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1. (WO2017037031) TORSIONAL VIBRATION DAMPER HAVING A BEARING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037031    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/070340
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F16F 15/173
F16C 17/10
Applicants: HASSE & WREDE GMBH
Inventors: BOHMEYER, Stephan
STEIDL, Michael
REINSPERGER, Nobert
Title: TORSIONAL VIBRATION DAMPER HAVING A BEARING DEVICE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a viscous torsional vibration damper having the following features: a) an annular damper housing (1), which bounds a damper chamber (2); b) an inertia ring (3) arranged in the damper chamber (2); c) a bearing device, which supports the inertia ring (3) in the damper housing and which has at least one bearing element (5, 6; 5', 6') with an axial bearing region (8) and/or a radial bearing region (7), d) a shear gap (4) between the inertia ring (3) and the damper housing (1), which shear gap is filled with a viscous fluid, e) wherein a plurality of the axial bearing segments (8) and/or a plurality of the radial bearing segments (7) is circumferentially distributed on the at least one bearing element (5, 6; 5', 6').