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Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership Patents
Assignee:
Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership
Address:
Plymouth, MI
No. of patents:
161
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D532292 Spring clip November 21, 2006
8235394 Valve stem seal with gas relief features August 7, 2012
A valve stem seal can include an elastomeric component having a first portion for having a sealed engagement with a valve stem, and a pressure relief lip engaging a valve guide. The pressure relief lip can have a sealing configuration and a venting configuration. The venting configur
8186370 Solenoid plunger core seal May 29, 2012
A solenoid valve may include a housing, a solenoid coil, and a plunger. The solenoid coil may be disposed about an external portion of the housing and the plunger may be slidably disposed within the housing. The plunger may include a recess in a first end thereof having a seal assemb
8124679 Electrostatically dissipative fluoropolymers February 28, 2012
A composition of fluoropolymer and dispersed conductive particulate provides an electrically conductive polymeric material resistant to static charge buildup. Radiation curing, especially electron beam radiation curing, is favored for curing fluoroelastomer-based precursor articles i
8112887 Two-piece shipping cap for a seal February 14, 2012
A seal shipping system includes a seal having an outer diameter surface and an inner sealing lip. A sleeve member having a cylindrical body and a radially extending flange extending from the cylindrical body engages the inner sealing lip. An annular collar surrounds the radially extendin
8083237 Tube seal components December 27, 2011
A tube seal is provided including a rigid cylindrical tube and an elastomeric seal body molded to the outer surface of the cylindrical tube. The rigid cylindrical tube includes a recessed annular groove at each end thereof for receiving the elastomeric seal body therein to create a m
8066287 Dynamic seal November 29, 2011
A dynamic shaft seal assembly is provided including a dynamic seal for engaging a rotary shaft. The dynamic seal includes a base portion that is mounted within a casing and has an axially extending barrel portion extending from a radially inner end of the base portion. The axially ex
8061716 Locking joint seal November 22, 2011
A locking joint seal includes a ring-shaped body made from poly tetra fluoroethylene and having a first end and a second end. The first and second ends each include mutually engageable first and second locking features. The first locking feature including a first axially extending po
8048550 Fluoroelastomer gasket compositions November 1, 2011
A gasket elastomer precursor of admixed fluoroelastomer particulate, curing agent, and metallic oxide reduction-agent optionally admixed with any of microspheres, inert particulate, PTFE particles. In one embodiment, the composition is applied to a substrate and cured to provide a fu
8028852 Two-piece shipping cap for a seal October 4, 2011
A seal shipping system includes a seal having an outer diameter surface and an inner sealing lip. A sleeve member having a cylindrical body and a radially extending flange extending from the cylindrical body engages the inner sealing lip. An annular collar surrounds the radially extendin
8028415 Method of installing a pinion seal to a carrier/bearing cage and an axle October 4, 2011
A unitized pinion seal assembly has a seal portion and a sleeve portion that are assembled in an interference fit relationship. The unitized pinion seal assembly is assembled to a carrier bearing cage and an axle companion flange with proper spacing between non-sealing components, and
8016293 Contaminant exclusion seal September 13, 2011
A seal assembly for sealing a space between a rotating shaft and a housing. In this regard, the seal assembly includes a rotating component connected to the shaft, and a stationary component connected to the housing. A first seal is connected to the rotating component and a second se
8011673 Dynamic seal September 6, 2011
A dynamic shaft seal assembly is provided including a dynamic seal for engaging a rotary shaft. The dynamic seal includes a base portion that is mounted within a casing and has an axially extending barrel portion extending from a radially inner end of the base portion. The axially ex
8011669 Valve stem seal with gas relief features September 6, 2011
A valve stem seal can include an elastomeric component having a first portion for having a sealed engagement with a valve stem, a second portion for engaging a valve guide, and a pressure relief lip extending from the second portion. The first portion can be configured to extend away
8002287 Hand assemblable fuel injector seal August 23, 2011
A seal adapted to sealingly engage an outer member and an inner member in an installed position includes a first portion, a second portion and an intermediate portion. The first portion is adapted to sealingly engage a sealing surface of the outer member in the installed position. The se
7964667 High temperature elastomers with low hydrocarbon vapor permeability June 21, 2011
An elastomer blend is made by admixing fluoroelastomer and fluorinated silicone polymer (with optional filler and/or conductive particulate) into a polymeric admixture in weight ratios to provide a low vaporous hydrocarbon permeation rate and high thermal strain value in thermally ro
7963526 Prelubricated multi-lipped radial shaft seal with large radial offset accommodation June 21, 2011
A radial shaft seal is provided for accommodating large radial offset of the shaft relative to a housing. The seal includes an annular retainer insert provided for engaging the seal to a fixed housing. An annular elastomeric seal body is molded to the retainer insert and includes a f
