Global Patent Index - EP 0979773 A1

EP 0979773 A1 2000-02-16 - Sail, sailcloth, method for producing them and apparatus for carrying out said method

Title (en)

Sail, sailcloth, method for producing them and apparatus for carrying out said method

Title (de)

Segel, Segeltuch, Verfahren zu deren Herstellung und Gerät zur Durchführung des Verfahrens

Title (fr)

Voile, tissu de voile, méthode pour leur production et appareil pour la mise en oeuvre de la méthode

Publication

EP 0979773 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98202359 A

Priority

EP 98202359 A

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to sail cloths for producing sails for sailing ships, in order to obtain radar reflection from the sails when the sailing ships cruise at sea, according to the invention a number of electrically conductive elements (14) are included in the sail cloth structure. These conductive elements (14) can for instance be formed by metal foil, and/or conductive polymer foil and/or metal wire elements. These elements (14) can be fastened by either gluing, stitching or plasma torch action. The invention also relates to a method and apparatus for producing radar reflecting sails. <IMAGE>

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

B63H 9/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B63H 9/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63H 9/0657 (2013.01); B63H 2009/0678 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 0979773 A1 20000216

INPADOC legal status


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