Global Patent Index - EP 1070013 A1

EP 1070013 A1 2001-01-24 - ADJUSTABLE GRIPPER FOR CONTAINERS, IN PARTICULAR FOR A STAR CONVEYOR

Title (en)

ADJUSTABLE GRIPPER FOR CONTAINERS, IN PARTICULAR FOR A STAR CONVEYOR

Title (de)

EINSTELLBARER GREIFER FÜR BEHÄLTER, INSBESONDERE FÜR EINEN FÖRDERSTERN

Title (fr)

GRAPPIN REGLABLE POUR CONTENEURS, EN PARTICULIER POUR TRANSPORTEUR EN ETOILE

Publication

EP 1070013 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99916029 A

Priority

  • IT 9900072 W
  • IT PR980021 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9951514A1] The invention relates to a gripper (3) in a star conveyor (1) for containers (2) comprising means (17, 18, 8) for adjusting the gripper (3) and the adaptability to containers (2) of different diameter, which are formed so as to co-operate with means (9, 10, 11) for moving the gripper so that the adjusting means provide, depending on their position, a plurality of basic configurations for the gripper (3), each suitable for particular diameters of the containers (2) to be processed, while the moving means perform, for each of said basic configurations, opening and closing of the gripper (3) so as to grip or release individual containers (2).

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

B65G 29/00; B65G 47/84; B67B 3/00; B67C 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65G 29/00 (2006.01); B65G 47/86 (2006.01); B67C 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67C 7/0053 (2013.01); B65G 29/00 (2013.01); B65G 47/847 (2013.01); B65G 47/908 (2013.01); B65G 2201/0244 (2013.01); B67C 2007/006 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9951514A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9951514 A1 19991014; EP 1070013 A1 20010124; IT 1306044 B1 20010529; IT PR980021 A1 19991007

INPADOC legal status


2002-07-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20011211

2001-06-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010425

2001-01-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001025

2001-01-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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