Global Patent Index - EP 1072727 A2

EP 1072727 A2 2001-01-31 - Vehicle and method for cleaning surfaces

Title (en)

Vehicle and method for cleaning surfaces

Title (de)

Fahrzeug und Verfahren zum Säubern einer Oberfläche

Title (fr)

Véhicule et procédé pour nettoyer les surfaces

Publication

EP 1072727 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00116025 A

Priority

DE 19935887 A

Abstract (en)

The street cleaning vehicle has a suction tube (6) fitted with a hydraulic cylinder and piston (8a, 8b) for lifting it and a bellows (9) for lowering it. Sensors (10) detect any unevenness in the ground level and a control unit raises or lowers the suction tube as required.

Abstract (de)

Die vorliegende Erfindung bezieht sich auf ein Fahrzeug Fahrzeug zum Säubern einer Oberfläche mit einem Saugschacht (6), welcher in Bezug auf das Fahrzeug heb- oder senkbar ist, zum Aufsaugen von Verunreinigungen; einer Vorrichtung (8a, 8b; 9) zum Heben beziehungsweise Senken des Saugschachtes; gekennzeichnet durch: mindestens einen Sensor (10) zum Erfassen des Profils der Oberfläche; und eine Steuervorrichtung zum Ansteuern der Vorrichtung (8a, 8b ; 9) zum Heben beziehungsweise Senken des Saugschachtes (6) in Abhängigkeit von dem durch den Sensor (10) erfaßten Oberflächenprofil; sowie auf ein Verfahren zum Säubern einer Oberfläche mit den folgenden Schritten: Verunreinigungen werden von einem Saugschacht (6) aufgenommen; das Profil der Oberfläche wird erfaßt; und der Abstand des Saugschachtes (6) zu der Oberfläche wird in Abhängigkeit von dem erfaßten Oberflächenprofil eingestellt. <IMAGE>

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

E01H 1/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E01H 1/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E01H 1/0845 (2013.01)

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EP 1072727 A2 20010131; EP 1072727 A3 20020703; EP 1072727 B1 20050928; AT 305536 T 20051015; DE 19935887 C1 20010523; DE 50011242 D1 20051103

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