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1. (EP1913207) AUTOMATIC FLUID FLOW CONTROL DEVICE

Office : European Patent Office
Application Number: 06765076 Application Date: 24.07.2006
Publication Number: 1913207 Publication Date: 23.04.2008
Publication Kind : B1
Designated States: AL, AT, BA, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LI, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, NL, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, TR
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:GB2006002748 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
E03C 1/242
F16K 21/18
F16K 31/08
E FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
03
WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE
C
DOMESTIC PLUMBING INSTALLATIONS FOR FRESH WATER OR WASTE WATER; SINKS
1
Domestic plumbing installations for fresh water or waste water; Sinks
12
Plumbing installations for waste water; Basins or fountains connected thereto; Sinks
24
Overflow devices for basins or baths
242
automatically actuating supply or draining valves
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
16
ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OR UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
K
VALVES; TAPS; COCKS; ACTUATING-FLOATS; DEVICES FOR VENTING OR AERATING
21
Fluid-delivery valves
04
Self-closing valves, i.e. closing automatically after operation
18
closed when a rising liquid reaches a predetermined level
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
16
ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OR UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
K
VALVES; TAPS; COCKS; ACTUATING-FLOATS; DEVICES FOR VENTING OR AERATING
31
Operating means; Releasing devices
02
electric; magnetic
06
using a magnet
08
using a permanent magnet
CPC:
E03C 1/242
F16K 21/185
F16K 31/086
Y10S 137/909
Y10T 137/7287
Y10T 137/7365
Y10T 137/7485
Applicants: ABOUT TIME DESIGN LTD
Inventors: BARNHAM JAMES WESLEY
Priority Data: 0515067 22.07.2005 GB
2006002748 24.07.2006 GB
Title: (DE) AUTOMATISCHE FLUIDSTROMSTEUERVORRICHTUNG
(EN) AUTOMATIC FLUID FLOW CONTROL DEVICE
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE REGLAGE DE DEBIT AUTOMATIQUE
Abstract: front page image
(EN) One embodiment of the invention provides a fluid control device for a fluid supply, the device comprising: a housing (31) defining a fluid supply channel (34) with a fluid inlet (35) for coupling to a fluid supply and a fluid outlet (36) for coupling to an appliance, the housing additionally defining a chamber (44) with an inlet (40) for coupling to an overflow and an outlet (41 ) for coupling to a drain; a valve (55) located in said fluid supply channel (34) and moveable from a first open position to a second closed position where fluid flow through the channel (34) is substantially restricted; an actuator (52) provided in said chamber (44) and moveable from a first position to a second position, wherein the valve (55) and actuator (44) are magnetically coupled to one another such that movement of the actuator (44) from said first position to said second position causes the valve (55) to move from said open position to said closed position.
(FR) L'invention concerne, dans un mode de réalisation, un dispositif de réglage du débit d'une alimentation de fluide, ledit dispositif comprenant un logement (31) définissant un canal (34) d'alimentation de fluide avec une entrée (35) de fluide destinée à être couplée à une alimentation de fluide et une sortie (36) de fluide destinée à être couplée à un appareil, le logement définissant, de plus, une chambre (44) avec une entrée (40) destinée à être couplée à un dispositif d'évacuation et une sortie (41) destinée à être couplée à un drain; une valve (55) positionnée dans ledit canal (34) et amovible entre une première position ouverte et une seconde position fermée dans laquelle l'écoulement dans le canal (34) est sensiblement limité; et un dispositif (52) de commande positionné dans ladite chambre (44) et amovible entre une première position et une seconde position, la valve (55) et le dispositif (44) de commande étant magnétiquement couplés l'un à l'autre de manière que le mouvement du dispositif (52) de commande de ladite première position vers ladite seconde position entraîne le mouvement de la valve (55) de la position ouverte vers la position fermée.
Also published as:
NZ566211MXMX/a/2008/000975BRPI0613775-0ZA2008/01721US20080216900US20100314565
CN101258291CA2615973GB2428800AU2006271386IN1514/DELNP/2008WO/2007/010284