Patent Number: 6,167,911

Title: Automatic vent device that prevents fuel spillage for marine vessels

Abstract: A vent device for marine vessels with internal fuel tanks, comprising an upper embodiment that is attached through a vessels hull and a lower embodiment that is attached to the fuel tank. Together they permit fumes to vent into the atmosphere while containing the fuel that usually expels during fueling. This fuel is automatically directed to return back into the fuel tank. This venting device while allowing air to enter, protects against rain, splash, spray and insects from entering the fuel system.

Inventors: Diamond; Burt (Bridgeton, NJ)


International Classification: B63B 25/00 (20060101); B63B 25/08 (20060101); B65B 031/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018