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1. (WO2018080776) SHEET METAL LOCKING COVER FOR A CAM PHASER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/080776    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/055762
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 10 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F01L 1/344
Applicants: SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG
SCHAEFFLER GROUP USA, INC.
Inventors: DE OLIVEIRA GHIRALDI, Renato
CAMILO, Alexandre
Title: SHEET METAL LOCKING COVER FOR A CAM PHASER
Abstract:
A cam phaser includes a stator, a rotor positioned in the stator, a cover plate positioned on a first side of the stator, a locking cover positioned on a second side of the stator, a locking pin assembly configured to selectively lock the rotor in a position relative to the stator, a plurality of aligned first openings which extend through the stator, the cover plate, and the locking cover, a plurality of fasteners respectively inserted in the plurality of aligned first openings, and a plurality of aligned central openings forming a throughbore. The locking cover has a body made from sheet metal having a first axial side, a second axial side, a plurality of the first openings and a second opening. The body has a web portion and a plurality of reinforcing portions which are thicker than the web portion.