Global Patent Index - EP 1163171 A1

EP 1163171 A1 2001-12-19 - MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE APPARATUS

Title (en)

MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE APPARATUS

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM FÖRDERN UND LAGERN VON MATERIALEN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE TRANSPORT ET DE STOCKAGE DE MATIERES

Publication

EP 1163171 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00912747 A

Priority

  • GB 0000964 W
  • GB 9906139 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0055073A1] A storage container is provided with a base comprising inclined walls for directing descending material in the container towards a plurality of discharge locations. The inclined walls may define a plurality of hexagonal or circular hoppers. Material may be drawn from the discharge location by vacuum, or may pass through openings at the discharge locations.

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

B65D 88/32; B65G 53/24; B65G 53/28; B65G 53/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 88/32 (2006.01); B65G 53/24 (2006.01); B65G 53/28 (2006.01); B65G 53/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65G 53/28 (2013.01); B65D 88/32 (2013.01); B65G 53/24 (2013.01); B65G 53/36 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0055073A1

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

WO 0055073 A1 20000921; AU 3439800 A 20001004; EP 1163171 A1 20011219; GB 0106679 D0 20010509; GB 2356627 A 20010530; GB 2356627 B 20020814; GB 9906139 D0 19990512

INPADOC legal status


2003-05-14 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021107

2002-08-14 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020626

2001-12-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20011017

2001-12-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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