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1. (WO2018033212) METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MOLDED ARTICLE FROM PULP, MOLDED ARTICLE MADE OF PULP, AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A MOLDED ARTICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/033212    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/069629
Publication Date: Fri Feb 23 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 19 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: D21J 3/10
D21J 7/00
Applicants: MAYR-MELNHOF KARTON AG
Inventors: STARKEN, Olaf
DE BELDER, Gian Armand Juliana
VAN DER VEEN, Wiebke
Title: METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MOLDED ARTICLE FROM PULP, MOLDED ARTICLE MADE OF PULP, AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A MOLDED ARTICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a molded article (10) from pulp (42), wherein the article (10) comprises at least one integrally formed article body (12), the method comprising at least the steps of: Introducing pulp (42) into a mold (24), wherein the mold (24) comprises at least one first cavity (26) for forming said article body (12) and at least one second cavity (28) for forming at least one holding means (14) to said integrally formed article body (12); and forming said molded article (10) with said holding means (14) within the mold (24). In a preferred embodiment, the molded article is a container with a handle.