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1. (WO2018145789) SHAFT HAVING A DEFLECTION EDGE FOR GUIDING AWAY, BY THE ACTION OF CENTRIFUGAL FORCE, A LUBRICANT PENETRATING ALONG A SHAFT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/145789    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/080812
Publication Date: Fri Aug 17 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F16C 33/78
F16C 33/66
F16C 3/02
F16C 19/52
F16C 35/04
F16H 57/04
H02K 7/116
Applicants: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: SCHMIDT, Valerias
Title: SHAFT HAVING A DEFLECTION EDGE FOR GUIDING AWAY, BY THE ACTION OF CENTRIFUGAL FORCE, A LUBRICANT PENETRATING ALONG A SHAFT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a bearing arrangement (1) for a machine assembly comprising - a first side (3) on which a first machine part (35) that can be lubricated with a lubricant (30) in the form of a lubricating grease can be mounted, - a second side (4) on which a second machine part that can be lubricated with a second lubricant (40) in the form of gear oil can be mounted, and a shaft (10) for transferring a mechanical force between the first side (3) and the second side (4), wherein the shaft (10) has a deflection edge (11) which is designed to guide the second lubricant (40) in the form of gear oil into a collection pocket (13) of the bearing arrangement (1) when penetrating into the first side (3), the bearing arrangement (1) having an evacuation channel (14) which allows the second lubricant (40) in the form of a gear oil to flow out from the collection pocket (13) into a collection chamber (15). The invention is characterised is that the collection chamber (15) is visible from the outside and has a transparent wall (16).