Process for reinforcing a plastic fuel tank
Process for reinforcing a plastic fuel tank comprising a wall defining an internal closed volume, according to which a structural member is fixed to the wall of the tank outside the closed volume, in at least two points being located in two different portions of said wall where a deflection induced when the tank is filled with fuel, is low; and said structure having at least one contact point with the tank wall in a portion of said wall where the deflection is high.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 10-02-2007
Publication date: 01-12-2011
Applicant: INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RES, BE
Inventor: THOMPSON JAMES EDWARD, US ; HILL DAVID, US ; CRIEL BJORN, BE ; CUVELIER VINCENT, BE ; VAN SCHAFTINGEN JULES-JOSEPH, BE
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