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Title:
TIRE PRESSURE CONTROL SYSTEM AND COMPONENTS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/049075
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A compressor unit (38) for supplying pressurized medium to a tire mounted on a vehicle wheel rim (34) is proposed, having a compressor (58) for exerting pressure on a fluid medium that is to be conveyed into the tire. The compressor unit (38) is dimensioned to be accommodated in a center bore (44) of the vehicle wheel rim (34) when the vehicle wheel rim (34) is in the mounted state on a wheel hub (62); and the compressor (58) can be driven by a drive unit (56) positioned in the vicinity of the center bore (44) of the vehicle wheel rim (34). A vehicle wheel rim (34) having a pressurized medium supply device (22) for a tire that is mounted on the vehicle wheel rim (34) is also proposed, as well as a vehicle having a vehicle wheel that includes such a vehicle wheel rim (34). A device for providing a vehicle wheel mounted energy supply is also proposed.

Inventors:
SPINDLER MARTIN P (US)
TSIBERIDIS KONSTANTINOS (DE)
Application Number:
US2016/052119
Publication Date:
May 26, 2017
Filing Date:
September 16, 2016
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS (US)
KT PROJEKTENTWICKLUNGS GMBH (DE)
International Classes:
F04B35/04; B60C23/04; B60C23/12; F04B35/01
Domestic Patent References:
WO2002036369A12002-05-10
WO2013037052A12013-03-21
Foreign References:
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SIEGEL, William, R. et al. (2800 West Higgins Road Suite 36, Hoffman Estates IL, US)
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