Global Patent Index - EP 1055897 A1

EP 1055897 A1 2000-11-29 - Heat exchanger with improved fin-positioning

Title (en)

Heat exchanger with improved fin-positioning

Title (de)

Wärmetauscher mit verbesserter Positionierung von Rippen

Title (fr)

Echangeur de chaleur muni de positionnement d'ailettes perfectionné


EP 1055897 A1 (FR)


EP 00401350 A


FR 9906718 A

Abstract (en)

The heat exchanger has a series of flat parallel fins (2a, 2b) with holes (21) for tubes and spacers (231, 232) to provide t required interval between adjacent fins. The spacers are in the form of projections made by punching holes through the fins, whi are of a suitable heat conducting material, e.g. aluminium. The fins also have louvred slits (221, 222) for enhanced interaction with the air flow.

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

F28F 1/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F28F 1/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F28F 1/32 (2013.01); F28F 2240/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family

EP 1055897 A1 20001129; EP 1055897 B1 20040317; DE 60008963 D1 20040422; DE 60008963 T2 20040812; ES 2219276 T3 20041201; FR 2794226 A1 20001201; FR 2794226 B1 20010727