Global Patent Index - EP 1103285 B1

EP 1103285 B1 2002-11-06 - Method and apparatus for reducing the consequences of a fire in a tunnel

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for reducing the consequences of a fire in a tunnel

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Verminderung der Auswirkung eines Brandes in einem Tunnel

Title (fr)

Procédé et dispositif pour réduire les conséquences des incendies dans un tunnel

Publication

EP 1103285 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 00124392 A

Priority

IT MI992466 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1103285A1] A method and an apparatus for reducing the consequences of a fire in a tunnel, the method consisting in generating, inside the tunnel (3), a wall (2) of non-flammable liquid upstream of a region affected by a fire and a wall (2) of non-flammable liquid downstream of the region. The walls of non-flammable liquid are arranged transversely to the longitudinal extension of the tunnel (3) and are adapted to prevent or substantially limit the spreading of the fumes, gases and heat produced by the fire to the regions that are contiguous to the region affected by the fire. The walls (2) of non-flammable liquid can be crossed by people fleeing the region affected by the fire. <IMAGE>

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

A62C 3/02; E21F 5/00; E21F 5/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A62C 3/02 (2006.01); E21F 5/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A62C 3/0221 (2013.01); A62C 3/0264 (2013.01); A62C 3/0271 (2013.01); E21F 5/143 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

EP 1103285 A1 20010530; EP 1103285 B1 20021106; AT 227150 T 20021115; DE 60000715 D1 20021212; DE 60000715 T2 20030724; ES 2198251 T3 20040201; IT 1313687 B1 20020909; IT MI992466 A1 20010525; IT MI992466 D0 19991125; PT 1103285 E 20030131

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