Global Patent Index - EP 1083786 A1

EP 1083786 A1 2001-03-21 - TEAT CUP GRIPPING MEANS

Title (en)

TEAT CUP GRIPPING MEANS

Title (de)

GREIFMITTELN FÜR ZITZENBECHERN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE PREHENSION D'UN GOBELET DE TRAYEUSE

Publication

EP 1083786 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99930094 A

Priority

  • SE 9901009 W
  • SE 9802057 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9963807A1] The present invention relates to a teat cup (3) for use in a milking machine, wherein said teat cup (3) comprises an elongated housing (13) having a minimum width (Whmin), a top end (15) for receiving a teat (7) and a bottom end (19) wherein it is provided with at least one grippable means (29) suitable for being gripped by gripping surfaces (45', 45'') on a robot arm (11) wherein said grippable means (29) has a width in the transverse direction of said housing (13) which is less than the minimum width of said housing (13).

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

A01J 5/017

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A01J 5/017 (2006.01); A01J 5/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01J 5/0175 (2013.01); A01J 5/08 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9963807A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9963807 A1 19991216; WO 9963807 A9 20030508; AU 4670299 A 19991230; EP 1083786 A1 20010321; SE 9802057 D0 19980610; SE 9802057 L 19991211

INPADOC legal status


2004-03-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030708

2003-04-09 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030224

2001-05-16 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: DELAVAL HOLDING AB

2001-03-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001218

2001-03-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE NL SE