WO/2016/191891 FLOOR-CLEANING MACHINE||WO||08.12.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000070||WETROK AG||ZOLLINGER, Michael|
The invention relates to a floor-cleaning machine (1), comprising a cleaning device (2), a drawbar (3) that comprises a first arm (4), which at a first end (5) is pivotably mounted about a first axis of rotation (7) on the cleaning device (2), and which has a second end (6), and comprising an operating console (8) that is arranged at the second end (6) of the drawbar (3). By swiveling the drawbar (3) around the pivotably mounted first end (5) in a swivel plane (9) that is orthogonal with respect to the first axis of rotation (7), the second end (6) can be lifted and lowered, wherein the drawbar (3) comprises a second arm (10), which at a first end (11) is pivotable mounted about a second axis of rotation (13) on the cleaning device (2), and which is provided with a second end (12). The operating console (8) is connected pivotably about a third axis of rotation (14) to the second end (6) of the first arm (4), and is connected pivotably about a fourth axis of rotation (15) to the second end (12) of the second arm (10), wherein the four axes of rotation (7; 13; 14; 15) extend parallel to one another, and penetrate the swivel plane (9) substantially in the corner points of a parallelogram.
WO/2016/187724 CAPSULE AND EXTRACTION METHOD||WO||01.12.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000083||SWISS COFFEE COMPANY AG||SCHAUDE, Nick|
The invention relates to a capsule for use in an extraction machine, comprising a base (41), a side wall (31) and a cover (21), which together form a chamber (13) for an extraction material. The capsule (11) comprises a deformable region (33, 47) designed for outward plastic deformation in the conditions prevalent during the extraction process, and for sealing interaction with a capsule receiver of said extraction machine. The invention also relates to an extraction method in which such a capsule is used.
WO/2016/183692 COUPLING DEVICE FOR THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS||WO||24.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000069||GLAS TRÖSCH HOLDING AG||SYNOWCZYK, Andreas|
The invention relates to a coupling device (1) for coupling a thermogravimetric analysis to a spectroscopic analysis, comprising a housing (2) with a connecting element (3) by means of which said housing (2) can be connected, in a gas-tight and detachable manner, to a sample chamber (24) of a device for thermogravimetric analysis (20). The coupling device comprises at least two flange bushings (4; 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4) or at least two adsorption elements (27.1, 27.2, 27.3) that are detachably connected to the coupling device (1) and comprise, on a first side, a condensation surface (10; 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4), or an adsorption body (29.1, 29.2, 29.3) for gaseous components. A screen (5) is arranged on the coupling device (1) such that it lies between the at least two flange bushings (4; 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4) or the at least two adsorption elements (27.1, 27.2, 27.3) and the sample chamber (24), said screen (5) having at least one opening (6). A changing device (7) allows the at least two flange bushings (4; 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4), the at least two adsorption elements (27.1, 27.2, 27.3) or the screen (5) to move such that the condensation surface (10; 10.1, 10.2, 10,3, 10.4) of at least one flange bushing (4; 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4) or an adsorption body (29.1, 29.2, 29.3) of at least one adsorption element (27.1, 27.2, 27.3) lies opposite said at least one opening (6). A cooling device (19) allows the condensation surfaces (10; 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4) of the at least two flange bushings (4; 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4) to be cooled.
WO/2016/183693 APPARATUS FOR DISINFECTING MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS||WO||24.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000078||ENGOTECH ULTRASONICS AG|
The apparatus according to the invention serves to clean and disinfect articles, in particular medical instruments that can have mobile elements. Said apparatus comprises a trough (108) into which the contaminated articles (2) can be introduced. The apparatus is provided with devices each of which can contribute in one way or other to cleaning the articles. One of the devices is a source (6) of vibrations that comprises piezoelectric converters (7). Said converters are associated with the walls of the trough for vibration. The source can produce vibrations in the ultrasonic range.
WO/2016/183694 ELECTROSTATIC SMOKER AND ELECTROSTATIC SMOKING METHOD||WO||24.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000079||EGOGOLD AG||GOLDENER, Ernst|
Disclosed is an electrostatic smoker, containing: a chamber (11, 11', 11", 11"') with a first opening (17, 17') and a second opening (21, 21') for a treatment medium to flow through said chamber along a flow path; a treatment chamber (31) in the flow path inside the chamber (11, 11', 11", 11"'), said treatment chamber being designed to accommodate feedstock (13); a smoke generator (60) for enriching the feedstock with smoke; a guiding system (45, 70) for conveying the treatment medium into the chamber (11, 11', 11", 11"') and out of the chamber (11, 11', 11", 11"'); and a first electrode (23, 23"'), in particular a first ionizing unit (22), for ionizing the treatment medium. According to the invention, the guiding system is equipped with a circulatory channel (72, 55) which connects the first opening (17, 17') to the second opening (21, 21') and said circulatory channel (72, 55) is designed such that the treatment medium, once it has passed through the treatment chamber (31), can be recirculated to the treatment chamber via said circulatory channel for at least one further passage of the treatment chamber (31). Also disclosed is an electrostatic smoking method which comprises the step of circulating the treatment medium one or more times from the treatment chamber via a circulatory channel back into the treatment chamber and across the surface of the feedstock, optionally while activating at least one ionizing electrode.
