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Title:
FLUID COUPLING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2005/064186
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A fluid coupling having an impeller (3), a turbine (4), a bearing (8), and a baffle plate (35). The impeller has an impeller shell (16), impeller blades (17), and an impeller hub (18). The turbine is placed in a fluid chamber so as to face the impeller and has a turbine shell (21) constituting a torus together with the impeller shell (16), turbine blades (22), and a turbine hub (23). The bearing rotatably supports the impeller hub on the turbine hub. The baffle plate is provided in the torus and baffles a portion of a flow of an operation fluid flowing in the torus. Chamfered portions (17a, 22a) are formed on the heads of the impeller blades and the turbine blades.

Inventors:
IWAO NOBUYUKI (JP)
YAMAMOTO YASUSHI (JP)
TANAKA SATOSHI (JP)
MATSUDA KAZUYUKI (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2004/017144
Publication Date:
July 14, 2005
Filing Date:
November 18, 2004
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ISUZU MOTORS LTD (JP)
EXEDY CORP (JP)
IWAO NOBUYUKI (JP)
YAMAMOTO YASUSHI (JP)
TANAKA SATOSHI (JP)
MATSUDA KAZUYUKI (JP)
International Classes:
F16H41/26; F16D33/02; F16D33/20; (IPC1-7): F16D33/20
Foreign References:
GB2118692A1983-11-02
JP2003532037A2003-10-28
JPS5527502A1980-02-27
US2287496A1942-06-23
FR718392A1932-01-23
JPS389163B11963-06-14
JP2003206958A2003-07-25
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ono, Yukio (1-4-19 Minamimori-machi, Kita-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 54, JP)
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