Global Patent Index - EP 2632316 A1

EP 2632316 A1 2013-09-04 - WASTE COLLECTION APPARATUS

Title (en)

WASTE COLLECTION APPARATUS

Title (de)

MÜLLSAMMLUNGSVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE RAMASSAGE DES DÉCHETS

Publication

EP 2632316 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 11732506 A

Priority

  • GB 201012150 A
  • GB 2011051303 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2482133A] A waste collection apparatus which can be mounted in a chamber in the base of an appliance, a cupboard or wall (see figs 6 & 7) comprises draw-like housing 10 and a floor level aperture 31 at the front for intake of debris. A waste receptacle 34 is removably mounted in the housing 10, and a first duct 32 leads from the aperture 31, preferably upwards to an inlet 33 in an upper region of the waste receptacle. Suction means, such as impeller and drive motor (19, Fig 2) are mounted to the rear of the waste receptacle 34. Suction means (19) are adjacent the outlet of the receptacle 34 and draw air and entrained debris from adjacent the aperture 31 and via the first duct 32 to be deposited in the receptacle 34. Additionally, an enclosure 28 is provided between the waste receptacle outlet and the suction means (19) in which a reservoir containing a volatile deodorising or fragrancing substance is to be mounted so as to minimise any recycling of unpleasant odours back to the room. A second duct, leading to exits 36, 39, at the front/side of the housing 10, extends from the suction means (19) back to the front of the housing 10 to exhaust the air, which typically passes through a filter 37 when exiting the receptacle 34. A flap (fig 4) swingable against a spring bias 45 and which when triggered actuates the power supply is also included.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47L 5/38 (2006.01); A61L 9/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47L 7/04 (2013.01); A47L 7/0047 (2013.01); A47L 9/149 (2013.01); A47L 9/2805 (2013.01); A47L 9/2842 (2013.01); A47L 9/2857 (2013.01); A47L 9/2878 (2013.01); A47L 9/2889 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2012010865A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

EPO simple patent family

GB 201012150 D0 20100901; GB 2482133 A 20120125; EP 2632316 A1 20130904; WO 2012010865 A1 20120126

INPADOC legal status


2016-07-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20160202

2013-10-30 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2013-09-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20130611

2013-09-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR