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1. (WO2003073876) PRODUCT COATING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/073876    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2003/000802
Publication Date: Sep 12, 2003 International Filing Date: Feb 25, 2003
IPC: A23P 1/08
B05B 5/057
B05B 5/08
Applicants: SPICE APPLICATION SYSTEMS LTD
KING, Peter
Inventors: KING, Peter
Title: PRODUCT COATING METHOD AND APPARATUS
Abstract:
A method of coating a product (1), carried on a surface of a delivery mechanism (3), with a coating substance (8). The method comprises delivering the coating substance (8) to a location (15) above said surface carrying said product (1), and allowing the coating substance (8) to fall under gravity in the direction of said surface. During its fall, the coating substance (8) is subjected to at least one pressurised gas stream, and at least one electric field, whereby the falling coating substance (8) is both dispersed and charged.