WO/2016/179713 ADJUSTABLE INJECTION DEVICE||WO||17.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000074||TECPHARMA LICENSING AG||SCHMID, Lorenz|
The invention relates to an adjustable injection device for administering a fluid substance, comprising at least a housing that on the outer side thereof has an array of a plurality of fastening points. The injection device further comprises two housing-like shells, on each of which at least one holding device and at least one blocking device are arranged, wherein the shells can be attached to the housing. The at least one holding device and the blocking device are arranged on the shells such that at least one holding device of a first shell can be attached to a further fastening point, that at least one holding device of a second shell can be attached to a further fastening point, that the at least one holding device of the first shell attached to a fastening point is prevented from disengagement from the fastening point by way of the blocking device of the second shell, that the at least one holding device of the second shell attached to a further fastening point is prevented from disengagement from a further fastening point by way of a blocking device of a further shell, or, in the event that the injection device comprises only two shells, is prevented from disengagement from the further fastening point by way of a blocking device of the first shell, and the at least one holding device attached to a further fastening point of the further shell is prevented from disengagement by way of a blocking device of a next shell, and so on, until a holding device of the last shell is attached to a fastening point of the housing, which is prevented from disengagement from the fastening point by way of a blocking device of the first shell. As a result, the shells are connected to the housing in a non-detachable manner.
WO/2016/179714 ANNUAL CALENDAR FOR MECHANICAL WATCHES||WO||17.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000076||BUCHERER AG||MUTRUX, Joachim|
Disclosed is a date indication device with an annual calendar function, said device having the following elements: a drive wheel (8) coupled to a mechanical movement; a driving device which is driven by the drive wheel (8); a date wheel (4) which periodically interacts with the driving device and is driven thereby; a month wheel (5) which in turn periodically interacts with the date wheel; and a month cam disk (6) which is connected to the month wheel. The driving device has a driver (8.1) and an axis of rotation (8.3), wherein the driver moves about the axis of rotation (8.3) of the driving device on a path and the axis of rotation assumes at least two different positions relative to the date wheel (4), wherein in a first position, the driving device advances the date wheel by one unit and, in a second position, by a plurality of units, and the assumed position depends on the number of days of the respective month.
WO/2016/176783 MANUAL TOOTHBRUSH WITH SENSORS||WO||10.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000074||CURADEN AG||BREITSCHMID, Ueli|
The invention relates to a toothbrush (1) for manual cleaning of teeth, comprising a shaft (3), on the distal end of which is formed a brush head (2) having bristles (5), and on the proximal end of which a handle region (4) is formed. The toothbrush (1) further comprises a first measurement system (6) which is designed to measure a linear acceleration. The toothbrush further comprises a second measurement system (7) which is designed to measure a rotational acceleration, and a third measurement system which is designed to measure a contact pressure of the brush head on a surface. The toothbrush according to the invention further comprises a transmission unit for transmitting the parameters measured by the measurement systems to another device. The present invention also relates to a system for monitoring and evaluating a manual cleaning routine of the teeth and a method for monitoring a routine of this type.
WO/2016/176784 DEVICE FOR PUNCHING THIN-WALLED MATERIALS||WO||10.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000050||BERHALTER AG||SCHUMAN, Dalibor|
The invention relates to a device, by means of which thin-walled materials, such as labels and flat lids for containers, can be punched in micro or small quantities, comprising a band steel cutting edge (11) that is elastically mounted in the punching direction. The matrix is likewise elastically held on the matrix plate perpendicular to the punching direction by virtue of a matrix receptacle (33) fastened to the region in the matrix plate (27) that is adjacent to the recess (29). On the matrix receptacle, an elastically deformable intermediate plate (47) is placed, and the matrix (55) is placed on the intermediate plate.
WO/2016/176785 TRAINING DEVICE FOR TRAINING A USER IN THE OPERATION OF AN AUTO-INJECTOR||WO||10.11.2016|
||PCT/CH2016/000073||TECPHARMA LICENSING AG||TSCHIRREN, Markus|
The invention relates to a training device for training a user in the operation of an auto-injector that is able to dispense a medicament. The training device comprises a retaining sleeve (8), wherein the retaining sleeve (8) is arranged in an axially fixed manner relative to a housing and connected thereto for conjoint rotation or is formed integrally with the housing. Moreover, the training device has a piston rod (3), wherein the piston rod (3) can be subjected to a spring force of a piston rod spring (10) and is movable between a proximal position and a distal position. The training device moreover comprises a click element (11) which has a retaining element, in particular an O-ring (12), wherein the retaining element is mounted on the piston rod (3), and the click element (11) can come into abutment with a retaining sleeve counterstop (8a), provided on the retaining sleeve (8), and with a piston rod counterstop (3a), mounted on the piston rod (3), when the piston rod (3) is in the distal position.