KR20120044643A - Washer liquid heating apparatus - Google Patents

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KR20120044643A
KR20120044643A KR1020100106047A KR20100106047A KR20120044643A KR 20120044643 A KR20120044643 A KR 20120044643A KR 1020100106047 A KR1020100106047 A KR 1020100106047A KR 20100106047 A KR20100106047 A KR 20100106047A KR 20120044643 A KR20120044643 A KR 20120044643A
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전현민
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60SSERVICING, CLEANING, REPAIRING, SUPPORTING, LIFTING, OR MANOEUVRING OF VEHICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60S1/00Cleaning of vehicles
    • B60S1/02Cleaning windscreens, windows or optical devices
    • B60S1/46Cleaning windscreens, windows or optical devices using liquid; Windscreen washers
    • B60S1/48Liquid supply therefor
    • B60S1/50Arrangement of reservoir
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H05ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05BELECTRIC HEATING; ELECTRIC LIGHTING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • H05B6/00Heating by electric, magnetic, or electromagnetic fields
    • H05B6/02Induction heating

Abstract

The present invention relates to a washer liquid heating apparatus, which is provided on one side of a washer reservoir, is connected to a power supply device, and comprises a primary coil device for generating an induction magnetic field when power is applied; And a secondary coil device provided at one side of the washer reservoir and heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir by using an induction magnetic field generated by the primary coil device.

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Washer liquid heating device {WASHER LIQUID HEATING APPARATUS}

The present invention relates to a washer fluid heating apparatus for heating a washer fluid stored in a washer reverser by heating a heater with a current generated by an induction magnetic field.

In general, the windshield of the vehicle is provided with a wiper for wiping the windshield when dirt or splashes accumulate and interfere with the driver's vision. And a washer nozzle for spraying washer liquid so that the outer surface of the windshield is wiped clean during wiper operation is installed on a cowl panel located in front of the windshield, and the washer liquid is stored in a washer reservoir installed in the engine room.

Meanwhile, in winter, there was a problem that the washer fluid stored in the washer reservoir was cooled and kept in a cold state or frozen, so that the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir was heated using cooling water to solve the problem.

However, due to the high temperature of the coolant at initial start-up, the washer fluid heating time is long. Moreover, the coolant connector is coupled to the washer reservoir, which requires watertight work because the washer fluid leaks between the washer reservoir and the coolant connector. Since there is no separate device for blocking, when the washer fluid stored in the washer reservoir is small, the washer reservoir is deformed by the coolant heated in the washer reservoir without the washer fluid.

The technical problem to be solved by the present invention for solving the above-described problems, by heating the heater with the current generated by the induction magnetic field to heat the washer stored in the washer reservoir, it is possible to omit a separate watertight operation, even in the initial start of the car It is to provide a washer liquid heating device capable of heating the washer liquid quickly.

As a means for achieving the above technical problem, the washer liquid heating device is provided on one side of the washer reservoir, is connected to the power supply, the primary coil device for generating an induction magnetic field when the power is applied; And a secondary coil device provided at one side of the washer reservoir and heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir by using an induction magnetic field generated by the primary coil device.

The secondary coil device is a case provided on one side of the washer reservoir, a coil embedded in the case to create a current by the induced magnetic field generated in the primary coil device, the coil is wound on the main surface and the current delivered by the coil It includes a heater for heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir based on.

One side of the case is provided with a temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of the washer liquid.

The primary coil device includes a control unit that cuts off the power supplied to the primary coil when the temperature measured by the temperature sensor rises by 50 ° or more.

Low current is supplied to the primary coil device.

According to the present invention, by directly heating the washers stored in the washer reservoir using the primary and secondary coil devices, a separate watertight operation can be omitted, and there is an effect that the washer liquid can be quickly heated even at the initial start of the vehicle.

1 is a view showing a washer liquid heating device of the present invention.
Figure 2 shows a secondary coil device of the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings so that those skilled in the art may easily implement the present invention. The present invention may, however, be embodied in many different forms and should not be construed as limited to the embodiments set forth herein. In the drawings, parts irrelevant to the description are omitted in order to clearly describe the present invention, and like reference numerals designate like parts throughout the specification.

The washer liquid heating device of the present invention is generated as the secondary coil device 200 provided inside the washer reservoir 10 receives an induction magnetic field generated from the primary coil device 100 provided outside the washer reservoir 10. It is a technique of heating the washer solution stored in the washer reservoir 10 by heating the heater to the current.

As the washer liquid heating apparatus of the present invention as shown in Figure 1, the primary coil device 100, which is provided on one side of the reservoir 10 in which the washer fluid is stored, the induction magnetic generated from the primary coil device 100 The secondary coil device 200 for heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir 10 by using, the temperature sensor 300 for measuring the temperature of the washer liquid heated by the secondary coil device 200, the temperature sensor 300 The control unit 400 receives the temperature of the real time and cuts off the power supplied to the primary coil device 100 when the set temperature is reached.

The primary coil device 100 is fixed in a state maintaining a predetermined interval on the lower side of the washer reservoir 10, the coil is wound around the outer peripheral surface, the coil is connected to the power supply of the vehicle is supplied with power.

That is, when power is applied to the primary coil device 100, a current is transmitted to the coil to generate an induction magnetic field. In this case, it is preferable to use a low current as the current supplied to the primary coil device 100.

The secondary coil device 200 is provided on one side, that is, the bottom surface of the washer reservoir 10 that is on the same vertical line as the primary coil device 100, the induction magnetic field generated in the primary coil device 100 By generating an induced current to heat the washer stored in the washer reservoir (10).

That is, the secondary coil device 200, as shown in Figure 2, the case 210 is provided on the inner bottom surface of the washer reservoir 10, the case 210 is built in the primary coil device 100 The coil 220 that makes a current by the generated induction magnetic field, the coil 220 is wound on the main surface and generates a washer solution stored in the washer reservoir 10 as the heat is generated based on the induced current delivered by the coil 220. And a heater 230 for heating.

The temperature sensor 300 measures the temperature of the washer liquid heated by the secondary coil device 200, and is installed outside the case 210.

The controller 400 cuts off the power supplied to the primary coil device when the temperature measured by the temperature sensor 300 rises by 50 ° or more.

That is, the controller 400 compares the temperature of the washer liquid and the set temperature (40 ° C. to 80 ° C., preferably 75 ° C.) delivered in real time through the temperature sensor 300, or the temperature of the washer fluid is equal to the set temperature or When rising, the power supplied to the primary coil device 100 is cut off.

Hereinafter, the operation state of the washer liquid heating device having such a configuration will be described.

First, when the vehicle is driven, power is supplied from the power supply device (not shown) to the controller 400, and the controller 400 receives the temperature of the washer liquid measured by the temperature sensor 300.

At this time, the controller 400 does not supply power to the primary coil device 100 when the temperature of the washer liquid is equal to or higher than the set temperature, while the primary coil device 100 is not supplied when the temperature of the washer liquid is lower than the set temperature. To the power supply.

On the other hand, when power is supplied to the primary coil device 100, current flows along the coil of the primary coil device 100 to generate an induction magnetic field. At this time, the control unit 400 supplies a low current to the primary coil device.

When the induction magnetic field is generated in the primary coil device 100 as described above, the induction magnetic field is transmitted to the secondary coil device 200. That is, the secondary coil device 200 generates a current while the induction magnetic field transmitted passes through the coil 220, and the current generates heat while being transferred to the heater 230, thereby storing the washer fluid stored in the washer reservoir 10. Heat it.

Therefore, the present invention washer fluid heating apparatus does not need to perform a separate watertight operation by heating the washer liquid by using the primary and secondary coil devices 100, 200 installed inside and outside the washer reservoir 10, respectively. Washer liquid heating can be obtained, and furthermore, when the washer liquid rises above the set temperature, heating of the washer liquid can be stopped, thereby increasing safety.

The scope of the present invention is shown by the following claims rather than the above description, and all changes or modifications derived from the meaning and scope of the claims and their equivalents should be construed as being included in the scope of the present invention. do.

100: primary coil device 200: secondary coil device
300: temperature sensor 400: control unit

Claims (5)

  1. A primary coil device provided at one side of the washer reservoir and connected to the power supply device to generate an induction magnetic field when power is applied; And
    Washer liquid heating apparatus provided on one side of the washer reservoir, including a secondary coil device for heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir using the induction magnetic field generated by the primary coil device.
  2. The method according to claim 1,
    The secondary coil device is a case provided on one side of the washer reservoir, a coil embedded in the case to create a current by the induced magnetic field generated in the primary coil device, the coil is wound on the main surface and the current delivered by the coil Washer liquid heating apparatus comprising a heater for heating the washer liquid stored in the washer reservoir based on.
  3. The method according to claim 2,
    Washer liquid heating device is provided with a temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of the washer liquid on one side of the case.
  4. The method according to claim 3,
    The primary coil device washer liquid heating device including a control unit for shutting off the power supplied to the primary coil when the temperature measured by the temperature sensor rises by more than 50 °.
  5. The method according to claim 1,
    Washer liquid heating device is supplied with a low current to the primary coil device.

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US9731686B2 (en) 2014-07-29 2017-08-15 Hyundai Motor Company Washer liquid heating apparatus integrated into washer reservoir
US9849862B2 (en) 2014-07-29 2017-12-26 Hyundai Motor Company Washer liquid heating apparatus integrated into washer reservoir
GB2568888A (en) * 2017-11-29 2019-06-05 Jaguar Land Rover Ltd Fluid tank for use in a vehicle and method

Cited By (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US9731686B2 (en) 2014-07-29 2017-08-15 Hyundai Motor Company Washer liquid heating apparatus integrated into washer reservoir
US9849862B2 (en) 2014-07-29 2017-12-26 Hyundai Motor Company Washer liquid heating apparatus integrated into washer reservoir
GB2568888A (en) * 2017-11-29 2019-06-05 Jaguar Land Rover Ltd Fluid tank for use in a vehicle and method

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