Global Patent Index - EP 1319162 A1

EP 1319162 A1 2003-06-18 - VARIABLE ANGLE TARGET THROWER

Title (en)

VARIABLE ANGLE TARGET THROWER

Title (de)

ZIELSCHLEUDER MIT EINEM EINSTELLBAREN ABSCHIESSWINKEL

Title (fr)

LANCEUR DE CIBLES A ANGLE VARIABLE

Publication

EP 1319162 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 01972158 A

Priority

  • FR 0102877 W
  • US 66293400 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6276350B1] The throwing arm for a clay target launching machine is designed with an adjustable leading edge or target-engaging edge of the throwing arm. This edge is separately, pivotally mounted on a main body member, which in turn is pivoted to launch the targets. By adjusting the angle of the leading edge of the throwing arm, causing it to be offset from a center line through the central pivot of the main body member of the throwing arm, the angle between two simultaneously released targets can be varied from an angle which is less than that of conventional devices to an angle which is greater than that of conventional devices. A further enhancement includes constructing the leading edge of the throwing arm with materials of different coefficients of friction to provide additional variations in the angle at which targets are released by the machine in which the throwing arm is used.

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

F41J 9/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F41J 9/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F41J 9/18 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0223117A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY ES FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

US 6276350 B1 20010821; AU 9194801 A 20020326; EP 1319162 A1 20030618; WO 0223117 A1 20020321

INPADOC legal status


2004-11-17 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040925

2004-06-17 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2004-05-12 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION)

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY ES FR GB IT LI

2003-06-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030412

2003-06-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2003-06-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI