Global Patent Index - EP 1036616 A1

EP 1036616 A1 2000-09-20 - Preparation of metal foam containers

Title (en)

Preparation of metal foam containers

Title (de)

Herstellung von Metallschaumbehältern

Title (fr)

Préparation de conteneurs en mousse métallique

Publication

EP 1036616 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00301570 A

Priority

GB 9906059 A

Abstract (en)

A method of treating the skin (10) of a gas container (6) made from reticulated foam material to render the skin gas impervious comprising treating the skin of the container with a liquid sealant (4) and subsequently applying a vacuum to the interior of the container to draw the liquid sealant so that it flows inwardly from the skin into any open pores; and subsequently allowing the liquid sealant to solidify. <IMAGE>

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

B22F 3/11; B22F 7/00; F17C 1/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B22F 3/11 (2006.01); B22F 7/00 (2006.01); F17C 1/00 (2006.01); F17C 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F17C 1/00 (2013.01); B22F 3/1109 (2013.01); B22F 7/006 (2013.01); F17C 1/14 (2013.01); B22F 2999/00 (2013.01); F17C 2201/0147 (2013.01); F17C 2203/0617 (2013.01); F17C 2203/0636 (2013.01); F17C 2209/2109 (2013.01); F17C 2223/0123 (2013.01); F17C 2223/036 (2013.01); F17C 2260/011 (2013.01); F17C 2260/012 (2013.01); F17C 2260/036 (2013.01); F17C 2270/0178 (2013.01); F17C 2270/0186 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

B22F 2999/00 + B22F 7/004 + B22F 3/26 + B22F 3/22

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 1036616 A1 20000920; GB 9906059 D0 19990512

INPADOC legal status


2004-10-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040407

2001-06-06 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

- Free text: DE FR GB IT NL

2001-03-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010123

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

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL

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

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