Patents by Inventor Manfred Strohmayer

Manfred Strohmayer has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6604539
    Abstract: A known fuel tank for a motor vehicle, in which an expansion tank is arranged outside the fuel tank, requires a relatively large space. A fuel tank for a motor vehicle which requires little space is provided by having the expansion tank installed inside the fuel tank, and by having all valves for venting the fuel tank, for limiting a filling level, for controlling a limit pressure defined in the fuel tank, and/or for protecting against leakage in the event of a rollover arranged on the expansion tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2003
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Manfred Strohmayer, Norbert Linz