(19)
(11)EP 3 623 040 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
29.07.2020 Bulletin 2020/31

(43)Date of publication A2:
18.03.2020 Bulletin 2020/12

(21)Application number: 19186618.5

(22)Date of filing:  24.09.2013
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
B01F 11/00(2006.01)
B65B 43/26(2006.01)
B01F 15/00(2006.01)
B65B 43/12(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
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

(30)Priority: 28.09.2012 GB 201217488

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
13185847.4 / 2712670

(71)Applicant: Seward Limited
Worthing West Sussex BN14 8HQ (GB)

(72)Inventors:
  • Ray, Stuart
    Worthing, West Sussex BN14 8HQ (GB)
  • Matthews, Geoffrey
    Worthing, West Sussex BN14 8HQ (GB)
  • Patrick, John
    Worthing, West Sussex BN14 8HQ (GB)

(74)Representative: CSY London 
10 Fetter Lane
London EC4A 1BR
London EC4A 1BR (GB)

  


(54)DEVICES FOR BLENDING MATERIALS


(57) A blending device (2) for blending a sample held in a sealable open mouthed sample bag comprises a bag receiving portion (6). The blending device (2) also includes a kneading arrangement (20) for acting on a wall of a sample bag (8) disposed in the bag receiving portion (6) so as to blend a sample contained in the bag (8). A bag manipulation arrangement (13) or a bag support (28) may also be provided.







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