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1. (EP0854792) TWO-PIECE WHEEL

Office : European Patent Office
Application Number: 96937593 Application Date: 25.10.1996
Publication Number: 0854792 Publication Date: 29.07.1998
Publication Kind : B1
Designated States: DE, ES, FR, GB, IT
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:NO1996000254 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
B23K 20/12
B23K 103/10
B60B 3/04
B60B 23/00
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
23
MACHINE TOOLS; METAL-WORKING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
K
SOLDERING OR UNSOLDERING; WELDING; CLADDING OR PLATING BY SOLDERING OR WELDING; CUTTING BY APPLYING HEAT LOCALLY, e.g. FLAME CUTTING; WORKING BY LASER BEAM
20
Non-electric welding by applying impact or other pressure, with or without the application of heat, e.g. cladding or plating
12
the heat being generated by friction; Friction welding
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
23
MACHINE TOOLS; METAL-WORKING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
K
SOLDERING OR UNSOLDERING; WELDING; CLADDING OR PLATING BY SOLDERING OR WELDING; CUTTING BY APPLYING HEAT LOCALLY, e.g. FLAME CUTTING; WORKING BY LASER BEAM
103
Materials to be soldered, welded or cut
08
Non-ferrous metals or alloys
10
Aluminium or alloys thereof
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
B
VEHICLE WHEELS; CASTORS; AXLES; INCREASING WHEEL ADHESION
3
Disc wheels, i.e. wheels with load-supporting disc body
04
with a single disc body not integral with rim
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60
VEHICLES IN GENERAL
B
VEHICLE WHEELS; CASTORS; AXLES; INCREASING WHEEL ADHESION
23
Attaching rim to wheel body
CPC:
B60B 3/02
B23K 20/122
B60B 3/044
B60B 25/004
Y10T 29/49499
Applicants: NORSK HYDRO AS
Inventors: AASEN EINAR JOHAN
MORLEY EDWARD JAMES
MIDLING OLE TERJE
SANDVIK ANDERS
Priority Data: 954273 26.10.1995 NO
9600254 25.10.1996 NO
Title: (DE) RAD IN ZWEI TEILEN
(EN) TWO-PIECE WHEEL
(FR) ROUE EN DEUX PARTIES
Abstract: front page image
(EN) Light weight two-piece wheel comprising a centre part (5) and a rim part (6) joined together by means of a solid-phase friction stir weld seam.
(FR) Une roue légère en deux parties comprend une partie centrale (5) et une partie de jante (6) jointes ensemble par un cordon de soudure réalisé en phase solide par friction.
Also published as:
ES2135259US6769743JP2000509342DE000069603616AU1996075095WO/1997/015462