Patent Number: 6,254,142

Title: Exhaust manifold flange for an internal combustion engine

Abstract: An exhaust manifold flange for an internal combustion engine, for sealably connecting at least one stub pipe of an exhaust manifold to a wall of the engine, the flange has a basic part made of sheet steel provided with a bead which extends substantially around the entire outer contour of the basic part, at least one receiving hole with another bead therearound for securely receiving the at least one stub pipe in the manifold which has holes which are arranged for attaching the exhaust manifold flange to the wall of the internal combustion engine.

Inventors: Kaifel; Hans-Joerg (Schorndorf, DE), Haerle; Hans A. (Bopfingen, DE)

Assignee: Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: F01N 7/10 (20060101); F01N 7/18 (20060101); F01N 007/00 (); F16L 039/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018