Global Patent Index - EP 1265783 A1

EP 1265783 A1 2002-12-18 - DEVICE FOR CLEANING THE HULL EXTERIOR OF A BOAT

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR CLEANING THE HULL EXTERIOR OF A BOAT

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM REINIGEN DER RUMPFAUSSENSEITE EINES BOOTES

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR NETTOYER L'EXTERIEUR DE LA COQUE D'UN BATEAU

Publication

EP 1265783 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 01925495 A

Priority

  • DE 10013997 A
  • EP 0103230 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0170567A1] The invention relates to a device for cleaning the hull exterior (3) of a boat (2), comprising a rectangular, flat and flexible floating body (5), with a handle (11), fixed to one end of the floating body (5). At least one cleaning means (7) is fixed to one flat surface (8) of the floating body (5), preferably with an exchangeable fit. On the flat surface (8) of the floating body (5) opposite to the cleaning means (7), a base plate (10) with a connector element is arranged and the floating body (5) and the handle (11) are connected to each other, by the connector element (12), in a manner flexible with respect to each other. The aim of the invention is to produce a cleaning device, with which the various hull profiles can be exactly and simply followed, whilst exerting a constantly suitable pressure. Said aim is achieved whereby at least one body (19), fillable with gas, is embedded in the material of the floating body (5), such that the gas-fillable body (19) may be pressurised by an in- and outlet valve (21) arranged on the handle (11), in particular, on the grip part (11a) of the handle (11).

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

B63B 59/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B63B 59/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63B 59/08 (2013.01); B63B 2059/082 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0170567A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 0170567 A1 20010927; AT 386681 T 20080315; AU 5222401 A 20011003; DE 10013997 A1 20010927; DE 20023702 U1 20051215; DE 50113631 D1 20080403; EP 1265783 A1 20021218; EP 1265783 B1 20080220; ES 2301535 T3 20080701

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