Global Patent Index - EP 1236676 A1

EP 1236676 A1 2002-09-04 - Device for the protected adjustment of a compensator in a beer dispensing tap

Title (en)

Device for the protected adjustment of a compensator in a beer dispensing tap

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zur beschützter Einstellung eines Kompensators in einem Bier Zapfhahn

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour le réglage et la protection de la position d'un compensateur de robinet de soutirage de bière

Publication

EP 1236676 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01830138 A

Priority

EP 01830138 A

Abstract (en)

A device for the protected adjustment of compensating organs in taps for dispensing beer of the type comprising an element (7) for transmitting the adjustment, provided with an outer end (3), accessible by the user to command the adjustment and with an inner end, fitted with an internal appendage (31), for commanding the axial displacement of the compensating organ (4), the appendage (31) being engaged in a seat (41) obtained in the compensating organ (4), the device further comprising, preferably in combination: at least a contour (32), obtained in correspondence with said outer end (3), able to be coupled with rapid engagement, but removably, in a corresponding complementary contour (52) provided in a tool (preferably a unique and specific wrench (5)) for adjusting the compensating organ (4), separate from the tap (2); a cap (6) able to be coupled on said end (3) and movable thereon from at least a first extreme position, in which the cap (6), stably engaged on the end (3), hides and protects the contour (32) from free access from the exterior, to a second extreme position, in which said cap (6) instead allows free access to the contour (32) from the exterior. <IMAGE>

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

B67D 1/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/1405 (2013.01); B67D 2001/1494 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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 1236676 A1 20020904; AT 252056 T 20031115; DE 60100987 D1 20031120

INPADOC legal status


2004-04-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030305

2003-06-26 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2003-05-21 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2002-09-04 [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 TR

2002-09-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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