PATENTS

FRAM started over 75 years ago with the invention of an easily replaceable oil filtering element. That spirit of innovation continues.

TITLE
DESCRIPTION
FILTERS USED ON
FILTER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILTERS
Kiss Cure
FRAM Extra Guard, FRAM Tough Guard, and FRAM High Mileage
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/10/1992
Patent Number
5698059
Grant Date
12/16/1997
Product
Filter
Tech Area
Filter
ADDITIVE DISPENSING CARTRIDGE FOR AN OIL FILTER INCORPORATING SAME
High Mileage Basket
FRAM High Mileage 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
1/27/2003
Patent Number
7018531
Grant Date
3/28/2006
Product
Filter
Tech Area
Additive
ADDITIVE DISPERSING FILTER AND METHOD OF MAKING
High Mileage Basket
FRAM High Mileage 
Relation Type
Continuation-In-Part
Application Date
6/8/2004
Patent Number
7182863
Grant Date
2/27/2007
Product
Filter
Tech Area
Additive
ADDITIVE DISPERSING FILTER AND METHOD OF MAKING
High Mileage Basket
FRAM High Mileage 
Relation Type
 
Application Date
10/12/2010
Patent Number
8021558
Grant Date
9/20/2011
Product
 
Tech Area
Additive
MATERIAL DISPENSING APPARATUS INCLUDING A NOZZLE HAVING A WEDGE-SHAPED APERTURE,\nAND METHOD OF USING SAME
Dispensing nozzle for UCAM
FRAM Ultra Synthetic 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/7/2001
Patent Number
6799736
Grant Date
10/5/2004
Product
Filter
Tech Area
special
APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING FILTER CARTRIDGES AND METHOD OF USING SAME
UCAM
FRAM Ultra Synthetic 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/1/2004
Patent Number
7255760
Grant Date
8/14/2007
Product
Filter
Tech Area
special
APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING FILTER CARTRIDGES AND METHOD OF USING SAME
UCAM
FRAM Ultra Synthetic 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/7/2001
Patent Number
6817466
Grant Date
11/16/2004
Product
Filter
Tech Area
special
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FIXING THE POSITION OF AN END CAP ON A FILTER ELEMENT, USING INDUCTIVE HEATING
UCAM
FRAM Ultra Synthetic 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/7/2001
Patent Number
6852184
Grant Date
2/8/2005
Product
Filter
Tech Area
special
GRIPPER MECHANISM FOR HANDLING A CYLINDRICAL WORKPIECE
UCAM
FRAM Ultra Synthetic 
Relation Type
Original Filling
Application Date
11/7/2001
Patent Number
6691860
Grant Date
2/17/2004
Product
Filter
Tech Area
special
∗FRAM Extra Guard patents apply to the following oil filter part nos.:

FPH2-01, FPH2WM, FPH5-01, FPH5WM, FPH8A-01, FPH8AWM, FPH11, FPH16-01, FPH16WM, FPH25-01, FPH30-01, FPH30WM, FPH43-01, FPH2825, FPH2844, FPH2849A, FPH2870A-01, FPH2870AWM, FPH2951, FPH2951WM, FPH3387A-01, FPH3387AWM, FPH3506-01, FPH3531-01, FPH3593A-01, FPH3593AWM, FPH3600-01, FPH3600WM, FPH3614-01, FPH3614WM, FPH3675-01, FPH3682-01, FPH3682WM, FPH3950-01, FPH3980-02, FPH3980WM, FPH3985-01, FPH4386-02, FPH4681, FPH4967-02, FPH4967WM, FPH5343-01, FPH5618, FPH6607-02, FPH7317-02, FPH7317WM, FPH7328-01, FPH8316-01, FPH8873-01, FPH9100, FPH9100WM, FPH9688-01, FPH9715, FPH9837-01, FPH10060-02, FPH10575, FPH46, FPH966B, FPH9010, FPH9897

FRAM Tough Guard patents apply to the following oil filter part nos.:

FTG2-03, FTG5-03, FTG8A-03, FTG16-03, FTG30-03, FTG43-03, FTG2870A-03, FTG2951-03, FTG3387A-03, FTG3506-01, FTG3531-02, FTG3593A-03, FTG3600-03, FTG3614-03, FTG3675-02, FTG3682-03, FTG3950-03, FTG3980-03, FTG4386-01, FTG4967-03, FTG6607-02, FTG7317-03, FTG8316-01, FTG9100-01, FTG9688, FTG9837-01, FTG10060, FTG10575

FRAM High Mileage Patents apply to the following oil filter part nos.:

FHM3976A, FHM30S, FHM2S, FHM5S, FHM8AS, FHM16S, FHM2870AS, FHM3387AS, FHM3506S, FHM3593AS, FHM3600S, FHM3614S, FHM3675S, FHM3682S, FHM3980S, FHM4386S, FHM4967S, FHM7317S, FHM9688, FHM9837S, FHM10060S

FRAM Ultra Synthetic patents apply to the following oil filter part nos.:

FXG2-06, FXG5-06, FXG8A-06, FXG16-06, FXG2870A-06, FXG3387A-06, FXG3506-06, FXG3593A-06, FXG3600-06, FXG3614-06, FXG3675-06, FXG3682-06, FXG3980-06, FXG4386-06, FXG4967-06, FXG6607-06, FXG7317-06, FXG9100-06, FXG9688-06, FXG9837-06, FXG10060-06, FXG10575-06