Global Patent Index - EP 1091885 A1

EP 1091885 A1 2001-04-18 - Fuel tank closure with cap-ejector spring

Title (en)

Fuel tank closure with cap-ejector spring

Title (de)

Kraftstofftankverschluss mit federbelastetem Deckel

Title (fr)

Fermeture pour réservoir de carburant munie d'un ressort d'éjection de bouchon

Publication

EP 1091885 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99911284 A

Priority

  • GB 9804948 A
  • US 9905213 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9946177A1] A fuel tank closure system (10) includes a filler neck (12) and a fuel cap (14) engageable with filler neck (12). Fuel cap (14) includes a closure (16), a seal (18) coupled to closure (16) to engage filler neck (12), and a spring (20). Closure (16) includes a handle (24) and a lug (34) engageable with filler neck (12). Handle (24) is adapted to move lug (34) between an engaged position securing closure (16) in an axially and a disengaged position permitting closure (16) to move between axially inner and outer positions. Spring (20) moves closure (16) relative to filler neck (12) to the axially outer position while lug (34) is in the disengaged position.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65D 41/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B60K 15/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B60K 15/0406 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9946177 A1 19990916; CA 2322958 A1 19990916; EP 1091885 A1 20010418; EP 1091885 A4 20030521; GB 9804948 D0 19980506

INPADOC legal status


2006-12-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060530

2006-02-22 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: FUEL TANK CLOSURE WITH CAP-EJECTOR SPRING

2003-11-05 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030923

2003-05-21 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030403

2001-04-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001006

2001-04-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB