Global Patent Index - EP 0961090 A3

EP 0961090 A3 2000-03-15 - Compound refrigerating installation and method for operating a compound refrigerating installation

Title (en)

Compound refrigerating installation and method for operating a compound refrigerating installation

Title (de)

Verbund(kälte)anlage und Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Verbund(kälte)anlage

Title (fr)

Installation frigorifique combinée et procédé pour faire fonctionner une installation frigorifique combinée

Publication

EP 0961090 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99108910 A

Priority

DE 19823525 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0961090A2] An oil equalizing line is designed in such a manner, that the lower edge of the connections provided at the compressor housings of the equalizing line, lie above the level of the minimum oil level of the compressor. At least one shutoff organ, a valve is arranged in the oil equalization line.

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

F25B 1/00; F04B 39/02; F25B 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F04B 39/02 (2006.01); F25B 31/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25B 31/002 (2013.01); F04B 39/0207 (2013.01); F25B 2400/075 (2013.01); F25B 2500/27 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0961090 A2 19991201; EP 0961090 A3 20000315; EP 0961090 B1 20040929; AT 278164 T 20041015; DE 19823525 A1 19991202; ES 2229578 T3 20050416; PT 961090 E 20050228

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