Global Patent Index - EP 0968070 A1

EP 0968070 A1 2000-01-05 - DEVICE FOR MAINTENANCE OF PROGRAMMABLE AUTOMATONS

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR MAINTENANCE OF PROGRAMMABLE AUTOMATONS

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG FÜR DIE WARTUNG VON PROGRAMMIERBAREN ROBOTERN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR L'ENTRETIEN D'AUTOMATES PROGRAMMABLES

Publication

EP 0968070 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 97943926 A

Priority

FR 9701744 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9917902A1] The invention concerns a device for the maintenance of programmable automatons, comprising at least a clamp formed by a pair of arms (12, 14) each bearing at its end an elongated tube (13, 15) whereon a tool (E) is fixed, the end (23, 25) of the elongated tubes (13, 15) being tapered in shape and co-operating with a matching tapered shape (24) formed on the tool (E), the device comprising at least an installation module (30) including a support (31) formed by a ramp (34) guiding a rectilinear magazine (36) of tools (E) maintained in housings (42) open laterally towards one side of the magazine (36) for extracting the tools (E) laterally. The invention is characterised in that the tools (E) are arranged alternately in the magazine (36) housings (42), and there is an even number of housings (42). The invention is applicable to welding robots.

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

B23K 11/30; B25J 15/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B23K 11/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B23K 11/3072 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9917902A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9917902 A1 19990415; EP 0968070 A1 20000105

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20001101

2000-01-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990910

2000-01-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE DE ES FR GB IT SE