US 11,052,342 B2
Pocket filter element
Maik Sieh, Sandhausen (DE); Felix Herberg, Heppenheim (DE); and Hans Wiegand, Fuerth (DE)
Assigned to CARL FREUDENBERG KG, Weinheim (DE)
Filed by Carl Freudenberg KG, Weinheim (DE)
Filed on Jun. 6, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/905.
Claims priority of application No. 17189948 (EP), filed on Sep. 7, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0070544 A1, Mar. 7, 2019
Int. Cl. B01D 46/02 (2006.01); B01D 46/06 (2006.01); B01D 46/00 (2006.01)
CPC B01D 46/0002 (2013.01) [B01D 46/0001 (2013.01); B01D 46/023 (2013.01); B01D 2265/06 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A filter element, comprising:
a frame comprising a peripheral elastomer body and a reinforcement element embedded in the elastomer body; and
a filter pocket having an opening,
wherein the frame is connected to the filter pocket at the opening,
wherein the elastomer body contacts the reinforcement element and the filter pocket at the opening and surrounds the reinforcement element and the filter pocket at the opening,
wherein the reinforcement element reinforces the frame in a plane of the opening,
wherein an outer periphery of the reinforcement element corresponds to a shape of the frame, and
wherein the frame and the reinforcement element extend around a periphery of the opening.