(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 29 August 2018 (29.08.2018)

Information valid as of: 01 April 2019 (01.04.2019)

Report generated on: 20 July 2019 (20.07.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2019/04360307 March 2019 (07.03.2019) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/IB2018/05660929 August 2018 (29.08.2018) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
1713842.1 (GB)29 August 2017 (29.08.2017) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
B01D 21/00 (2006.01); B01D 35/027 (2006.01); B01D 39/00 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
HYDROBLOX LIMITED [GB/GB]; Unit 9 Office Leeds Bradford Airport Industrial Estate Harrogate Road Leeds Yorkshire LS19 7WP (GB) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
HOPKINS, Carl; 12 Hazel Drive Harrogate Yorkshire HG3 1NY (GB)
O'NEIL, Patrick; 11 Glendowne Terrace Harrogate Yorkshire HG1 3HG (GB)
GRIESER, Edward; 824 Oak Road Bradford Woods Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania 15015 (US)


(54) Title (EN): PERMEABLE SHEETS ATTACHED TO TANKS AND OR TANK APPARATUS
(54) Title (FR): FEUILLES PERMÉABLES ATTACHÉES À DES RÉSERVOIRS ET APPAREIL DE RÉSERVOIR

(57) Abstract:
(EN): Permeable sheets attached to tanks and or tank apparatus A method of retaining solids in a tank system comprising the steps of: a) using a permeable copolymer nodule sheet 11 as a partition for retaining solids 29 from a suspension of the solids in a liquid; b) sealedly attaching said permeable copolymer nodule sheet 11 where any of its sides 13 make contact with the surface of said tank system 19.
(FR): La présente invention concerne un procédé de rétention de solides dans un système de réservoir, qui comprend les étapes suivantes : a) utilisation d'une feuille nodulaire de copolymère perméable (11) en tant que cloison pour retenir des solides (29) dans une suspension des solides dans un liquide; b) fixation étanche de ladite feuille nodulaire de copolymère perméable (11), l'un quelconque de ses côtés (13) étant en contact avec la surface dudit système de réservoir (19).

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 19 March 2019 (19.03.2019) [EP]

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

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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, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, 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, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM