Global Patent Index - EP 0550055 B1

EP 0550055 B1 2000-01-26 - Method for monitoring a heater

Title (en)

Method for monitoring a heater

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Überwachung eines Heizgerätes

Title (fr)

Procédé pour surveiller un dispositif de chauffage

Publication

EP 0550055 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 92122091 A

Priority

AT 256891 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0550055A1] Method for monitoring a fireplace-mounted heater arranged in an installation room with a burner which is arranged in a combustion chamber, in which the escape of waste gas into the installation room is detected and the burner is subsequently switched off and, after a predetermined time, in the event of a heat requirement existing, an attempt is made to switch the burner on again. In order on the one hand to make possible continued operation of the device on the occurrence of a temporary fault and on the other hand to prevent a risk as a result of a dangerous rise in the concentration of harmful substances in the installation room of the device, it is envisaged that, after a predetermined number of attempts to switch on again, the burner is finally switched off. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F23N 1/00; F23N 5/02; F23N 5/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F23N 1/00 (2006.01); F23N 5/02 (2006.01); F23N 5/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F23N 1/002 (2013.01); F23N 5/022 (2013.01); F23N 5/242 (2013.01); F23N 2023/28 (2013.01); F23N 2025/10 (2013.01); F23N 2025/13 (2013.01); F23N 2027/32 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0550055 A1 19930707; EP 0550055 B1 20000126; AT 189300 T 20000215; AT 400756 B 19960325; AT A256891 A 19950715; DE 4244428 A1 19930701; DE 4244428 C2 20030710; DE 59209803 D1 20000302; ES 2143984 T3 20000601

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