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1. (WO2018166817) EARTHING PIN FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/166817    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/055227
Publication Date: Fri Sep 21 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: H01R 4/66
H01R 13/64
H01R 11/28
Applicants: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: KLEIN, Stefan
VON DER HALBEN, Frederik
WOLFINGER, Susanne
FRANK, Wolfgang
Title: EARTHING PIN FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to an earthing pin (10; 110) for connecting a vehicle body to a pole of a vehicle battery, comprising a pin plate (11; 111) and a pin shaft (12) which protrudes from said pin plate and is provided with an external thread and the longitudinal axis of which forms a centre line (13) of the earthing pin (10; 110), wherein the pin plate (11, 111) has a single or two installation securing faces (14; 114) which point radially outward and which are each parallel to a face which passes through the centre line (13), wherein a minimum distance between a circumferential face of the pin plate (11; 111) and the centre line (13) lies in the range of the installation securing face/faces (14; 114), and wherein the pin plate (11; 111) is provided with a connecting face (19) which points away from the pin shaft (12) and is matched to the vehicle body for welding purposes. The invention further relates to an earthing pin connection with an earthing pin (10; 110) of this kind, and also to a motor vehicle comprising an earthing pin (10; 110) of this kind.