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Title:
BOOT FOR A SOCKET ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/165334
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
The improved dust boot (24) includes a dust boot body (46) which is made as one integral piece of an elastomeric material and extends from a first end portion to a second end portion (60). The second end portion of the dust boot body includes a first sealing portion (62) and a second sealing portion (64) which is spaced from the first sealing portion. The first sealing portion includes a plurality of ribs (66) that are spaced circumferentially from one another by a plurality of grooves (68) and includes a plurality of relief valves (70) that are located in the grooves and extend away from the first end portion for allowing a lubricant to pass the first sealing portion in one direction and for restricting the passage of contaminants past the sealing portion in an opposite direction.

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Inventors:
PARKER, Glen C. (898 Home Park Drive, St. Peters, MO, 63376, US)
KOPSIE, Eric M. (8248 Bethalto Road, Bethalto, IL, 62010, US)
BYRNES, Jr., Thomas, J. (2729 Sunny Meadow Drive, St. Charles, MO, 63303, US)
Application Number:
US2017/023280
Publication Date:
September 27, 2018
Filing Date:
March 21, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
FEDERAL-MOGUL MOTORPARTS LLC (27300 West Eleven Mile Road, Southfield, MI, 48034, US)
International Classes:
F16C11/06; B60G7/00; F16J3/04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
STEARNS, Robert L. et al. (Dickinson Wright PLLC, 2600 W. Big Beaver RoadSuite 30, Troy MI, 48084-3312, US)
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