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1. (WO2018044886) DAMPER ON CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT TUBE SEAT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044886    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/049116
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F16F 15/12
F16F 15/14
F16D 3/14
Applicants: DANA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC
Inventors: BURNARD, Jonathan
FEICHTER, Marc, T.
SMITH, Dawuan, A.
STANLEY, Julie, L.
Title: DAMPER ON CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT TUBE SEAT
Abstract:
A vehicle shaft assembly having a clamper integrally connected to the constant velocity joint end of the shaft assembly. The shaft assembly includes a constant velocity joint stub shaft having a constant velocity joint stub shaft tube seat that is integrally connected to a shaft. Integrally connected to the outer surface of a constant velocity joint stub shaft tube seat is a damper. The damper may include a damper rubber first ring rotatively connected to a second damper ring acting as a rotational mass. Additionally, the damper may include an innermost steel ring and a damper rubber first ring rotatively connected to a second damper ring acting as a rotational mass.