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1.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2014055199
Publication Number 2014/140337
Status In Force
Filing Date 2014-03-14
Publication Date 2014-09-18
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Roctus, Jerry
  • Van Aerde, Geert
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • De Rycke, Herman
  • Francois, Marc

Abstract

A cassette comprising at least one portion for engaging with a cooperating locking element of a tape printer when said cassette is correctly located in said printer, said portion comprising an elongate conductive bar extending along said cassette in a direction perpendicular to a rotational axis of a supply roll housed in said cassette.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B65H 19/12 - Lifting, transporting, or inserting the web roll; Removing empty core
  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

2.

PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2013070652
Publication Number 2014/060219
Status In Force
Filing Date 2013-10-03
Publication Date 2014-04-24
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Roctus, Jerry
  • Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A printing apparatus (301) comprising: a housing; a printing mechanism; a receiving bay for receiving a supply of image receiving medium; a cutter module (350) removably attached in said housing for cutting said image receiving medium, said cutter module comprising a movable blade and an actuator for actuating said movable blade; wherein said housing comprises an aperture (370), said cutter module being at least partially received in said aperture, and being removable via said aperture.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 11/70 - Applications of cutting devices cutting perpendicular to the direction of paper feed
  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B26D 5/14 - Crank and pin means

3.

PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2013070653
Publication Number 2014/060220
Status In Force
Filing Date 2013-10-03
Publication Date 2014-04-24
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A printing device comprising: a housing; a printing mechanism; a receiving portion for receiving a supply of image receiving medium; a cutting mechanism for cutting the image receiving medium; a drive mechanism for driving the cutting mechanism during a cutting operation; wherein the cutting mechanism comprises a blade holder removably attachable in the printing device; and said drive mechanism comprises at least one of a drive member or engaging portion for engaging with a respective other of at least one drive member or engaging portion of said blade holder; wherein said drive member is configured to be received in said engaging portion when said blade holder is in the printing device, and wherein said drive member and engaging portion are configured to permit said blade holder to be inserted in said printing device when said blade holder is moved in a direction of insertion, and to permit said blade holder to be removed from said printing device when said blade holder is moved in a direction of removal.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 11/70 - Applications of cutting devices cutting perpendicular to the direction of paper feed
  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B26D 5/14 - Crank and pin means

4.

PRINTER WITH BATTERY CHARGED VIA USB PORT

      
Application Number EP2011069061
Publication Number 2012/056032
Status In Force
Filing Date 2011-10-28
Publication Date 2012-05-03
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Martynowski, Lech
  • Dullaert, Jimmy

Abstract

Apparatus comprises measuring circuitry configured to determine a current provided by a USB port, a controller configured to select a charging current in dependence on the determined current, and a battery charger configured to charge a battery with said selected current.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 1/26 - Power supply means, e.g. regulation thereof
  • H02J 7/00 - Circuit arrangements for charging or depolarising batteries or for supplying loads from batteries
  • B41J 29/393 - Devices for controlling or analysing the entire machine

5.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2010066285
Publication Number 2011/134542
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-10-27
Publication Date 2011-11-03
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Cams, Eddy
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Vandenbroecke, Stefaan

Abstract

A label printer comprises a cassette receiving bay (40) for receiving a cassette (2) having a supply of print medium (6), a housing (4) for the print medium (6), and a brake (38) that is movable between a first movement-restricting position at which movement of the print medium (6) relative to the housing is restricted and a second movement-permitting position at which movement of the print medium relative to the housing is permitted; a lid (80) that is moveable between an open position at which the lid allows insertion of a cassette (2) into the cassette receiving bay (40) and a closed position at which the lid prevents insertion of a cassette into the cassette receiving bay; brake control means operable, when the cassette is located in the cassette receiving bay, to cause the brake to move between the first movement-restricting position and the second movement-permitting position; and means for coordinating movement of the lid and operation of the brake control means.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

6.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2011054726
Publication Number 2011/117419
Status In Force
Filing Date 2011-03-28
Publication Date 2011-09-29
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Leyman, Jeroen
  • Vleurinck, Jos
  • Vanysacker, Pieter

Abstract

A label printer comprises input means operable by a user to input label data. The label printer also has display means and control means configured to receive said input label data from the input means. The control means is arranged to control the display to display an image of a label defined by said input label data in a label display area. The control means is configured to cause the display to display said image of the label such that a first dimension of the image of the label is decreased with respect to the corresponding dimension of said display area so that all of said image of the label is displayed in said display area.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • G06F 17/21 - Text processing

7.

