Global Patent Index - EP 0697918 B9

EP 0697918 B9 2004-12-01 - LIQUID DISPENSING APPARATUS

Title (en)

LIQUID DISPENSING APPARATUS

Title (de)

FLÜSSIGKEITSABGABEGERÄT

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE DISTRIBUTION DE LIQUIDE

Publication

EP 0697918 B9 (EN)

Application

EP 94913771 A

Priority

  • GB 9400959 W
  • GB 9309827 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US5687886A] PCT No. PCT/GB94/00959 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 13, 1995 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 13, 1995 PCT Filed May 5, 1994 PCT Pub. No. WO94/26421 PCT Pub. Date Nov. 24, 1994An apparatus for dispensing a fine spray of liquid particles is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a hollow tubular housing and a reservoir pen formed with a nib of absorbent material which is retained within and spaced from the inner wall of the housing. The tubular housing includes at one end a nozzle whose interior defines a converging path and at its other end a mouth piece through which air can be caused to flow through the tubular housing and over the pen to the outlet orifice of the nozzle. An abutment is provided within the housing for locating the pen within the housing with its absorbent nib at least partially within the boundary of the outlet orifice of the nozzle.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B05B 11/06; B43K 8/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B05B 7/24 (2006.01); B05B 11/00 (2006.01); B05B 11/06 (2006.01); B43K 8/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B05B 11/0035 (2013.01); B05B 7/2459 (2013.01); B05B 11/068 (2013.01); B43K 8/003 (2013.01); B43K 8/006 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK ES FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

US 5687886 A 19971118; AU 6579894 A 19941212; AU 674950 B2 19970116; CA 2162699 A1 19941124; CN 1048924 C 20000202; CN 1123010 A 19960522; CZ 284030 B6 19980715; CZ 9502979 A3 19960814; DE 69413219 D1 19981015; DE 69413219 T2 19990422; DE 69413219 T3 20050113; DK 0697918 T3 19990607; DK 0697918 T4 20040726; EP 0697918 A1 19960228; EP 0697918 B1 19980909; EP 0697918 B2 20040407; EP 0697918 B9 20041201; ES 2122270 T3 19981216; ES 2122270 T5 20041116; GB 9309827 D0 19930623; HK 1005706 A1 19990122; JP 3406318 B2 20030512; JP H08510162 A 19961029; WO 9426421 A1 19941124

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