Patent Number: 6,308,564

Title: Method and apparatus for determining the quantity and quality of a fluid

Abstract: A method and an apparatus are proposed for determining and/or monitoringthe quantity and quality of a fluid in which a lowering of the boilingtemperature is symptomatic of a deterioration in quality. For this, thefilling level and the condition of the fluid--in particular a hygroscopicfluid--are determined successively one after the other by a single sensorof a measuring instrument.

Inventors: Wehrmeyer; Volker (Konigstein, DE), Porth; Wolfgang (Frankfurt, DE), Wallrafen; Werner (Hofheim/Ts., DE), Acht; Joachim (Frankfurt, DE)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013