Global Patent Index - EP 0971121 A2

EP 0971121 A2 2000-01-12 - Fuel injector

Title (en)

Fuel injector

Title (de)

Brennstoffinjektor

Title (fr)

Injecteur de carburant

Publication

EP 0971121 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99305383 A

Priority

GB 9815027 A

Abstract (en)

A fuel injector incorporating an electromagnetically operated spill valve is disclosed. The armature (28) of the electromagnet is moveable within an armature chamber (32) through which fuel flows in use. The injector further comprises means controlling the flow of fuel through said chamber so that the pressure of fuel within said chamber (32) is such that at least one of the opening and closing bounce of the armature and associated spill valve is mitigated. <IMAGE>

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

F02M 57/02; F02M 59/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F02M 57/02 (2006.01); F02M 59/36 (2006.01); F02M 63/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F02M 57/023 (2013.01); F02M 59/366 (2013.01); F02M 2200/304 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0971121 A2 20000112; EP 0971121 A3 20001206; GB 9815027 D0 19980909

INPADOC legal status


2002-05-02 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

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2002-03-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010607

2001-08-22 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-03-21 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

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2000-12-06 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-12-06 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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2000-12-06 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- Free Format Text: 7F 02M 57/02 A, 7F 02M 59/36 B, 7F 02M 59/46 B

2000-01-26 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: LUCAS INDUSTRIES LIMITED

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2000-01-12 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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