Global Patent Index - EP 2017462 B1

EP 2017462 B1 20100602 - Method and apparatus for cleaning a fluid line

Title (en)

Method and apparatus for cleaning a fluid line

Title (de)

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Reinigen einer Mediumleitung

Title (fr)

Procédé et appareil pour nettoyer une ligne de fluide


EP 2017462 B1 20100602 (DE)


EP 07110767 A 20070621


EP 07110767 A 20070621

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP2017462A1] The method involves guiding the fuel through a section (11) of a medium line (2). A filter element (6) which is provided to filter the fuel is arranged in a bypass (4). The bypass is locked by a fastening element (3), which is implemented as a thermal valve. The filtration is deactivated after specific operating condition, when operating temperature of the fastening element is achieved. An independent claim is also included for a device for cleaning a section of medium line of combustion engine.

IPC 8 full level

F02M 37/22 (2006.01); B01D 35/12 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

F02M 37/36 (2019.01 - EP US); F02M 37/0017 (2013.01 - EP); F02M 37/0035 (2013.01 - EP); F02M 37/34 (2019.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2017462 A1 20090121; EP 2017462 B1 20100602; DE 502007004018 D1 20100715

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 07110767 A 20070621; DE 502007004018 T 20070621