Patent Number: 7,100,545

Title: Cylinder head for a water-cooled internal combustion piston engine having inner reinforcement

Abstract: A cylinder head for a water-cooled, multi-cylinder piston internal combustion engine comprises a lower wall and an upper wall enclosing a cavity. A well extends into the cavity for receiving a fuel injector and/or an ignition device. An intake port and/or an exhaust port extends through the cavity. A cooling-water carrying region comprises areas of the cavity surrounding the well, intake port, and exhaust port. Portions of the cooling-water carrying region are provided with an intermediate web for reinforcing the cylinder head.

Inventors: Maassen; Franz (Ubach-Palenberg, DE), Gruner; Ralf (Koln, DE)

Assignee: FEV Motorentechnik GmbH

International Classification: F02F 1/36 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018