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CA2923678A1
CA2923678A1 CA2923678A CA2923678A CA2923678A1 CA 2923678 A1 CA2923678 A1 CA 2923678A1 CA 2923678 A CA2923678 A CA 2923678A CA 2923678 A CA2923678 A CA 2923678A CA 2923678 A1 CA2923678 A1 CA 2923678A1
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
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    • B01D35/00Filtering devices having features not specifically covered by groups B01D24/00 - B01D33/00, or for applications not specifically covered by groups B01D24/00 - B01D33/00; Auxiliary devices for filtration; Filter housing constructions
    • B01D35/14Safety devices specially adapted for filtration; Devices for indicating clogging
    • B01D35/143Filter condition indicators
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    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01DSEPARATION
    • B01D27/00Cartridge filters of the throw-away type
    • B01D27/04Cartridge filters of the throw-away type with cartridges made of a piece of unitary material, e.g. filter paper
    • B01D27/06Cartridge filters of the throw-away type with cartridges made of a piece of unitary material, e.g. filter paper with corrugated, folded or wound material
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01DSEPARATION
    • B01D27/00Cartridge filters of the throw-away type
    • B01D27/08Construction of the casing
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01DSEPARATION
    • B01D35/00Filtering devices having features not specifically covered by groups B01D24/00 - B01D33/00, or for applications not specifically covered by groups B01D24/00 - B01D33/00; Auxiliary devices for filtration; Filter housing constructions
    • B01D35/30Filter housing constructions
    • B01D35/306Filter mounting adapter
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01DSEPARATION
    • B01D36/00Filter circuits or combinations of filters with other separating devices
    • B01D36/003Filters in combination with devices for the removal of liquids
    • B01D36/005Liquid level sensing means, e.g. for water in gasoil-filters
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    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01DSEPARATION
    • B01D37/00Processes of filtration
    • B01D37/04Controlling the filtration
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    • B01D37/00Processes of filtration
    • B01D37/04Controlling the filtration
    • B01D37/045Controlling the filtration by level measuring
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    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
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    • B01D2201/00Details relating to filtering apparatus
    • B01D2201/30Filter housing constructions
    • B01D2201/301Details of removable closures, lids, caps, filter heads
    • B01D2201/302Details of removable closures, lids, caps, filter heads having inlet or outlet ports
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    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
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Abstract

A filter device including a probe where a filter element probe first end selectively engages with a sensing unit located in a filter head and a filter element probe second end is located in a contaminant portion of a filter canister. The probe fixedly engages through the filter element utilizing a sealing component. The filter element is disposed in the filter canister that engages with the filter head.

Description

FUEL FILTER DEVICE
BACKGROUND
[0001] In general, automobiles, boats, ships, industrial vehicles, construction vehicles and other transportation vehicles incorporate a filter device. The filter device sometimes has a sensor or system for indicating the degree of contamination, the timing for replacing a filter or timing of renewal of contaminated oil thereby preventing occurrence of problems or issues in the vehicle engine, hydraulic system, etc.
[0002] Many of these devices detect water or contamination after damage to the vehicle engine or vehicle engine shutdown has already occurred. In addition, many contamination sensors are located on the outside of a filter canister which exposes them to debris and damage, for example when the filter is located in a wheel well.
[0003] Water in the fuel, for example if not detected quickly enough could result in the failure of the engine at a critical time in the operation of a vehicle.
SUMMARY
[0004] This Summary is provided to introduce a selection of concepts in a simplified form that are further described below in the Detailed Description. This Summary is not intended to identify key factors or essential features of the claimed subject matter, nor is it intended to be used to limit the scope of the claimed subject matter.
[0005] As provided herein, a water or contaminant detection filter suited for use in connection with fuel supply systems, hydraulic systems and where the presence of water in a fuel or fuel mixture may cause loss of power when needed or damage to an engine. The sensing instrumentalities of the instant invention are of a form which can mitigate possible damage the engine and in turn provide for actuation of a sensing circuit located in the filter device. Such a devised device may provide the convenience, safety, and reliability of a spin on filter.
[0006] In one implementation of a filter device, a filter element can be configured to separate a contaminant from a mixture. The filter element can be disposed in a filter canister that is operably engaged with a filter head. In this implementation, a probe can be engaged with the filter element, where the probe can comprises a probe first end that is configured to selectively engage a sensing unit disposed in the filter head when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head. Further, the probe can comprise a probe second end, which can be disposed in a contaminant receiving portion of the filter canister when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head.
