Patent Number: 6,253,788

Title: Check valve for use in a filler pipe for filling a fuel tank

Abstract: A check valve for use in a filler pipe of a motor-vehicle fuel system, having a housing fixed in the interior of the pipe and a movably mounted flap closure which is opened by the flow of fuel through the filler pipe to the fuel tank, and closes again automatically when fueling stops. According to the invention, a configuration that is particularly favorable in terms of flow dynamics is provided wherein the flap closure comprises two valve flaps which are movably mounted jointly in the region of the center of the housing.

Inventors: Palvolgyi; Sandor (Gleisdorf, AU)

Assignee: Tesma-Motoren-und Getriebetechnik Ges. m.b.H.

International Classification: B60K 15/04 (20060101); F16K 15/02 (20060101); F16K 15/03 (20060101); F16K 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018