Patent Number: 6,308,901

Title: Fuel injector with a cone shaped bent spray

Abstract: An injector for high pressure direct fuel injection in an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The injector has a downstream end and a longitudinal axis extending therethrough. The injector has an outlet orifice located at the downstream end. The outlet orifice has an outlet axis oblique to the longitudinal axis. The outlet orifice discharges a circular cone-shaped spray having a spray axis co-linear with the outlet axis. A method of forming a bent circular cone-shaped spray pattern is also disclosed.

Inventors: Nitkiewicz; James Anthony (Hampton, VA), Fochtman; James Paul (Williamsburg, VA)

Assignee: Siemens Automotive Corporation

International Classification: F02M 61/18 (20060101); F02M 61/16 (20060101); F02M 61/00 (20060101); F02M 061/20 (); F02M 051/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018