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Title: Measured shot ether system

Abstract

This patent describes automatic measures shot starting fluid assembly for injecting a predetermined amount of starting fluid into a passageway of an engine. The assembly consists of: a power source to supply electrical current; starter motor means connected to the power source for engaging and rotating the crankshaft of the engine upon being energized by receiving electrical current from the power source; ignition switch means interconnecting the power source and the starter motor means for allowing electrical current to flow to the starter motor means upon closing the switch means for energizing the starter motor; container means for containing and supplying starting fluid; fluid atomizing means disposed in the passageway of the engine for atomizing the starting fluid from the container means into the passageway; value means connected to the container means for measuring a predetermined amount of starting fluid from the container means and injecting the measured amount of starting fluid to the atomizing means; conduit means interconnecting the valve means and the atomizing means for providing a passageway to allow the starting fluid to flow to the atomizing means; and control circuit means, responsive to the ignition switch means being closed and the starter motor being energized, formore » activating the valve means for a first predetermined timed interval and then deactivating the valve means for a second predetermined time interval; the valve means being activated and deactivated for the first and second time intervals for so long as the ignition switch means is energizing the starter motor whereby measured shots of starting fluid are injected into the engine in a uniform manner while being minimally affected by operator intervention.« less

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6889010
Patent Number(s):
US 4774916
Assignee:
Budd Co., Troy, MI
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 11 Feb 1987
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; ETHERS; COMBUSTION; IGNITION SYSTEMS; FLOW REGULATORS; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; AUTOMATION; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC CURRENTS; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; FLUID FLOW; SWITCHES; WORKING FLUIDS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CONTROL EQUIPMENT; CONTROL SYSTEMS; CURRENTS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ENGINES; EQUIPMENT; FLUIDS; HEAT ENGINES; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; OXIDATION; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; 330100* - Internal Combustion Engines

Citation Formats

Smith, E L. Measured shot ether system. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Smith, E L. Measured shot ether system. United States.
Smith, E L. Tue . "Measured shot ether system". United States.
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title = {Measured shot ether system},
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abstractNote = {This patent describes automatic measures shot starting fluid assembly for injecting a predetermined amount of starting fluid into a passageway of an engine. The assembly consists of: a power source to supply electrical current; starter motor means connected to the power source for engaging and rotating the crankshaft of the engine upon being energized by receiving electrical current from the power source; ignition switch means interconnecting the power source and the starter motor means for allowing electrical current to flow to the starter motor means upon closing the switch means for energizing the starter motor; container means for containing and supplying starting fluid; fluid atomizing means disposed in the passageway of the engine for atomizing the starting fluid from the container means into the passageway; value means connected to the container means for measuring a predetermined amount of starting fluid from the container means and injecting the measured amount of starting fluid to the atomizing means; conduit means interconnecting the valve means and the atomizing means for providing a passageway to allow the starting fluid to flow to the atomizing means; and control circuit means, responsive to the ignition switch means being closed and the starter motor being energized, for activating the valve means for a first predetermined timed interval and then deactivating the valve means for a second predetermined time interval; the valve means being activated and deactivated for the first and second time intervals for so long as the ignition switch means is energizing the starter motor whereby measured shots of starting fluid are injected into the engine in a uniform manner while being minimally affected by operator intervention.},
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