06074550 is referenced by 46 patents and cites 12 patents.

A device is described for indicating the depletion of a purifying agent contained in an insert of a water purifying apparatus (7). In order to produce such a device better, to improve it technically, to construct it so as to be user-friendly and also more moderate in price, provision is made according to the invention that an indicator apparatus (1) is arranged in order to indicate to the user the depletion of the purifying agent as a function of the quantity of water which has run through the purifying agent; or alternatively to indicate to the user the depletion as a function of the quantity of water which has run through the purifying agent and as a function of time; in which preferably the indicator apparatus is connected with an arrangement which is arranged on a part (3) movable relative to the insert and which on this movement triggers a switching process.

Title
Device for indicating the depletion of purifying agent
Application Number
9/113269
Publication Number
6074550
Application Date
July 10, 1998
Publication Date
June 13, 2000
Inventor
Knut Sauerbier
Furth
DE
Uwe Hofmann
Heidenrod
DE
Agent
Michael L Dunn
Assignee
BRITA Wasser Filger Systeme
DE
IPC
B01D 35/143
B01D 17/12
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