|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/373 ; 220/202 ; 220/DIG ; 33 ; 137/43|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 5|
A cap for closing the filler neck of a vehicle is provided. The cap includes a valve body and a vent adapted to allow a maximum amount of fuel vapor to vent to the atmosphere. The cap also includes a ball disposed within the valve body to seal the vent when the vehicle is rolled over to a substantially inverted position to prevent fuel from leaking from the cap. The cap further includes a baffle to prevent fuel from splashing through the vent when the vehicle is operated on a rough and uneven surface.
A cap for closing the filler neck of a vehicle fuel tank containing fuel, the fuel tank having a normally generally upwardly extending filler neck with a peripherally and radially extending, upwardly facing sealing surface concentric with the neck, the cap comprising: a cover having an opening formed therethrough; means providing a concentric housing extending downwardly into said filler neck and connected to said cover; means providing a seal between the housing means and said sealing surface; a valve body within said housing and extending downwardly in...