Patent Number: 8,820,569

Title: Fuel container, fuel residual amount measurement device, and fuel residual amount measurement method

Abstract: A fuel container includes a container body having a fuel discharge port and an interior spacing. A body of liquid fuel is filled in the interior spacing of the container body. Follower units are provided in the container body, in contact with at least a part of an end of the body of the liquid fuel. Solid follower auxiliary members are interposed between the follower units and the body of liquid fuel to be optically detectable.

Inventors: Kabasawa; Yasunari (Hanno, JP), Suda; Yoshihisa (Maebashi, JP), Osada; Takahiro (Sawa-gun, JP), Nishimura; Kozi (Takasaki, JP), Kamitani; Toshimi (Fujioka, JP)

Assignee: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

International Classification: B65D 25/04 (20060101); B65D 85/00 (20060101); B65D 1/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018