Global Patent Index - EP 1216953 B1

EP 1216953 B1 2003-06-18 - Tapping head for drawing beverages under gas pressure

Title (en)

Tapping head for drawing beverages under gas pressure

Title (de)

Zapfkopf zur Entnahme von unter Gasdruck stehenden Getränken

Title (fr)

Tête de soutirage pour boissons sous pression de gaz

Publication

EP 1216953 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 01129509 A

Priority

DE 20021655 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: US2002074352A1] A tapping head that is coupled to a disinfectant pump, the tapping head is for tapping beverages pressurized by gas. This tapping head comprises a housing, and a tapping tappet, disposed within the housing. This tapping tappet has at least one channel. There is also an actuating lever coupled to the housing. There is also a beverage closing valve disposed within the housing. Furthermore, there is also a fitting disposed at an end of the tapping tappet. When in operation, a disinfectant for disinfecting an area of the fitting is fed first via the actuating lever wherein the tapping tappet is subsequently moved against a CO2 connector of the fitting area whereby the beverage closing valve is opened.

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

B67D 1/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/0837 (2013.01); B67D 1/07 (2013.01); B67D 2210/00013 (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

DE 20021655 U1 20010322; AT 243163 T 20030715; DK 1216953 T3 20030929; EP 1216953 A1 20020626; EP 1216953 B1 20030618; ES 2201014 T3 20040316; PT 1216953 E 20031128; US 2002074352 A1 20020620; US 6530501 B2 20030311

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