US Patent No: 8,171,823

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Power seat driving apparatus for vehicle

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20100060062

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A power seat driving apparatus for a vehicle includes a moving unit and a decelerating mechanism, wherein the decelerating mechanism includes a driving gear to which a driving force is inputted, a driven gear engaged with the driving gear so as to be rotatably driven by the driving gear while decelerating a rotational speed of the driving force transmitted thereto, and a housing, at least one of the driving gear and the driven gear includes a shaft portion and a gear portion including a tooth portion, which engages with a tooth portion of the other one of the driving gear and the driven gear, an annular recessed portion is formed at a stepped portion between the gear portion and the shaft portion, the annular recessed portion, and the housing includes a bearing bore having a bearing surface and an annular protruding portion, which is fitted into the annular recessed portion.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHAKARIYA-SHI AICHI-KEN, JP3862

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Koga, Yoshitaka Chiryu, JP 49 168
Suzumura, Hirokazu Aichi-ken, JP 22 67
Tsuji, Eiichiro Anjo, JP 23 56

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
2008/0119,996 SEAT APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE 2 2007
 
BERTRAND FAURE EQUIPEMENTS SA (1)
5,997,090 Hinge device for a vehicle seat, and a vehicle seat including such device 23 1998
 
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG, COBURG (1)
4,799,403 Adjusting gear in motor vehicles 9 1987
 
C. ROB. HAMMERSTEIN GMBH & CO. KG (1)
7,041,024 Step down gear train, more specifically for an adjusting device of a motor vehicle seat 3 2004
 
HOOVER UNIVERSAL, INC. (1)
4,521,055 Power recliner 16 1982
 
IMS GEAR GMBH (1)
2007/0157,752 Gear and vehicle seat comprising such a gear 2 2006

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