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Title:
PROCESS AND DEVICE FOR WASHING VEHICLES IN A WASHING LINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO1987003543
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Installed in the washing stations are longitudinally displaceable portals (3) equipped with washing brushes (2), which are entrained for washing the front and rear surfaces of the vehicle. On the rear surfaces the portal (3) is propelled with a partial acceleration. The portal movements are controlled by the portal control system (15) according to the brush torque, the variable traction speed and vehicle contour. The portal drive is in the from of three-phase motors (12) which are actuated by the portal control system (15) via a frequency converter (14) with a ramp circuit. To initiate the accelerated portal movement the various basic shapes of the body are differentiated according to the position of the relevant rear edge (8). For this, contour recognition is performed with light barriers (9).

Inventors:
DONNER SIGMAR (DE)
Application Number:
EP8600729W
Publication Date:
June 18, 1987
Filing Date:
December 10, 1986
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
KLEINDIENST GMBH
International Classes:
B60C3/06; B60S3/06; B60S; (IPC1-7): B60C3/06
Foreign References:
DE1954259A11971-05-06
FR2409889A11979-06-22
DE3208527A11982-11-04
DE2056685A11972-05-31
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