Global Patent Index - EP 1846195 A1

EP 1846195 A1 2007-10-24 - UNIVERSAL GRIPPING AND HOLDING DEVICE

Title (en)

UNIVERSAL GRIPPING AND HOLDING DEVICE

Title (de)

UNIVERSELLE GREIF- UND HALTEVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF UNIVERSEL DE SAISIE ET DE RETENUE

Publication

EP 1846195 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 06706683 A

Priority

  • EP 2006001028 W
  • DE 102005005639 A
  • DE 102005027889 A
  • DE 102005031047 A
  • DE 102005046559 A
  • DE 102005047521 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2006082100A1] The invention relates to an assembly for gripping, holding, lifting, and/or moving all types of objects. Said assembly comprises at least one receptacle (1) with a deformable surface (2) that can be adapted to the object. The interior of the receptacle (1) contains materials (3) which solidify under the influence of temperature, negative pressure, vacuum, excess pressure. The inventive assembly further comprises at least one apparatus for influencing the temperature and/or the pressure. Also disclosed is a method for gripping, holding, lifting, and/or moving all types of objects, according to which such a receptacle (1) is brought in contact with the object and is then subjected to a change in temperature and/or pressure until a positive connection has been obtained.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B25B 1/24 (2006.01); B23Q 3/08 (2006.01); B25B 5/06 (2006.01); B25J 15/00 (2006.01); B66F 9/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B23Q 3/086 (2013.01); B25B 1/2415 (2013.01); B25B 5/065 (2013.01); B25B 9/00 (2013.01); B25J 15/0023 (2013.01); B65G 47/90 (2013.01); B65G 47/908 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2006082100A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 2006082100 A1 20060810; EP 1846195 A1 20071024; JP 2008528408 A 20080731

INPADOC legal status


2009-02-11 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20080617

2008-05-14 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2008-03-12 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20080205

2007-10-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20070830

2007-10-24 [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 IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR