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Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2002512665
Kind Code:
An improved wastegate valve for turbochargers having bifurcated exhaust gas inlets includes a first bypass port communicating with a first portion of the exhaust inlet, a first poppet which engages and seals a seat surrounding the first port, a second bypass port communicating with a second portion of an exhaust inlet, and a second poppet which engages and seals a seat surrounding the second port. Actuation of the poppets is accomplished by a first substantially tubular shaft supported for rotation about an axis and having a central bore and a second substantially tubular shaft extending through the central bore of the first shaft and supported therein for rotation about the axis. The two shafts are concurrently rotated by a lever arm which is connected to the first shaft, at an opposite end to the radial arm, with a weld bead which extends across the end face of the first shaft, the bore, and a coplanar end of the second shaft.

Billy Dane, Watkins
Application Number:
Publication Date:
April 23, 2002
Filing Date:
March 16, 1998
Export Citation:
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Allied Signal Incorporated
International Classes:
F02B39/00; F02B37/16; F02B37/18; (IPC1-7): F02B39/00; F02B37/16; F02B37/18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Toshio Takayama