Global patent index - EP 1032472 A1

EP 1032472 A1 2000-09-06 - FLOTATION SYSTEM

Title (en)

FLOTATION SYSTEM

Title (de)

FLOTATIONSSYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE FLOTTAISON

Publication

EP 1032472 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98956634 A

Priority

  • US 9823636 W
  • US 6496197 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9924169A1] An apparatus (10) for removing materials from a bath of fluid (14) includes at least one vessel (12) having a feed inlet and outlet. The vessel (12) contains a bath of fluid (14) and froth (20) located above the bath (14). At least one disperser apparatus (40) includes a rotatable shaft (44) and a rotor (48) connected to the shaft (44) and located in the bath (14). At least one froth removing device (22) includes at least one froth-removing surface (68) located at least between the shaft (44) and inwardly of the periphery of the vessel (12).

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

B03D 1/02; B03D 1/14; B03D 1/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B03B 11/00 (2006.01); B03D 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B03B 11/00 (2013.01); B03D 1/1462 (2013.01); B03D 1/20 (2013.01); B03D 1/028 (2013.01); B03D 1/1406 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9924169A1

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 9924169 A1 19990520; AU 1311199 A 19990531; BR 9814853 A 20001003; CA 2309187 A1 19990520; EP 1032472 A1 20000906

INPADOC legal status

2000-11-02 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18W

- Date of withdrawal: 20000905

2000-09-06 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000515

2000-09-06 [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