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Publication numberUS20030230251 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 10/171,697
Publication dateDec 18, 2003
Filing dateJun 17, 2002
Priority dateJun 17, 2002
Also published asDE20209480U1
Publication number10171697, 171697, US 2003/0230251 A1, US 2003/230251 A1, US 20030230251 A1, US 20030230251A1, US 2003230251 A1, US 2003230251A1, US-A1-20030230251, US-A1-2003230251, US2003/0230251A1, US2003/230251A1, US20030230251 A1, US20030230251A1, US2003230251 A1, US2003230251A1
InventorsLin Chang, Chen Hwe
Original AssigneeChang Lin Kuo, Hwe Chen Chau
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Water tank lid for delivering oxygen and hydrogen
US 20030230251 A1
Abstract
A water tank lid used in a water tank, which can input oxygen and hydrogen from an engine, characterized in that on top of the lid directly facing the entry of the water tank has an opening for connecting a tube, the tube connected to the engine in order to input oxygen and hydrogen from the engine. The water tank lid can further comprise an adapter mounted to the opening for connecting to the tube. A storage chamber can be used to store the hydrogen and oxygen from the water tank and then deliver the oxygen and hydrogen into the cylinders of the engine. Therefore the apparatus can help to enhance combustion of the engine
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Claims(2)
We claim:
1. A water tank lid used in a water tank, which can input oxygen and hydrogen from an engine, characterized in that on top of the lid directly facing the entry of said water tank has an opening for connecting a tube, said tube connected to said engine in order to input oxygen and hydrogen from said engine.
2. The water tank lid of claim 1, further comprises an adapter mounted to said opening for connecting to said tube.
Description
    TECHNICAL FIELD
  • [0001]
    This invention relates generally to a water tank lid, in particular, a water tank lid for delivering hydrogen and oxygen.
  • BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • [0002]
    In general, with fuels used in internal combustion engines, external combustion engines, and other combustion apparatus, exhaust gases are generated by combustion to release various types of noxious chemical substances into the atmosphere, thus causing an environmental pollution. These noxious chemical substances include, for example, CO, HC, NOx, and SOx. Heretofore, to suppress generation of such noxious chemical substances, fuel combustion efficiency has been improved by improving the quality of fuels used or by improving various combustion devices. In addition, the exhaust gases released have been treated by a variety of exhaust gas removing devices using catalysts to prevent pollution. However, such prior art methods have been insufficient to reduce pollutive substances, and the improvement of fuel quality has been difficult in view of the costs. To overcome the defects, recently, the industry intends to use fuel activation devices to enhance combustion and reduce harmful gases. In the U.S. Pat. Nos. 4,605,498, 4,711,271, 5,055,189, 5,044,346, 5,080,080, 5,460,144, 5,632,254 and 5,873,353, magnetic field effect or far infrared ray is used to activate fuel to decompose the fuel molecule and therefore enhance combustion and reduce the harmful gases.
  • [0003]
    Combustion includes fuel, hydrogen in the fuel and oxygen in the air. Activating fuel only improves one element of combustion. Fuels like gasoline are composed mainly of carbon-hydrogen chemical compound with different molecule structures. The main elements of the compounds are carbon and hydrogen. The fuels, which contain high percentage of hydrogen usually, are easily ignited to produce power. Carbon and hydrogen are active elements. They can easily combine with oxygen and then blaze. Therefore if we can provide sufficient air (oxygen is about 20% of air), the combustion of the fuels will be efficient and less harmful gas will be produced. Adding more hydrogen and into combustion equipments like engines can reduce the consumption of fuels and adding oxygen can help the hydrogen both in the fuel and in the air burn and avoid the combine of carbon and hydrogen since usually carbon and hydrogen will combine as harmful gases.
  • [0004]
    However, the conventional water tank lid is only designed to tighten the lid to the entry of the water tank or to release the pressure inside the water tank. They cannot accept oxygen and hydrogen from engine since the top of conventional water tank lid is closed.
