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Robert S Harris: Fuel-water separator. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, February 5, 1985: US04497714 (67 worldwide citation)

A fuel-water separator comprises a container having entry and exit ports and a progression of spaces through which the fuel moves. The spaces become progressively smaller and are arranged to direct the fuel through a series of downwardly and upwardly directed paths. The lower density fuel moves upwa ...


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Robert S Harris: Pressure-release fuel cap. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, June 30, 1987: US04676390 (62 worldwide citation)

A fuel cap is provided for use in a threaded filler neck of a fuel system. The fuel cap includes a shell providing a hand grip and a closure rotatably engaging the threaded filler neck for closing the filler neck. The closure includes a seal for establishing a sealing engagement between the closure ...


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Robert S Harris, Jeffrey Griffin: Capless vehicle refueling system. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, October 15, 1991: US05056570 (61 worldwide citation)

An assembly is provided for controlling filling of a vehicle fuel tank having a filler neck. The assembly includes a capless fuel and fuel vapor handling system for controlling a filling operation of a fuel tank and the discharge of fuel vapors from the tank and filler neck both during and after the ...


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Robert S Harris: Fuel-delivery control system. Stant Manufacturing, Barnes & Thornburg, October 29, 1996: US05568828 (61 worldwide citation)

A fuel-delivery control system is provided for use in a fuel tank. The fuel-delivery system includes a housing module formed to include a fuel-delivery channel and a check valve assembly positioned to lie in the fuel-delivery channel. The check valve assembly includes a support base formed to includ ...


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Emil Szlaga, Robert S Harris, Robert H Thompson: Vapor recovery system. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, March 28, 1989: US04816045 (56 worldwide citation)

A vapor handling system is provided to control fuel vapor in a vehicle fuel system to prevent the fuel vapor from escaping to the atmosphere during filling of the vehicle fuel tank. An on-board vacuum-actuated system is included for preventing overfilling of the tank by automatically triggering shut ...


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Robert S Harris: Delayed actuation fuel cap. Stant Manufacturing, Barnes & Thornburg, September 12, 1995: US05449086 (54 worldwide citation)

A filler neck cap is provided for closing a threaded filler neck of a tank. The cap includes a housing having threads for engaging the filler neck, a seal for sealingly engaging the filler neck upon rotation of the housing in a first direction, and a handle for rotating the housing relative to the f ...


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Robert S Harris: Tank pressure control system. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, December 13, 1988: US04790349 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for controlling discharge of fuel vapor from the fuel tank having a filler neck during refueling. The apparatus includes a passage for conducting fuel vapor between the fuel tank and a distal portion of the filler neck and a valve for selectively blocking flow of fuel vapor ...


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Jeffrey Griffin, Robert S Harris, J Bradley Groom: Capless vehicle refueling system with moving fill passageway. Stant Manufacturing, Barnes & Thornburg, December 21, 1993: US05271438 (50 worldwide citation)

A filler neck includes an internal tube that is movable to open and close the filler neck. The movable tube is formed to include a fill passageway that extends therethrough and is configured to deliver fuel from a fuel-dispensing nozzle to a vehicle fuel tank when the filler neck is open. The "movin ...


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Robert S Harris: Pressure-release fuel cap. Stant, Barnes & Thornburg, December 19, 1989: US04887733 (50 worldwide citation)

A fuel cap is provided for use in a fuel system filler neck having a mouth. The cap includes a closure rotatably engageable with the filler neck to cover the filler neck mouth and formed to include a vent passageway extending therethrough in communication with the filler neck. A valve is supported i ...


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Robert S Harris: Dual valve tank venting system. Stant Manufacturing, Barnes & Thornburg, November 18, 1997: US05687778 (49 worldwide citation)

A tank venting system includes a first vent apparatus mounted on a top wall of a fuel tank, a second vent apparatus mounted on a raised top wall of a vapor dome on the fuel tank to lie in diagonally spaced-apart relation to the first vent apparatus, a fuel vapor conduit conducting fuel vapor dischar ...