Global Patent Index - EP 0745543 B1

EP 0745543 B1 2000-12-27 - Material handling apparatus

Title (en)

Material handling apparatus

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Handhaben von Material

Title (fr)

Appareil de manutention de matériaux

Publication

EP 0745543 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96303944 A

Priority

GB 9511141 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0745543A1] Apparatus (1) for handling the passage of flowable material through an outlet (2) of a container (3) comprising a valve means (4) in the outlet opening (2) adapted for opening and closing the outlet (2) and means (5) to provide a variable lift of the said valve means (4). <IMAGE>

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

B65D 90/66

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 90/62 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 90/626 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DK ES FI GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 29609542 U1 19961017; AT 198307 T 20010115; AU 5470696 A 19961212; AU 722798 B2 20000810; DE 19621862 A1 19970130; EP 0745543 A1 19961204; EP 0745543 B1 20001227; ES 2155170 T3 20010501; FR 2734798 A1 19961206; FR 2734798 B1 19971128; GB 9511141 D0 19950726

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