7931125 Shaft seal with lubrication device April 26, 2011
A shaft seal assembly for use with a reciprocating or rotating shaft includes a shaft seal, a lubricant-storing ring, and a retainer. The retainer and ring can be formed as a subassembly and then combined with a shaft seal. The seal includes an annular body portion, a first sealing l
7891670 Multi-directional shaft seal February 22, 2011
A dynamic seal provides for the return of captured lubricant to the lubricant side regardless of the direction of rotation between the seal and the shaft. The seal uses bi-directional pumping elements to facilitate the hydrodynamic pumping of the captured lubricant in response to rel
7887062 Radial shaft seal with large radial offset accommodation February 15, 2011
A radial shaft seal is provided for accommodating large radial offset of the shaft relative to a housing. The seal includes an annular retainer insert provided for engaging the seal to a fixed housing. An annular elastomeric seal body is molded to the retainer insert and includes fle
7863365 Robust magnetizable elastomeric thermoplastic blends January 4, 2011
Polymeric binder blended from thermoplastic and uncured elastomer binds magnetizable particulate in segmentally magnetizable materials used for encoder targets used in encoders and assemblies where encoders determine rate of motion. The polymeric binder has a dynamic mechanical thermal
7854433 Dynamic seal December 21, 2010
A dynamic shaft seal assembly is provided including a dynamic seal for engaging a rotary shaft. The dynamic seal includes a base portion that is mounted within a casing and has an axially extending barrel portion extending from a radially inner end of the base portion. The axially ex
7854432 Dynamic seal December 21, 2010
A dynamic shaft seal assembly is provided including a dynamic seal for engaging a rotary shaft. The dynamic seal includes a base portion that is mounted within a casing and has an axially extending barrel portion extending from a radially inner end of the base portion. The axially ex
7845740 Unitized seal with integral spacer December 7, 2010
A unitized seal assembly is provided for installation between linkages of a chain drive designed for tracked vehicles. The seal assembly facilitates field preventative maintenance on the drive chain by utilizing an integral spacer that holds the critical sealing surfaces together at
7798497 Tight package sensor seal September 21, 2010
A tight package sensor seal includes a first seal portion engaging an outer surface of a sensor body and including a stop surface floatingly engaging a peripheral face surrounding a bore in a cover member. The first seal portion includes a reinforcing insert disposed therein. A secon
7790305 Gas diffusion layers with integrated seals having interlocking features September 7, 2010
A membrane electrode assembly (MEA) is provided for a fuel cell and includes gas diffusion layers with integrated seals having interlocking features. The interlocking features of the gas diffusion layers allow the MEA to be constructed with a catalyst coated membrane between two gas
7775528 Bi-directional pattern for dynamic seals August 17, 2010
A bi-directional dynamic seal advantageously provides for the return of captured lubricant to the lubricant side regardless of a direction of relative rotation between the seal and the shaft. The seal utilizes a pattern of symmetrical pumping elements to facilitate the hydrodynamic p
7770897 Dynamic seal August 10, 2010
A dynamic shaft seal assembly is provided including a dynamic seal for engaging a rotary shaft. The dynamic seal includes a base portion that is mounted within a casing and has an axially extending barrel portion extending from a radially inner end of the base portion. The axially ex
7753379 Gasket with transition sealing feature July 13, 2010
A gasket can include a body adapted to form a seal in an engagement region between two members. A first sealing portion can be formed in the body and define a first plane. A second sealing portion can be formed in the body and occupy a space outside of the first plane. A first transition
7753377 Shaft seal having shaft offset compensating capability July 13, 2010
A shaft seal includes an elastomeric annular body having a radially inwardly protruding annular lip. An annular outer case receives the elastomeric annular body. An annular inner case is embedded into the elastomeric annular body. An annular insert is positioned adjacent the inner ca
7718736 Base resistant FKM-TPV elastomers May 18, 2010
A processable rubber composition contains a double cured fluorocarbon elastomer dispersed in a matrix of a thermoplastic polymeric material. The cured elastomer contains repeating units derived from one or more fluorine-containing monomers, and further contains low levels of a peroxi
7712745 Unitized pinion seal for an axle May 11, 2010
A unitized pinion seal assembly has a seal portion and a sleeve portion that are assembled in an interference fit relationship. The unitized pinion seal assembly is assembled to a carrier/bearing cage and an axle companion flange with proper spacing between non-sealing components, and
7703755 High retention strength jounce bumper assembly April 27, 2010
A jounce bumper assembly is provided including a cup-shaped member adapted to be mounted to a vehicle. A spacer formed of an appropriate engineered material is mounted within the cup-shaped member and a jounce bumper is mounted to the spacer. The cup-shaped member includes retaining tabs
7703744 Core push-in seal April 27, 2010
A solenoid valve may include a housing, a solenoid coil, and a plunger. The solenoid coil may be disposed about an external portion of the housing and the plunger may be slidably disposed within the housing. The plunger may include a recess in a first end thereof having a seal assemb
