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1. (WO2013117915) ARTICULATED HALFSHAFT FOR AN AMPHIBIAN

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/117915    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2013/050259
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 06 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B60F 3/00
B60K 17/22
B60K 17/30
F16D 3/32
Applicants: GIBBS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
Inventors: JENKINS, Neil Graham
Title: ARTICULATED HALFSHAFT FOR AN AMPHIBIAN
Abstract:
The present invention provides an articulated shaft (10) for an amphibian driveline, the articulated shaft (10) comprising at least three shaft portions (20, 50, 80) and at least three points of articulation (30, 60, 70), wherein the articulated shaft (10) is movable between a protracted position for use of the amphibian on land and a retracted position for use of the amphibian on water. The present invention also provides an amphibian comprising the articulated shaft, and a powertrain comprising the articulated shaft.