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Publication numberUS3554175 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 12, 1971
Filing dateDec 8, 1969
Priority dateDec 8, 1969
Publication numberUS 3554175 A, US 3554175A, US-A-3554175, US3554175 A, US3554175A
InventorsJorma O Sarto
Original AssigneeChrysler Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Evaporative emission control system
US 3554175 A
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United States Patent [72] Inventor Jorma 0. Sarto [56] References Cited r h L M UNITED STATES PATENTS P g g i 3,172,348 3/1965 Berg 123/136UX [221 Had d 1971 3,368,326 2/1968 Hervert l23/136X [45] 3,448,731 6/1969 Daigh 123/136 [73] Assignee Chrysler Corporatlon Highland Park, Mich. Primary Examiner-Laurence M. Goodridge a corporation of Delaware Attorney-Harness, Talburtt and Baldwin Division of Ser. No. 711,680, Mar. 8, 1968.

ABSTRACT: A system for controlling evaporative emissions 7 from the fuel system of a motor vehicle wherein the fuel tank and carburetor how] are vented to the crankcase of the engine [54] EEQ T fiEZE E CONTROL SYSTEM so that the crankcase serves as an accumulator to collect fuel 3 g g vapors from the fuel tank and fuel bowl while the engine is [52] US. Cl 123/136, turned off; the crankcase is in turn vented to the engine intake 123/1 19, 123/120, 123/133 so that the collected vapors are subsequently burned in'the en- [51] Int. Cl..'. ..F02m 25/08 gine during subsequent operation of the engine. The venting [50] Field of Search l23/l19, of the carburetor bowl to the crankcase is selectively conl20, 121, 136 trolled by a valve.

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' I saw 2 OF 2 INVENTOR Jrxzm' 0621/1 1 ATTORNEY EVAPORA'IIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM BACKGROUND OF TI' iE INVENTION This inventionisga division of application Ser. No. 7l 1,680, filed Mar. 8, I968 and. it relatesto an evaporative control system for a motor vehicle fuel sy'sterng The atmospheric condition commonly referred to as smog" has generated considerable i nterestin the problem of polluting emissions from automobiles. Many corrective devices and systems have been proposedand/or utilized to control and at least partially eliminate the fumes from the engine exhaust. Anothen'and quite distinct, source of hydrocarbon emissions from the automobile is the fuel vapor escaping from the fuel; sy stem. Specifically, significant quantities of gasoline vapor escape from "the external ventso fboth the fuel tank and the carburetor {fuel bowk Various proposals have some of the proposed-systems have successfully controlled the evaporative emissionsthey' have been prohibitively expensive and complicated, either frornan initial cost standpoint orfrom a maintenance standpoint. p

I SUMMARY OF THE rnvENr on crankcase of the engine, the carburetor -vent line including a vent 'valve. When the engineis turned ofip-thevapors emitting from the fuel'tankand fuel bowl are routedfto the crankcase which serves as an accumulator to collect these vapors. The emissions entering the crankcase; being heavier than the air in the crankcase, graduall'yzand progressively displace the air in the crankcase. Provisionis made toroute the collected vapors from the crankcase to theengine intake manifold when the engine is again started so that the collected vapors may be internally combusted in the engine. a w

In a specific form of the invention disclosed, two vent tubes are connected to the crankcase breather cap of the engine. One vent tube communicates with the-vent of the carburetor fuel bowl, which includes a' throttle-controlled vent valve, and the other tube communicates with a vent in the fuel tank. Both venttubescontmunicate through the breather cap with the en'- gine crankcase so that the breather cap provides storage communication between the crankcase and both the fuel bowl and thefueltank. I

Other objects,features and advantagesof the invention will be apparent from thedetailed .descriptionto follow.

BRIEF-DESCRIPTION THE DRAWINGS been advanced to control these-evaporative emissions. while u '2 selectively control the intake to and-exhaust from cylinders 24 withthe selective opening and closing movement of the valves controlled in known manner by a'cam shaft 31 engaging lifters 32 for actuation of rocker arms 33. Lifters 32 (see also FIG. 3) move within aligned passages 34 and 35 in block 14 and heads 13, 16,. aligned passages 34 and 35 thereby providing vapor communication between crankcase 36 and valve covers 18, I9. Spark plugs 38 function in known manner to ignite the combustible mixtures introduced into combustion chambers 40'through intake manifold 42.

