Global patent index - EP 0981270 A1

EP 0981270 A1 2000-03-01 - CUP CONVEYOR FOR A POTATO PLANTER

Title (en)

CUP CONVEYOR FOR A POTATO PLANTER

Title (de)

BECHERKETTE FÜR KARTOFFELLEGEMASCHINEN

Title (fr)

TRANSPORTEUR A GODETS POUR PLANTEUSE DE POMMES DE TERRE

Publication

EP 0981270 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98917174 A

Priority

  • FI 9800376 W
  • FI 971926 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9849884A1] The invention relates to a cup conveyor (20) for a potato planter, which conveyor is intended for conveying a potato (40) to be planted from the potato feeding point (17) to the point (18) at which it is dropped into the furrow. The conveyor (20) comprises a pulley (23), a sheave (24) and a belt (21) running on these wheels (23, 24) and equipped with successive cups (22). The invention is characterized in that in connection with or in the vicinity of the cups (22a, 22b, 22c...) there are fitted flaps (30a, 30b, 30c...), and that each cup (22) and the corresponding flap (30) is arranged to keep the potato (40) in a holding grip up to the point (18) at which the intention is to drop the potato into the furrow.

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

A01C 9/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A01C 9/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01C 9/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9849884A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9849884 A1 19981112; EP 0981270 A1 20000301; FI 102026 B1 19981015; FI 102026 B 19981015; FI 971926 A0 19970506; NO 995387 A 19991104; NO 995387 D0 19991104; PL 335968 A1 20000605

INPADOC legal status

2002-12-04 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020529

2002-03-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20020118

2000-03-01 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991028

2000-03-01 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI NL PT SE