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Title:
BALL JOINT, SWAGING METHOD, AND SWAGE BLOCK
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/126503
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This ball joint (1b) is provided with: a ball stud (10), in which one end of the stud part (10s) articulates with a stabilizer device (2) or a suspension device (3) and the other end is integrally joined to a ball part (10b); a housing (11) made of a metal material that has a space, one end of which is open and which supports the ball part (10b) of the ball stud (10) so as to allow swinging and rotation; and a ball seat (12) interposed between the housing (11) and the ball part (10b). A swaged section (11k3) for swaging the ball seat (12) is formed from a massed section in which the rim of the opening that is thinner than the barrel section (11j) of the housing (11) has been deformed by a compressive load to have a mountain-shaped cross-section.

Inventors:
KURODA Shigeru (10, Fukuura 3-chome, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 04, 〒2360004, JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/001410
Publication Date:
July 27, 2017
Filing Date:
January 17, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NHK SPRING CO., LTD. (10 Fukuura 3-chome, Kanazawa-ku Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 04, 〒2360004, JP)
International Classes:
F16C11/06
Foreign References:
JPH07279943A1995-10-27
JPH05329566A1993-12-14
JP2014206406A2014-10-30
JPH02221710A1990-09-04
JPS5842418U1983-03-22
JP2000176589A2000-06-27
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ISONO INTERNATIONAL PATENT OFFICE, P.C. (Hulic Toranomon Building, 1-18 Toranomon 1-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 01, 〒1050001, JP)
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