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1. (WO2018164726) PLANETARY WHEEL DRIVE USING THRUST WASHER-COVER ARRANGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/164726    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/057933
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F16H 57/022
Applicants: FAIRFIELD MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC.
Inventors: MARTIN, Scott
LI, Yichen
RICHARDS, Matthew
Title: PLANETARY WHEEL DRIVE USING THRUST WASHER-COVER ARRANGEMENT
Abstract:
A planetary wheel drive uses a thrust washer residing between a cover and a thrust plate to absorb axial loads. The thrust washer is has a slip fit to the cover. The surface area of the thrust washer engaging the cover is larger than the surface area of the thrust washer engaging the thrust washer.