Global patent index - EP 1030990 A1

EP 1030990 A1 2000-08-30 - RADIATION ACTUATED VALVE

Title (en)

RADIATION ACTUATED VALVE

Title (de)

DURCH STRAHLUNG GESTEUERTES VENTIL

Title (fr)

SOUPAPE ACTIONNEE PAR RAYONNEMENT

Publication

EP 1030990 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98955248 A

Priority

  • AP 9800007 W
  • ZA 9707420 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9927285A1] A valve (1) is provided having a body with a flow path (5) therethrough. A membrane prevents fluid flow through the flow path. Radiation means, in one embodiment, a heat providing element (6) abuts the membrane and is operable to weaken or destroy at least part thereof.

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

F16K 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F16K 31/00 (2006.01); F16K 17/40 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

F16K (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F16K 13/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9927285A1

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

WO 9927285 A1 19990603; AU 1217999 A 19990615; EP 1030990 A1 20000830; JP 2001524651 A 20011204; ZA 9810488 B 19990520

INPADOC legal status

2002-12-18 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020601

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

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000619

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

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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