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Title:
VEHICLE WHEEL
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/107165
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A vehicle wheel comprising a wheel rim (2) on which is provided a plurality of plate-like covering elements (4), which are mounted so as to be pivotable about a pivot shaft (5), for temporarily closing off associated apertures (3) in the wheel rim, wherein each covering element (4) can be displaced along the pivot shaft (5) under centrifugal force counter to the force of a restoring element (12) and is connected to the wheel rim (2) by means of a coupling element (13), which imparts positive guidance during a displacement movement, in such a way that the covering element (4) can be pivoted between a radially inner open position and a radially outer closed position, wherein a pivot shaft bar (9) arranged on the outer side of the wheel rim is connected to the covering element (4) via a hydraulic or pneumatic vibration damper (17).

Inventors:
SCHMID, Wolfgang (Angerstr. 14, Freising, 85354, DE)
KOSSIRA, Christoph (Erhartstr. 17, Ingolstadt, 85053, DE)
MEITINGER, Karl-Heinz (Orleansstraße 33, München, 81667, DE)
Application Number:
EP2012/000268
Publication Date:
August 16, 2012
Filing Date:
January 21, 2012
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Assignee:
AUDI AG (85045 Ingolstadt, DE)
SCHMID, Wolfgang (Angerstr. 14, Freising, 85354, DE)
KOSSIRA, Christoph (Erhartstr. 17, Ingolstadt, 85053, DE)
MEITINGER, Karl-Heinz (Orleansstraße 33, München, 81667, DE)
International Classes:
B60B3/10; B60B7/00; B60B19/10; F16D65/847
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ENGELHARDT, Harald (Audi AG, Patentabteilung I/EZ-13, Ingolstadt, 85045, DE)
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