Global Patent Index - EP 0997425 A1

EP 0997425 A1 2000-05-03 - ESCALATOR

Title (en)

ESCALATOR

Title (de)

ROLLTREPPE

Title (fr)

ESCALIER MECANIQUE

Publication

EP 0997425 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98923135 A

Priority

  • JP 9802491 W
  • JP 17763797 A
  • JP 21362597 A
  • JP 33322797 A
  • JP 35560397 A

Abstract (en)

An escalator system 11 has a plurality of steps 12 connected to chains 20 extending between upper sprocket wheels 18 disposed on an upper floor 15 and lower sprocket wheels 19 disposed on a lower floor 16, and travels along a circulating path while maintaining the steps 12 in horizontal posture through a transport region S5 for transporting users. The steps circulate with riding surfaces 22 thereof constantly facing upward, which allows the escalator system 11 to be made thin. <IMAGE>

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

B66B 23/14; B66B 23/00; B66B 23/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B66B 23/12 (2006.01); B66B 23/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B66B 23/147 (2013.01); B66B 23/12 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0997425 A1 20000503; EP 0997425 A4 20010725; AU 738886 B2 20010927; AU 7550798 A 19990104; WO 9857879 A1 19981223

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021231

2001-07-25 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010608

2001-07-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IT LI NL SE

2000-05-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000117

2000-05-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IT LI NL SE