CASSETTE FOR USE IN A LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2010055753
Publication Number 2010/125122
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Britsom, Dirk
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Van Pottelberghe, Peter

Abstract

A label printer cassette comprising; a supply of print medium; a housing for housing said print medium. The housing having first and second surfaces and at least one side extending between said first and second surfaces. A cover is provided on one of said sides and has a first position and a second position. When the cassette is received in a label printer the cover is configured when in the first position to interact with cassette detecting means of said label printer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

8.

CASSETTES

      
Application Number EP2010055765
Publication Number 2010/125125
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Roctus, Jerry
  • Cams, Eddy
  • Adriaenssen, Ward
  • Peeters, Yves

Abstract

A cassette comprising a first part and a second part, said first and second parts being relatively movable, said cassette comprising at least one printing supply and control means, said control means being arranged when one of said first and second parts is moved relative to the other of said first and second parts to cause the cassette to change from one of a first condition and a second condition to the other of said first and second condition, said first condition being one in which rotation of at least one printing supply is prevented and said second condition being one in which rotation of at least one printing supply is permitted.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

9.

CASSETTE FOR USE IN A LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2010055766
Publication Number 2010/125126
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Britsom, Dirk
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Van Pottelberghe, Peter

Abstract

A label printer cassette is provided. Said label printer cassette comprises at least one supply of printing medium and a housing. The housing comprises a first surface, a second surface, said second surface being opposite said first surface, and at least one side extending between said first and second surfaces, one side having a switch operating arrangement having a ramped surface which is configured, in use to operate a switch of a label printer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

10.

CASSETTE FOR USE IN A TAPE PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2010055767
Publication Number 2010/125127
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Van Den Branden, Nico

Abstract

A cassette adapted to be received by a tape printer, the cassette comprising a housing for accommodating a tape medium; an opening in the housing, said opening configured to receive a printhead arrangement of the tape printer when the cassette is received by the tape printer; and a cover movable from a closed position in which the opening is at least partially closed to an open position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

11.

SUB-ASSEMBLIES FOR USE IN A CASETTE

      
Application Number EP2010055768
Publication Number 2010/125128
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Adriaenssen, Ward
  • Cams, Eddy
  • Van Loo, Jurgen
  • De Rycke, Herman
  • Van Pottelberghe, Peter

Abstract

A subassembly for use in a cassette, said subassembly comprising a supply of print material, said print material being provided on a supply spool; support means for supporting the spool, said support means arranged to retain the supply of print material in place in the subassembly; and a guide path for guiding the print material to a print location from said supply.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

12.

CASSETTE FOR USE IN A LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2010055738
Publication Number 2010/125114
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-04-28
Publication Date 2010-11-04
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Britsom, Dirk
  • Van Den Broecke, Stefaan
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Van Pottelberghe, Peter
  • Roctus, Jerry

Abstract

A label printer cassette is provided. The label printer comprises at least one supply of printing medium and a housing in which said image receiving medium is received. The label printer further comprises a cover which is arranged in use to move between first and second positions and a clamping member for clamping said printing medium. The clamping member is arranged to have a first mode in which said printing medium is clamped and a second mode in which said printing medium can be drawn from said supply. The mode of the clamping member is controlled by the cover.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 17/32 - Detachable carriers or holders for impression-transfer material mechanism

13.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2009062540
Publication Number 2010/034836
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-09-28
Publication Date 2010-04-01
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • De Munck, Elke
  • Winne, Dirk
  • Leyman, Jeroen
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Vleurinck, Jos
  • Serruys, Emely
  • Hibbard, Julie
  • De Fruytier, Tom

Abstract

A label printer, comprising: input means operable by a user; display means; and control means connected to the input means and the display means. The control means are configured to control the display means to first display a header and a first image representative of a label; and, in response to receiving at the control means a signal indicative of an operation of the input means by a user to select the header, to control the display to then display a second image representative of the label and a graphical control panel associated with said header. The second image representative of the label is of a size smaller than the first image representative of the label. The display means may comprise a touchscreen.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

14.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2009062563
Publication Number 2010/034841
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-09-28
Publication Date 2010-04-01
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • De Munck, Elke
  • Winne, Dirk
  • Leyman, Jeroen
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Vleurinck, Jos
  • Serruys, Emely
  • Hibbard, Julie
  • De Fruytier, Tom

Abstract

A label printer has a touchscreen for displaying and inputting label data, and comprising at least one input area. The label printer also has a hardware keyboard for inputting label data, and comprising at least one hardware key. The label printer also has control means arranged to control printing means for printing a label in accordance with label information. The label information is derived from a combination of label data input via the at least one hardware key of said hardware keyboard and label data input via the at least one input area of said touchscreen.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

15.

TAPE

      
Application Number EP2009060177
Publication Number 2010/015666
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-08-06
Publication Date 2010-02-11
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A tape comprising a substrate layer having a first region and a second region, said first region having a side on which an image can be received; a first adhesive layer provided on a side of said second region, said side of the first region and said side of said second region being on a same side of said substrate layer, wherein said tape is configured such that said second region can overly the side of the first region on which an image can be received, with said first adhesive layer being between said first and second regions.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41M 5/48 - Thermography combined with layers or compositions suitable for other methods of image registration; Special originals for reproduction by thermography combined with other image registration layers or compositions; Special originals for reproduction by thermography
  • G09F 3/10 - Fastening or securing by means not forming part of the material of the label itself by an adhesive layer

16.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2009055228
Publication Number 2009/133156
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-04-29
Publication Date 2009-11-05
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Coppenolle, Frank
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A label printing apparatus, comprising a cassette-receiving bay adapted to receive a cassette, said cassette-receiving bay having a base, an opening opposite the base, and side walls extending between the base and the opening; a cassette locking mechanism comprising at least one locking element having a locking position for engagement with a cassette inserted into said cassette-receiving bay; and cassette detection means operable to determine whether said at least one locking element is engaged with a cassette inserted into the cassette-receiving bay.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

17.

EMBOSSING TOOLS

      
Application Number EP2009051107
Publication Number 2009/095495
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-01-30
Publication Date 2009-08-06
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

An embossing tool comprising an actuating member movable between a first and a second position to emboss an image on a tape; and indicating means for indicating that actuating member that the actuating member is in said second position.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/39 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for embossing, e.g. for making matrices for stereotypes hand-held

18.

A CONTROLLER

      
Application Number EP2009050519
Publication Number 2009/090256
Status In Force
Filing Date 2009-01-16
Publication Date 2009-07-23
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Block, David
  • Allen, David
  • Evans, Karen
  • Van Coppenolle, Frank

Abstract

A controller arranged to provide print data to a print apparatus, said print data comprising an image to be printed on a disc, said image being such that at least one print parameter is determinable from said image when printed on said disc; receive said at least one print parameter; and control a subsequent printing operation on a disc based on said received at least one print parameter.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/42 - Controlling

19.

LABEL PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2008066924
Publication Number 2009/071684
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-12-05
Publication Date 2009-06-11
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Terry, Chad
  • Towle, Jonathan
  • Aho, John
  • Scenna, Leslie
  • Eagan, Thomas

Abstract

A label printing apparatus comprising a cassette receiving bay (120) arranged to receive a cassette (10); and a cassette positioning mechanism. The cassette positioning mechanism is arranged to move a cassette (10) inserted into the cassette receiving bay (120) into a position in which printing can take place.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B65C 9/18 - Label feeding from strips, e.g. from rolls

20.

LABEL PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2008066925
Publication Number 2009/071685
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-12-05
Publication Date 2009-06-11
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Terry, Chad
  • Towle, Jonathan
  • Aho, John
  • Scenna, Leslie
  • Eagan, Thomas

Abstract

A label printing apparatus comprising a cassette receiving bay arranged to receive a cassette; and an engagement member. The engagement member is movable between a first position, in which the engagement member is engaged with the cassette, and a second position in which the engagement member is disengaged with the cassette.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

21.

