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1. (WO1987003258) REACH ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN
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Pub. No.: WO/1987/003258 International Application No.: PCT/AU1986/000360
Publication Date: 04.06.1987 International Filing Date: 25.11.1986
IPC:
B62D 1/18 (2006.01) ,F16C 3/03 (2006.01)
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62
LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
D
MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
1
Steering controls, i.e. means for initiating a change of direction of the vehicle
02
vehicle-mounted
16
Steering columns
18
yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
16
ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OR UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
C
SHAFTS; FLEXIBLE SHAFTS; MECHANICAL MEANS FOR TRANSMITTING MOVEMENT IN A FLEXIBLE SHEATHING; ELEMENTS OF CRANKSHAFT MECHANISMS; PIVOTS; PIVOTAL CONNECTIONS; ROTARY ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OTHER THAN GEARING, COUPLING, CLUTCH OR BRAKE ELEMENTS; BEARINGS
3
Shafts; Axles; Cranks; Eccentrics
02
Shafts; Axles
03
telescopic
Applicants:
TUBEMAKERS OF AUSTRALIA LIMITED [AU/AU]; 41 Currie Street Adelaide, S.A. 5000, AU (AllExceptUS)
STONE, Jeffrey, Vincent [AU/AU]; AU (UsOnly)
Inventors:
STONE, Jeffrey, Vincent; AU
Agent:
COLLISON & CO.; 117 King William Street Adelaide, S.A. 5000, AU
Priority Data:
PH 355425.11.1985AU
Title (EN) REACH ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN
(FR) COLONNE DE DIRECTION A EXTENSION REGLABLE
Abstract:
(EN) An axially movable steering column, adjustable for length and rotational lash comprising a torque transmitting polygonal inner shaft (2) and an outer shaft (1) with a corresponding polygonal shaped bore for receiving said inner shaft (2), characterised by a sleeve (7) having a torsional preload to provide locking together of the said inner (2) and outer (1) shafts.
(FR) Une colonne de direction axialement mobile, à longueur et à jeu rotatoir réglables, comprend un arbre intérieur (2) polygonal transmetteur de couple et un arbre extérieur (1) présentant un diamètre intérieur polygonal de forme correspondante destiné à recevoir ledit arbre intérieur (2). Ladite colonne de direction se caractérise par un manchon (7) présentant une pré-charge de torsion permettant d'obtenir un interverrouillage desdits arbres intérieur (2) et extérieur (1).
Designated States: AU, JP, US
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, FR, GB, IT, LU, NL, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0262148US4813910AU1987067303