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Title:
VEHICLE SUSPENSION AND IMPROVED METHOD OF ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/009329
Kind Code:
A9
Abstract:
A vehicle suspension including a frame attachment portion attached to spring module having an opening defined by two side walls, a top wall and a bottom wall, and a spring mount positioned within the opening with two shear springs on either side of the spring mount, wherein the spring mount includes an inboard part and an outboard part separate from the inboard part, and a through-hole positioned in at least one of the inboard or inboard parts to allow passage of a threaded connecting rod therethrough, wherein the connecting rod has been tightened to draw the inboard part of the first spring mount together with the outboard part of the first spring mount, and to compress the first shear spring between the first side wall of the spring mount and the first side wall of the opening, and also to compress the second shear spring between the second side wall of the spring mount and the second side wall of the opening of the spring module.

Inventors:
NOBLE, Shawn, D. (314 Eastland Court, Naperville, IL, 60565, US)
KERENDIAN, Hormoz (608 Raintree Road, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089, US)
DUDDING, Ashley, T. (10025 Church Road, Yorkville, IL, 60560, US)
MATTIA, Louis, F. (100 Lane 110AA, Big Otter LakeFremont, IN, 46737, US)
Application Number:
US2011/048045
Publication Date:
January 17, 2013
Filing Date:
August 17, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
HENDRICKSON USA, LLC (500 Park Boulevard Suite 1010, Itasca, IL, 60143-1285, US)
NOBLE, Shawn, D. (314 Eastland Court, Naperville, IL, 60565, US)
KERENDIAN, Hormoz (608 Raintree Road, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089, US)
DUDDING, Ashley, T. (10025 Church Road, Yorkville, IL, 60560, US)
MATTIA, Louis, F. (100 Lane 110AA, Big Otter LakeFremont, IN, 46737, US)
International Classes:
B60G5/02; B60G7/04; B60G11/24; B61F5/08; F16F1/373; F16F1/41; F16F3/087; B60G11/42; B60G11/48; F16F1/44; F16F1/50; F16F1/54
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CAVAN, Christopher, M. (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, 300 South Wacker Drive Suite 310, Chicago Illinois, 60606, US)
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