Global patent index - EP 0953542 A3

EP 0953542 A3 2000-02-09 - Filling valve for a filling machine

Title (en)

Filling valve for a filling machine

Title (de)

Füllventil für eine Abfüllanlage

Title (fr)

Vanne de remplissage pour une machine de remplissage

Publication

EP 0953542 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99105206 A

Priority

DE 19818761 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0953542A2] The filler element (3) housing (6) contains a liquid-duct (9) forming a discharge opening, and connected to the liquid-chamber of a boiler (2). The boiler contains a gas-chamber which contains an atmosphere below a first gas pressure. A liquid-valve (13) is opened for filling a container (4) placed by its aperture (5) on the filler element, and is closed at the end of the filling stage. A return gas pipe (14) has a bottom open end (11') protruding beyond the underside of the filler element, and at least partly enclosed by the discharge opening. A gas duct (16) extends from the bottom end of the return pipe into the gas-chamber. A gas valve with main body blocks and opens the gas duct to the gas chamber. Gas-ways (20,21,28) are controlled by a control valve (23). A trinox duct (26) contains a preferably inert gas at a second gas pressure higher than the first gas pressure, and is connected by the control valve and a first gas-way (21,28) with the interior of the container.

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

B67C 3/26

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67C 3/10 (2006.01); B67C 3/12 (2006.01); B67C 3/26 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67C 3/10 (2013.01); B67C 3/12 (2013.01); B67C 3/2628 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

DE 19818761 A1 19991028; AT 256633 T 20040115; BR 9902482 A 20000321; EP 0953542 A2 19991103; EP 0953542 A3 20000209; EP 0953542 B1 20031217; US 6213169 B1 20010410

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