Global Patent Index - EP 1029597 A1

EP 1029597 A1 2000-08-23 - Invertible manually actuated liquid pump sprayer

Title (en)

Invertible manually actuated liquid pump sprayer

Title (de)

Handbetätigbarer Pumpenzerstäuber mit Überkopfbetreib

Title (fr)

Pulvérisateur manuel de liquide utilisable en position normale et inversée

Publication

EP 1029597 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99300447 A

Priority

EP 99300447 A

Abstract (en)

A manually actuated liquid pump sprayer, capable of being operated in both an upright position and in an inverted position, includes an adapter (21) attached to its pump body (15) to effect the upright and inverted spray, the adapter having first (20) and second (30) fluid passages extending from an adapter chamber (25) in opposite directions for respectively inletting liquid from the container to the chamber in one of the upright and inverted positions, and being exposed to air in the container in the other such positions. The passages (20,30) terminate within the chamber in opposing valve seats (27,36) which are controlled by a single gravity shifting ball check valve (41). <IMAGE>

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

B05B 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B05B 11/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B05B 11/0059 (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 1029597 A1 20000823

INPADOC legal status


2002-01-03 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2001-11-21 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010224

2001-05-09 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2000-08-23 [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

2000-08-23 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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