US Patent No: 7,733,097

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Method for determining a property of a fluid for a household device

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Method for determining a property of a fluid for a household device includes the following steps: measurement of a physical variable of the fluid associated with the property of the fluid, in each case when a first parameter influencing the physical variable has one of at least two predetermined values, in order to obtain at least two measurement values for the first parameter, and correlation of the at least two measurement values for the first parameter, in order to obtain a first value characterizing the property of the fluid.

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EMZ-HANAUER GMBH & CO. KGAANABBURG14

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Altenhofer, Herbert Iphofen, DE 3 64
Schenkl, Johann Neunburg, DE 17 12

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4,257,708 Apparatus for measuring the degree of rinsing 21 1979

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8,169,622 Optical sensor for mounting to a washing machine or dish washer 0 2010

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