Patent Number: 8,814,140

Title: Valve for controlling a fluid

Abstract: A valve for controlling a fluid includes a closing body and a valve seat. The closing body opens and closes a passage at the valve seat along a sealing line. The valve seat and the closing body have a rotationally symmetrical region where the sealing line between the valve seat and closing body is formed. The valve seat and/or the closing body also has a nonrotationally symmetrical region, which adjoins the rotationally symmetrical region in a throughflow direction of the valve.

Inventors: Karl; Andreas (Benningen/Neckar, DE), Lechler; Andreas (Vaihingen/Enz, DE), Norberg; Jens (Stuttgart, DE)

Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH

International Classification: F16K 1/00 (20060101); F16K 15/00 (20060101); F16K 47/00 (20060101); F16L 55/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018