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1. (WO2003054428) VALVE COMPRISING A DAMPING ELEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/054428    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2002/004502
Publication Date: Jul 3, 2003 International Filing Date: Dec 10, 2002
IPC: F01P 7/14
F16K 31/06
Applicants: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
HESS, Juergen
REEB, Georg
HEIN, Bernd
Inventors: HESS, Juergen
REEB, Georg
HEIN, Bernd
Title: VALVE COMPRISING A DAMPING ELEMENT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a valve, in particular for a liquid-regulated heating and/or air-conditioning system of a motor vehicle, comprising a valve chamber (18, 218), from which at least one inlet conduit (14, 214) and at least one outlet conduit (16, 216) branch, in addition to a lifter rod (26, 226) that can be displaced by an actuator and at least one valve member (20, 220) that is located on the lifter rod (26, 226) and co-operates with at least one valve seat (24, 224) of the valve chamber (18, 218). The valve is provided with at least one damping element (20, 220), which retards the speed of the lifter rod (26, 226) during the closure of the valve (10, 12). According to the invention, the damping element(s) (20, 220) is or are used simultaneously as a valve member (20, 220).