A carburetor 44'(see also FIG. 2) is carried by manifold 42 and functions to deliver combustible charge material to the cylinders. Carburetor, 44 is-generally of known form and in-' cludes a venturi section 46, a throttle 48 controlled from accelerator pedal 50 by a throttle linkage 52, 54, 56, a fuel bowl 58, a bowl balance tube 60,- a main fuel discharge tube 61 and a vent valve62.The usualaccelerator pump assembly 63 is provided within the fuel bowl; pump assembly 63 functions in known manner in response to a downward stroke of piston rod 64 to squirt ameasured quantity offuel into carburetor venturi section 46 through aperture or -window 47. The working .strokeof piston rod 64 is effected by a coil spring 66 compressed between piston 68v and the lowe'r'face of the body 70 of carburetor vent valve 62. The return stroke of piston rod 64 is effected by a linkage 72, 74, 76operatively connected to the throttle linkage. A valve disc 78 on piston .rod 64 coacts with a valve seat 80 defined by valve body 70 to selectively communicate the interior of the fuel bowl to. vent fitting 82 in response to reciprocal movement of rod 64. 1 'An air cleaner 84 of known form is carried on top of carburetor 44 and includes an intake horn 86 and a filter element Engine 10 also includes a positive crankcase ventilation system. The positive crankcase ventilation system includes a hose 90 extending between a fitting 92 on. horn 86 and a fitting 94 on the annular periphery 'of a breather cap 95, a crankcase ventilation. valve 96 on valve cover 18, and a-hose 98 extending between a-fitting 99on valve 96 and a fitting 100 on the base of carburetor 44. Fitting 94 communicates with an annular chamber 101 defined between the sidewall of the cap and an annular filter element 102 positioned within the cap. Hose 90 thus provides .vapor communication between the air inlet of horn 86 and the crankcase'36 of the engine. Valve, 96 includes a spool 104 having a base portion 106 for seating coaction with an aperture 107 .in the valve housing and a conical portion 108 for throttling coaction with aport 110 defined at A preferred embodiment of the invention is illustrated in p the accompanying drawings. In the drawings:

FIG. I is a fragmentary, partially schematic view of an evaporative emission control system according to the invention; Q FIG.- 2 is a sectional view on an enlarged scaleof the carbu retor assembly of the system of FIG. 1; 7

'line'3-3 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a sectional view taken on FIG. 4 is a schematic fragmentary view of the luggage compartment of a motor vehicle; and h I FIG. 5 is a fragmentary sectional view taken on line 5-6 of FIG. I. I

1 in l on with a gasoline internalcombustionengine l0 and a fuel tank 12. g I

thebase of fitting 100. A coil springll2 acts to normally maintain spool base portion 106 in seating engagement with the valve housing to preclude communication between crankcase 36 and carburetor 44.

Fuel tank 12 includes a filler pipe 114 and a sending unit 116. Pipe 114 is of known form and includes a cap I18. Sending unit 116 may be any of several known constructions; it in-- cludes a plug member 120 carrying a fitting 122 for connection to an electrical wire 128. Fuel line 124 extends to a fuel pump (not shown) which is in turn communicated with carbu- Q retor 44. Fitting 122 communicates with a syphon hose positioned inside tank 12 and terminal 126 is electrically connected to a rheostat assembly positioned inside the tank.

As previously stated, both the fuel tank and the carburetor I fuel bowl are vented to the engine crankcase. Specifically, a

carburetor vent hose 128 extends from carburetor vent fitting 82 to a fitting 130 press fitted into the sidewall of breather cap 95,-and a fuel tank vent hose 132 extends generally from thefuel tank to a fitting 134 centrally press fitted into the top wall 7 of the breather cap and extending downwardly therein within annular filter element 102. It willbe noted that hoses 90, 128,

Engine 10 is of the so-called 'V-eight typev and includes a block l4,' oil-panl5, heads .16, 17 and valve covers 18, 19. Pistons 22 slidablyreceived incylinders- 24 are drivingly con nected to crankshaft and 132 all connect with acommon cap member 95. It is contemplated that this breather cap member would be mounted on the adjacent mouth or spout on the valve cover with a tight,

resiliently sealing, but removable fit and that a separate .oil filler cap (not shown) would be provided to allow addition of- 26 through connecting rods 28. Valves 75 lubricating oil to the crankcase. Cap 95 serves only as a connector for the various vent and breather hoses and therefore need not be removed during the normal operation and servicing of the vehicle.

