Filter housing with filter key attachment

  • US 10,675,571 B2
  • Filed: 01/26/2018
  • Issued: 06/09/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/08/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A filter housing assembly comprising:

  • a filter media;

    a filter housing having a top, a bottom, sidewalls, and a center axis for enclosing said filter media;

    said filter housing top having two cylindrical ports extending therefrom, each cylindrical port having a sidewall with an aperture and a fluid-tight sealed top surface, said cylindrical ports in fluid communication with said filter media for fluid ingress and egress, said filter housing top including a first attachment structure for receiving a filter key, wherein said first attachment structure forms an elongated protrusion or rail extending axially upwards from said filter housing top, and having an upper portion extending radially outwards perpendicular to said center axis of said filter housing top, said elongated protrusion or rail slideably engaging a connector piece or filter key that is designed to interface with a complementary mating filter base.

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