Low stroke length locking differential with high locking engagement length

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8911322
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13980100

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A differential, comprising a gear case, a side gear, an actuator, and a collar. The gear case comprising a central axis and recesses. The side gear configured to rotate around the central axis. The side gear comprising radially outward-extending locking members comprising side gear segments separated by plural grooves. The actuator surrounding the central axis. The collar configured to translate bi-directionally along the central axis. The collar comprising ears and radially inward-extending locking members comprising collar segments separated by plural grooves. The actuator is configured to move the collar relative to the side gear to move the ears axially in the recesses. When the actuator moves the collar to a locked position, the collar segments are configured to engage the side gear segments. When the actuator moves the collar to an unlocked position, the side gear segments are configured to pass through the grooves of the radially inward-extending locking members.

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EATON INTELLIGENT POWER LIMITED30 PEMBROKE ROAD DUBLIN 4

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Fisher, Daniel Philip Coldwater, US 8 28
McMillan, Patrick John Battle Creek, US 5 24

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