Patent Number: 7,708,036

Title: Head for a fuel filler pipe of a vehicle

Abstract: An obturating assembly includes a body having an aperture for passage to the pipe of a fuel supply spout of predetermined outer diameter and an obturator that is moveable with respect to the body. In accordance with the invention, the head further includes an access assembly having a shell through which the spout must pass before reaching the obturator, the shell having a plurality of flexible tabs generally forming an assembly of funnel shape of which the minor diameter is less than the outer diameter of the spout and of which the major diameter is greater than the outer diameter of the spout.

Inventors: Bar; Jean-Philippe (Auneuil, FR)

Assignee: ITW DE France

International Classification: B65D 43/16 (20060101); B65B 3/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018