Global Patent Index - EP 1031391 A1

EP 1031391 A1 2000-08-30 - Anti-swirl mold pour cup and casting method

Title (en)

Anti-swirl mold pour cup and casting method

Title (de)

Vortex verhindernder Giesstümpel für Giessform und Giessverfahren

Title (fr)

Bassin de coulée anti-tourbillon pour moule et procédé de coulée

Publication

EP 1031391 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00103502 A

Priority

US 25518799 A

Abstract (en)

Casting mold (40) having a pour cup (30) thereon wherein the pour cup includes a receptacle for receiving a free, unconfined stream (S) of molten metal from a pouring vessel (15) and a plurality of anti-swirl ribs (33) circumferentially spaced apart about the periphery of the receptacle and extending toward a discharge opening (30b) to the mold (40) in a manner to reduce swirling of molten metal due to misalignment between the mold pour cup (30) and the pouring vessel (15). <IMAGE>

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

B22D 35/04; B22C 9/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B22C 9/04 (2006.01); B22C 9/08 (2006.01); B22D 35/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B22D 35/04 (2013.01); B22C 9/082 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 1031391 A1 20000830; JP 2000237840 A 20000905

INPADOC legal status


2003-03-12 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020829

2001-05-16 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

- Free text: DE FR GB

2001-04-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010228

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB

2000-08-30 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI