Global Patent Index - EP 1020399 A1

EP 1020399 A1 2000-07-19 - Dispensing tap

Title (en)

Dispensing tap

Title (de)

Zapfhahn

Title (fr)

Robinet de soutirage

Publication

EP 1020399 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00100134 A

Priority

IT FO990001 A

Abstract (en)

A spigot particularly suitable for on-tap dispensing of beer and other beverages, comprising a male element (2;16) and a female element (1;15), wherein the male element is made of flexible material and substantially cylindrical in shape, with a recess in a surrounding surface which is suitable to connect a flow intake duct (3) to a discharge duct (4) only in an open position, once inserted in the female element and subjected to axial compression of screw means meant to assemble the two elements, said male element undergoing a radial deformation which, though allowing it to perform the rotation applied by a lever (6;19) which is rigidly coupled thereto, ensures a perfect seal between the male and female elements. <IMAGE>

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

B67D 1/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/1444 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1020399 A1 20000719; IT FO990001 A1 20000718

INPADOC legal status


2001-11-28 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010120

2001-04-04 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2000-07-19 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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