Retrofittable sensor unit for controlling a dosing device

Arnd Kessler (Inventor), Christian Nitsch (Inventor), Lars Zuechner (Inventor), Georg Wawer (Inventor), Alexander Mueller (Inventor), Clemens Arth (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A retrofittable sensor unit for controlling a dosing device of a cleaning machine includes an acquisition module having at least one sensor for capturing measurement variables, at least one monitoring unit for determining a current degree of soiling of articles for cleaning on the basis of the captured measurement variables, a communication unit configured to communicate with at least one dosing device, in particular to transmit a dosing command to at least one dosing device depending on the current degree of soiling of the articles for cleaning. The retrofittable sensor unit can be arranged separately from the dosing device.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 2020/0063323 A1
Priority date21/12/16
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2020

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  • Information, Communication & Computing

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