Global Patent Index - EP 1058527 A1

EP 1058527 A1 2000-12-13 - APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING PROPERTIES OF ABSORBENT ARTICLES

Title (en)

APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING PROPERTIES OF ABSORBENT ARTICLES

Title (de)

GERÄT ZUM ERMITTELN DER EIGENSCHAFTEN VON ABSORBIERENDEN ARTIKELN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL POUR DETERMINER LES PROPRIETES D'ARTICLES ABSORBANTS

Publication

EP 1058527 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99926651 A

Priority

  • GB 9901965 W
  • GB 9813511 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9966872A1] There is disclosed apparatus for determining properties of absorbent articles, comprising: a) a test surface upon which an article to be investigated can be located and arranged with respect to a liquid challenge application position; b) pressure applying means adapted to apply a predetermined pressure around the liquid application position on an article located on the test surface; c) controlled hydrostatic head liquid applying means adapted to apply liquid for absorption by an article on the test surface; and d) measurement means adapted to effect a measurement of liquid movement through the articles; characterised in that the pressure applying means are provided in modular component form, the modules being combinable in different ways to apply a plurality of different predetermined pressures.

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

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/15 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/15203 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9966872A1

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 9966872 A1 19991229; AU 4382899 A 20000110; EP 1058527 A1 20001213; GB 9813511 D0 19980819

INPADOC legal status


2002-07-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020103

2000-12-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000911

2000-12-13 [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