Global patent index - EP 0981493 A1

EP 0981493 A1 2000-03-01 - DEVICE FOR STERILIZING BEVERAGE CONTAINERS USING A PLASMA

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR STERILIZING BEVERAGE CONTAINERS USING A PLASMA

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUR STERILISATION VON GETRÄNKEBEHÄLTERN DURCH EIN PLASMA

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR LA STERILISATION DE RECIPIENTS A BOISSON PAR UN PLASMA

Publication

EP 0981493 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98925548 A

Priority

  • DE 19719911 A
  • EP 9802675 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19719911A1] The invention relates to a device for filling, closing and/or checking the smell of beverage containers comprising processing stations for the treatment of said containers and devices for transporting the objects to be treated taking the shape of containers or closures, in addition to devices for disinfecting the objects, said devices for disinfecting having at least one processing station located upstream. The invention is characterized in that at least one disinfecting station provides a disinfection area synchronously in relation to the flow of objects, said area being configured to receive an object between two electrodes which are connected to a high frequency generator to produce plasma pulses between said electrodes.

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

B67C 7/00; B65B 55/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 55/08 (2006.01); B65B 55/10 (2006.01); B67C 3/26 (2006.01); B67C 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67C 3/2642 (2013.01); A61L 2/14 (2013.01); B65B 55/10 (2013.01); B67C 7/0073 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9851609A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

DE 19719911 A1 19981119; AU 7762498 A 19981208; BR 9809638 A 20000711; CA 2289464 A1 19981119; EP 0981493 A1 20000301; JP 2001524913 A 20011204; WO 9851609 A1 19981119

INPADOC legal status

2002-06-26 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20011201

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

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991202

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

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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