|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 15 인용 특허 : 23|
A fuel tank support for supporting and protecting a plastic fuel tank is mounted to the vehicle with the plastic fuel tank supported therein. Integral mounting members are formed in the fuel tank support to provide structural integrity, thereby obviating the need for additional mounting hardware and straps. In addition, apertures formed on the walls of the support provide vent holes for venting stagnant hot air from the space between the fuel tank and the fuel tank support.
[ We claim:] [1.] A fuel tank support for supporting a fuel tank on an automotive vehicle, with said fuel tank support comprising:a front wall, a rear wall, a bottom wall joining said front and rear walls, and side walls joining said front and rear walls and said bottom wall, with said walls cooperating to form an enclosure having an exterior and an interior for holding the fuel tank, with said fuel tank support defining a longitudinal axis extending through said front wall and said rear wall;a pair of mounting channels integrally formed into said front ...