Title:
Radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure
United States Patent D475129


Inventors:
Ward, Dennis Eugene (Richfield, MN)
Miller, Thomas George (Eagan, MN)
Application Number:
29/162838
Publication Date:
05/27/2003
Filing Date:
06/19/2002
Assignee:
Donaldson Company Inc. (Bloomington, MN)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
55/497, 55/510, 210/304, D23/209, D23/365, D23/364, D23/355, 55/498, 210/497.01, 55/521
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US Patent References:
5736040Filter assembly including a reinforced radial sealDuerrstein et al.210/493.2
5484466Air filter element with radial seal sealing gasketBrown et al.55/498
3508383AIR FILTERHumbert et al.55/498
3078650Air cleanerAnderson et al.
D421649Filter elementCappuynsD23/365
D440294Filter cartridgeBilekD23/365
D467654Air filter element having attached cover memberKlug et al.D23/365



Other References:
Declaration of Dennis E. Ward, dated Sep. 17, 2002.
Primary Examiner:
Taylor, Robin V.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Merchant & Gould P.C.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the bottom, side and front of a first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure; the filter element having a closed end cap;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the first embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the bottom, side and front of a second embodiment of a radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure, the second embodiment having a closed end cap similar to the first embodiment, with various features illustrated in phantom;

FIG. 9 is a front elevation view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 10 is a rear elevation view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 11 is a right side elevation view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 12 is a left side elevation view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view of the second embodiment of the radial seal filter element with press-on fin structure.

The phantom line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.