  • SUMMARY OF INVENTION
  • [0005]
    It is therefore a primary objective of the present invention to provide a water tank lid that can input oxygen and hydrogen from an engine.
  • [0006]
    The present invention, briefly summarized, in one embodiment discloses a water tank lid used in a water tank, which can input oxygen and hydrogen from an engine, characterized in that on top of the lid directly facing the entry of the water tank has an opening for connecting a tube, the tube connected to the engine in order to input oxygen and hydrogen from the engine. The water tank lid can further comprise an adapter mounted to the opening for connecting to the tube. A storage chamber can be used to store the hydrogen and oxygen from the water tank and then deliver the oxygen and hydrogen into the cylinders of the engine. Therefore the apparatus can help to enhance combustion of the engine.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DRAWINGS
  • [0007]
    The invention will be more clearly understood after refer to the following detailed description read in conjunction with the drawings wherein:
  • [0008]
    [0008]FIG. 1 is a functional diagram of the embodiment used in a engine system that can collect oxygen and hydrogen;
  • [0009]
    [0009]FIG. 2 is a exploded view of how the embodiment connected to a water tank and a tube; and
  • [0010]
    [0010]FIG. 3 is sectional view of another embodiment.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS
  • [0011]
    With reference to FIG. 1, the embodiment is used in an engine system that can collect hydrogen and oxygen. The system has an engine 10 with several cylinders 11 and an cooling device 20 connected to the engine 10, the cooling device 20 has at least one water tank 21 for outputting cooling water to the engine 10 and inputting heated cooling water from the engine 10. Part of the heated water is decomposed into oxygen and hydrogen because of high temperature. The separator chamber 50 is for separating liquid and gas, which comprises: an input 52 connected to the engine 10 for receiving heated cooling water; a first output 53, connected to the water tank 21, for outputting the heated cooling water to the water tank 21; and a second output 54, connected to the water tank 21, for outputting the oxygen and hydrogen to the water tank 21. The oxygen and hydrogen will follow the route of the cooling water (indexed as “a” in FIG. 1) flow into the separator chamber 50. Since gas is lighter and the flowing speed is faster, so hydrogen and oxygen can flow into the water tank 21 earlier. The temperature inside the water tank 21 is high enough to produce more hydrogen and oxygen.
  • [0012]
    The storage chamber 60 with sufficient space 61 has an input 62 connected to the water tank 21 for receiving oxygen and hydrogen inside the tank 21 and an output 63 connected to the engine 10 for outputting the oxygen and hydrogen to the cylinders 11.
  • [0013]
    With reference to FIG. 2, in order to let the hydrogen and oxygen from the engine 10 can be inputted into the water tank 21, the inventor invent a water tank lid 22 characterized in that on top of the lid directly facing the entry of the water tank has an opening 221 for connecting a tube 222, the tube 222 connected to the engine 10 in order to input oxygen and hydrogen from the engine 10. With reference to FIG. 2, the water tank lid 22 can further comprises an adapter 223 mounted to the opening 221 for connecting to the tube 222. The adapter 223 can be plug-in type or with thread surrounding outside the adapter.
  • [0014]
    Numerous characteristics and advantages of the invention have been set forth in the foregoing description, together with details of the structure and function of the invention, and the novel features thereof are pointed out in appended claims. The disclosure, however, is illustrated only, and changes may be made in detail, especially, in matters of shape, size and arrangement of parts, materials and the combination thereof within the principle of the invention, to the full extend indicated by the broad general meaning of the terms in which the appended claims are expressed.
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Classifications
U.S. Classification123/41.54
International ClassificationF02B43/10, F01P11/02
Cooperative ClassificationF01P11/028, F02M25/0222, F01P11/0209, F01P11/029, Y02T10/32, Y02T10/121, F02B43/10
European ClassificationF02M25/022, F02B43/10, F01P11/02A2