Global Patent Index - EP 1036538 A2

EP 1036538 A2 2000-09-20 - Mop wringing devices

Title (en)

Mop wringing devices

Title (de)

Auswringvorrichtung für Wischgerät

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour essorer un balai à laver

Publication

EP 1036538 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00302128 A

Priority

GB 9906023 A

Abstract (en)

A mop wringing device having a rotary member (34) connected to a mop wringing member (14) to move said wringing member (14) between an open position in an inoperative state of the device and a closed position in an operative state of the device, an operating mechanism (42,44,46,48,50) for rotation of said member (34) between said positions comprising a first linkage (48,50) that is displaceable in a first stage of moving the wringing member (14) from said open position, said mechanism then being operable to move the wringing member through a second stage of movement to said closed position while the elements (48,50) of said first linkage remain fixed relative to each other, in each of said stages of movement the operating mechanism effecting the movement of the wringing member with a positive mechanical advantage. <IMAGE>

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

A47L 13/59

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 13/59 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 13/59 (2013.01)

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 1036538 A2 20000920; EP 1036538 A3 20021023; GB 9906023 D0 19990512

INPADOC legal status


2003-05-21 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021001

2002-10-23 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2002-10-23 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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2000-09-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2000-09-20 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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