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Title:
STEERING FUNCTION-EQUIPPED HUB UNIT AND VEHICLE PROVIDED THEREWITH
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/065779
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This auxiliary steering function-equipped hub unit (1) is provided with: a hub unit body (2); a unit supporting member (3) which supports the hub unit body (2) such that the hub unit body (2) is rotatable about an auxiliary steering axis; and an auxiliary steering actuator (5) for rotationally driving the hub unit body (2). The auxiliary steering actuator (5) has a motor (26) and a linear motion mechanism (25) which converts rotational output of the motor (26) into a linear motion. The linear motion mechanism (25) has: a feed screw mechanism (30) which is coupled to the hub unit body (2); a rotary support bearing (31) which rotationally supports the feed screw mechanism (30); and a preload application means (33) which applies, to the rotary support bearing (31), a preload that is equal to or greater than a reaction force inputted thereto from outside.

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Inventors:
OOBA HIROKAZU (JP)
OOHATA YUUSUKE (JP)
UTSUNOMIYA SATOSHI (JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/035796
Publication Date:
April 04, 2019
Filing Date:
September 26, 2018
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Assignee:
NTN TOYO BEARING CO LTD (JP)
International Classes:
B62D7/18; B62D5/04; B62D7/09; F16H25/24
Foreign References:
EP1669275A12006-06-14
CN102717696A2012-10-10
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JP2016151332A2016-08-22
JP2016226124A2016-12-28
JPH112249A1999-01-06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SUGIMOTO, Shuji et al. (JP)
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