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1. (WO2017040802) ROTARY JOINT ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040802    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049934
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Sep 02 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B60C 23/00
B60B 27/00
F16C 25/08
F16C 35/077
F16C 35/12
Applicants: DANA HEAVY VEHICLE SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC
Inventors: STUART, Edward, E.
Title: ROTARY JOINT ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
An assembly for a tire inflation system is provided. The assembly includes a rotary joint spindle (110) having a fluid conduit. A pair of rotary air seals (210A, 210B) are coupled with a portion of the rotary joint spindle. Adjacent to the rotary air seals, a bearing (150) having an inner race and an outer race is also coupled with the rotary joint spindle. Further, a bearing housing (170) is coupled with the outer race of the bearing. The bearing housing (170) includes a plurality of lugs (185) on an outer surface thereof. Additionally, a hub cap (190) having an inner surface with a plurality of lug slots (198) is positioned about the bearing housing so that the bearing housing lugs (185) are disposed in the hub cap lug slots (198).