|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B64D-037/02 B65D-090/22 F16K-031/18|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/135R; 220/088.3; 137/447|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 4|
A method and apparatus comprising a tube, an opening in the tube, and a valve associated with the opening. The tube is configured to carry an inert gas in a fuel tank. The valve is configured to control an amount of the inert gas that exits the opening based on a level of fuel relative to the opening.
1. An apparatus comprising: a tube configured to carry an inert gas in a fuel tank;an opening in the tube; anda valve associated with the opening, the valve comprising: a substantially cylindrical portion connected to the tube and configured to rotate around the tube to open and close the opening based on a position of the cylindrical portion; anda float structure connected to the cylindrical portion, the float structure buoyant in the fuel, movement of the float structure rotating the cylindrical portion, and the valve configured to control an amount of...