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Title:
STEAM TRAP AND METHOD FOR DRAINING CONDENSATE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/168221
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to a steam trap having an outlet for draining condensate out of a valve chamber and a closure element, which is seated on a valve seat when closed, for opening and closing the outlet. In order to devise a condensate valve that can be operated largely without maintenance, according to the invention the closure element has a section that projects into the outlet in both the opened and the closed state of the closure element and an annular space between the section and the outlet has a coincident cross-sectional area both in the opened and the closed state of the closure element.

Inventors:
AUER, Dirk (Am Kapellengraben 96, Meerbusch, 40670, DE)
EMMERICH, Rüdiger (An der Maar 34, Jüchen, 41363, DE)
Application Number:
EP2012/060570
Publication Date:
December 19, 2013
Filing Date:
June 05, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ELOPAK SYSTEMS AG (Cherstrasse 4, Glattbrugg, CH-8152, CH)
AUER, Dirk (Am Kapellengraben 96, Meerbusch, 40670, DE)
EMMERICH, Rüdiger (An der Maar 34, Jüchen, 41363, DE)
International Classes:
F16T1/38; F16T1/02
Foreign References:
DE1751699A11971-08-05
DE2855900B11980-03-06
DE2822351B11979-11-15
US3286926A1966-11-22
DE1526993A11969-07-31
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KOHLMANN, Kai (Donatusstraße 1, Aachen, 52078, DE)
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