Global Patent Index - EP 0990288 A1

EP 0990288 A1 2000-04-05 - METHOD AND ASSEMBLY FOR CLEANING AND/OR INSERTION OF A DRAW LINE IN A CONDUIT

Title (en)

METHOD AND ASSEMBLY FOR CLEANING AND/OR INSERTION OF A DRAW LINE IN A CONDUIT

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND EINRICHTUNG ZUM REINIGEN BZW. EINZIEHEN EINES ZUGSEILS IN EIN ROHR

Title (fr)

ENSEMBLE DE NETTOYAGE D'UNE CONDUITE ET/OU D'INSERTION D'UN CABLE DE TRACTION DANS UNE CONDUITE ET PROCEDE CORRESPONDANT

Publication

EP 0990288 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97919201 A

Priority

  • AU 9700269 W
  • AU PN966796 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9742690A1] An assembly (1) for air-assisted insertion of a draw line (6a) inside and along a conduit (2) from an entry end of said conduit to an exit end; the assembly comprising a source of pressurised air (8); an apparatus (4) for sealing an end (16) of said conduit (2) through or about said sealing apparatus (4), a through passage in or in said sealing apparatus which receives a draw line (6a) such that when said sealing apparatus (4) engages the entry end (16) of said conduit, the draw line is capable of entering the apparatus (4) inside the conduit, a shuttle (6, 23) connected to a leading end of the draw line (6a) responsive to delivery of air from said pressurise air source (8) and which urges the draw line (6a) along the conduit (2) until it exits the conduit (2) via said exit end.

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

H02G 1/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B08B 9/053 (2006.01); H02G 1/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H02G 1/086 (2013.01)

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 9742690 A1 19971113; AU PN966796 D0 19960530; BR 9710707 A 20000111; CA 2253507 A1 19971113; CN 1221522 A 19990630; CZ 9803515 A3 19990714; EP 0990288 A1 20000405; EP 0990288 A4 20010516; FI 982384 A0 19981103; FI 982384 A 19990104; JP 2000509596 A 20000725; KR 20000010719 A 20000225; NZ 333216 A 20010629; PL 329874 A1 19990412; TR 9802212 T2 19990222

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020601

2001-05-16 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010329

2001-05-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

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

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

- Effective date: 19990215

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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