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1. (WO2017019430) PRELOAD LOSS PREVENTION SYSTEM FOR A CLAMPING BALL STUD

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/019430    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/043269
Publication Date: Fri Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 22 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F16C 11/06
Applicants: BORGWARNER INC.
Inventors: BUCKING, Michael
Title: PRELOAD LOSS PREVENTION SYSTEM FOR A CLAMPING BALL STUD
Abstract:
A product 10 that includes a first linked element 12 that has an opening 50 that has a coaxial counter bore 88. A collar 22 is included and has a parti-spherical section and has a countersunk section 80 that extends into the counter bore 88. A stud 16 has a sphere-like section 20 and is engaged with the parti-spherical section 65. The stud 16 includes a shank 18 extending from the sphere-like section 20 and through the collar 22 and the opening 50. A fastener 24 is engaged with the shank 18, and the collar 22 and the first linked element 12 is compressed between the sphere-like section 20 and the fastener 24. A second linked element 14 is included and has a race 28 within which the sphere-like section 20 is engaged.