When engine is operating under a steady state or cruise condition, carburetor vent valve 62 is closed by valve disc 78, fuel tank 12 is vented to the crankcase through vent hose 132, and blowby is entering the crankcase around pistons 22; crankcase ventilation valve 96 is maintained at this time in a throttling condition by the interaction of intake manifold vacuum and valve spring 142. Specifically, base portion 106 of valve spool 104 is lifted clear of aperture 107 and conical portion 108 defines an annular throttling orifice with port 110 with the size of the orifice increasing with increasing engine speed because of the diminishing magnitude of the manifold vacuum with increasing engine speed. Under these conditions, theevaporative emissions entering the crankcase from the fuel tank through vent hose 132 and the blowby products entering the crankcase around the pistons are constantly vented from the crankcase through ventilation valve 96 and enter the intake manifold from where they are routed to the engine cylinders for combustion. Purging air continuously enters the crankcase at this time through air cleaner horn 86, hose 90, and breather cap 95; this air flows through the crankcase where it picks up contaminants and thereafter leaves the crankcase through ventilation valve 96 along with the evaporative emissions and the blowby products.

When the engine. is thereafter turned off, the invention evaporative emission control system functions to allow the crankcase to serve as a collector forthe evaporative emissions from the fuel tank and the carburetor fuel bowl. Specifically, when the engine is shut off, vent hose 132 continues to vent thefuel tank to the crankcase, and carburetor vent valve 62 is opened by the return spring of the throttle linkage to vent the carburetor fuelbowl to the crankcase through hose 128. The evaporative emissions from the fuel tank and the carburetor fuel bowl during shut down or-hot soak conditions are thus routed to the crankcase where they are stored. The emissions are precluded from leaving the crankcase by the ventilation valve 96 which is now closed by the action of spring 112. As the emissions, which are heavier than air, enter the crankcase, they gradually and progressively displace the air in the crankcase; the displaced air leaves the crankcase through the breather cap, air hose 90, and air cleaner horn 86. The capacity of the crankcase, valve covers, and connecting passages is quite large relative to the volume of emissions generated by the fuel tank and fuel bowl during typical shutdown. conditions so that the storage volume provided is normally more than adequate to handle the emissions. If the storage capacity is exceedcd, as for example due to a long shutdown under rising temperature conditions, the emissions in excess of the storage capacity leave the crankcase through the breather cap 95 and air hose 90, and are trapped in a charcoal canister 135 interposed in hose 90. Canister 135 includes a cylindrical casing 200 receiving hose 90 at its opposite ends, a lower screen 202 secured to the sidewall of the casing and defining with the casing a lower plenum chamber 204, an upper screen 206 slidably mounted in the casing and defining with the casing on upper plenum chamber 208, and a coil spring 210 urging screen 206 downwardly to compress a quantity of granulated activated charcoal 212 between screens 202 and 206. The activated charcoal in canister 135 functions in known manner to absorb the evaporative emissions and preclude their discharge into the atmosphere through horn 86. When the engine is started up following a shut down, the ventilation valve 96 open immediately to vent the accumulated evaporative emissions in the crankcase through hose 98 to the intake manifold for combustion in the engine. As the evaporative emissions leave the crankcase, fresh air is drawn into the crankcase through air line 90 to purge the crankcase; if the crankcase capacity has been exceeded during the preceding hot soak cycle so that charcoal canister 135 has been required to absorb evaporative emissions in excess of crankcase capacity, the fresh air being drawn in through horn 86 and hose 90 will purge the canister which yields all or at least a major portion of its absorbed emissions to the fresh air in a desorption process. The fresh air passing through hose carries the desorption product through the crankcase and through the ventilation valve'for combustion in the engine.

Provision for ensuring that vapor communication will always be maintained between fuel tank vent line 132 and the vapor in the fuel tank irrespective of the attitude of the tank and/or the existent climatic conditions, thereby preventing liquid fuel carryover into the crankcase may be included if desired. As best seen in FIG. 1, vent line 132 does not communicate directly with the fuel tank but rather is fitted onto the lower end of a vent tube 136 positioned within a standpipe 138. Standpipe 138 includes an upstanding pipe portion 140 having a closed upper end, and a base portion 141 in which vent tube 136 is press fitted. Standpipe 138 is positioned on the fioor 142 of the luggage compartment of the vehicle with base portion 141 overlying and closing an opening 144 in floor 142 to allow tube 136 to extend downwardly through opening 144 for connection to vent line 132. Standpipe 138 is preferably positioned in the luggage compartment immediately rearwardly ofa wheel housing 146 as best seen in FIG. 4. In addition to vent tube 136, standpipe 138 also houses vent tubes 148, 150, 152 and 154, each passing at its lower end with a press fit through the base portion 141 as shown in FIG. 1

