Global Patent Index - EP 1238267 A2

EP 1238267 A2 2002-09-11 - SENSOR FOR DETECTING THE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE

Title (en)

SENSOR FOR DETECTING THE PRESENCE OF MOISTURE

Title (de)

SENSOR ZUR FESTSTELLUNG DER EXISTENZ VON FEUCHTIGKEIT

Title (fr)

CAPTEUR DESTINE A DETECTER LA PRESENCE D'HUMIDITE

Publication

EP 1238267 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00964769 A

Priority

  • NL 0000639 W
  • NL 1013012 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0118535A2] The invention relates to a sensor for detecting the presence of moisture. The sensor comprises an electric circuit and ICPs. Electric properties of the ICPs are dependent on the amount of moisture with which they come into contact. The electric circuit is arranged for detecting a change of the electric properties of the ICPs for detecting moisture. The ICPs form part of a capacity, the electric circuit being arranged for detecting a change of the capacity for detecting moisture.

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

G01N 27/22

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 27/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 27/225 (2013.01); A61F 13/42 (2013.01); A61F 2013/424 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0118535A3

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

WO 0118535 A2 20010315; WO 0118535 A3 20010510; AU 7560400 A 20010410; EP 1238267 A2 20020911; NL 1013012 C2 20010312

INPADOC legal status


2006-09-27 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060401

2002-09-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020409

2002-09-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2002-09-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI