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Chain tensioner arm or chain guide flat face features to allow face assembly from one end of the guide or arm

A chain tensioner arm or chain guide includes a main body extending in a longitudinal direction and including side walls, each side wall defining a ledge. The main body has a first end including a first tab formed by a set of first grooves extending inwardly from the first end towards a center of the main body, and having a tab end. ... Borgwarner Inc

Turbocharger having thrust bearing with biased oil flow

A turbocharger includes a turbine wheel, a compressor wheel, a shaft coupled to the turbine wheel and the compressor wheel, and a thrust bearing. The thrust bearing includes a loaded side and an unloaded side. ... Borgwarner Inc

Transfer case

A transfer case for a vehicle having a selective four wheel drive mode of operation is provided. The transfer case includes a front shell boltably connected with a rear shell, a front axle output shaft and sprocket, and a main input shaft torsionally connected with a transmission and rear axle of the vehicle. ... Borgwarner Inc

Method for assembling control arrangement of an exhaust-gas turbocharger

A boost control device for a turbocharger, assembled at room temperature, may not be geometrically optimal at turbocharger operating temperature. The geometric deviation in the boost control device introduced by the heating of the turbocharger to operating temperature, or during welding of the boost control device, is corrected by producing a first turbocharger at room temperature, determining the geometry of the deviation at operating temperature, producing a distance element that will introduce an equal and opposite deviation, introducing the equal and opposite deviation via the distance element in second and subsequent turbochargers, whereby thermal deviation and corrective deviation offset so that the turbocharger is geometrically accurate at operating temperature.. ... Borgwarner Inc

Controlling exhaust gas recirculation through multiple paths in a turbocharged engine system

A method of controlling exhaust gas recirculation (egr) in a turbocharged engine system including multiple egr paths to account for at least one of system constraints, or dead time and/or lag time associated with at least one of the egr paths.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

Alternator having an external ignition protection system

An alternator includes an external ignition protection system including a shaft rotatable about an axis. The shaft includes a slip ring end. ... Borgwarner Inc

Test bench for charging devices

A test bench for measuring forces and torques of rotatably mounted bodies in charging devices. The test bench has a rotatably mounted body of a charging device, a measuring component, and a bearing component for mounting the measuring component. ... Borgwarner Inc

Integrated check-relief valve

Provided is an integrated check-relief valve in which a retreat amount of a valve seat member can be regulated when a relief valve is in operation. There is provided an integrated check-relief valve (1) including a tubular valve housing 2 ( ) of which both ends are open. ... Borgwarner Inc

Control of hydraulic tensioner tuning using hole size in piston nose

A tensioner moves the flow restriction controlling the tensioner tuning to the nose of the piston through a hole ranging in cross sectional area from 0.01 mm2 to 1.1 mm2. It also eliminates a component from the design of the tensioner. ... Borgwarner Inc

Low backlash multimode clutch

A low-backlash multimode clutch includes a one-way bearing allowing rotation in a first direction as well as a number of actuatable pawls in one race and a number of receiving slots having engagement faces in the other race. The engagement faces are tilted such that when the pawls are actuated, any torque applied in the first direction tends to force the pawls outward but the pawls are retained inward, such as by actuator rods. ... Borgwarner Inc

System and method for clutch actuation having electronic clutch actuator with integrated manual operation

A system and method for actuation of a clutch in a transmission of a vehicle including an electronic clutch actuator adapted to be in fluid communication with a clutch slave cylinder coupled to the clutch of the transmission and the electronic clutch actuator including an integrated manual override assembly adapted to be in fluid communication between the clutch footpedal and the clutch slave cylinder, wherein the integrated manual override assembly prevents fluid flow from the clutch footpedal to the clutch slave cylinder when the electronic clutch actuator is being used to electronically actuate the clutch slave cylinder and allows fluid flow from the clutch footpedal to the clutch slave cylinder when the electronic clutch actuator is not being used to manually actuate the clutch slave cylinder.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

Electronic clutch actuator with manual override piston

An electronic clutch actuator for actuation of a clutch in a transmission of a vehicle includes a clutch master cylinder having a fluid cavity therein and adapted to be in fluid communication with a clutch slave cylinder coupled to the clutch of the transmission and a clutch footpedal of the vehicle, the clutch master cylinder having a first port fluidly communicating with the fluid cavity and adapted for fluid communication with the clutch slave cylinder, a second port fluidly communicating with the fluid cavity and adapted for fluid communication with the clutch footpedal, and a third port fluidly communicating with the fluid cavity and adapted for fluid communication with a fluid bypass, and a movable piston disposed in the fluid cavity of the clutch master cylinder to act as a switch valve to allow fluid flow from the second port to the third port when the electronic clutch actuator is being used and to allow fluid flow from the second port to the first port when the electronic clutch actuator is not being used.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

System and method for clutch actuation having electronic clutch actuator with manual operation

A system and method for actuation of a clutch in a transmission of a vehicle including an electronic clutch actuator adapted to be in fluid communication with a clutch slave cylinder coupled to the clutch of the transmission and a manual override assembly adapted to be in fluid communication between a clutch footpedal of the vehicle and the clutch slave cylinder, wherein the manual override assembly prevents fluid flow from the clutch footpedal to the clutch slave cylinder when the electronic clutch actuator is being used to electronically actuate the clutch slave cylinder and allows fluid flow from the clutch footpedal to the clutch slave cylinder when the electronic clutch actuator is not being used to manually actuate the clutch slave cylinder.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

Electronic clutch actuator

An electronic clutch actuator for actuation of a clutch in a transmission of a vehicle includes a clutch master cylinder having a fluid cavity therein and adapted to be in fluid communication with a clutch slave cylinder coupled to the clutch of the transmission, a movable piston disposed in the fluid cavity of the clutch master cylinder, a rotatable screw having one end coupled to the piston to translate the piston, a geartrain disposed perpendicular to the rotatable screw to rotate the rotatable screw, and a motor having an output shaft disposed perpendicular to the geartrain to form a u-shaped arrangement to rotate gears of the geartrain.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172083

Hydraulic coupling

A hydraulic disc coupling (1) for a system distributing torque between the left and right wheels and/or the front and rear axles of a vehicle is provided. A coupling piston (6) is configured to be mechanically locked by an integrated locking arrangement (23), when the coupling piston (6) is actuated to act on the disc package (8), such that the coupling remains engaged whereby the input (2) is connected to the output (7) of the coupling (1) without hydraulic pressure acting on the coupling piston (6). ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172009

Valve assembly integrated into a coolant pump and method for controlling the same

A pump assembly is fluidly coupled to a vehicle engine for moving a fluid. The pump assembly includes a pump housing and an impeller disposed in the pump housing for moving the fluid in the pump housing towards an outlet. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171958

System with multiple starters and smart relay

The present disclosure teaches a system for starting an engine in which at least two starter assemblies are employed to crank a ring gear of an engine. At least one of the starter assemblies has a “smart relay” configured with an auto-retry function that detects abutment and corrects it by powering the solenoid off and then on again. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171940

Valve for building a compact heat recovery unit

The present invention relates to a valve with a chassis configured with a specific shape which allows building a compact heat recovery unit, wherein the valve is the main structure of said recovery unit, and wherein it is the chassis itself that establishes the chambers required for managing the gases in the different operating modes of the recovery unit. This compact configuration prevents the existence of conduits intended for connecting components of the recovery unit, requiring less space in the vehicle engine compartment for the installation thereof.. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171845

Turbocharged engine assembly with two exhaust pipes and regulating valve

The invention relates to an engine assembly (1) comprising a turbine (2) and an exhaust system removing the gasses from the engine and comprising a first pipe (4) leading from a first manifold (5) and a second discharge pipe (6) leading from a second manifold (7), the turbine (2) comprising a casing (2c) surrounding it and an energy-recovering impeller, the first pipe (4) opening into a main expansion passage housing the impeller. The second pipe (6) opens into at least one bypass portion (8) internal to the casing (2c) and bypassing the main expansion passage, the main expansion passage and said at least one bypass portion (8) meeting at an outlet face (2b) of the casing (2c), the main expansion passage comprising, inside the turbine (2), a valve for regulating the flow of exhaust gas passing through it.. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170168

Gearbox

A gearbox (1) is placed in a drive train between an electric motor (12) and an engine (13) of a vehicle. The gearbox (1) is placed in direct connection to an output shaft (2) of the electric motor (12). ... Borgwarner Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163848

Transfer case lubrication system with snubber

A lubrication system for a transfer case may include a sump. A drive chain may be in operable association with the sump. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156326

Passive lubrication system for concentric gear drive for an electric vehicle

A passive lubrication system, for a gear drive system of a drive system, for powering an electric vehicle, includes an oil network, an oil sump region, an oil paddle, and an oil diverter. The oil network is defined by and disposed within, at least, a fixed annular region of the gear drive system and a planetary gear system. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156067

Turbocharger having thrust bearing oil retainer

A turbocharger includes a turbine wheel, a compressor wheel, and a shaft coupled to the turbine wheel and the compressor wheel. The turbocharger additionally includes a bearing housing containing a thrust bearing through which the shaft extends. ... Borgwarner Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154772

Driveline disconnect using multimode clutches

In an all-wheel drive (awd) vehicle (10,42), torque carrying connections are provided between the powertrain and all four wheels (12,14, 22,24). A multimode mechanical clutch (48) or clutches are provided to selectively disconnect two of the wheels (12,14,22,24) from the powertrain during operating conditions where disconnection improves the performance and efficiency of the awd vehicle (10, 42). ... Borgwarner Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154735

Hvac systems for electrically-powered vehicles

A heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (hvac) system for an electrically-powered vehicle (ev) having an electric motor powered by at least one battery is described. The hvac system may comprise a blower, a conduit configured to carry air from the blower to vents leading to a passenger cabin of the ev, and an electric heater positioned in the conduit and configured to heat the air. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142641

Inline sticky turbocharger component diagnostic device and system and method of using the same

A number of variations may include a product including an inline diagnostic device connected to a control status line at a position between an electronic control unit (ecu) and a turbocharger component actuator, the inline diagnostic device being constructed and arranged to intercept data being transmitted from the actuator to the ecu, and to process the data intercepted from the actuator to determine whether the components are binding or sticking, and to transmit a signal indicating that the components are binding or sticking. . ... Borgwarner Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142557

Turbocharger impeller blade stiffeners and manufacturing method

A turbocharger turbine wheel member with stiffener members thereon, together with a method of manufacture therefor are disclosed. The stiffener members are molded integrally on the turbine wheel blade members. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136282

Bearing fault detection system for an alternator

An alternator system includes an alternator including a housing, a stator having a stator assembly fixedly mounted relative to the housing, and a rotor rotatably mounted relative to the housing. The stator assembly produces one or more phase voltages. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135743

Multi-pressure hydraulic control system for a continuously variable automatic transmission

A multi-pressure hydraulic control system (66, 166, 266) for use with a continuously variable automatic transmission (14) of a vehicle powertrain system (10) includes at least one pump (28) having a rotatable pump member (34), at least one inlet region (40) for receiving fluid to be pumped by the pump member (34), and at least one outlet region (42) for outputting fluid pumped by the pump member (34), and a switching valve (78, 178, 278) receiving at least two separate outputs (42) of fluid pumped by the at least one pump (28) for allowing the at least two outputs to be selectively combined and/or separated, the switching valve (78, 178, 278) having a valve member (79, 179, 279) being movable between at least three positions that produces fluid outputs having a first fluid pressure, a second fluid pressure, and a third fluid pressure to one or more portions of the continuously variable automatic transmission (14).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135626

Positive displacement pump assembly for powertrain systems and hydraulic control system incorporating the same

A positive displacement pump assembly (28) for use with a vehicle powertrain system (10) includes a stator (30) having a chamber (32) and a vane pump (34) disposed in the chamber (32) and cooperating with the stator (30) so as to define at least three pumping regions (38) in the chamber (32) with each of the at least three pumping regions (38) having an inlet region (40) and an outlet region (42), wherein rotation of the vane pump (34) displaces fluid across each of the at 10 least three pumping regions (38) such that each outlet region (40) provides a separate source of fluid power to the powertrain system (10).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122545

Solenoid actuator assembly with press fit housing assembly

A solenoid actuator is provided which has a lower housing having a generally axially extending portion joined to an end cap with a central opening. An upper housing of the solenoid actuator is formed from a flat stock with a main body with radially extending slot separated legs which are plastically deformed into a cylindrical portion for press fit acceptance with an outer diameter of lower housing axially extending portion.. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119956

Glow plug

Described is a glow plug having a casing and a ceramic glow pin protruding out of the casing. The glow pin has a tapered end section inside the casing. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119832

Integrated disk check valve in a hydraulic tensioner with metered backflow

A check valve assembly (20) and method of assembly can include a hydraulic tensioner (10) having a body (12) defining an inlet fluid passage with an inlet fluid passage port (14a) having a valve seat (14b). The check valve assembly (20) can include a retainer (22) located within the body (12), a valve disk (30) having a sealing surface (32), and a biasing member (34) normally biasing the valve disk (30) toward the inlet fluid passage port (14a). ... Borgwarner Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119796

Lubricant fluid storage and routing features for active transfer case with passive lubricant fluid system

An active transfer case for a motor vehicle may comprise a clutch assembly configured to rotatably couple a primary output shaft to an input sprocket when engaged. The clutch assembly may include a clutch pack having a plurality of clutch plates, and a clutch hub having a clutch hub center defined between an inner ring and an outer ring. ... Borgwarner Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119626

Method for determining a characteristic of an actuator

A method, using multiple position sensors, for determining a characteristic of the actuator or a system, wherein the characteristic is causing or is indicative of the cause of the change in position of the actuator. One characteristic may be the lost motion of the actuator or system. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109160

Electrical isolation of an alternator

An alternator for generating electrical power to one or more components of a power network includes a machine portion including a stator, a rotor and a rectifier, a battery connection terminal connected to the machine portion and configured to be connected to a battery, and an isolation device integral to the alternator. The isolation device is located on an electrical path between at least the machine portion and the battery connection terminal, and the isolation device is configured to isolate at least one of the alternator and another component of the power network from receiving electric current from the battery based on an undesirable condition occurring in the power network.. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106333

Transfer case for a drive train

A transfer case (18) is disclosed. The transfer case (18) includes an input shaft (16) and a sun gear (56). ... Borgwarner Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106303

Switchable or two-speed engine accessory

An engine accessory with a wrap spring clutch, which is configured for selectively transmitting rotary power between a drive member and a shaft, and an actuator that is configured to selectively control the clutch. The actuator has first and second rotary flux elements, a clutch control ring and an electromagnet. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106263

Single piece bearing housing with turbine end plate

A number of variations may include a product comprising a bearing housing comprising a body having an internal cavity defined by an inner surface of the body, wherein a first end of the body includes an end face and a second end of the body opposite of the end face is open, wherein the end face further comprises a through hole defined by an inner surface of the end face; and an end plate constructed and arranged to attach to the second end of the body of the bearing housing, wherein the end plate further comprise a first face and a second face, and an opening defined by an inner surface of the end plate.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100595

Double flapper valve for a variable cam timing system

An inlet check valve for controlling fluid from a supply into a variable cam timing phaser includes a double flapper check valve assembly with an open position and a closed position, which includes a housing having a body forming at least two stoppers, a flapper valve comprising at least two flexible flaps received within the housing and aligned with the at least two stoppers, and a valve seat received within the housing, the valve seat defining openings aligned with the at least two flexible flaps, axially opposite the two stoppers. In another embodiment, the stoppers are on a stopper piece separate from the housing.. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100577

Multi-pressure hydraulic control system for a dual clutch automatic transmission

A multi-pressure hydraulic control system (66, 166) for use with a dual clutch automatic transmission (14) of a vehicle powertrain system (10) includes a least one pump (28) including a rotatable pump member (34), at least one inlet region (40) for receiving fluid to be pumped by the pump member (34), and at least one outlet region (42) for outputting fluid pumped by the pump member (34), and a switching valve (78, 178) receiving at least two separate outputs of fluid pumped by the at least one pump (28) for allowing the at least two separate outputs to be selectively combined and/or separated, the switching valve (78, 178) having a valve member being movable between at least three positions that produces fluid outputs having at least three fluid pressures of a high fluid pressure, a medium fluid pressure, and a low fluid pressure to one or more portions of the dual clutch automatic transmission (14).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100551

Force balanced bellcrank actuator for multi-mode clutch module

An actuator for a multi-mode clutch module interacts with a bellcrank to selectively block interactions of pawls between inner and outer races of the module. The bellcrank pivots about a pin fixed to the outer race, converting linear motion of a plunger extending from the actuator into clockwise and counterclockwise motions of a cam ring between two angular limits by a torque arm fixed to the cam ring. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094709

Hydraulic tensioner with controllable inlet pressure

A pressure regulator is in fluid communication with a supply inlet of a hydraulic tensioner to actively control fluid to the inlet of the hydraulic tensioner. By actively controlling the pressure regulator based on engine conditions and thus the oil pressure being fed to the hydraulic tensioner, the oil pressure to the hydraulic tensioner may be reduced at low engine speeds, increasing the efficiency of the timing system, or allowing full oil pressure at high engine speeds and low engine temperature.. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094694

Compact high function dual mass fly wheel

The present invention generally relates to a vehicle system which may include a primary clutch operably coupled with a primary inertia, and a torsional spring operably coupled with the primary inertia and also operably coupled to a transmission input shaft. The transmission input shaft may be operably coupled to a secondary clutch which may be constructed and arranged to engage a secondary inertia. ... Borgwarner Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094676

Multi-mode clutch system with sliding cam profiles

A multi-mode clutch system (10) may include a cam slider (66) operatively associated with an actuator (82). A first cam profile (70) and a second cam profile may both be operatively associated with the cam slider (66). ... Borgwarner Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094646

Assembly method for the connection of a turbine wheel to a shaft

A method of assembling an electrified turbocharger comprising assembling a rotor assembly onto a shaft; balancing the shaft and rotor assembly; attaching at least one bearing onto the shaft adjacent the rotor assembly; inserting a stator assembly into a first housing component; axially inserting the shaft, the rotor assembly, and the at least one bearing into the first housing component; attaching a second housing component to the first housing component; attaching a compressor wheel to a first end of the shaft; and attaching a turbine wheel to a second end of the shaft and balancing the electrified turbocharger. . ... Borgwarner Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094542

System and method for distributing and controlling oil flow

An exhaust gas turbocharger (10) including a turbine section (14), a compressor section (12), a bearing housing (16) disposed between an fluidly connected to the turbine section (14) and the compressor section (12), and an oil flow means connected to the bearing housing (16) for controlling and metering oil flow to the bearing assembly (42).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087661

Multi-pressure hydraulic control system for a step-gear automatic transmission

A multi-pressure hydraulic control system (66) for use with a step-gear automatic transmission (14) of a vehicle powertrain system (10) includes at least one pump (28) having a rotatable pump member (34), at least one inlet region (40) for receiving fluid to be pumped by the pump member (34), and at least one outlet region (42) for outputting fluid pumped by the pump member (34), and a switching valve (78) receiving at least three separate outputs of fluid pumped by the at least one pump (28) for allowing the at least three separate outputs to be selectively combined and/or separated, the switching valve (78) having a valve member (79) being movable between at least three positions that produces fluid outputs having a high fluid pressure, a medium fluid pressure, and a low fluid pressure to one or more portions of the stepgear automatic transmission (14).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087660

Transmission valve manifold and method of manufacturing a transmission valve manifold

A transmission valve manifold can include a single, unitary, monolithic, manifold body (14). The body (14) can have a plurality of fluid passageways (550, 554, 558, 562, 566) and fluid chambers (130a-d, 134a-d, 326a-f, 338a-c, 510a-h). ... Borgwarner Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087519

Turbocharger thrust bearing and manufacturing method

A thrust bearing, particularly for a turbocharger, having unique configurations on the thrust pad faces, including free-form curvatures or non-linear configurations defined by a geometric equation. The thrust pad faces can be configured by a programmed linear actuator system and cutting tool.. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087518

Turbocharger thrust bearing and manufacturing method

A thrust bearing, particularly for a turbocharger, having unique configurations on the thrust pad faces, including free-form curvatures or non-linear configurations defined by a geometric equation. The thrust pad faces can be configured by a programmed linear actuator system and cutting tool.. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086327

System for controlling manual clutch

An electronically operated autonomous manual transmission clutch system and a second electronically operated vehicle system, such as a belted alternator starter system (bas), in which the ecu and micro controller of the second electronic system are utilized for both systems.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080545

Directional valve for multi-pressure hydraulic control system

A directional valve (78, 178) for use with a multi-pressure hydraulic control system (66, 166) of a vehicle powertrain system (10) includes a valve member (80, 180) receiving at least three separate outputs of fluid pumped by at least one pump (28) for allowing the at least three separate outputs to be selectively combined and/or separated, the valve member (80, 180) being movable between at least three positions that produces fluid outputs having fluid pressures of a high fluid pressure, a medium fluid pressure, and a low fluid pressure to one or more portions of the hydraulic control system (66, 166).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080536

An electrical axle

An electrical axle is provided. The electrical axle comprises an electrical motor (40) which is selectively connected to a differential (30) via a reduction gear (50) and a planetary gear set (60), said planetary gear set (60) having one input (66) and two outputs (64, 66), the electrical axle (20) further comprises a gear shift mechanism (70) configured to selectively connect a differential housing (32) to one of said outputs (66, 64).. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080455

Oil deflector with oil guide

An engine turbocharger (10) includes a radially oriented oil deflector (50) that incorporates an oil guiding feature (70) to improve control of a continuous turbulent mass of oil being impelled against the deflector by an oil flinger (35). The oil deflector (50) has a downwardly extending tongue (60) to assist in directing oil flow from a thrust bearing chamber. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080351

Roller formed hydraulic variable cam timing phaser

Roller forming portions of the vct phaser to join the sprocket housing of the phaser to the end plates provides a reduction in oil leakage from the phaser as well as less distortion of the end plates of the phaser. Furthermore, by roller forming the sprocket housing of the vct phaser to secure the end plates to the sprocket housing, the total number of parts needed is reduced, and the total number of holes needed to be drilled is reduced, reducing the overall cost of the phaser.. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076687

Electric vehicle drive system

A drive system for powering the wheels of an electric vehicle is disclosed. The drive system includes an electric motor having a stator and a rotor, and one or more planetary gear sets operably connected to the electric motor and the wheels. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073598

Planetary gear carrier with compliance

A planetary gear assembly (30) and method of assembly in an electric camshaft phaser (20) with a split ring gear including a drive-side ring gear portion (32) rotatable by an engine crankshaft and an output-side ring gear portion (34) that can be connected to a camshaft (22). A plurality of rotatable planetary gears (36a, 36b, 36c) can be interposed between the split ring gear and the sun gear (28). ... Borgwarner Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073568

Permanently engaged starter with dry friction clutch

An engine starter that includes a starter motor, a ring gear, a pinion driven by the starter motor and meshingly engaged with the ring gear, a disk that is configured to be coupled to an engine crankshaft for common rotation, and a dry clutch that is configured to selectively couple the ring gear to the disk. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073425

Exhaust-gas turbocharger

An exhaust-gas turbocharger (1), with a turbine housing (2) which has a turbine housing inlet (8) and a turbine housing outlet (9) for exhaust gas, and which has a wastegate duct (45) between the turbine housing inlet (8) and the turbine housing outlet (9), and a flap arrangement (33) comprising a pivotable flap lever (35), a flap plate (34), which is connected to the flap lever (35), for opening and closing the wastegate duct, and having a spring element (37) which is arranged between the flap lever (35) and a disc (36) fastened to the flap plate (34). The spring element (17) has an outer circumferential region (23) which is supported on a sliding contact surface (42), which is of curved form, of the disc (36).. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073402

Multi-mode variable camshaft timing device with two locking positions

A system including a phaser with a first lock pin and a second lock pin in the rotor assembly. The first and second locks pins having a locked position where they engage a recess in the housing assembly and an unlocked position in which they do not engage the housing assembly. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069451

Electric motor rotor with extended shoulders for bearings

A number of variations may include a product comprising: a rotor core comprising a body, wherein the body includes an inner surface and an outer surface, a first end cap which extends radially from a first end of the body and a second end cap which extends radially from a second end of the body, wherein the first end cap, the second end cap, and the outer surface define an annular cavity; at least one sleeve adjacent at least one of the first end cap or the second end cap; at least one magnet contained within the annular cavity; and at least one bearing operatively attached to the at least one sleeve.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066610

Dedicated egr engine with dedicated loop turbocharger

A product may include an engine that may have a set of cylinders with one cylinder that may deliver a first stream of exhaust gases to a first conduit and other cylinders that may deliver a second stream of exhaust gases to a second conduit. An intake system may supply the set of cylinders with a combustion air. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058517

Multi-mode clutch system with dual bell cranks

The multi-mode clutch system (10) may include an actuator (14) and a first bell crank (42) and a second bell crank (46) that are operatively associated with the actuator (14). Furthermore, the first and second bell cranks (42, 46) may rotate about a first and second pivot point (34, 38) upon a movement of the actuator (14). ... Borgwarner Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058342

Valve assembly and valve system including same

A valve assembly includes a valve housing defining a bore with a first axis extending along a length of the bore, and a valve shaft partially disposed within the bore along a second axis that is perpendicular to the first axis. The valve assembly additionally includes a valve plate coupled to the valve shaft and disposed within the bore, and a restricting device including a stop member and an engagement member. ... Borgwarner Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058247

Vane actuator and method of making and using the same

A number of variations may include a product comprising: a turbine comprising a lower ring, a upper ring, a plurality of vanes, wherein each of the vanes comprises a vane post mechanically coupling the lower ring and the upper ring to the vane, and a vane actuator comprising an actuator ring constructed and arranged to operate the vanes uniformly based on movement of the actuator ring.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051659

Compressor system for a motor vehicle

A compressor system (1) for a motor vehicle, with a compressor (2) having a driven compressor wheel (3) for compressing intake air for an internal combustion engine (9) of the motor vehicle, an intake section (6) extending along a first axis (11) for guiding air to the compressor wheel (3), and a recirculation line (8) extending along a second axis (12) for recirculating exhaust gas from the internal combustion engine (9) into the intake section (6). The intake section (6) has a first diameter (10) in the area of the opening of the recirculation line (8). ... Borgwarner Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045412

Pressure measuring glow plug

Described is a pressure measuring glow plug with a housing, a glow pin, which projects out of the housing and can be displaced in its longitudinal direction relative to the housing against a restoring force. A sensor acquires the position of the glow pin or a pressure acting on the glow pin, and a center pole is arranged in the housing and electrically connected to the glow pin via a contact spring. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045214

Compressor wheel, method of making the same, and turbocharger including the same

A turbocharger includes a turbine housing defining a turbine housing interior, a turbine wheel disposed within the turbine housing interior, a shaft coupled to and rotatable by the turbine wheel, a compressor housing defining a compressor housing interior and a flow path, and a compressor wheel disposed within the compressor housing interior and coupled to the shaft. The compressor wheel has a hub coupled to the shaft, and a plurality of impeller blades extending radially from the hub. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038377

Method of extended thermodynamic turbine mapping via compressor inlet throttling

A method for extending thermodynamic turbine mapping of a turbocharger, the turbocharger including a turbine and a compressor, the method including the steps of providing a steady-state turbocharger gas test stand configured to flow continuous gas to the turbocharger, the test stand including a throttle device disposed upstream of an inlet of the compressor of the turbocharger, and varying an area of the inlet with the throttle device to change density of the continuously flowing gas at the inlet of the compressor and establish a choked-flow condition for extending the thermodynamic turbine mapping of the turbocharger.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036831

Method of joining by electron beam or laser welding a turbocharger turbine wheel to a shaft; corresponding turbocharger turbine wheel

A turbocharger wheel (4) and shaft (1) assembly exhibits a frustoconical geometry of welding zone contact surfaces extending to the outer circumference of the shaft (1). This frustoconical geometry not only allows continuous centering of the parts (1, 4) during joining, it also eliminates the problem of stress propagation along a plane. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034335

Electric machine with stator having phase shift windings

A multi-phase electric machine having plurality of windings are mounted on the stator core that define a plurality of phases wherein, for each phase, the windings include at least two parallel windings, each winding comprising a pair of continuous wires which are connected in series. For each pole, the parallel windings fill one or more central slots and two outer slots. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034334

Electric machine with stator windings having over-under end loops

A multi-phase electric machine having plurality of windings are mounted on the stator core and define a plurality of phases with each phase having at least two parallel windings. A standard pitch is defined between each pole of each phase, the pitch being a common circumferential spacing between corresponding slots of each pole. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034333

Electric machine with stator having even slot distribution

A multi-phase electric machine having plurality of windings are mounted on the stator core that define a plurality of phases wherein, for each phase, the windings include at least two parallel windings, each winding comprising a pair of continuous wires which are connected in series. For each pole, the parallel windings fill one or more central slots and two outer slots. ... Borgwarner Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030988

Bearings for a turbocharger

A turbocharger includes a housing, a shaft received therein, a turbine wheel affixed to the shaft at or adjacent to a first end thereof, a compressor wheel affixed to the shaft at or adjacent to a second, opposite end thereof, a first bearing received on the shaft between the turbine wheel and the compressor wheel, and a second bearing received on the shaft between the first bearing and the compressor wheel. One of the first and second bearings is floating relative to the shaft and affixed to the housing, and the other is floating relative to the shaft and also floating relative to the housing.. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180026427

Protective sleeve for a corona ignitor in a spark plug shaft of an engine

This disclosure pertains to a protective sleeve for protecting a corona igniter in a spark plug shaft of an internal combustion engine, wherein the protective sleeve comprises a collar for sitting on a rim of a spark plug shaft opening and a tubular section for being inserted into the spark plug shaft and for receiving the corona igniter.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025837

Ignition coil

Described is an ignition coil comprising a housing, in which a transformer is arranged, and a plug connector, wherein the plug connector has a high voltage contact, which is connected to the secondary side of the transformer by means of a wire, which resiliently presses against an electrical contact surface. The contact surface is concavely shaped.. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025836

Ignition coil

Described is an ignition coil for an internal combustion engine having a housing with a plug connector, wherein the plug connector has an elastomeric cap slid onto a tubular housing section that surrounds a terminal contact. This disclosure provides that the terminal contact is surrounded by a circumferential slot, in which an inner edge of the cap sits.. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180023583

Multi-segment turbocharger bearing housing and methods therefor

A turbocharger including a rotating assembly having a compressor wheel and a turbine wheel mounted on opposite ends of a shaft. A bearing housing supports the rotating assembly and comprises at least two segments. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180023460

