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Pub. No.:    WO/2002/032200    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2001/004458
Publication Date: 18.04.2002 International Filing Date: 05.10.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    24.04.2002    
B08B 5/00 (2006.01), B08B 7/00 (2006.01), H05K 3/26 (2006.01)
Applicants: KSM INTERNATIONAL LTD [GB/GB]; Croftamie Near Drymen Glasgow G63 06P (GB) (For All Designated States Except US).
THOMPSON, Graham, Robert [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only).
SUNDERLAND, Mark, Craven [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only).
MUNRO, Keith, Stuart [AU/GB]; (GB) (For US Only).
PENMAN, John [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only).
KENNEDY, Cameron, William [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only)
Inventors: THOMPSON, Graham, Robert; (GB).
SUNDERLAND, Mark, Craven; (GB).
MUNRO, Keith, Stuart; (GB).
PENMAN, John; (GB).
KENNEDY, Cameron, William; (GB)
Agent: MCCALLUM, William, Potter; Cruikshank & Fairweather 19 Royal Exchange Square Glasgow G1 3AE (GB)
Priority Data:
0024640.5 07.10.2000 GB
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An apparatus 10 for cleaning a printed circuit board (PCB) is disclosed, the apparatus 10 having a vacuum bar 14 and air knife 22 disposed either side of a PCB pathway through the apparatus. The air knife 22 and vacuum bar 14 loosen contaminants from a PCB passing through the apparatus, which contaminants are subsequently collected by tacky roller arrangement comprising three tacky rollers 32 mounted on a rotatable support frame 28. The rollers 32 are cleaned by a tacky sheet 36 passing above and in contact with the rollers 32, so allowing continuous cleaning of the PCB and refreshment of the rollers 32.
(FR)L'invention concerne un appareil (10) de nettoyage d'une carte à circuit imprimé, lequel comprend une barre à vide (14) et une lame d'air (22) disposés de chaque côté d'un trajet de cartes à circuit imprimé, à travers l'appareil. La lame d'air (22) et la barre à vide (14) décollent les contaminants d'une carte à circuit imprimé passant à travers l'appareil, ces contaminants sont ensuite recueillis par agencement de rouleaux collants comprenant trois rouleaux collants (32) montés sur un cadre de support rotatif (28). Ces rouleaux (32) sont nettoyés par une feuille collante (36) passant sur les rouleaux (32) et étant en contact avec ceux-ci, afin de permettre le nettoyage en continu des cartes à circuit imprimé et le rafraîchissement des rouleaux (32).
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)