Global Patent Index - EP 1480590 A1

EP 1480590 A1 2004-12-01 - ADJUSTABLE BED

Title (en)

ADJUSTABLE BED

Title (de)

VERSTELLBARES BETT

Title (fr)

LIT REGLABLE

Publication

EP 1480590 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 03709949 A

Priority

  • GB 0300889 W
  • GB 0205393 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2386062A] A bed/trolley 1 comprises a platform 8 supported by telescopic columns 14 housing scissor link mechanisms. Two matching threaded nuts 33, 34 are mounted to each half of a lead screw 31 driven by a motor 15, and to the support arms 16a, 16b of the scissor link mechanism. The lead screw 31 has one half threaded as a right-hand thread and the other half threaded as a left-hand thread. As the lead screw 31 is rotated one way the nuts 33, 34 are driven apart extending the scissor link mechanism, and when rotated in the opposite direction, the nuts 33, 34 are driven toward one another, retracting the scissor link mechanism. The columns 14 consists of scissor link fixing brackets 21, 26 and a central cover 28 which slide within each other, providing a very low height when the scissor mechanism is retracted.

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

A61G 7/012; A47C 19/00; B66F 7/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47C 19/04 (2006.01); A61G 7/012 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61G 7/012 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 03073974A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IT LI LU MC NL PT RO SE SI SK TR

EPO simple patent family

GB 0205393 D0 20020424; GB 2386062 A 20030910; GB 2386062 B 20040428; AU 2003214379 A1 20030916; EP 1480590 A1 20041201; TW 200304803 A 20031016; WO 03073974 A1 20030912

INPADOC legal status


2011-03-30 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20101001

2007-10-17 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: HUNTLEIGH TECHNOLOGY LIMITED

2004-12-01 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20040826

2004-12-01 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IT LI LU MC NL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2004-12-01 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL LT LV MK