Patent Number: 8,794,476

Title: Outer tank for cryogenic fuel

Abstract: A motor vehicle outer tank for a cryogenic fuel which is situated in an inner tank which is positioned within the outer tank is, for space and weight-saving purposes, characterized in that it is of flat design, and is designed in particular as a parallelepiped, and in that planar side walls of the outer tank are at least partially of sandwich design or are reinforced with sandwich plates.

Inventors: Hausberger; Klaus (Graz, AT), Meinert; Marius (Osnabruck, DE), Doller; Christian (Graz, AT), Rauchegger; Bernd (Koflach, AT)

Assignee: Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co. KG

International Classification: F17C 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018