US 11,655,783 B2
Air cleaner for vehicles
Seong Youn Kwak, Suwon-si (KR); Sung Hyuk Yoon, Seoul (KR); Sung Min Yang, Incheon (KR); Ju Ho Han, Suwon-si (KR); and Won Seop Choi, Anyang-si (KR)
Assigned to HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, Seoul (KR); and KIA CORPORATION, Seoul (KR)
Filed by HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, Seoul (KR); and KIA CORPORATION, Seoul (KR)
Filed on May 26, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/331,140.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2020-0140039 (KR), filed on Oct. 27, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0128020 A1, Apr. 28, 2022
Int. Cl. F02M 35/024 (2006.01); F02M 35/02 (2006.01); F02M 35/10 (2006.01); F02M 35/12 (2006.01)
CPC F02M 35/02416 (2013.01) [F02M 35/0204 (2013.01); F02M 35/0218 (2013.01); F02M 35/0245 (2013.01); F02M 35/02475 (2013.01); F02M 35/10262 (2013.01); F02M 35/1255 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An air cleaner for vehicles, the air cleaner comprising:
a case having an inlet, through which outside air is introduced, and an outlet, through which filtered air is discharged; and
a filter installed in an inner space of the case, configured to filter the outside air introduced through the inlet, and comprising a filtration member,
wherein the filtration member is formed in a “∩” shape open downwards and is configured to allow the outside air to pass therethrough in a downward direction and a lateral direction,
wherein the filter comprises:
a filter frame coupled to the filtration member, and including:
a lower plate supported by a bottom surface of the case, and
a lattice type rod structural member installed at an upper side of the lower plate in a “∩” shape and coupled to the lattice type rod structural member;
a first fixing member coupled to a first end of the filter frame; and
a second fixing member coupled a second end of the filter frame that is located opposite to the first end of the filter frame.