Global patent index - EP 1030813 A1

EP 1030813 A1 2000-08-30 - SELECTIVE PACK TURNING

Title (en)

SELECTIVE PACK TURNING

Title (de)

SELEKTIVE DREHUNG VON PACKUNGEN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE RETOURNEMENT D'EMBALLAGES

Publication

EP 1030813 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98945423 A

Priority

  • GB 9802959 W
  • GB 9720857 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2329884A] A product control apparatus includes a conveyor for conveying products (38) along a path, and product engaging member (16) for engaging a product (38) to change the orientation of the product relative to the conveyor, wherein the member for engaging the product is operable such that a product (38) conveyed along the path may be turned independently of other products conveyed along the path. The product control apparatus may comprise two product engaging members (16,18) one on each side of the conveyor path. The first of the product engaging members 16 may include a plurality of projections (24,26) which are movable in a path parallel to the conveying path, and the second product engaging member 18 includes a movable arm. In a second embodiment the product engaging member comprises a plurality of rods which are movable transversely of the conveying path (see Figures 5-6).

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

B65G 47/244

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65G 47/24 (2006.01); B65G 47/244 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65G 47/2445 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9918020A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

GB 2329884 A 19990407; GB 9720857 D0 19971203; AU 9275198 A 19990427; EP 1030813 A1 20000830; JP 2001519303 A 20011023; WO 9918020 A1 19990415; WO 9918020 A8 19990520

INPADOC legal status

2002-12-04 [18R] REFUSED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18R

- Effective date: 20020525

2001-09-05 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Ref Legal Event Code: RTI1

- Free Format Text: SELECTIVE PRODUCT TURNING

2000-12-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20001025

2000-08-30 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000425

2000-08-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT NL