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1. (WO2018164723) PLANETARY WHEEL DRIVE USING BUSHINGS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/164723    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/057854
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F16H 57/08
Applicants: FAIRFIELD MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.
Inventors: MARTIN, Scott
LI, Yichen
ZHANG, Shuo
Title: PLANETARY WHEEL DRIVE USING BUSHINGS
Abstract:
A planetary wheel drive uses: main bushings affixed to a rotatable housing between a stationary spindle permitting the rotatable output housing to rotate with respect to the stationary spindle, and, planet bushings affixed to rotatable planet gear between a planet pin permitting the planet gear to rotate with respect to the planet pin. The main bushings have two sides, a first side which is press fit into the rotatable output housing and a second side which includes a sliding layer which mates with a surface of the stationary housing.