Global Patent Index - EP 0929489 A4

EP 0929489 A4 2001-05-30 - METHOD AND APPARATUS TO CONVERT AN OPEN TOPPED CONTAINER INTO A TOP DISCHARGING CONTAINER

Title (en)

METHOD AND APPARATUS TO CONVERT AN OPEN TOPPED CONTAINER INTO A TOP DISCHARGING CONTAINER

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERFÜHREN EINES OBEN OFFENEN BEHÄLTERS IN EINEN MIT OBERER AUSGIESSÖFFNUNG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL POUR CONVERTIR UN CONTENEUR A TOIT OUVERT EN UN CONTENEUR A VIDANGE SUPERIEURE

Publication

EP 0929489 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97921523 A

Priority

  • AU 9700306 W
  • AU PN995496 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9744269A1] A method of converting an open topped container into a top emptying container by the steps of providing a cover with a discharge port (4) and adapted to stand on a support surface, securing the cover to the container, placing the container fitted with the cover in an inverter (16) and inverting the container to reverse the positions of the container base (14) and said cover.

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

B65G 65/23

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 69/00 (2006.01); B65G 65/23 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65G 65/23 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9744269 A1 19971127; AU PN995496 A0 19960613; CA 2255733 A1 19971127; CN 1066117 C 20010523; CN 1225068 A 19990804; EP 0929489 A1 19990721; EP 0929489 A4 20010530; JP 2000510801 A 20000822; NZ 332839 A 20000228

INPADOC legal status


2003-12-10 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031016

2001-05-30 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010420

2001-05-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): DE DK FR GB IT NL SE

1999-07-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19981126

1999-07-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE DK FR GB IT NL SE