Global patent index - EP 0990287 A4

EP 0990287 A4 2000-04-05 - SHUTTLE FOR USE IN INSERTION OF A DRAW LINE INTO A CONDUIT

Title (en)

SHUTTLE FOR USE IN INSERTION OF A DRAW LINE INTO A CONDUIT

Title (de)

PENDELVORRICHTUNG ZUM EINZIEHEN EINES ZUGSEILS IN EIN ROHR

Title (fr)

NAVETTE SERVANT A INTRODUIRE UN CABLE DE TRACTION DANS UNE CONDUITE

Publication

EP 0990287 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97917937 A

Priority

  • AU 9700277 W
  • AU PN971396 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9742691A1] An air flow activated shuttle (1) for pulling a draw line (6) through a length of conduit (2) having entry and exit end, said shuttle comprising a shaft (3) having a leading end (4) and a trailing end (5); means (7) on said trailing end which receives and retains a leading end of said draw line; at least one air flow mitigation element (9, 10) attached to said shaft which at least partially interrupts an air flow introduced into the entry end of said conduit from an air source to said shuttle from the trailing end thereby urging said shuttle along said pipe urging said draw line therealong and through said exit.

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

H02G 1/08; F16L 55/38

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F16L 55/38 (2006.01); H02G 1/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H02G 1/086 (2013.01); F16L 55/38 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9742691 A1 19971113; AU PN971396 D0 19960530; BR 9710666 A 19990817; CA 2253479 A1 19971113; CN 1221521 A 19990630; CZ 9803600 A3 19990714; EP 0990287 A1 20000405; EP 0990287 A4 20000405; FI 982383 A0 19981103; FI 982383 A 19990107; HU 9903972 A2 20000328; HU 9903972 A3 20000529; JP 2000509597 A 20000725; KR 20000010828 A 20000225; NZ 333217 A 20001027; PL 329735 A1 19990412; TR 9802262 T2 19990222

INPADOC legal status

2003-04-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20020919

2000-08-09 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20000626

2000-04-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19990222

2000-04-05 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20000223

2000-04-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2000-04-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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