Global Patent Index - EP 0999355 A2

EP 0999355 A2 2000-05-10 - Fuel injector having extended voltage range

Title (en)

Fuel injector having extended voltage range

Title (de)

Brennstoffeinspritzventil mit erweitertem Spannungsbereich

Title (fr)

Soupape d'injection de carburant à plage de tension étendue

Publication

EP 0999355 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99121154 A

Priority

  • US 10676098 P
  • US 20642198 A

Abstract (en)

A fuel injector apparatus includes an electromagnetic fuel injector having a housing and a magnetic circuit in the housing. The magnetic circuit including an electromagnetic coil constructed and arranged to operate at a nominal voltage to open the fuel injector. The nominal voltage is substantially less that a supply voltage. Circuit structure is electrically coupled with the coil and is constructed and arranged to step-down the supply voltage to be substantially the nominal voltage at the coil. <IMAGE>

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

F02D 41/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F02D 41/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F02D 41/20 (2013.01); F02D 2041/2051 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0999355 A2 20000510; EP 0999355 A3 20010328

INPADOC legal status


2003-11-26 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030520

2003-01-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20021108

2001-12-19 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-03-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2001-03-28 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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2000-12-06 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001006

2000-05-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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2000-05-10 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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