Global patent index - EP 0873541 B1

EP 0873541 B1 2000-07-12 - SLOT APPLICATOR FOR PROCESSING SOLUTIONS

Title (en)

SLOT APPLICATOR FOR PROCESSING SOLUTIONS

Title (de)

ANBRINGSCHLITZ FÜR BEHANDLUNGSLÖSUNGEN

Title (fr)

APPLICATEUR A FENTE POUR SOLUTIONS DE TRAITEMENT

Publication

EP 0873541 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96944431 A

Priority

  • GB 9600372 A
  • US 9620097 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9725652A1] Apparatus (1) and process for the application of liquids (29) to photosensitive elements (13) comprising the steps of providing a coating head (1) with an upwardly facing slot (5) therein, providing a liquid (29) within the slot (5) evenly along its length, continuously moving a downwardly facing photosensitive element (29) over the slot (5) and contacting the element (13) with the liquid (29) within the slot (5), removing the photosensitive element (29) from the slot (5) with liquid (29) in or on the element (13), wherein the amount of liquid (29) provided to the slot (5) is more than the amount of the liquid (29) carried away from the slot (5), and excess liquid (29) is collected from the slot (5).

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

G03D 5/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G03D 5/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G03D 5/003 (2013.01); G03D 5/006 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9725652 A1 19970717; DE 69609351 D1 20000817; DE 69609351 T2 20010125; EP 0873541 A1 19981028; EP 0873541 B1 20000712; GB 9600372 D0 19960313; JP 2000503139 A 20000314

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