[0007] To the accomplishment of the foregoing and related ends, the following description and annexed drawings set forth certain illustrative aspects and implementations. These are indicative of but a few of the various ways in which one or more aspects may be employed.
Other aspects, advantages and novel features of the disclosure will become apparent from the following detailed description when considered in conjunction with the annexed drawings.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
[0008] What is disclosed herein may take physical form in certain parts and arrangement of parts, and will be described in detail in this specification and illustrated in the accompanying drawings which form a part hereof and wherein:
[0009] FIG. 1 is a cross sectional side view of an exemplary filter device enclosing a filter element with a probe.
[0010] FIG. 2 is a side view illustrating an exemplary filter device attached to a fuel filter head.
[0011] FIG. 3 is an exploded view illustrating an exemplary arrangement of parts of the filter device in relation to one another.
[0012] FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view of a spud and sensor assembly.
[0013] FIG. 5 is a side view illustrating an exemplary filter device attached to the fuel filter head.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION
[0014] The claimed subject matter is now described with reference to the drawings, wherein like reference numerals are generally used to refer to like elements throughout. In the following description, for purposes of explanation, numerous specific details are set forth in order to provide a thorough understanding of the claimed subject matter. It may be evident, however, that the claimed subject matter may be practiced without these specific details. In other instances, structures and devices may be shown in block diagram form in order to facilitate describing the claimed subject matter.
[0015] Referring now to the drawings and particularly to FIGS. 1-3 illustrated in FIG. 1 is a cross-sectional side view of an exemplary filter device 100. FIGS. 2-3 illustrate a side view of the exemplary filter device 200 and an exploded view of the exemplary filter device 300, respectively. The filter device 100 comprises a filter element 102 that is arranged within a filter canister 104 (FIG. 2) to block a contaminant, for example, water within a fuel or mixture. The filter element 102 within the filter canister 104 is threadedly, sealedly or non-sealedly engaged with a filter head 106, for example. The filter element 102 is non-fixedly, sealedly engaged with a filter head 106 utilizing a filter element compression spring 117. Although this embodiment utilizes the filter element compression spring 117, other elements known by those of skill in the art are contemplated herein. A probe 108, fixedly or non-fixedly, engages with the filter element 102 through a sealing component 110. The probe 108 comprises a probe first end 112 that is configured to selectively engage a sensing unit 114 (shown within the dashed oval) attached to the filter head 106. A probe second end 116 is disposed or located in a contaminant receiving portion 118 of the filter canister 104.
[0016] The probe second end 116 is located to electrically couple the sensing unit 114 when water is detected within the contaminant receiving portion 118 of the filter canister 104. An interior of the canister 120 comprises an electrically conductive material that is utilized to electrically couple with the sensing unit 114 when the filter canister 104 is selectively engaged with the filter head 106.
[0017] The filter element 102 comprises an end cap 119 where the end cap 119 defines a bottom end of the filter element 102 and the end cap 119 defines a top of the contaminant receiving portion 118 of the filter canister 104. The bottom interior wall 120 of the interior of the canister 104 below the end cap 119 defines the bottom and sides of the contaminant receiving portion 118. The probe 108 is sealably engaged with the sealing component 110 fixedly or non-fixedly connected with the filter element end cap 119.
[0018] Thus, for example, if fuel or a mixture within the contaminant receiving portion 118 contains water, as soon as the water reaches the probe second end 116, the sensing unit 114 will sense a reduced electrical resistance and complete a circuit for sensing and signaling purposes.
The sensing unit 114 determines a reduced electrical resistance between the probe second end 116 and the electrically conductive interior of the canister 120, for example, sensing the lower resistive through water as compared with diesel fuel.
