Global Patent Index - EP 0923992 A3

EP 0923992 A3 2000-02-02 - Cyclonic separating apparatus

Title (en)

Cyclonic separating apparatus

Title (de)

Zyklonabscheidevorrichtung

Title (fr)

Appareil séparateur cyclonique

Publication

EP 0923992 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98310373 A

Priority

GB 9726659 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0923992A2] Cyclonic separating apparatus comprising a cyclone (114) for effecting cyclonic separation and a tangential inlet for supplying fluid to the cyclone (114), the tangential inlet having at least two points of entry (152) into the interior of the cyclone (114). Each point of entry consists of a longitudinal slot (152) located in the cyclone for directing fluid into the cyclone in a tangential manner and each slot has a vane (154) for directing fluid through the respective slot. Providing two or more points of entry (152) to the interior of the cyclone (114) effectively spreads the inlet over a greater proportion of the circumference of the cyclone (114). The dimensions of the apparatus (110) can therefore be reduced and, furthermore, losses due to friction can be minimised. <IMAGE>

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

B04C 5/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 9/16 (2006.01); B04C 5/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 9/1633 (2013.01); A47L 9/165 (2013.01); B04C 5/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0923992 A2 19990623; EP 0923992 A3 20000202; EP 0923992 B1 20030702; AT 244072 T 20030715; DE 69816009 D1 20030807; DE 69816009 T2 20040318; ES 2201416 T3 20040316; GB 9726659 D0 19980218

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