Global patent index - EP 1087689 A1

EP 1087689 A1 2001-04-04 - MECHANICAL DOSING DEVICE

Title (en)

MECHANICAL DOSING DEVICE

Title (de)

MECHANISCHE DOSIERVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE DOSAGE MECANIQUE

Publication

EP 1087689 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 99931041 A

Priority

  • DE 19827007 A
  • EP 9903929 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19827007A1] The invention relates to a dosing device (13, 14) with a product reservoir (32) wherein the product is stored and product discharging means (29, 30; 47 to 49) which are arranged in their usual position on an industrial dishwasher (1). The aim of the invention is to reduce the installation requirements and to provide a dosing device which does not require any connections to a water or electricity supply. To this end, the dosing device (13, 14) has means (17, 18, 25 to 28; 50 to 52) which mechanically take up the closing motion of a door or a pivotable housing part (8) of the dishwasher (1) and mechanically transmit this movement to a product discharge means (29, 30; 47 to 49) in such a way that said product discharge means is moved in a manner corresponding to the closing motion, hereby directly causing a dose of the product stored in the reservoir (32) to be released into a tank (4) of the dishwasher (1).

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

A47L 15/44

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/42 (2006.01); A47L 15/44 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 15/44 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9965377A1

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

DE 19827007 A1 19991230; AU 4770799 A 20000105; AU 746952 B2 20020509; CA 2335199 A1 19991223; EP 1087689 A1 20010404; JP 2002518074 A 20020625; PL 344795 A1 20011119; WO 9965377 A1 19991223

INPADOC legal status

2002-10-30 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20020829

2002-07-17 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20020603

2002-06-05 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: ECOLAB GMBH & CO. OHG

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2001-04-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20001208

2001-04-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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