Global Patent Index - EP 1031542 A2

EP 1031542 A2 2000-08-30 - Plant for separating bulk of glass from an insulating glass unit

Title (en)

Plant for separating bulk of glass from an insulating glass unit

Title (de)

Anlage zum Abtrennen von Glas von einer abgedichteten Isolierverglasung

Title (fr)

Installation pour la séparation de verre d'une unité de verre isolante scellée

Publication

EP 1031542 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00103852 A

Priority

NO 990904 A

Abstract (en)

A method for environmental handling of a sealed insulating glass unit comprising two or more layers of glass glued and jointed with an undesirable material, like environmental or health damaging, e.g. PCB containing, material, where the bulk of the glass is separated from the undesirable material so that the glass may be sent for reuse or recirculation and the unwanted material may be sent for disposal, recovery or destruction, wherein the bulk of the glass is separated from a strip comprising glass and the unwanted material by cutting the glass principally perpendicular to the glass surface by means of high pressure jet water flow at a distance from the edge of the glass, is described. A plant for carrying out the method and the use of high-pressure jet water flow for environmental handling of sealed insulating glass units is also described.

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

C03B 33/10; C03B 33/023; C03B 33/03

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B26F 3/00 (2006.01); C03B 33/023 (2006.01); C03B 33/03 (2006.01); C03B 33/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B26F 3/004 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

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 1031542 A2 20000830; EP 1031542 A3 20010328; EP 1031542 B1 20051207; AT 312060 T 20051215; DE 60028432 D1 20060720; DE 60028432 T2 20060928; NO 314033 B1 20030120; NO 990904 A 20000826; NO 990904 D0 19990225

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