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Title:
FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/055160
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A fuel pump assembly and method of making the same is disclosed. The fuel pump assembly includes a brushless direct current (BLDC) motor and a circuit board formed as a discrete component from the BLDC motor. The BLDC motor includes a stator with a plurality of windings. A screw, or some other fastener, extends through the circuit board and threadedly engages a portion of the BLDC motor. The screws serve the dual functions of attaching the circuit board to the BLDC motor and electrically connecting the BLDC motor to the circuit board to power the BLDC motor.

Inventors:
McCORMICK, Greg, B. (886 E. 700 S, Lafayette, IN, 47909, US)
HAYES, Jerry (400 Earl Ave, Apt. BBurlington, IN, 46915, US)
RICHARDS, Michael, S. (5622 Sandstone Ave, Kokomo, IN, 46901, US)
Application Number:
US2013/055109
Publication Date:
April 10, 2014
Filing Date:
August 15, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION (26555 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI, 48033, US)
International Classes:
H02K11/00; F04B17/03; F04C2/344; F04C11/00; F04C15/00; F04D5/00; F04D13/06; H02K3/52; H02K5/08; H02K5/22
Foreign References:
EP2336541A12011-06-22
EP1965485A22008-09-03
US20010051098A12001-12-13
EP0615332A11994-09-14
JP2006262611A2006-09-28
EP2081279A12009-07-22
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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