Fuel Caps meet CARB and EPA standards.

Press Release Summary:

Measuring 2.25" (5.71 cm) and 3.50" (8.89 cm), fuel caps allow for low permeation levels below baseline EPA standard. Caps are made of durable nylon and acetal polymers and have ratchet design with consistent torque. With internal tether, or external tether option, and PSI pressure seal with neck, caps are available as non-vented for CARB applications or optional 1-way vent for EPA applications. Custom colors and decoration available.

Original Press Release:

Flambeau® Fluids Introduces Second Generation CARB and EPA Compliant Fuel Caps

Flambeau® Fluid Systems is proud to introduce 2.25" (5.71 cm) and 3.50" (8.89 cm) fuel caps. These caps replace the first generation CARB caps and meet both EPA and CARB standards. Flambeau is also pleased to have received EPA certificates of conformity allowing customers to utilize the low permeation levels of these caps, which are significantly below the baseline EPA standard of FEL 30 g/m^2/day at 28°C. These caps are introduced with a high level of confidence in their performance based upon completion of Flambeau's DVPR validation process.

Key Characteristics:
  • Durable nylon and acetal polymers.
  • Robust ratchet design with consistent torque.
  • Internal tether with external tether option.
  • (7) year UV protection.
  • Proprietary fluoropolymer elastomer gasket.
  • (5) PSI pressure seal with neck.(when neck is per specifications S-10307 for 2.25" & S-10283 for 3.50" sizes.)
  • Available as non-vented for CARB applications and optional 1-way vent for EPA applications.

    CARB Certifications:

    Meets CARB Fuel Cap Standard Performance Title 13 Section 2756. Only non-vented caps can be used with CARB requirements.

    Customization Options:
  • External tether can be included in place of internal tether.
  • Molded or printed fuel identification graphics.
  • Custom colors and decoration.

    Warranty: (2) years per EPA requirement.

    Customary standard fuel caps for Small, Off-Road Equipment (SORE) are no longer the acceptable industry standard. Based on CARB and EPA agency specifications Flambeau has engineered and released the new compliant cap designs which, as part of fuel system, work to minimize evaporative emissions. Flambeau currently has additional variations with new features and options working through their development process. Please contact Flambeau Fluids to discuss design options and additional features at 866-836-0198 or
    e-mail fluids@flambeau.com, or visit flambeaufluids.com for more information.

    Flambeau Fluid Systems(TM), a division of Flambeau®, Inc manufactures stock, customized stock, custom tanks, caps, fittings, and components. We are the industry leader in proprietary and custom tanks used in a wide variety of equipment and vehicles. Our products are frequently used for radiator overflow, hydraulic reservoirs, fuel tanks, and windshield washer systems. Flambeau offers a wide range of secondary processes including plastic welding, assembly, and decorating, while specializing in meeting the needs of varying applications from a single component to a complete value added assembly. Our product offerings can be viewed at fluids.flambeau.com and customer service representatives are available to assist with any questions at 866-836-0198, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST.

    Since 1947, Flambeau offers 'total resource' contract manufacturing partnerships with their worldwide OEM customers fulfilling their needs for custom thermoplastic parts and assemblies, with specialization in injection molding, blow molding, insert molding processes, decorating, tooling and specialty equipment, as well as, plastic transportation/storage boxes and cases. For further information on Flambeau's capabilities, call 608-355-6519.

    Flambeau, Inc. is a member of Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd. Nordic Group (headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin) is a privately held owned holding company consisting of subsidiaries with 22 facilities, and 23 marketing units around the world with over 2,400 associates. Nordic Group companies manufacture and distribute plastic, seating and transportation products worldwide for industrial, commercial and consumer markets. For more information or catalog, write Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd., 414 Broadway, Suite 200, Baraboo, WI 53913.

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