Global Patent Index - EP 1079941 A1

EP 1079941 A1 2001-03-07 - METHOD OF SORTING BOTTLES, A SORTING APPARATUS, A SENSOR AND A DETECTOR EQUIPMENT

Title (en)

METHOD OF SORTING BOTTLES, A SORTING APPARATUS, A SENSOR AND A DETECTOR EQUIPMENT

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM SORTIEREN VON FLASCHEN, SORTIEREINRICHTUNG, SENSOR- UND DETEKTORVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE TRI DE BOUTEILLES, APPAREIL A TRIER, EQUIPEMENT A CAPTEURS ET DETECTEURS

Publication

EP 1079941 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99952080 A

Priority

  • FI 9900435 W
  • FI 981134 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9959738A1] The invention relates to a method of sorting bottles, a sorting apparatus, a detection method and detection equipment, which are used for detecting bottles. The detector equipment comprises a plurality of detectors (60), each detector comprising one or more measuring rods (21, 31) for each bottle to be detected, each measuring rod comprising a measuring head (22, 32). The detector equipment further comprises means (90) that move each measuring rod (21, 31) in such a manner that the measuring head (22, 32) in each measuring rod travels along the outer surface of the bottle simultaneously measuring the bottle, each bottle being deposited in a crate or arranged into bottle groups.

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

B07C 5/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B07C 5/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B07C 5/124 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9959738A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE CH DE DK FR GB IT LI SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9959738 A1 19991125; EP 1079941 A1 20010307; FI 981134 A0 19980520; FI 981134 A 19991121

INPADOC legal status


2003-06-04 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021203

2001-03-07 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001117

2001-03-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE CH DE DK FR GB IT LI SE