Global Patent Index - EP 0994667 A1

EP 0994667 A1 2000-04-26 - TOWEL DISPENSER

Title (en)

TOWEL DISPENSER

Title (de)

HANDTUCHSPENDER

Title (fr)

DISTRIBUTEUR D'ESSUIE-MAINS

Publication

EP 0994667 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 99924956 A

Priority

  • DE 19820978 A
  • EP 9903277 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19820978A1] A housing (12) contains e.g. a roll of paper, and a dispenser opening (50) is controlled by a capacitative sensor (38) and, where necessary, a lever arm. The sensor is directly behind the front side (20) of the housing. The front side of the housing has at least two horizontal indentations (32,34) as semicircular sectioned grooves and leading to a sensor part (31) and/or a discharge opening (30). The sensor has a first preferably flat electrode (40) and a counter-electrode (42).

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

A47K 10/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47K 10/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47K 10/36 (2013.01); A47K 10/3612 (2013.01); A47K 10/3625 (2013.01); A47K 2010/3668 (2013.01); Y10T 225/205 (2015.04); Y10T 225/393 (2015.04)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

DE 19820978 A1 19991118; AT 235853 T 20030415; AU 4142799 A 19991129; CA 2294820 A1 19991118; DE 19980817 D2 20010426; EP 0994667 A1 20000426; EP 0994667 B1 20030402; ES 2196810 T3 20031216; HK 1028717 A1 20030919; US 6412655 B1 20020702; WO 9958040 A1 19991118; ZA 200000068 B 20010328

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