Rotatable diverter valve

A turbine (32) section of a turbocharger (30) includes a turbine wheel (37) disposed in a turbine housing (33), the turbine housing (33) defining a gas inlet (34), a volute configured to direct gas from the inlet (34) to the turbine (32) wheel, and a gas outlet. A rotary diverter valve (100, 200) is disposed in the gas inlet (34) upstream of the volute, and provides three modes of controlling exhaust gas flow about the turbocharger (30).. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/25/18 / #20180023459

Exhaust gas turbocharger

An exhaust gas turbocharger (1) including a compressor housing (2), a bearing housing (3), a turbine housing (4) in which a turbine wheel (5) is arranged, which has a housing inlet (6), which has a turbine spiral (7) connecting to the housing inlet (6), which has a housing outlet (8), and which has a wastegate arrangement (9), which in the open state brings the housing inlet (6) into flow connection with the housing outlet (8) for guiding a wastegate mass flow. The wastegate insert part (10) is arranged in the turbine housing (4) between the turbine wheel (5) and the housing outlet (8) and the open wastegate arrangement (9) introduces the wastegate mass flow into the wastegate insert arrangement (9).. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017122

Friction material

A friction material comprises a base and a porous friction generating layer penetrating into and integral with the base. The base presents a bonding surface. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017024

Heat exchanger for an egr system

The invention relates to a heat exchanger for an egr (exhaust gas recirculation) system, comprising a tube bundle of flat tubes, configured by combining two plates incorporating specific protrusions distributed according to the direction of the tube. These protrusions in both plates are in contact with one another or attached such that they establish internal channels. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/11/18 / #20180010682

Transfer case with oil distribution

A transfer case comprises a primary output shaft, a secondary output shaft, a clutch, and a plurality of valves. The primary output shaft includes a hub rotationally coupled thereto. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/11/18 / #20180010650

Transfer case with disconnect lubrication

A lubrication system (400) for a transfer case (200) includes a pump (228) selectively supplying a working fluid to a fluid reservoir of an actuator (226) configured to apply force to a clutch assembly (214) to cause the clutch assembly (214) to move between a disengaged position and an engaged position. The lubrication system also includes a relief valve (302) having a relief valve inlet fluidly coupled to the fluid reservoir of the actuator (226) which opens to receive the working fluid based on a threshold pressure level of the working fluid in the fluid reservoir. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/11/18 / #20180010649

Transfer case with oil distribution

A transfer case includes a primary output shaft, a secondary output shaft, a clutch, and a hub. The clutch includes a plurality of interleaved plates for selectively rotationally coupling the primary output shaft to the secondary output shaft. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/11/18 / #20180010514

Control method for inlet swirl device

A number of variations may include a method comprising selectively actuating an inlet swirl device to cause a compressor to windmill at a higher speed during an operation mode where fuel consumption of an engine in the vehicle is at a minimal or before an acceleration event.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006435

Supply circuit for a corona ignition device

Described is a supply circuit for a corona ignition device, with an input for connection to a direct voltage source, a first converter, a second converter, and an output for connecting a load. The two converters each generate an output voltage, which is provided on its secondary side and exceeds the input voltage. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003277

Carrier stop for split ring planetary drive

A split ring planetary drive with at least one travel end stop received in at least one pocket of a first ring gear. The travel end stop is moveable between a first stop position in which as the planetary drive rotates in a direction the travel end stop engages the stop on the planet carrier, preventing further rotation of the split ring planetary drive in the direction, and a second position in which the travel end stop does not engage the stop on the planet carrier. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003197

Accumulator and method of making and using the same

A number of variations may include a fluid accumulator comprising, a housing and at least one movable piston wherein the piston separates an interior of the housing into a first chamber constructed and arranged for containing a first fluid, and a second chamber constructed and arranged for containing a second fluid, and wherein the first chamber has an first fluid opening and a first fluid exhaust constructed and arranged to expel excess first fluid from the fluid accumulator and prevent first fluid from entering the second chamber.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003133

Compressor stage egr injection

A product may include a bearing housing in which a shaft may be supported by a bearing so that it may rotate. A compressor wheel may be disposed on the shaft. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003104

Venting system for a bearing housing thermal dam of a turbocharger

A venting system for a turbocharger may include a bearing housing. The bearing housing may include an inner member. ... Borgwarner Inc

01/04/18 / #20180001883

Valve assembly and system including same for controlling fluid flow to and from a clutch

A system for controlling fluid flow to and from a clutch includes a motor, a pump, and a valve assembly. The valve assembly includes a housing defining an interior. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370447

Hydraulic tensioner with cantilever shipping spring

A hydraulic tensioner (10) and method of assembly can include a housing (12) having an aperture and a piston (16) received within the aperture for movement between an extended position and a retracted position. A tensioner spring (36) positioned within the aperture for bias the piston (16) toward the extended position. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370426

Bi-stable front axle disconnect with synchronizer

A product comprising: an axle shaft and an input shaft, wherein the axle shaft is coaxial with the input shaft; a clutch operatively connected to the axle shaft and the input shaft constructed and arranged to selectively couple and decouple the input shaft and the axle shaft; an actuator operatively connected to the clutch to drive the clutch; and a synchronizer operatively connected to the clutch to synchronize the coupling of the input shaft and the axle shaft.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370339

