Global Patent Index - EP 0722794 B1

EP 0722794 B1 2001-03-14 - Tool for altering the diameter, shape or configuration of a tube

Title (en)

Tool for altering the diameter, shape or configuration of a tube

Title (de)

Werkzeug zum Ändern des Durchmessers, der Form oder der Konfiguration eines Rohres

Title (fr)

Outil pour changer le diamètre, la forme ou la configuration d'un tube

Publication

EP 0722794 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96300276 A

Priority

GB 9500862 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0722794A1] A hand held tool for use in flaring the end of a tube consists of two body components (2,3) pivotally connected (6) to provide a closed and released state, the components(2,3) include channels (7,8) that cooperate in the closed state to retain a releasable die block (11) in the released state to permit removal of the block (11), the die block (11) includes a passageway (19) having different sized or configured dies (20,21) at each end thereof, the tool cooperating with means (25) to apply hydraulic pressure to a stamp releasably secured thereto for flaring the end of the tube. <IMAGE>

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

B21D 41/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21D 41/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B21D 41/021 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0722794 A1 19960724; EP 0722794 B1 20010314; DE 69612023 D1 20010419; DE 69612023 T2 20010719; ES 2154787 T3 20010416; GB 9500862 D0 19950308

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