Global Patent Index - EP 0889986 B1

EP 0889986 B1 2000-11-02 - DRYING METHOD AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS IN A PLANT FOR CHECKING AND STRETCHING KNITTED ARTICLES

Title (en)

DRYING METHOD AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS IN A PLANT FOR CHECKING AND STRETCHING KNITTED ARTICLES

Title (de)

TROCKNUNGSVERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG IN EINER ANLAGE ZUM PRÜFEN UND SPANNEN VON STRICKWAREN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE SECHAGE ET APPAREIL ASSOCIE DANS UNE INSTALLATION DE CONTROLE ET D'ETIRAGE D'ARTICLES TRICOTES

Publication

EP 0889986 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97908488 A

Priority

  • IT 9700059 W
  • IT FI960056 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9735059A1] The method comprises several stages involving stoppage of the article in as many chambers (5) as there are stages, in which chambers a vacuum and, optionally, a limited amount of heating are produced. The plant comprises a carousel rotor with several forms (1) each designed to receive an article and each of which is moved in succession through several stations comprising drying stations (C, D and E). Each drying station comprises a chamber (5) which can be opened for arrival and departure of the form together with the article to be stretched and can be sealed shut, a heating means and an aspiration means (7, 13) for creating in the closed chamber a vacuum suitable for facilitating elimination of moisture from the article.

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

D06C 5/00; F26B 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06C 5/00 (2006.01); F26B 5/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F26B 5/042 (2013.01); D06C 5/005 (2013.01); F26B 5/045 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9735059 A1 19970925; DE 69703440 D1 20001207; DE 69703440 T2 20010419; EP 0889986 A1 19990113; EP 0889986 B1 20001102; ES 2153182 T3 20010216; IT 1286577 B1 19980715; IT FI960056 A1 19970919; IT FI960056 D0 19960319

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