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Title:
WORM GEAR MECHANISM AND ELECTRIC POWER STEERING DEVICE USING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/026296
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention is a worm gear mechanism (44) that comprises a worm (80), a torque transmission worm wheel (90), and an auxiliary worm wheel (100). The auxiliary worm wheel is positioned at the center line (CL) of rotation of the torque transmission worm wheel, is caused to overlap the torque transmission worm wheel, and is positioned by a positioning section (110). The positioning section comprises a positioning receiving section (111) and a positioning convex section (112) that that can fit into the positioning receiving section. The positioning receiving section is formed on one of either the auxiliary worm wheel or the torque transmission worm wheel, and the positioning convex section is formed on the other of the two.

Inventors:
AOKI, Takahiro (4-1, Chuo 1-chome, Wako-sh, Saitama 93, 〒3510193, JP)
青木 高大 (〒93 埼玉県和光市中央1丁目4番1号 株式会社本田技術研究所内 Saitama, 〒3510193, JP)
SHIMIZU, Yasuo (4-1, Chuo 1-chome, Wako-sh, Saitama 93, 〒3510193, JP)
Application Number:
JP2011/067757
Publication Date:
March 01, 2012
Filing Date:
August 03, 2011
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Assignee:
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (1-1 Minami-Aoyama 2-chome, Minato-ku Tokyo, 56, 〒1078556, JP)
本田技研工業株式会社 (〒56 東京都港区南青山二丁目1番1号 Tokyo, 〒1078556, JP)
AOKI, Takahiro (4-1, Chuo 1-chome, Wako-sh, Saitama 93, 〒3510193, JP)
青木 高大 (〒93 埼玉県和光市中央1丁目4番1号 株式会社本田技術研究所内 Saitama, 〒3510193, JP)
International Classes:
F16H1/16; B62D5/04; F16H55/18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SHIMODA, Yo-ichiro et al. (Meisan Tameike Bldg, 1-12 Akasaka 1-chom, Minato-ku Tokyo 52, 〒1070052, JP)
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