Global Patent Index - EP 0985768 A1

EP 0985768 A1 2000-03-15 - Process and apparatus for recycling asphalt

Title (en)

Process and apparatus for recycling asphalt

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Wiederverwendung von Asphalt

Title (fr)

Procédé et appareil pour le recyclage d'asphalte

Publication

EP 0985768 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98202985 A

Priority

EP 98202985 A

Abstract (en)

An apparatus for the manufacture of hot mix asphalt (HMA) from re-cycled asphaltic pavement (RAP) comprising:- (i) a loading hopper suitable for charging the apparatus with particulate RAP; (ii) a processing chamber adapted to intimately mix the particulate RAP and to incorporate any additives as deemed necessary; (iii) a heating means associated with the processing chamber, said heating means being adapted to heat the RAP in the processing chamber to a substantially uniform and workable temperature; (iv) a discharge hopper suitable for unloading the rejuvenated product from the apparatus; characterised in that the heating means comprises one or more short-wave infra-red heaters. The process makes use of this apparatus. <IMAGE>

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

E01C 19/10; B01F 7/04; B28C 5/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B01F 7/04 (2006.01); B28C 5/42 (2006.01); E01C 19/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E01C 19/1004 (2013.01); B01F 7/043 (2013.01); B28C 5/4293 (2013.01); E01C 19/104 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

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 0985768 A1 20000315

INPADOC legal status


2001-09-06 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2001-08-01 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20000916

2000-11-22 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2000-03-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2000-03-15 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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