|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||416/197C ; 416/244R ; 464/182 ; 60/330|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 7|
A sleeve having a wear resistant surface is fitted over and secured to the outer surface of a hub for a bladed torque converter wheel. The sleeve may be secured by mechanical interference, bonding, or welding. The sleeve is adapted for use in transmissions for front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive vehicles and is suitably formed for engagement with various drive connections.
[ I claim:] [1.] A wheel for a torque converter comprising:a case forming a portion of a toroidal cavity about an axis of rotation;a hub having an outer surface extending from the case and directed substantially parallel to the axis, and an axial end facing away from the case;a sleeve having an inner surface and outer surface, the inner surface of the sleeve fitted over the outer surface of the hub, the sleeve being fixed to the outer surface of the hub against displacement relative thereto, extending axially beyond the axial end of the hub and having me...