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

Publication

EP 2017462 B1 20100602 (DE)

Application

EP 07110767 A 20070621

Priority

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)

DE FR GB

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