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1. (WO2017020033) THERMAL SLEEVE WITH POSITIONING MEMBER, ASSEMBLY THEREWITH AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/020033    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/044952
Publication Date: Fri Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 02 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H02G 3/04
B60R 16/02
Applicants: FEDERAL-MOGUL POWERTRAIN LLC
Inventors: GALAMBA, Steven, M.
Title: THERMAL SLEEVE WITH POSITIONING MEMBER, ASSEMBLY THEREWITH AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF
Abstract:
A thermal sleeve 14 for protecting an electronic member 14 connected to a wiring harness 16 against exposure to heat has a tubular member 26 including an inner layer 28 of ínsulative material and an outer layer 40 of reflective material The tubular member 26 extends along a central longitudinal axis 24,34 between opposite open ends. A plurality of slits extends lengthwise through one of the ends to form a plurality of fingers 44. The fingers 44 are plastically deformed to extend radially inwardly toward the central longitudinal axis 24,34 and form an opening 46 for receipt of the wiring harness there through.