Global Patent Index - EP 1086031 A1

EP 1086031 A1 2001-03-28 - PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED SOLIDS FLOWABILITY BY REDUCING THE CONSOLIDATION FORCE

Title (en)

PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED SOLIDS FLOWABILITY BY REDUCING THE CONSOLIDATION FORCE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERBESSERUNG DER FLIESSFÄHIGKEIT VON FESTSTOFFEN DURCH REDUZIERUNG DER VERFESTIGUNGSKRAFT

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF D'AMELIORATION DE L'APTITUDE A L'ECOULEMENT DE CORPS SOLIDES PAR REDUCTION DE LA FORCE DE CONSOLIDATION

Publication

EP 1086031 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99931761 A

Priority

  • US 9912786 W
  • US 9375898 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9964325A1] There is provided a process and an apparatus utilizing a grid having two or more cells wherein a majority of the cells have a height (H) to effective diameter (ED) ratio (H/ED) equal to or greater than 1.0, preferably equal to or greater than 1.5, for reducing or eliminating consolidation forces on a bulk solid in a vessel such as one used for storage and transport.

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

B65D 88/64

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 88/64 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 88/64 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9964325A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IT LI MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9964325 A1 19991216; AU 4819699 A 19991230; BR 9910984 A 20010213; CN 1305427 A 20010725; EP 1086031 A1 20010328; JP 2002517361 A 20020618

INPADOC legal status


2002-10-30 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20020606

2001-05-30 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010417

2001-03-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001122

2001-03-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IT LI MC NL PT SE