Global Patent Index - EP 0988119 A1

EP 0988119 A1 2000-03-29 - METAL STRIP PRODUCTION

Title (en)

METAL STRIP PRODUCTION

Title (de)

METALLBANDHERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

PRODUCTION DE BANDES METALLIQUES

Publication

EP 0988119 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98925854 A

Priority

  • GB 9801663 W
  • GB 9712010 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9856517A1] A multi-strand continuous caster (2 or 34) has downstream furnace means (12 or 36) for receiving cast strands (E, F), and a hot strip rolling mill (28) downstream of the furnace means for rolling the strands to strip, said furnace means including transfer means comprising a roller table (14) of sufficient width to accommodate at least two parallel bars, with support means (16) movable between the rollers, to disengage a bar from the rollers and to enable it to be transferred between two alternative path positions.

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

B21B 1/46; C21D 9/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B21B 1/00 (2006.01); B21B 1/46 (2006.01); B22D 11/00 (2006.01); B22D 11/12 (2006.01); C21D 9/00 (2006.01); F27D 3/00 (2006.01); B21B 45/00 (2006.01); F27B 9/02 (2006.01); F27B 9/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B21B 1/466 (2013.01); C21D 9/0081 (2013.01); F27D 3/0024 (2013.01); B21B 45/004 (2013.01); C21D 9/0018 (2013.01); F27B 9/021 (2013.01); F27B 9/2407 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9856517A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9856517 A1 19981217; AU 7782698 A 19981230; BR 9809542 A 20020521; CN 1259888 A 20000712; EP 0988119 A1 20000329; GB 9712010 D0 19970806; JP 2002503155 A 20020129; KR 20010013597 A 20010226

INPADOC legal status


2002-01-16 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20011121

2001-08-08 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010620

2000-05-17 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: POSCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

2000-03-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991203

2000-03-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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