1] A packaging device includes an expandable and collapsible tube, for receiving a product therein. The tube has a sidewall, a closed end and an open end. A closed-cell foam plug is compressible and insertable in the compressed state at least partially into the open end of the tube. Upon expanding, the foam plug closes and seals the open end of the tube.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 7/14 (2006.01); B65B 7/28 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 39/12 (2013.01); B65B 3/16 (2013.01); B65B 7/02 (2013.01); B65B 7/14 (2013.01); B65B 7/2821 (2013.01); B65B 7/2878 (2013.01); B65B 51/10 (2013.01); B65D 35/44 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

EP 1000871 A1 20000517 - FROHN W GMBH & CO KG [DE]

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 3031734 A1 20160615; EP 3031734 B1 20171004; BR 102015030784 A2 20160614; CA 2914179 A1 20160612; ES 2652039 T3 20180131; JP 2016113215 A 20160623; KR 20160072050 A 20160622; US 2016167837 A1 20160616

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