Hoses 156 connect vent tubes 148,150, 152 and 154 with a plurality of horizontal vent tubes suitably positioned within the fuel tank. Specifically, standpipe vent tube 148 is connected to fuel tank vent tube 158 opening in the right front corner of the fuel tank, standpipe vent tube is connected to fuel tank vent tube 160 opening in the left front comer of the fuel tank, standpipe vent tube 152 is connected to fuel tank vent tube 162 opening in the left rear corner of the fuel tank, and standpipe vent tube 154 is connected to fuel tank vent tube 164 opening in the right rear corner of the fuel tank. It will be noted that vent tube 136 extends almost the full height of the standpipe, vent tubes 148 and 150 are of equal height and extend to a level just below that of tube 136, vent tube 152 is cut off substantially flush with the upper face of standpipe base portion 141, and vent tube 154 extends to about half the height of tubes 148 and 150. The standpipe is preferably positioned substantially over the fuel tank vent tubes where the latter emerge from the fuel tank. Thus, in the disclosed embodiment where the fuel tank vent tubes emerge from the fuel tank adjacent the right front corner of the tank, the standpipe is positioned at the right-hand side of the luggage compartment behind the right-hand wheel housing as can be seen in FIG. 4.

The vent tube and standpipe arrangement preclude liquid carryover from the fuel tank to the crankcase. Specifically, since a vent tube is provided in each corner of the tank, at least one vent tube will always be in communication with the vapor in the tank above the liquid fuel irrespective of the attitude ofthe vehicle and/or inertia forces generated by maneuvering ofthe vehicle. For example, if the vehicle is parked on a downhill attitude, rear vents 162, 164 communicate with the vapor in the tank to establish the vapor communication with the crankcase. However, liquid fuel is often trapped in the rear vent tubes due to sloshing, maneuvering etc., so that, with the vehicle parked in a downhill attitude, the rear vent tubes must be purged of liquid before the vapor can escape to the crankcase. As the fuel in the tank vaporizes due to heating of the fuel in response to increasing ambient temperatures, a vapor pressure is created in the tank. Since the crankcase and thus the standpipe are at atmospheric pressure, any increase in the tank pressure creates a pressure differential as between the tank and the standpipe corresponding to a head of fuel h. A head of fuel it is thus created in the standpipe vent tubes. In the front standpipe vent tubes 148, 150, this head h appears as a full head above the level of the fuel in the tank since the associated fuel tank vent tubes 158, 160 have their openings submerged due to the downward slone of the tank. In the rear standpipe vent tubes, this head appears as a head Ll above the 2 level of the fuel in the tank since the combined vent tubes 164- 154, for example, act inthe downhill attitude of the vehicle as a manometer with the vapor in fuel tank-vent tube 164 pushing against and .co'unterbalancing the column of trapped fuel in standpipe vent tube 154. It will be apparent that the vapor cannot escape through tubes 154-164 until the trapped fuel is completely purged from fuel tank vent tube 164 into standpipe vent tube 154. Since the head of fuel rises twice as fast in the frontstandpipe vent tubes as in the rear standpipe vent tubes, it is imperative that the distance from the lowest point of the rear fuel tank vent tube to the level of the fuel in the tank be less than half the distance from the level of the fuel in the tank to the top of standpipe vent tubes 148 and 150 in order to avoid having liquid spill over from standpipe vent tubes 148 and 150 before the vapor can escape to the crankcase through the rear standpipe vent tubes. Accordingly, standpipe vent tubes 148, 150 are arranged to have a height greater than twice the height of standpipe tube 154. A similar manometer effect occurs in combined vent tubes 162-152 when the vehicle is parked on the right hand side of a crowned road since fuel tank vent tube 162 is now vented to the vapor in the tank while fuel tank vent tube 164 is submerged in the liquid with the result that the vapor pressure head rises twice as fast in the standpipe vent tube 154 as in standpipe vent tube 152. Standpipe vent tube 154 is accordingly designed to have an effective height of more than twice that of standpipe vent tube 152 to allow vapor to purge out of tube 152 before liquid fuel spills over into the standpipe through tube 154. Any liquid that does spill over into standpipe 138 as a result of the above described purging actions will subsequently drain back into the fuel tank through standpipe vent tube 152.

In order to ensure that some thermal expansion space will always remain above the liquid fuel in the tank and thereby ensure that at least one fuel tank vent tube will have vapor communication, an auxiliary chamber 170 may be provided in the fuel tank. As best seen in FIG. 5, chamber 170 is defined by a partition 172 formed integrally within the fuel tank. Chamber 170 is sealed from the remainder of the fuel tank except for a tiny bleed aperture 174 in its lower wall and a larger bleed aperture 176 in its upper wall; aperture 176 communicates with a passageway 178 which is defined beneath an external bulge 180 in the top wall of the tank. Passageway 178 is open at bothends for communication with the main portion of the fuel tank. Even if the tank is filled by an attendant to the very top, gasoline will thereafter bleed through aperture 174 into chamber 170 to lower the level of the fuel in the tank and provide a vapor space above the fuel. The air in chamber 170 displaced by the entering gasoline leaves through aperture 176.

