Arrangement for integration of a double thermostat in an engine

  • US 7,063,048 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2004
  • Issued: 06/20/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/14/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A cover or housing for housing two thermostat valves as a single compact set for mounting on an engine comprising:

  • a hollowed body projecting from a flange having holes for fixing the cover to an engine, the hollowed body having a surface inclined to a center part thereof containing a vertical tubular element for interconnecting to a radiator, the hollowed body having two adjacent galleries, each gallery having an independent entrance in a base of the flange, and each gallery having an exit leading into the tubular element, providing a single common exit from the cover or housing, each gallery having downwardly projecting legs having grooves at their ends disposed in a facing relationship for receiving the ends of a thermostat therein, for mounting the thermostat in the gallery, an upper end of each gallery containing a centering hole for receiving a center point of a thermostat therein.

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