[0019] The filter head 106 comprises inlet ports 122, a threadedly engaged electrically conductive spud assembly 123 with a spud 124 having side openings 126 providing mixture flow access to the outlet ports 128. A threaded spud end 127 threadedly engages with the filter head threaded opening 146 (FIG. 4). A threaded spud center portion 125 threadedly engages with a canister top plate threaded opening 150. A spring/touch plug assembly 129 comprises an electrically conductive touch plug 130, a conductive spring 132, an insulated spring capsule 144 and a sensor wire assembly 148. The probe first end 112 is configured to engage the electrically conductive touch plug 130 that is slidably disposed within the insulated spring capsule 144 located within the spud 124, wherein the touch plug 130 is biased by the spring 132 toward the probe first end 112, when the filter canister 104 is selectively engaged with the filter head 106 (See e.g., FIG. 4). The electrically conductive touch plug 130 can comprise brass, stainless steel and the like. The compression spring 132 acts as a conductor between the touch plug 130 and the sensor wire assembly 148. The mixture or fuel within the filter canister 104 is in communication with the mixture outlet ports 128 by passing through the multiple spud side holes 126, and a defined passageway 134 within the insulated spring capsule 144. The insulated spring capsule 144 can be a molded component, for example. The insulated spring capsule materials comprise fuel resistant polymers, fuel resistant composites, metals and the like.
[0020] The conductive touch plug 130 is disposed in contact with the conductive spud 124 when the probe first end 112 is not selectively engaged with the touch plug 130 (e.g., a filter without a probe is attached to the filter head 106). A touch plug first end outer lip 131 comes into contact with a spud inner lip 143 creating a touch off point 136. In this situation the sensing unit 114 determines electrical contact between the spud 124 and the touch plug 130, for example that indicates the lack of a probe in a filter device. The touch plug 130 is not in contact with the spud 124 (i.e., isolated by an insulated spring capsule 144, see FIG. 4) when the probe first end 112 is selectively engaged with the touch plug 130 which overcomes the bias force of the spring 132 and moves the touch plug 130 away from contact with the spud 124. The touch plug 130 and the spring 132 are retained within the insulated spring capsule 144 positioned between the spud inner surface 142 and the touch plug 130. A spring first end 138 is engaged with, and may be restrained by, a second end of the touch plug 151 as illustrated in FIG. 4 and a spring second end 140 is engaged with the sensor wire assembly 148, as illustrated.
[0021] In one aspect, the exemplary filter device (e.g., 100, 200, 300 of FIGS. 1, 2 and 3, respectively) may be used to filter an undesired contaminant from a desired constituent. For example, the exemplary filter device may be configured to be used in a fuel-water separator, where water mixed with a fuel supply can be filtered out, resulting in an output of fuel comprising less water.
[0022] In one implementation, in this aspect, the exemplary filter device may be disposed in a filter canister (e.g., 104 of FIG. 1). As one example, the combined filter device and filter canister may comprise a disposable filter unit, selectively engaged with a filter head (e.g., 106 of FIG. 1), which, in turn, is configured to receive a (potential) mixture of the desired constituent (e.g., fuel) and undesired contaminant (e.g., water). Further, in this example, the filter head may be configured to output the desired constituent mixed with less of the undesired contaminant when the disposable filter unit is selectively engaged.
[0023] In one implementation, the disposable filter unit can comprise a contaminant receiving portion (e.g., 118), that may be configured to receive and store the undesired contaminant. As an example, when the contaminant is removed from the constituent mixture it may collect in the contaminant receiving portion of the disposable filter unit, where it can be stored apart from the mixture filtering portion of the disposable filter unit. That is, for example, water filtered from a fuel-water mixture or mixture may collect in a bottom portion of the filter canister, where it can be stored, and can remain separate from the mixture and/or the filtered fuel.
[0024] In this aspect, in one implementation, the filter device can comprise a probe (e.g., 108) that is fixedly disposed in the filter device, such as through an end cap (e.g., 119) engaged with a filter element (e.g., 102) of the filter device. As an example, the end cap may comprise a sealing device (e.g., 110), such as a disk, gasket, polymer or rubber grommet, or the like, that is configured to fixedly engage with the probe, while being fixedly engaged with the end cap. In this way, in this example, a second end of the probe (e.g., 116) may be disposed through the end cap into the contaminant receiving portion of the disposable filter unit, while still maintaining a leak resistant barrier between the contaminant receiving portion and the filtered fuel.
[0025] In one implementation, in this aspect, the second end of the probe may be disposed in the contaminant receiving portion of the disposable filter unit at a point that corresponds to a desired filter change level. That is, for example, when the contaminant in the contaminant receiving portion reaches the second end of the probe, the contaminant receiving portion may comprise sufficient contaminant to indicate that the filter should be changed out with a new filter, and/or the contaminant receiving portion should be emptied of the contaminant, so that the filtering operations are not compromised (e.g., the contaminant overflows into the filtering operation). As an example, the level in the contaminant receiving portion at which the second end of the probe may be disposed may depend on a size and volume of the contaminant receiving portion, and/or an expected fill rate of the contaminant receiving portion.
[0026] In one implementation, a first end of the probe (e.g., 112) may be disposed at a distal end from the second end, and may be configured to selectively engage with a touch plug (e.g., 130, disposed in the filter head), such as when the filter unit is selectively engaged with the filter head. In this implementation, the first end and second end of the probe are electrically connected. In this implementation, the touch plug can be comprised in a touch plug assembly (e.g., 129), which is electrically connected with a sensor coupling unit (e.g., operably or communicatively engaged with a sensor). Therefore, for example, a sensor 151 may be communicatively (e.g., wired or wireles sly) or operably coupled with the first end of the probe 112, which is further operably coupled with the second end of the probe 116.
In this way, for example, when the contaminant reaches the level of the second end of the probe 116, the wireless sensor and signal communicator 151 may be communicatively or operably coupled with the contaminant. The wireless sensor and signal communicator 151, selectively engaged with the filter head 106 and electrically coupled with an Electronic (e.g., or engine) control module 152 (ECM).
[0027] In another implementation, sensor 151 may be operably coupled with a user indicator, for example, configured to indicate to a user that the contaminant level in the filter has reached the desired change out level. That is, for example, when the contaminant fills the container 104 to the level where it comes into contact with both the inside wall 120 of the filter canister 104 and the second end 116 of the probe, the sensor 151 may detect a change in electrical resistance, which may result in the user indicator being activated. In this way, the user may be able to identify when the filter needs to be changed, for example, by observing the user indicator (e.g., light, notice, sound, etc.).
[0028] Although the invention has been illustrated and described with respect to one or more implementations, alterations and/or modifications may be made to the illustrated examples without departing from the spirit and scope of the appended claims. In particular regard to the various functions performed by the above described components or structures (assemblies, devices, circuits, systems, etc.), the terms (including a reference to a "means") used to describe such components are intended to correspond, unless otherwise indicated, to any component or structure which performs the specified function of the described component (e.g., that is functionally equivalent), even though not structurally equivalent to the disclosed structure which performs the function in the herein illustrated exemplary implementations of the invention. In addition, while a particular feature of the invention may have been disclosed with respect to only one of several implementations, such feature may be combined with one or more other features of the other implementations as may be desired and advantageous for any given or particular application. Furthermore, to the extent that the terms "including,"
"includes," "having," "has,"
"with," or variants thereof are used in either the detailed description and the claims, such terms are intended to be inclusive in a manner similar to the term "comprising."

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What is claimed is:
1. A filter device, comprising:
a filter element (102) configured to separate a contaminant from a mixture, the filter element configured to be disposed in a filter canister (104) operably engaged with a filter head (106); and a probe (108) engaged with the filter element, the probe comprising:
a probe first end (112) configured to selectively engage a sensing unit (114) disposed in the filter head when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head; and a probe second end (116), configured to be disposed in a contaminant receiving portion (118) of the filter canister when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head.
2. The filter device of claim 1, wherein the probe second end is configured to electrically couple the sensing unit with the contaminant.
3. The filter device of claim 2, wherein at least a portion of an interior (120) of the canister comprises an electrically conductive material that is configured to electrically couple with the sensing unit when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head.
4. The filter device of claim 3, wherein the probe second end is configured to electrically couple the sensing unit with the at least a portion of an interior wall of the canister when the contaminant is in contact with the probe second end.
5. The filter device of claim 1, wherein the filter element comprises an end cap (119), wherein:
the end cap defines a bottom end of the filter element;
the end cap defines a top of the contaminant receiving portion of the filter canister; and the probe is fixedly engaged with the end cap.
6. The filter device of claim 5, wherein:
the end cap comprises a sealably engaged sealing component (110); and the probe is fixedly engaged with the sealing component.