It will be seen that the disclosed system provides an inexpensive and effective means for recovering and eliminating evaporative emissions. The disclosed system is inexpensive not only in terms of initial costbut also in terms of upkeep since it 'utilizes existing storage capacity rather thanartificially, and

expensively, created capacity.

Although a preferred embodiment of the invention has been illustrated and described in detail, it will be apparent that various changes and modifications may be made in the disclosed embodiment without departing from the scope or spirit of the invention as defined by the appended claims:

lclaim:

1. In apower system-for a motor vehicle including an inter- -nal combustion engine having at least one combustion chamber and a crankcase, a fuel tank for storing a volatile fuel, and a charge delivery system including a carburetor having a throttle valve and a fuel bowl and an air intake conduit defined in pa'rt by said carburetor and communicating with the combustion chamber; an evaporative emission control system comprising:

A. first conduit means extending between said fuel tank and said crankcase, whereby to allow said crankcase to function as an accumulator to collect vapor evaporating from said fuel tank; 4 B. second conduit meitns extending between said fuel bowl and'said crankcase; l

C. a control valve in said second conduit means;

D. means operative in response to movement of said throttle valve to selectively open and close said control valve. whereby to allow said crankcase to function under selected throttle conditions as an accumulator to collect vapor evaporating from said fuel bowl;

E. third conduit means extending between said crankcase and said air intake conduit at a location therein downstream of said throttle valve, whereby to allow the vapor accumulated in said crankcase to be supplied to said intake conduit for delivery to said combustion chamber;

F. said third conduit means is closed during shutdown of said engine so that the evaporative emissions entering said crankcase during such shutdown are accumulated therein;

G. said emission control system further includes an absorption type filter capable of absorbing evaporative emissions; and i H. fourth conduit means are provided to route any evaporative emissions in excess of crankcase storage capacity to said filter, whereby the filter supplements the operation 1 of said crankcase in recovering the evaporative emissions.

2. An evaporative emission control system according to claim 1 wherein:

I. said fourth conduit means comprises the only source of fresh air for said crankcase so that fresh purging air enters said crankcase through said fourth conduit means as said accumulated vapors leave the crankcase through said third conduit means; and

. said filter is also capable of desorption of the evaporative emissions so that the fresh air passing through said fourth conduit means en route to said crankcase purges said filter and delivers the previously absorbed evaporative emissions to said crankcase and thence to said intake conduit for combustion in said engine.

3. An evaporative emission control system according to claim 2 wherein:

K. said charge delivery system includes an air cleaner;

L. said fourth conduit means comprises a conduit extending from said air cleaner to said crankcase; and

M. said filter comprises a charcoal canister interposed in said fourth conduit.

4. An evaporative emission control system for a motor vehicle of the type having an internal combustion engine including a carburetor with a fuel bowl; said system comprising:

A. a first conduit extending from said fuel bowl to the crankcase of said engine;

B. a valve in said first conduit;

C. means operative in response to operation of the throttle of said vehicle to selectively ,open and close said valve, whereby to selectively provide vapor communication between said fuel bowl and said crankcase;

D. a second conduit having vapor communication at one end with the fuel tank of the vehicle and extending therefrom to said crankcase, whereby to provide vapor communication between said fuel bowl and said crankcase;

E. a third conduit extending from said crankcase to the intake manifold of said engine, whereby to provide a path to deliver evaporative emissions from said crankcase to the combustion chambers of said engine;

F. said first and second conduits connect to a common cap member which is removably positioned on said engine over an opening in said engine communicating with said crankcase; and

G. a fourth conduit extending from the air cleaner of said engine to said cap member, whereby to provide a supply of clean purging air to said crankcase.

5. An evaporative emission control system according to claim 4 and further including:

l-l. an absorption type filter element interposed in said fourth conduit operative to absorb evaporative emissions from said fuel bowl and fuel tank in excess of crankcase capacity.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification123/519, 123/572, 96/109, 96/134
International ClassificationF02M25/06, F02M25/08
Cooperative ClassificationF02M25/08, Y02T10/121, F02M25/06, F02M2025/0863
European ClassificationF02M25/08, F02M25/06
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