[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0004549  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2016                32/2016  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2016/89877
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:21/Dec/2016

[21] Application No.:GC 2011-18516

[22] Filing Date:31/5/2011

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
ES
ES
31/5/2010
14/6/2010
201030829
PCT/ES2010/070394

[72] Inventors:1- Juan Jimenez Huertas،2- David Gamez Vela،3- Elena Garcia Ramirez

[73] Owner: Abengoa Solar New Technologies, S.A., Avda. de la Buhaira, 2, 41018, Sevilla, Spain

[74] Agent: Saud M. A. Shawwaf Law Office

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: F24J 2/46 , B08B 1/04 , F24J 2/14 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-EP 0404684 Al (SUZUKI MECH E) 27 December 1990
-CN 1952266 A (CHANGSHU CITY MEILI GAOSIDA MA) 25 April 2007
-ES 2316317 A1 (INGENIERIA Y MARKETING S A) 01 April 2009
-CH 598422 A5 (BALDINI PAUL FIRMA; HERRENKNECHT MARTIN INGENIEURB) 28 April 1978
-ES 2308921 A1 (VILLANUEVA SAUTU JOSE ANTONIO) 01 December 2008
-ES 2267393 A1 (DEUTSCH ZENTR LUPT & RAUMFAHRT) 01 March 2007
 
Examiner: Mariam AlZayed

[54] CLEANING VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR PARABOLIC TROUGH SOLAR COLLECTORS
[57] Abstract: A vehicle and method for cleaning parabolic trough solar collectors (2) by means of a motorised vehicle (1) which includes a water tank (4); front (5) and rear (6) cleaning arms, with a telescopic part having several sections, coupled at one end to a pivoting head (8) which supports a rotary cleaning brush (9) and comprises spray nozzles (10), as well as proximity sensors (12) for the brushes (9). It comprises the same number of front and rear transverse guide rails (13) which include a linear movement means (14) coupled, by means of a pivot (15), to the cleaning arms (5, 6). The brushes (9) are movable in relation to the head (8) by means of a shaft (21) actuated by a retraction actuator (27) for overcoming obstacles (26).
No. of claims: 15     No. of figures: 7


 

Note: Any interested individual may, within 3 months of publication of the grant, file objection thereof with the Grievance Committee after payment of grievance fees.