Structure for connecting piston to crankshaft

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7284525
APP PUB NO 20050061291A1
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10914505

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There is provided a structure for connecting a piston to a crankshaft in an internal combustion engine, including a piston pin fitted into the piston, a crankpin integral with the crankshaft and a connecting rod having a piston pin bearing portion slidably engaged with an outer cylindrical portion of the piston pin and a crankpin bearing portion slidably engaged with an outer cylindrical portion of the crankpin. At least one of the piston pin bearing portion of the connecting rod and the outer cylindrical portion of the piston pin and at least one of the crankpin bearing portion of the connecting rod and the outer cylindrical portion of the crankpin have hard carbon coatings formed thereon with a hydrogen content of 20 atomic % or less.

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NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.YOKOHAMA5430

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hamada, Takahiro Yokohama, JP 82 544
Hirata, Takuya Yokohama, JP 51 224
Kano, Makoto Yokohama, JP 103 740
Mabuchi, Yutaka Yokohama, JP 43 395
Murata, Takashi Yokohama, JP 121 904
Nishimura, Kimio Yokohama, JP 32 189
Yamaguchi, Masashi Yokohama, JP 94 971

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