Global Patent Index - EP 1257239 A2

EP 1257239 A2 2002-11-20 - HEAT EXCHANGER

Title (en)

HEAT EXCHANGER

Title (de)

WÄRMETAUSCHER

Title (fr)

ECHANGEUR DE CHALEUR

Publication

EP 1257239 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 01906076 A

Priority

  • IL 0100140 W
  • US 50772500 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0162193A2] The present invention relates to a heat exchanger which comprises a flexible sheet consisting of a porous material, such as polyvinyl alcohol, sandwiched between two liquid impermeable layers, the liquid impermeable layers defining between them and between fluid-tight edges, a liquid transfer space within said sheet and at least one liquid inlet and at least one liquid outlet for respective connection to a source and a drain of a heat transfer liquid, with a flow path defined between the liquid inlet and liquid outlet within said liquid transfer space. The heat exchanger of the present invention is preferably formed into a garment for overlaying a substantial portion of a subject's body, for controlling its body temperature.

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

A61F 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/115 (2006.01); A61F 7/00 (2006.01); A61F 7/02 (2006.01); F28F 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 7/02 (2013.01); A61F 2007/0002 (2013.01); A61F 2007/0054 (2013.01); A61F 2007/0231 (2013.01); A61F 2007/0288 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0162193A2

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0162193 A2 20010830; WO 0162193 A3 20020103; AU 3403801 A 20010903; EP 1257239 A2 20021120; US 2002096311 A1 20020725

INPADOC legal status


2003-01-29 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021206

2002-11-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020828

2002-11-20 [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 TR

2002-11-20 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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