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EP1348352B1
EP1348352B1 EP20030005482 EP03005482A EP1348352B1 EP 1348352 B1 EP1348352 B1 EP 1348352B1 EP 20030005482 EP20030005482 EP 20030005482 EP 03005482 A EP03005482 A EP 03005482A EP 1348352 B1 EP1348352 B1 EP 1348352B1
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Norbert Dumler
Werner Fischer
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45DHAIRDRESSING OR SHAVING EQUIPMENT; MANICURING OR OTHER COSMETIC TREATMENT
    • A45D40/00Casings or accessories for storing or handling solid or pasty toilet or cosmetic substances, e.g. shaving soap, lipstick, make-up
    • A45D40/26Appliances specially adapted for applying pasty paint, e.g. using roller, using a ball
    • A45D40/262Appliances specially adapted for applying pasty paint, e.g. using roller, using a ball using a brush or the like
    • A45D40/265Appliances specially adapted for applying pasty paint, e.g. using roller, using a ball using a brush or the like connected to the cap of the container
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45DHAIRDRESSING OR SHAVING EQUIPMENT; MANICURING OR OTHER COSMETIC TREATMENT
    • A45D40/00Casings or accessories for storing or handling solid or pasty toilet or cosmetic substances, e.g. shaving soap, lipstick, make-up
    • A45D40/24Casings for two or more cosmetics
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B5/00Brush bodies; Handles integral with brushware
    • A46B5/0004Additional brush head
    • A46B5/0016Brushes with heads on opposite sides or ends of a handle not intended for simultaneous use
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B9/00Arrangements of the bristles in the brush body
    • A46B9/02Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups
    • A46B9/021Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups arranged like in cosmetics brushes, e.g. mascara, nail polish, eye shadow
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B2200/00Brushes characterized by their functions, uses or applications
    • A46B2200/10For human or animal care
    • A46B2200/1046Brush used for applying cosmetics
    • A46B2200/1053Cosmetics applicator specifically for mascara

Description

The invention is directed to a cosmetic unit comprising two different ones Applicators each with a stem, the applicators Immerse each in a storage container, each container a container neck having an external thread, on each of which a coupling part is screwed, and wherein the two containers by means of screwed, at the same time serving as a closure cap coupling parts detachably connectable to each other via a coupling sleeve. Such generic cosmetic unit is known from DE 100 39 490 A 1.

In the generic cosmetic unit, the coupling parts with Provided external threads and for making a connection in the Internal thread of the coupling sleeve can be screwed. Because of the superimposed Thread between container neck and the respective coupling part on the one hand and the coupling parts and the coupling sleeve on the other It can happen that not defined that thread actuated which is actually to be operated, so that the handling under Circumstances is not entirely satisfactory.

From DE 197 33 290 a cosmetic applicator unit is known which as a first applicator a brush and as a second applicator a wood cosmetic pencil includes. The two applicators are fixed together connected and the connection area through a metal decor sleeve covered. While this solution is aesthetically pleasing, it is costly, because of filling a cosmetic product, such as nail polish or mascara mass, special filling machines are used need, and because the metal sleeve in the manufacture and processing expensive is.

From US 5,509,742 B1 a similar unit is known, wherein on the one A mascara brush on the side and an applicator on the second side is provided for a make-up removal medium. The second applicator is over a plug connection connected to a coupling part, in which turn the brush is inserted.

Also known is the combination of a nail polish brush with a mascara applicator, wherein the respective containers in an internal thread of a Connecting sleeve are screwed. A similar construction will be in US 3,690,777.

As with the generic provided as known cosmetic unit should also be solved according to the invention the task that a Filling of cosmetics, e.g. Mascara, with conventional machines or supplements, and on the other hand, the consumer has the ability to use the two units individually or tailored to your personal wishes and needs when shopping to combine individually.

In addition, but also in particular the task to be solved, the Strength of the individual compounds of the various components too increase and improve handling.

This object is achieved in that the as Screw caps formed coupling parts with the coupling sleeve by an axially extending teeth rotation and by a locking groove Rastwulst connection axially firmly connected.

It is preferably provided that at the free edge of the coupling parts a recess is provided to increase the locking elasticity.

Furthermore, it is advantageous if the coupling recesses of the coupling sleeve and the locking parts are slightly conical.

The coupling cables may have on their outer side a corrugation, which on the one hand, an easy operation when used as a screw cap and, on the other hand, in cooperation with corresponding ones Longitudinal projections on the inside of the recess of the coupling sleeve There creates a non-rotatable connection.

It is advantageously provided that the coupling sleeve has a central one Intermediate wall which, over sections of reduced width merges into the cylinder wall of the coupling sleeve.

Furthermore, it can be provided that the coupling parts a from whose outer edge axially extending into the region of the locking groove Have recess.

The invention will be described in more detail below with reference to a preferred embodiment in conjunction with the drawing. Showing:

  • 1 shows a longitudinal section through a complete cosmetic unit according to the invention,
  • 2 shows an enlarged longitudinal section through the coupling sleeve of the cosmetic unit,
  • 3 shows a longitudinal section through a coupling part and
  • Figure 4 is a side view of the coupling part.
  • A cosmetic unit 1 shown in the drawing comprises two containers 2, 3, wherein in each container on a stem 4, 5 an applicator 6, 7th is arranged, which is located in a in the respective container 2 and 3 respectively dipping cosmetic liquid. In the embodiment, the applicator 6 is a Mascarabürstchen and in the container 2 is Mascaraflüssigkeit and the applicator 7 is a nail polish brush and located in the container 3 yourself nail polish.

    Each container 2, 3 has a tapered neck 8, 9 with an external thread 10, 11, on which a serving as an individual cap at the same time Clutch part 12 and 13 screwed with a corresponding internal thread 14 is. Each stem 4 or 5 is connected to the respective coupling part 12 and 13, respectively connected, i. formed integrally with this.

    In each container neck 8 and 9 is in a conventional manner a Absteifeinrichtung 15, 16 put on or inserted, wherein an annular collar of the stripping at the same time as a seal at the top of each container opening serves.

    To connect the two containers 2 and 3, a coupling sleeve is used 17, which is shown enlarged in Fig. 2.

    The coupling sleeve 17 comprises two by an intermediate wall 18 from each other separate coupling recesses 19, 20, on the inner wall in the direction of the longitudinal axis 21, so axially extending anti-rotation projections 22 are formed, which with a corrugation 23 on the outside a slightly conical shaped portion 24 of the coupling parts 12, 13 cooperate when the coupling parts 12 and 13 in the coupling recesses 19, 20 of the coupling sleeve 17 are inserted.

    For to be accomplished when inserting axial fixing are in the coupling recesses 19,20 parallel to the intermediate wall 18 extending Rastwulst sections 25 are provided which in a locking groove 26 on the coupling parts 12 or 13 engage.

    By the above-described embodiment of the invention it is possible, the individual reservoir 2, 3 manufacturer side with conventional Filling and handling machines. The coupling parts 12, 13 will also work with existing machines like conventional ones Screwed on screw caps. The partial units thus produced can - after they have been individually bottled as mentioned above - from Dealers individually ordered and offered at the dealer.

    The consumer chooses the part units she wants at your own discretion and can these subunits by simple axial Join together.

    For practical use of each unused reservoir 2 and 3 of the reservoir 3 and 2 with the to be used Cosmetic liquid are unscrewed and serve as a kind of handle, which allows a particularly easy handling. The stripping and Re-immersion is done in a conventional manner.

    If a storage container 2, 3 is empty, does not need the entire unit to be thrown away, but by loosening the connector can the still functioning, completely or partially filled unit under exchange the vacated sub-unit combined with a new sub-unit where either the original combination is restored or a new combination as the consumer desires can be created.

    The coupling sleeve is advantageously made of plastic, e.g. SECTION, PP, PE, PA or PET. The joining or separating forces in the production of axial connection between the coupling parts 12 and 13 and the Coupling sleeve 17 are favorably in the order of 150 up to 160 N, but can also be between 15 and 300 N.

    The Rastwülste 25 are advantageously made of three segments.

    Claims (6)

    1. A cosmetic unit (1) comprising two different applicators (6, 7) each with a stem (4, 5), each of the applicators (6, 7) dipping into a respective reservoir; each reservoir (2, 3) having a neck (8, 9) with an external thread (10, 11) on which to screw a coupling member (12, 13); and the two reservoirs (2, 3) being releasably attachable to each other via a coupling sleeve (17) by means of the coupling members (12, 13) which are screwed on and which simultaneously serve as a closure cap;
      characterized in that the coupling members (12, 13) in the form of screw caps are non-rotarily attachable to the coupling sleeve (17) by an axial serration and are axially tightly attachable thereto by beaded sections (25) engaging with locking grooves (26).
    2. A cosmetic unit according to claim 1, characterized in that at least one recess (30) is provided on the free edge of the coupling members (12, 13) for increased locking flexibility.
    3. A cosmetic unit according to claim 1, characterized in that coupling recesses (19, 20) of the coupling sleeve (17) and the locking members (25, 26) are slightly conical.
    4. A cosmetic unit according to claim 1, characterized in that the coupling members (12, 13) are externally provided with a fluting (23), which ensures ease of handling upon use as a screw cap and produces a non-rotary connection upon cooperation with corresponding longitudinal projections (22) on the inside of the recess (19, 20) of the coupling sleeve (17).
    5. A cosmetic unit according to claim 1, characterized in that the coupling sleeve (17) has a central dividing wall (18) which, via sections (27) of reduced width, passes into the cylindrical wall (28) of the coupling sleeve (17).
    6. A cosmetic unit according to claim 2, characterized in that the coupling members (12, 13) have a recess (30) which extends axially from the external edge (29) of the coupling members (12) as far as into the vicinity of the locking groove (26).
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