7. The filter device of claim 1, wherein:
the filter canister is configured to selectively engage a spud (124) that is engaged with the filter head; and the probe is configured to engage a touch plug (130), slidably disposed inside the spud and biased toward the probe, when the canister is selectively engaged with the spud.
8. The filter device of claim 7, wherein the spud and the touch plug respectively comprise electrically conductive material, and wherein:
the touch plug is disposed in contact with the spud when the probe is not selectively engaged with the touch plug; and the touch plug is not in contact with the spud when the probe is selectively engaged with the touch plug.
9. A filter sensor device, comprising:
a filter head spud assembly (124), configured to be operably coupled with a filter head (106);
a touch plug (130)slidably disposed in the filter head spud, wherein the touch plug is configured to electrically couple a sensor coupler (148), disposed in the filter head, with a probe first end (112) fixedly disposed in a filter device (102) that is disposed in a filter canister selectively engaged with the filter head; and wherein the sensor coupler is configured to be in electrical coupling with a probe second end (116), disposed in a contaminant receiving portion (118) of the filter canister, and in electrical coupling with a contaminant sensor (114), when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head.
10. The filter sensor device of claim 9, wherein the filter head spud comprises one or more openings (126) configured to allow passage of fluid into the filter head spud.
11. The filter sensor device of claim 10, wherein the filter head spud further comprises:
a tube (144) comprising a proximal end and a distal end;
a first chamber (135) configured to slidably house the touch plug; and a second chamber (134) in fluid communication with the one or more passageways and the proximal end.
12. The filter sensor of claim 11, wherein the first chamber is electrically insulated from the second chamber.
13. The filter sensor device of claim 9, further comprising biasing means (132), disposed in the filter head spud, and configured to bias the touch plug toward a distal end of the filter head spud.
14. The filter sensor device of claim 9, wherein the touch plug is biased toward a distal end of the filter head spud, and wherein:
the touch plug is electrically coupled with the filter head spud when the probe is not selectively engaged with the touch plug; and the touch plug is electrically insulated from the filter head spud when the probe is selectively engaged with the touch plug.
15. The filter sensor device of claim 14, is configured to generate a signal indicative of the probe not engaged with the touch plug when the touch plug is electrically coupled with the filter head spud.
16. The filter sensor device of claim 9, wherein the filter head spud is configured to selectively engage with the filter canister
17. The filter sensor device of claim 9, further comprising one or more of:
the contaminant sensor selectively engaged with the filter head and electrically coupled with a wireless sensor and signal communicator (151); and the wireless sensor and signal communicator, selectively engaged with the filter head and electrically coupled with an electronic control module (152) (ECM).
18. A filter system, comprising:
a filter head (106), configured to receive an unfiltered liquid through a first port (122) and discharge a filtered liquid through a second port (128), and comprising:
a selectively engaged contaminant sensing unit (114), configured to detect a signal indicative of a contaminant present in a filter unit (100), and comprising a sensor coupler (148) electrically coupled with a touch plug (130) disposed at a distal end of the sensing unit; and an outlet spud (124), disposed at a filter unit receiving portion (150) of the filter head, comprising one or more laterally disposed ports (126) configured to provide fluid communication between the filter unit the filter head, the outlet spud configured to receive the touch plug; and the filter unit, configured to selectively engage the filter head at the outlet spud and filter the unfiltered liquid, the filter unit comprising:
a filter canister (104) configured to be selectively engaged with the outlet spud, and comprising a contaminant receiving portion (118); and a filter element (102), disposed in the filter canister, and configured to separate a contaminant from the unfiltered liquid and allow the separated contaminant to collect in the contaminant receiving portion, the filter element comprising a fixedly engaged probe (108) configured to:
selectively engage the touch plug at a probe first end (112) when the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head; and provide electrical coupling between the contaminant and the sensing unit when the contaminant is in contact with a probe second end (116) and the filter canister is selectively engaged with the filter head.
19. The filter system of claim 18, wherein the sensing unit further comprises a communicatively coupled contaminant detection sensor (151) configured to detect the presence of the contaminant based at least upon the signal.
20. The filter system of claim 18, wherein touch plug is biased toward a distal end of the outlet spud, and wherein:
the touch plug is electrically coupled with the outlet spud when the probe is not selectively engaged with the touch plug; and the touch plug is electrically insulated from the outlet spud when the probe is selectively engaged with the touch plug.
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