Global Patent Index - EP 1318361 A1

EP 1318361 A1 2003-06-11 - Improvements in or relating to pumps

Title (en)

Improvements in or relating to pumps

Title (de)

Verbesserungen an oder bei Pumpen

Title (fr)

Améliorations relatives aux pompes

Publication

EP 1318361 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 02258380 A

Priority

  • GB 0129096 A
  • GB 0217378 A

Abstract (en)

The present invention relates to improvements in or relating to pumps, in particular to pumps in air conditioning installations. In one aspect, there is described a pump assembly for use in an air conditioning system, the pump assembly (20) comprising a pump having a pump inlet (52) and a pump outlet (53), and wherein the pump inlet is in fluid communication with a reservoir (54), said reservoir being formed integrally with the pump assembly (20) and said reservoir having a reservoir inlet in fluid communication with a first fluid-carrying pipe of an air-conditioning installation; wherein the pump outlet (53) is in fluid communication with a second fluid-carrying pipe of an air-conditioning installation. In a second aspect of the invention, there is described a conduit elbow (10) having a first opening (12) and a second opening (13) and integrally housing (11) a pump assembly (20) as defined above. <IMAGE>

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

F24F 13/22; F16L 57/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F24F 13/20 (2006.01); F24F 13/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F24F 13/20 (2013.01); F24F 13/22 (2013.01); F24F 13/222 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • [X] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 014, no. 447 (M - 1029) 25 September 1990 (1990-09-25)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1997, no. 12 25 December 1997 (1997-12-25)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1999, no. 12 29 October 1999 (1999-10-29)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 2000, no. 12 3 January 2001 (2001-01-03)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1999, no. 01 29 January 1999 (1999-01-29)
  • [A] PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 1997, no. 09 30 September 1997 (1997-09-30)

Citation (third parties)

Third party :

JP H08200726 A 19960806 - NIPPON KOGAKU KK, et al

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AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE SI SK TR

EPO simple patent family

EP 1318361 A1 20030611; EP 1318361 B1 20051102; AT 308725 T 20051115; AT 386911 T 20080315; DE 60207033 D1 20051208; DE 60207033 T2 20060803; DE 60225191 D1 20080403; DK 1318361 T3 20060320; DK 1510765 T3 20080602; EP 1510765 A2 20050302; EP 1510765 A3 20050831; EP 1510765 B1 20080220; ES 2252399 T3 20060516; ES 2299799 T3 20080601; SI 1318361 T1 20060630

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