7687180 Overmolded support plate for fuel cell March 30, 2010
A fuel cell component is provided including a support plate, a membrane electrode assembly, and a resilient member. The support plate defines a bore extending between a first surface and a second surface. The membrane electrode assembly engages the second surface of the support plate. Th
7673479 Seal seat ring component with locking and venting features March 9, 2010
A seal assembly includes a ring component for coupling a seat component to a shaft. The ring component includes a first portion having an annular shape and configured to have a sealed engagement with the shaft. The ring component also includes a second portion having a flange extending
7670709 Fuel cell seal with integral bridge March 2, 2010
The invention is drawn to a gasket (34) for use in an individual fuel cell (20). The gasket (34) includes at lest one generally rigid bridge (44) or (46) that extends across the fluid flow channels in adjacent separator plates (38) and (40). The bridge (44) or (46) assures that the fluid
7662886 Dynamic vulcanization of fluorocarbon elastomers containing peroxide cure sites February 16, 2010
Processable rubber compositions contain a vulcanized elastomeric material dispersed in a matrix of a thermoplastic polymeric material. The vulcanized elastomeric material is a peroxide cure polymeric material containing repeating units derived from fluorine-containing monomers and at
7658387 Reinforced elastomeric seal February 9, 2010
A dynamic seal is provided which is made of a processable rubber composition containing a matrix of vulcanized elastomeric material with powder filler dispersed therein. In a preferred embodiment, the elastomeric material contains a micro powder which has repeating units derived from
7658386 Retrofittable severe duty seal for a shaft February 9, 2010
The present invention discloses a seal and a method of sealing dynamic shaft applications. The seal comprises an inner portion, an outer portion, a faceplate, and at least one flexible member located between the inner and outer portions. The method comprises providing a dynamic shaft
7640917 Gas direct injector tip seal January 5, 2010
A fuel injector tip seal is provided including improved resistance to the heat and pressures of combustion gas. According to one aspect, the tip seal is formed from polytetrafluoroethylene and between 10 and 35 percent carbon fiber. The material offers improved surface finish and deforma
7608216 Methods for preparing articles from processable and dimensionally stable elastomer compositions October 27, 2009
Methods for preparing a shaped rubber article, comprising admixing at least one thermoplastic material and at least one elastomer material to provide a processable and dimensionally stable rubber composition, shaping the composition, and irradiating the composition to form the shaped
7588234 Airspring sleeve September 15, 2009
An air spring sleeve. The sleeve comprises an elastomer body having two plies. Each ply comprises a cord embedded in the elastomer body. Each cord is wound about the sleeve in an opposing direction from the other and each having a helix angle. The first cord helix angle and the second
7582378 Fuel cell seal and plate features September 1, 2009
In one aspect, a fuel cell assembly comprises a separator plate having a surface with a surface feature; and a seal comprising a resilient member defining a bead and a cooperating feature for engagement with the surface feature of the plate. The surface feature of the separator plate and
7521508 Electron beam inter-curing of plastic and elastomer blends April 21, 2009
Two-phase or single-phase admixtures of a plastic and an elastomer, two or more thermoplastics, or two or more elastomers are irradiated (preferably with electron beam radiation) to cross-link the thermoplastic and, in the case of elastomer and thermoplastic admixtures, generate bi-modal
7521486 Branched chain fluoropolymers April 21, 2009
Fluoropolymers are made by admixing tetrafluoroethylene, hexfluoropropylene, and vinylidene fluoride; reacting the reaction admixture to generate a set of fluoropolymeric oligomers; irradiating the fluoropolymeric oligomeric precursor admixture (preferably with electron beam radiatio
7508198 Load generating encoder wheel March 24, 2009
A shaft assembly, includes an elongated shaft and a flywheel mounted to an end of the shaft. An encoder is mounted to the shaft and includes an annular support ring having a radially inwardly extending portion and an axially extending portion extending from a radially outer end of the
7506619 Tunable hybrid bracket assembly March 24, 2009
A motor vehicle engine and cooling fan arrangement mounted together by means of a tunable bracket assembly. The bracket assembly includes a bracket member, a washer and a bushing. The bracket member has an angled configuration for attenuating vehicular noise, vibration and harshness
7498537 Integrated conductive radio button March 3, 2009
An integrated conductive button, includes a housing and a printed circuit board mounted in proximity to the housing. The printed circuit board includes at least one electric contact portion disposed thereon and a button member is supported by the housing and includes at least one elo
7494130 Bi-directional pattern for dynamic seals February 24, 2009
A bi-directional dynamic seal advantageously provides for the return of captured lubricant to the lubricant side regardless of a direction of relative rotation between the seal and the shaft. The seal utilizes a pattern of symmetrical pumping elements to facilitate the hydrodynamic p
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