LABEL PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2008066923
Publication Number 2009/071683
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-12-05
Publication Date 2009-06-11
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Terry, Chad
  • Towle, Jonathan
  • Aho, John
  • Scenna, Leslie
  • Eagan, Thomas

Abstract

A cassette (10) is provided which includes a supply of label material (8) and a brake (26). The brake has a first position and a second position. In the first position, the supply (8) is clamped by the brake (26). In the second position, the supply (8) is removable from the cassette (10).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B65C 9/18 - Label feeding from strips, e.g. from rolls

22.

LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number EP2008054174
Publication Number 2008/122630
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-04-07
Publication Date 2008-10-16
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A label printer comprising: a cassette-receiving bay adapted to receive a cassette which contains an image receiving medium, said cassette-receiving bay having a base, a top opening opposite the base, and side walls extending between the base and the top opening; a cover member provided on the cassette-receiving bay, said cover member movable between an open and closed position; a print head and a platen roll, at least one of which is movable relative to the other between an operative position for printing and an inoperative position, wherein one of the print head and the platen roll is operatively connected to said cover member such that the print head and the platen roll are in the inoperative position when the cover member is open; an ejector mechanism for ejecting a cassette from the cassette- receiving bay, the ejector mechanism comprising an ejector element, the ejector element being movable in a direction towards the base by a cassette inserted into the cassette- receiving bay and biased in a direction towards the top opening for ejecting the cassette; and stopping means, wherein said ejector mechanism is operatively coupled to the stopping means for preventing the print head and the platen roll from being moved into the operative position when said cover member is closed and no cassette is inserted in the cassette- receiving bay.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

23.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2008054179
Publication Number 2008/122634
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-04-07
Publication Date 2008-10-16
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A tape printing apparatus comprising a tape accommodation area for accommodating a supply of image receiving tape; a cutting arrangement; an outlet arranged adjacent said cutting arrangement, said outlet having a first part downstream of the cutting arrangement with a size such that a user is able to access an area adjacent said cutting arrangement.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/70 - Applications of cutting devices cutting perpendicular to the direction of paper feed

24.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number EP2008054178
Publication Number 2008/122633
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-04-07
Publication Date 2008-10-16
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Buzuev, Vladimir

Abstract

A tape printing apparatus, comprising a port for connecting to external apparatus; a first memory for storing label data defining at least one label; and a second memory comprising program information.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 3/46 - Printing mechanisms combined with apparatus providing a visual indication

25.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS AND METHOD WITH DISPLAYING FEATURES

      
Application Number EP2008054180
Publication Number 2008/122635
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-04-07
Publication Date 2008-10-16
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Pottelberghe, Peter
  • Dullaert, Jimmy
  • Vleurinck, Jos

Abstract

A tape printing apparatus comprising input means, a display, a processor arranged to control said display in response to an input received by said input means, said display being controlled to have a first area providing text information to assist a user to create a label, and a second area displaying an image to be printed on said label.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

26.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS AND TAPE CASSETTE

      
Application Number IB2007003203
Publication Number 2008/117106
Status In Force
Filing Date 2007-07-25
Publication Date 2008-10-02
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A method of printing an image on an image receiving tape comprising advancing the tape in a first direction such that a predetermined portion of the tape is downstream of the printing location, printing an image while advancing the tape in a second direction cutting the tape when at least the predetermined portion of tape is downstream of the cutting location, and cutting the tape again when the end of the image is a predetermined distance upstream of the cutting location.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/42 - Controlling
  • B41J 11/66 - Applications of cutting devices
  • B41J 11/70 - Applications of cutting devices cutting perpendicular to the direction of paper feed
  • B41J 11/00 - Devices or arrangements for supporting or handling copy material in sheet or web form

27.

CUTTING MECHANISM

      
Application Number EP2008052525
Publication Number 2008/107405
Status In Force
Filing Date 2008-02-29
Publication Date 2008-09-12
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Waldal, Douglas

Abstract

A cutting mechanism comprising a cutting blade (19); blade protection means (110), at least one of said cutting blade and said blade protection means being movable relative to the other of said cutting blade and said blade protection means; stop means (108) having a first position and a second position, at least one of said blade protection means and said stop means being movable relatively to the other of said blade protection means and said stop means; and release means (23) arranged such that movement of said release means from a first position to a second position causes said stop means to move from its first position to its second position; wherein when said stop means is in said first position, relative movement of said cutting blade and said blade protection means is prevented and when said stop means is in said second position, said cutting blade is arranged to cut.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B26D 7/22 - Safety devices specially adapted for cutting machines
  • B65H 35/00 - Delivering articles from cutting or line-perforating machines; Article or web delivery apparatus incorporating cutting or line-perforating devices, e.g. adhesive tape dispensers

28.

PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number IB2007004456
Publication Number 2008/078201
Status In Force
Filing Date 2007-12-20
Publication Date 2008-07-03
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A tape printer for printing an image on an image receiving medium comprising a tape receiving portion for receiving a supply of image receiving medium on which an image is to be printed; a printing mechanism arranged to print an image on said medium; a cutting mechanism for cutting off a portion of said medium, wherein the cutting mechanism comprises a cutter guide track (15) defining a predetermined path for guiding a cutter of the cutting mechanism, wherein different parts of the cutter intersect the medium as the cutter moves to cut off said portion.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/70 - Applications of cutting devices cutting perpendicular to the direction of paper feed
  • B26D 1/02 - Cutting through work characterised by the nature or movement of the cutting member; Apparatus or machines therefor; Cutting members therefor involving a cutting member which does not travel with the work having a stationary cutting member
  • B26D 1/12 - Cutting through work characterised by the nature or movement of the cutting member; Apparatus or machines therefor; Cutting members therefor involving a cutting member which does not travel with the work having a cutting member moving about an axis

29.

TAPE SUPPLY AND TAPE CASSETTE

      
Application Number IB2007002965
Publication Number 2008/012687
Status In Force
Filing Date 2007-07-25
Publication Date 2008-01-31
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Heyse, Geert
  • Vleurinck, Jos
  • Lacroix, Nathalie

Abstract

A tape supply comprising a first part and a second part, said first part comprising an exposed colour layer, said colour layer being activatable to provide an image, one of said first and second parts comprising a protective layer, wherein said first and second parts are arranged in used to be applied one to the other so said colour layer is protected by said protective layer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41M 5/26 - Thermography
  • B41M 5/34 - Multicolour thermography
  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material

30.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS AND TAPE CASSETTE

      
Application Number IB2007003019
Publication Number 2008/012688
Status In Force
Filing Date 2007-07-25
Publication Date 2008-01-31
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A composite tape supply for use in a tape printer comprising an image receiving layer; a backing layer; and a liner layer.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/42 - Controlling
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

31.

A LABEL SUPPLY AND A LABEL PRINTER

      
Application Number IB2007001665
Publication Number 2007/144763
Status In Force
Filing Date 2007-06-11
Publication Date 2007-12-21
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vleurinck, Jos
  • Van Britsom, Dirk
  • De Munck, Elke
  • De Fruytier, Tom
  • De Vicq, Arnaud
  • Van Der Hallen, Arnout
  • Plaetevoet, Quentin

Abstract

A supply for a label printer comprising of an image receiving medium for receiving an image and tags for receiving digital information. The tags can be RFID tags.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 3/44 - Typewriters or selective printing mechanisms having dual functions or combined with, or coupled to, apparatus performing other functions

32.

MAGNETIC TAPE

      
Application Number IB2006004123
Publication Number 2007/088422
Status In Force
Filing Date 2006-12-19
Publication Date 2007-08-09
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Picqueur, Renaat
  • Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A supply of image receiving medium for a label printer, said image receiving medium arranged to receive an image and comprising a magnetic layer, wherein said magnetic layer is anisotropic.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

33.

TAPE PRINTING APPARATUS

      
Application Number IB2006003890
Publication Number 2007/057779
Status In Force
Filing Date 2006-10-24
Publication Date 2007-05-24
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Vereecken, Erwin

Abstract

A printing apparatus comprising a means for receiving a supply of an image receiving medium and a platen arranged to feed the image receiving medium selectively in one of a forward and reverse direction. A print head arranged to print an image on the image receiving medium while the medium is fed in the forward direction and an arcuate guide portion partially encasing the platen and movable relative to the surface of the platen. Said guide portion having an inoperative position in which it is spaced from the print head to permit a supply of image receiving medium to be received and an operative position wherein the guide portion is moved to be proximate to the print head whereby the guide portion in the operative position restricts movement of the image receiving medium in a direction perpendicular to the forward and reverse direction.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 11/00 - Devices or arrangements for supporting or handling copy material in sheet or web form
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

34.

