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1. (WO2018162294) VALVE FOR CONTROLLING A FLUID FLOW

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/162294    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/054909
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: F25B 41/06
F16K 11/087
F16K 11/074
F16K 11/085
Applicants: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Inventors: HELMING, Thomas
DEMMER, Thomas
WANG, Haixiang
HICKEY, Rob
Title: VALVE FOR CONTROLLING A FLUID FLOW
Abstract:
The invention relates to a valve (1, 1a), in particular an expansion valve, for controlling fluid flow, having a valve central housing (10, 10a) having a first and a second opening (12, 12a, 14, 14a) and a valve element (20, 20a) which has a rotationally symmetrical outline and is arranged rotatably within the valve element housing (10, 10a). According to the invention, the valve element (20, 20a) has a cut-out, wherein the cut-out (30, 30a, 30b, 30c) has a variable dimension, and a sub region (32, 32a) of the cutout (30, 30a, 30b, 30c) is formed continuously through the valve element (20, 20a).