Global Patent Index - EP 0920923 A3

EP 0920923 A3 2000-02-23 - Cleaning apparatus

Title (en)

Cleaning apparatus

Title (de)

Reinigungsvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de nettoyage

Publication

EP 0920923 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98309951 A

Priority

GB 9725948 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0920923A2] A cleaning apparatus adapted for use in fuel hydrant pipelines and the like when that pipeline is full of product, comprises a sledge (10) carrying magnets (3) carried below a deck (1) of the sledge for removing magnetically susceptible particles and a suction foot (4) attached to a hose (7) via a swivel connection (5). The other end of the hose is connected to vacuum generating means so that a reduced pressure area is generated below the suction foot (4). The sledge (10) is adapted to enter the pipeline via features thereof, such as risers, which are of a smaller diameter than the main pipeline. The sledge (10) is movable through the pipeline, for example, by using draw wires attached to (holes) 6 in the deck (1). <IMAGE>

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

B08B 9/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B08B 9/04 (2006.01); B08B 9/043 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B08B 9/043 (2013.01); B08B 9/035 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 0920923 A2 19990609; EP 0920923 A3 20000223; EP 0920923 B1 20030910; DE 69817983 D1 20031016; DE 69817983 T2 20040715; GB 2332032 A 19990609; GB 2332032 B 20010919; GB 9725948 D0 19980204

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