Patent Number: 6,253,811

Title: Fluid-dispensing valve for a container-filling apparatus

Abstract: A fluid-dispensing valve for a container-filling apparatus comprises a vent tube having an axial mating surface; a nozzle positionable over and axially moveable in relation to the vent tube to define open and closed conditions of the fluid-dispensing valve, the nozzle including an axial mating surface; a biasing member for biasing the nozzle in a closed condition of the fluid-dispensing valve, the biasing member having a fluid passageway therethrough, and further including at least two axial mating surfaces, one axial mating surface axially abutting with an axial mating surface of each of the vent tube and nozzle to define an axially mated condition of the fluid-dispensing valve; and one or more members for maintaining the vent tube, nozzle, and biasing member in the axially mated condition of the fluid-dispensing valve.

Inventors: Slagh; Bruce (Zeeland, MI)

Assignee: Filler Specialties, Inc.

International Classification: B65B 39/00 (20060101); B65B 001/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018