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ocr, 15, 194s. R. BENTLEY EIV'AL FILLING SPOUT Filed July 21, 1944 \ 3.....' 2,409,532 2,409,532 Patented Oct. 15, ‘1946 >UNITED 'STATES PATENT ortica ` FILLING SPOUT Robert Bentley, Monroe, and Howard Bentley, ' Detroit, Mich. Application July 21, 1944, Serial No. 545,920 2 claims. . (craze-_86) ' 1 such as cork, rubber or the like. This tube IG is Our invention relates to a new and useful im cut away as at 23 to permit entry of the nozzle provement in a filling spout adapted for use on of the filling hose. tanks such as gasoline tanks and the like. It is The spout Hl is outwardly oifset, as at 2li, to an object of the present invention to provide a provide a space for reception of the ring 25 of device in which a movable cap will be eliminated sealing material such as rubber, leather, cork, and which may be thrown outwardly into opera felt or the like. When the tube is in its collapsed tive position beyond a sealing part and concealed position, as shown in Fig. 1, the door I3 may be within the sealing part when not in use. closed and if it is locked, access to the tank is Another object of the invention is the provi sion in a iilling spout of an extendable tele 10 prevented. In this position, it will be noted that the bead i8 is in engagement with the groove scoping member so arranged that it will be filled I4, thus tending to secure the tubes lû and I6 in any position of telescoping. in fixed relation. When it is intended to use Another object of the invention is the provi the structure, the door or closure i3 is swung to sion of a telescoping member so arranged that it will be spring held in its position of outward 15 open position, as shown in Fig. 2, and the tube IS may be moved outwardly. In Fig. 3, this tube movement and its position of inward movement. IB is shown moved to its outermost position and> Another object of the invention is the provi the bead I3 is in engagement with the groove l5, sion in a filling spout of this type of a pair of thus tending to retain the tubes in ñxed rela telescoping members so arranged that a leak proof seal is provided when the parts are in 20 tion. When the tube I6 is being moved relatively to the tube l!) so that the bead I8 is being moved closed position. either from the groove l5 toward the tube i4 Other objects _will appear hereinafter. or vice versa, there will be sectional engagement It is recognized that various changes and mod between the tubes i6 and la, the slit l1 serving iiications may be made in the detail of structure illustrated without departing from the spirit of 25 to permit the inward springing of the end of the tube on which the bead I3 is formed. When the invention and it is intended that such moved to the outer position, the nozzle may be changes and variations shall be embraced within projected through the opening 23 foi` iilling pur the scope of the claims which form a part hereof. poses. Forming a part of the specincation is a draw ing in which ' 30 _ When moved into the closed position, as shown in Fig. 1, the rubber gasket or sealing member 22 will be in engagement with the end of the tube It and prevent leakage. The ring 25 snugly em position; braces the tube I5 and prevents leakage at this Fig. 2 is a sectional view taken on line 2_2 of Fig. 1; 35 point so that a gas leak-proof connection is thus provided. Fig. 3 is a longitudinal, central, sectional View With a filling spout constructed in this man of the invention in extended position; ner, it is obvious that the losing of the closure Fig. 4 is a sectional view taken on line 4_4 of cap is prevented and a structure is afforded which Fig. 1. In the drawing, we have illustrated the tank 40 is highly eiiicient and easily operated. or container il having the tubular spout lll there What we claim as new is: on. We have indicated the container 9 as being 1. A device of the classldescribed, comprising: a gasoline tank for automobiles which embodies Aa tank; a tubular ñlling spout projecting out a fender ll having an opening l2 formed therein wardly from said tank and having a pair of closed by a suitable swingable closure I3. The 45 spaced peripheral grooves on its inner surface spout IE) is provided with the annular grooves Ill and outwardly flared at its outer end; a sealing and i5. Telescopically engaging in the spout lil ring mounted on the inner surface of the out is an extension tube I6 having axially directed wardly flared end of said spout; a telescoping slits l'l formed in its inner end. The telescoping tube mounted in said spout and snugly engaged extension tube IG is formed from suitably resil 50 at its periphery with said ring and provided on its inner end with a plurality of circumierentially ient material and is provided at its inner end spaced, axially directed slits; a peripheral bead with a peripheral bead I8. 'I'he outer end of the on the slitted end of said tube engageable in tube IE is closed with the cap I9 which has cir either of said grooves` said bead being in fric cular flange 20 providing a channel 2l in which engages a ring 22 of suitable sealing material 55 tional contact with the inner surface of said Fig. 1 is a longitudinal, central, sectional View of the invention, showing it applied and in closed 3 2,409,532 spout in its slidable movements therein, there being a ñlling opening formed in one side or" said telescoping tube; a closure on the outer end 4 mounted in said spout and engaging at its pe riphery with said ring; a peripheral bead on the inner end of said telescoping tube engageable With the inner surface of said spout, said inner of said telescoping tube; an overhanging spaced apart ñange on the outer end of said telescoping CII end of said telescoping tube being axially slitted tube to provide a channel; and a sealing ring through said bead, there being a ñlling opening mounted in said channel and engageable with formed in one side of said telescoping tube, ac the end of said, spout upon fulltteleseopíngrof said cessible. uponY the drawing outwardly of Said tele telescoping tube therewith. scoping tube relatively tov said spout a pre-deter 2. A device of the class described, comprising, mined distance; a closure on outer end of said a tank; a tubular ñlling spout projecting out telescoping tube having a flange projecting be wardly from said tank, and having its outer end yond the periphery thereof and axially turned for outwardly flared to provide an axially directed overlying the flared portion of said spout; and terminal portion of larger diameter than the in a sealing ring mounted on the face of said flange side diameter of the remaining portion; a seal 15 for engaging the end of said spout upon full ing ring mounted on the inner surface of the out telescoping of said telescoping tube with said wardly flared end of said spout and having an> spout. ' inside diameter substantially the same as the in ROBERT BENTLEY. side diameter of said spout; a telescoping tube HOWARD BENTLEY.