Patent Number: 6,332,369

Title: Device for collecting gas in sealed containers that are to be controlled

Abstract: The device is characterized in that it comprises: one ring-shaped sensor (1) body comprising a main part (3) delimiting a sensor chamber (5) extended by a threaded part (6) as well as a skirt (4) around the sensing chamber (5) and defining a support surface (8) to be fixed on the wall (10) of the can or bag to be checked, a tubular connecting screw (2) coupled with continuous analyzing means and designed to cooperate with the sensor (1) body, and sensing means capable of cutting or perforating the wall (10) of the can or bag to be checked so as to allow the gases, if any emitted in this can or bag, to enter the internal conduit (11) of the connecting screw (2) to be sensed by the continuous analyzing means.

Inventors: Bombe; Didier (Dury, FR), Delebecque; Olivier (La Chaussee Tirancourt, FR)

Assignee: AES Laboratoire, Societe Anonyme Ayant Son Siege Social

International Classification: G01N 1/22 (20060101); G01N 33/02 (20060101); G01N 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018