Lateral pin retention system and method

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8490270
APP PUB NO 20130111733A1
SERIAL NO

13672241

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A pin joint includes a pin having a longitudinal axis. A bushing for use with a lateral pin retention system may be positioned around the pin. The bushing includes an arc groove disposed radially about an outer surface of the bushing. A retaining plug for use with the lateral pin retention system includes an engagement head shaped to engage the arc groove and may be attachable to a linkage of a machine.

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CATERPILLAR INCPEORIA IL

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
James, Michael T Pekin, US 8 43
Oertley, Thomas Peoria, US 2 3

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