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1. (WO2018137932) CURTAIN APPLICATION UNIT AND METHOD FOR APPLYING AN APPLICATION MEDIUM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/137932    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/050622
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: D21H 23/48
B05C 5/00
Applicants: VOITH PATENT GMBH
Inventors: SASA, Tadashi
HIRANO, Akio
KOHNO, Hiroyuki
HENNINGER, Christoph
FRÖHLICH, Uwe
KATANO, Toshihiro
Title: CURTAIN APPLICATION UNIT AND METHOD FOR APPLYING AN APPLICATION MEDIUM
Abstract:
The invention relates to a curtain application unit for applying a liquid or pasty application medium to at least one surface of a moving material web, in particular a fibrous web, wherein the curtain application unit comprises an application nozzle, in particular a slotted nozzle, which is suitable for discharging a one-layer or multi-layer curtain under the influence of gravity and optionally under the influence of further forces on the surface of the material web, and a stripping device, which is suitable for keeping air dragged along with the material web away from the curtain. In addition, at least one further blocking device is provided, which is suitable for keeping air movements of the ambient air away from the curtain.