|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||301/105.1 ; 301/131 ; 29/894.361 ; 29/898.07|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 0|
A wheel hub has inboard and outboard bearings separated by a spacer. A temporary alignment member is located against an inner surface of the spacer and an inner surface of the outboard bearing thus aligning the inner surfaces of the spacer and the bearing. A cap is located on an outboard surface of the hub to hold the outboard bearing in place. The cap includes a hole large enough for the alignment member to pass through. The hub may be easily mounted onto an axle merely by locating an inboard opening of the hub over the axle and sliding the hub onto the...
[ I claim:] [1.] A method of installing a wheel hub onto an axle, the wheel hub including a hub body having a bore defining a longitudinal axis and extending from an inboard to an outboard side of the hub body, an inboard bearing assembly and an outboard bearing assembly that are longitudinally spaced apart and located within the bore, and an open-ended tubular spacer located within the bore between the bearing assemblies, wherein the bearing assemblies and the spacer have inner surfaces defining an inner bore surface, and a temporary alignment member lo...