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Last Updated: January 26, 2022

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Summary for Patent: 4,461,186
Title: Sterile water collector
Abstract:A sterile water collector of the type comprising a sample device (11) and a sample receptacle (1), and in which the sample receptacle is activated by means of a dropping plummit, which brings about opening of an inlet to the evacuated sample receptacle, which consists of a flexible wall structure (6) located between two rigid end bodies (2,3), whereby the rigid end bodies by means of a load are arranged to be pulled in a direction away from each other a certain distance when the sample device (11) is activated, whereby the sample water is sucked into the receptacle.
Inventor(s): Brannstrom; Lars (Goteborg, SE), Pedersen; Karsten (Goteborg, SE)
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Application Number:06/421,163
Patent Claims:1. In a sterile water collector of the type comprising a sampling device and a sample receptacle, which is arranged to be activated by external actuation, whereby an inlet to the evacuated sample receptacle is opened, the improvement wherein the sample receptacle consists of a flexible wall structure located between two rigid end bodies, said bodies arranged upon activation of the sampling device to be displaced by means of an external force in a direction away from each other a certain distance, sample water thereby being sucked into the receptacle and wherein said rigid end bodies of the sample receptacle are an upper and a lower circular gable, the upper one of which is provided with a centrally located inlet, to the outer side of which is connected a flexible sampling tube, and wherein the lower gable is provided with a closing member projecting in a direction towards the inlet of the upper gable and adapted to extend into and seal off the inlet when the sample receptacle is in its evacuated position.

2. A water collector as claimed in claim 1, wherein the closure means are arranged to close the inlet when the rigid end bodies have been displaced as much as possible relative to each other.

3. A water collector as claimed in claim 1, wherein the inlet and the closing member are both designed with complementary conical surfaces.

4. A water collector as claimed in claim 1, wherein the flexible wall structure of the sample receptacle consists of a plastic hose which is attachable to the said end bodies.

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