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1. (WO2018104548) DISC CARRIER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/104548    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/082163
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Dec 12 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F16D 13/68
Inventors: BISCHOPINK, Hugo
The application relates to a disc carrier having: a cylindrical peripheral wall which has a first peripheral portion having a first diameter and an axially adjoining second peripheral portion having a second diameter, the second diameter being larger than the first diameter, and the first peripheral portion and the second peripheral portion being connected to each other by a radial annular step; rib-like axial projections which are provided on the inner side of the first peripheral portion and/or the second peripheral portion; and an annular groove which is provided on the inner side of the annular step and between the second peripheral portion and a radially inner, axially projecting groove wall that has radial openings. According to the invention, the disc carrier is integrally formed by flow forming of the peripheral wall with the first peripheral portion, the second peripheral portion and the axial projections from a starting workpiece, the annular step with the annular groove and the groove wall with the radial openings being formed prior to the flow forming.