LOW FRICTION CASSETTE

      
Application Number IB2005003477
Publication Number 2006/040686
Status In Force
Filing Date 2005-10-14
Publication Date 2006-04-20
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Van Loo, Jurgen
  • Schiettecat, Tom
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Picqueur, Renaat

Abstract

This invention relates to a cassette comprising a supply of image receiving tape, said cassette having least one portion arranged to be in contact with said image receiving tape as said tape is drawn out of said cassette, said at least one portion have a surface with a coefficient of friction less than 0.4.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles

35.

CASSETTE LOCKING AND EJECTING ARRANGEMENT

      
Application Number IB2005002493
Publication Number 2006/024913
Status In Force
Filing Date 2005-08-08
Publication Date 2006-03-09
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandermeulen, Kris

Abstract

A label printer comprising a cassette-receiving bay (2), said cassette-receiving bay having a base (10), a top opening (8) opposite the base, a locking mechanism (24), and an ejector mechanism (40) extending from said base, said ejector mechanism having an ejector part (50) having an upper surface (52) for cooperation with a cassette, said ejector part being movable in a first direction towards said base and biased in a second direction towards said top opening such that a force on the ejector part directed towards said base causes the ejector part to move in the first direction and wherein said ejector part is biased to move in said second direction when the force is removed, said ejector mechanism being arranged whereby when a cassette is inserted into the cassette receiving bay, said ejector part extends through an opening in a base of the cassette.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 15/04 - Supporting, feeding, or guiding devices; Mountings for web rolls or spindles
  • B41J 32/00 - Ink-ribbon cartridges

36.

A SPOOL

      
Application Number IB2005002525
Publication Number 2006/016267
Status In Force
Filing Date 2005-08-04
Publication Date 2006-02-16
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Craig, James

Abstract

This invention relates to a spool (102) for a supply of printing material, said spool comprising a first part (14), said first part (14) comprising a shaft (18) on which the supply of printing material is mountable, a second part (12), said second part (12) having an opening (26) and being arranged to retain a supply of printing material on the first part (14), said opening (26) being arranged to engage said shaft (18), wherein one of said opening (26) and the shaft (18) is resilient and the other of the opening (26) and the shaft (18) has at least one part which extends towards the said one of said opening (26) and the shaft (18) more than at least; one other part thereof to thereby cause said opening (26) to engage with said shaft (18).

IPC Classes  ?

  • B65H 75/22 - Constructional details with removable parts
  • B65H 75/24 - Constructional details adjustable in configuration, e.g. expansible

37.

CASSETTE LOCKING AND EJECTING ARRANGEMENT

      
Application Number IB2005002518
Publication Number 2006/013466
Status In Force
Filing Date 2005-07-29
Publication Date 2006-02-09
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor
  • Vandermeulen, Kris
  • Vereecken, Erwin

Abstract

A label printer comprising a cassette-receiving bay, said cassette-receiving bay having a base, a top opening opposite the base, and a locking mechanism extending from said base, said locking mechanism having a locking part, said locking part being movable in a first direction and biased in a second direction opposite to said first direction, said locking part having one or more projections such that a force thereon directed towards said base causes the locking part to move in the first direction and wherein said locking part is biased to move in said second direction when the force is removed.

IPC Classes  ?

  • B41J 3/407 - Typewriters or selective printing or marking mechanisms characterised by the purpose for which they are constructed for marking on special material
  • B41J 32/00 - Ink-ribbon cartridges

38.

DATA MANAGEMENT

      
Application Number EP2005007241
Publication Number 2006/002979
Status In Force
Filing Date 2005-07-04
Publication Date 2006-01-12
Owner DYMO (Belgium)
Inventor Vandorpe, Benjamin

Abstract

A data management system including: a database; a user interface located remote from the database, arranged to receive user-input data as a series of items and transfer the items to the database for storage; connection means over which user-input data can be transferred from the user interface to the database; and a charging module arranged to generate an invoice identifying a charge for storage of user-input data in the database including a portion based on the usage of the database.

IPC Classes  ?