Global Patent Index - EP 1072734 A1

EP 1072734 A1 2001-01-31 - Adhesive spreader

Title (en)

Adhesive spreader

Title (de)

Klebstoffverteiler

Title (fr)

Répartiteur d'adhesif

Publication

EP 1072734 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99810692 A

Priority

EP 99810692 A

Abstract (en)

A spreader for use in spreading a bed of predetermined thickness of adhesive material on a prepared floor surface prior to the laying of tiles. The spreader comprises a rectangular planar portion (2) having a serrated lower longitudinal edge (4) and flanges (6 and 8) extending substantially at right angles from the transverse edges of the rectangular planar portion (2). The flanges provide a barrier allowing a mass of adhesive to lie in front of the serrated edge (4) and between the flanges (6 and 8) as the spreader is drawn over the surface of the surface to be tiled. As the spreader is drawn over the surface the adhesive flows under the serrated edge thereby providing an even application of adhesive across the full width of the spreader. A height adjuster comprising an adjustable gauge (28) is provided as is a handle (10) or elongate handle (50) for convenient use by the tiler. <IMAGE>

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

E04F 21/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E04F 21/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E04F 21/20 (2013.01); E04F 21/241 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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 1072734 A1 20010131; EP 1072734 B1 20070530; AT 363570 T 20070615; DE 69936193 D1 20070712; DE 69936193 T2 20080124; ES 2289805 T3 20080201; PT 1072734 E 20070911

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