Self-closing sheet for encapsulating and dumping a bulk of material

Jacob Hjelmager Jensen (Inventor)

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The invention relates to a sheet (1) to be placed in relation to a split barge (100) for encapsulating a bulk of material (101) to be dumped when the bulk of material is released, the sheet comprising a material containing portion (4) and at least one material free portion (3) extending from at least two opposed sides of the material containing portion, wherein that the immersed sheet encapsulating the bulk of material comprises an encapsulated body (20) encapsulated by the material containing (4) portion and a self-closing portion (22) being at least a part of the material free portion (3) both extending from an assembly point (21), wherein a closing length of the self-closing portion (22) correspond to at least 5% of the circumventing length of the encapsulated body (20), the circumventing length extending from the assembly point (21) to the assembly point (21). The invention further relates to a method of encapsulating a bulk of material by means of a sheet.

Original languageEnglish
IPCE02F 7/ 06 A I
Patent numberWO2017025262
Filing date16/02/2017
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date12/08/2015
Priority numberEP20150180716
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2017

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Jensen, J. H. (2017). IPC No. E02F 7/ 06 A I. Self-closing sheet for encapsulating and dumping a bulk of material. (Patent No. WO2017025262).