|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||22/020.326 ; 22/020.324 ; 22/020.325 ; 22/029.0 ; 22/029.5 ; 22/030.3 ; 22/0DIG33|
|§371/§102 date||19980604 (19980604)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 38|
A cap (50) that is engageable with a tank filler neck (52) includes a closure (56), handle (54), and an annular gasket (76) on an axially inner end of closure (56) in spaced-apart relation to handle (54) and closure retainer apparatus (70) mounted on closure (56). Closure (56) includes an upper housing (62) carrying closure retainer apparatus (70) and a lower housing (66) rotatably coupled to upper housing (62) and carrying annular gasket (76) and an anti-rotation lug (68) positioned to engage filler neck (52) during cap installation. A delayed actuator ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A cap engageable with a filler neck of a vehicle fuel tank, the cap comprisinga closure for closing the filler neck, the closure including a generally cylindrical side wall having an axially inner end, an axially outer end, and closure retainer apparatus configured to rotationally engage the filler neck when the cap is installed in the filler neck to block removal of the closure from the filler neck,a handle connected to the axially outer end of the closure for moving the closure relative to the filler neck, andan annular gask...