Global Patent Index - EP 1019575 A1

EP 1019575 A1 2000-07-19 - CONDITIONING APPARATUS FOR TEXTILES

Title (en)

CONDITIONING APPARATUS FOR TEXTILES

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM KONDITIONIEREN VON TEXTILIEN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE CONDITIONNEMENT POUR TEXTILES

Publication

EP 1019575 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98944134 A

Priority

  • GB 9802922 W
  • GB 9720614 A
  • GB 9812464 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9916952A1] Apparatus for the conditioning of textile articles comprises an elongate tunnel (1), conveyor means (10) for moving hanging articles through the tunnel, means (7, 8) for extracting air from the tunnel, for treating the extracted air to adjust the humidity and/or temperature thereof and for reintroducing the treated air back into the tunnel, and at each of a plurality of portions of the tunnel, separate means (6, 9) for extracting air from the tunnel and for blowing the extracted air on to the articles passing through the respective portion. A packaging system for textile articles comprises such a conditioning apparatus and, at the end of the tunnel (1) from which the articles emerge, vacuum packing apparatus for sealing the articles in plastics film under reduced pressure.

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

D06B 3/30; B65B 25/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 25/20 (2006.01); D06B 3/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 25/20 (2013.01); D06B 3/30 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9916952A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GR IE IT NL PT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9916952 A1 19990408; AU 9179898 A 19990423; EP 1019575 A1 20000719

INPADOC legal status


2002-04-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010925

2001-06-27 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010514

2000-07-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000502

2000-07-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE DE ES FR GR IE IT NL PT