Global Patent Index - EP 1320503 A1

EP 1320503 A1 2003-06-25 - Fluid cushion transport system

Title (en)

Fluid cushion transport system

Title (de)

Fluidkissentransportsystem

Title (fr)

Système de transport à coussin d'air

Publication

EP 1320503 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00991764 A

Priority

  • DE 19917143 A
  • EP 0003256 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19917143A1] The invention relates to a fluid cushion transport system (1) with a driven transport slide (3) which moves on a stationary transport rail (2) and on a fluid cushion in a levitating manner. Outlets (5) are provided in the transport rail (2) for guiding the fluid that is required for the fluid cushion under the transport slide (3). Said outlets (5) are closed by means of controllable valves (8) which are only opened by means of a release element (23) of the transport slide (3) when said slide is situated over the corresponding valve (8).

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

B65G 51/03

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65G 51/03 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65G 51/03 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0121513A1

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

DE 19917143 A1 20001026; EP 1320503 A1 20030625; WO 0121513 A1 20010329

INPADOC legal status


2004-05-26 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031101

2003-06-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001107

2003-06-25 [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