(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 12 August 2013 (12.08.2013)

Information valid as of: 27 February 2014 (27.02.2014)

Report generated on: 20 April 2021 (20.04.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2014/02368313 February 2014 (13.02.2014) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/EP2013/06636505 August 2013 (05.08.2013) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
PA 2012 00492 (DK)07 August 2012 (07.08.2012) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
B67B 3/20 (2006.01); B67B 7/18 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
CEDREX A/S [DK/DK]; Notgangen 3 DK-2690 Karlslunde (DK) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
CHRISTENSEN, Stig; Åvangsvej 7 DK-2670 Greve (DK)
HOVENDAHL, Lars; Slåenhaven 3 DK-4330 Hvalsø (DK)
NIELSEN, Michael Gabs Kaagaard; Hestehavevej 38, Osted DK-4320 Lejre (DK)

(74) Agent(s):
NORDIC PATENT SERVICE A/S; Hoejbro Plads 10 DK-1200 Copenhagen K (DK)

(54) Title (EN): TEST TUBE CAPPING AND DE-CAPPING APPARATUS
(54) Title (FR): APPAREIL D'ENCAPSULATION ET DE DÉSENCAPSULATION DE TUBES À ESSAI

(57) Abstract:
(EN): An apparatus (100) for automated capping and de-capping of test tubes (112) having an ejector pin (230) system for individualized cap (113) ejection.
(FR): L'invention porte sur un appareil pour l'encapsulation et la désencapsulation automatiques de tubes à essai, lequel appareil a un système de broche d'éjecteur pour une éjection de capsule individualisée.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 24 February 2014 (24.02.2014) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM