Global Patent Index - EP 0950778 A3

EP 0950778 A3 2000-01-05 - A tile applicator

Title (en)

A tile applicator

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Auftragen von Fliesen

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour appliquer des carreaux

Publication

EP 0950778 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 99650035 A

Priority

IE 980280 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0950778A2] A tile applicator (1) is a hand tool provided for the tiling of walls, ceilings or floors which is a support having end walls (2, 3) and side walls (4, 5) forming comers (7) in turn supporting a spacer means (10) formed from a spacer plates (11, 12) which effectively act as a jig to engage between tiles already in situ to orient a tile (30) correctly with respect to them. In the applicator (1) illustrated the spacer plates (11, 12) also act as means for releasably securing the tile (30) within the applicator (1). The spacer means (10) may be made such that it is movable to and from a position adjacent the comer (7) to accommodate different sizes of tile (30). In use the tile applicator (1) is offered up to a tile (30) picks it up is then positioned to engage existing tiles with the spacer means and removed leaving the tile (30) in position. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

E04F 21/18; E04F 21/22

IPC 8 full level

E04F 21/18 (2006.01); E04F 21/22 (2006.01)

CPC

E04F 21/22 (2013.01); E04F 21/1844 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

DCS

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

DOCDB simple family

EP 0950778 A2 19991020; EP 0950778 A3 20000105