Solenoid having selective latch for solenoid-actuated valve

A solenoid for a solenoid-actuated valve includes a coil, a flux tube, a pole piece disposed axially from the flux tube and encircled by the coil, a movable armature disposed in the flux tube and the pole piece, and a latch disposed between the flux tube and the pole piece to selectively latch the armature into at least one position.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370281

Method and system for freezing alternator node address

A vehicle system including a plurality of alternators with a common electrical connection interface having at least one connector and a digital communication connector through which a processor communicates with the alternators. Input signals received at the at least one connector are unique for each alternator under normal and unimpaired operating conditions. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370279

Mono or dual coaxial slider valve for controlling a twin scroll turbocharger

A compact flow control valve capable of providing long service life in a very hostile environment. The valve is a mono or dual coaxial slider valve capable of controlling two different functions sequentially, at least one of the functions being controlled progressively. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370278

Turbocharger turbine stage valves controlled by a single actuator

A turbocharger (1) including a twin scroll turbine and a valve assembly (40, 140) disposed in the exhaust gas inlet (24, 124) that is configured to control the flow exhaust gas through the turbine. The valve assembly (40, 140) includes two rotary valves (60, 160, 80, 180) actuated by a common valve shaft (44, 144). ... Borgwarner Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370003

Method for manufacturing a metal component, metal component, and turbocharger

A turbocharger compressor wheel with an aluminum proportion of at least 50 atom percent, produced by. Etching a turbine wheel base body using an alkaline etchant to produce a specific etch pitting consisting of nano pores and micropores and chemical deposition of a nickel-phosphorous protective layer (19) onto the etched base body surface.. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363207

Brake for unintended neutral mode in transfer case

A number of variations may include a product comprising an output shaft having a radial flange comprising a plurality of teeth; a range shifter operatively connected to the output shaft constructed and arranged to selectively shift a vehicle between a low range, high range, and neutral mode; a mode shifter operatively connected to the output shaft constructed and arranged to shift the vehicle between a four-wheel and two-wheel drive mode; a dual drive gear operatively attached to the output shaft between the range shifter and the mode shifter constructed and arranged so that rotation of the dual drive gear drives the range shifter and the mode shifter; and at least one plunger radially displaced around the output shaft which is actuated by the dual drive gear to engage a slot between the plurality of teeth on the output shaft to prevent rotation of the shaft during a range shift.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363206

Gear drive assembly having one of a first selected gear and a second selected gear and a method of producing the same

A gear drive assembly is used in an actuator. The gear drive assembly includes a housing and a gear arrangement including a drive gear, a driven gear, and one of a first selected gear and a second selected gear engageable with both of the drive and driven gears. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363203

Switch valve assembly and hydraulic control module including same

A switch valve assembly controls first and second fluid flows in a hydraulic circuit defined by a valve body and a separator plate of a valve body assembly of a hydraulic control module. The valve body defines a fluid exit. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363181

Weight and cost optimized carrier for modular hydraulic tensioner

A hydraulic tensioner (10) and method of manufacture can include a housing (12), a piston (16) moveable from a retracted position toward an extended position with respect to the housing (12) in response to fluid pressure, and a tensioner spring (36) biasing the piston (16) toward the extended position. The hydraulic tensioner (10) can include a modular sleeve (14) supported by the housing (12) and defining an aperture (15) for slidably receiving the piston (16) and defining an expandable fluid chamber (18). ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363155

Dog clutch

A dog clutch comprises first (160) and second (170) drive shafts, the drive shafts being connectable to one another by a dual spline connector (150). The dual spline connector is movable along a longitudinal axis of the first (160) and second (170) drive shafts and is provided with an internal spline that mates with an external spline of the first drive shaft. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/21/17 / #20170361838

Autonomous emergency braking with mechanical transmission

A number of variations may include an autonomous emergency braking system including a device for automatically opening a clutch of a transmission without driver action required. A number of variations may include a method comprising providing an autonomous emergency braking system including a device for automatically opening a clutch of a transmission without driver action required, using a sensor to detect a potential collision, and activating the device when a collision is detected to open a clutch of a transmission without driver action or input.. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358964

Retention sleeve and balance strategy for a high speed permanent magnet rotor

A method for reducing stress concentration on a rotor sleeve during balance cutting comprising: providing an axial protrusion to an outer diameter of a first end cap and a second end cap of a rotor assembly; and radially cutting at least one of the sleeve or the axial protrusion to balance the rotor assembly.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

12/14/17 / #20170356529

Variable force tensioning assembly

A variable force tensioning assembly creates and maintains a tension force on an endless loop used to transmit power. The variable force tensioning assembly includes a body having a cylinder defining a cylinder inner diameter. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353073

Terminal assembly for an electric machine

An alternator including a housing, and a stator fixedly mounted relative to the housing. The stator includes a plurality of stator slots and a stator winding arranged in the plurality of stator slots. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350474

Shoe for chain guide and for chain tensioner arm, and chain guide and chain tensioner arm provided with said shoe

To simplify a structure and reduce costs. A shoe for a chain guide or for a chain tensioner arm is constructed. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350458

Reduced axial length increased capacity synchronizer

A synchronizer is provided for torsionally connecting a gear to an axially aligned shaft. The synchronizer includes a hub connected with the shaft, a sleeve having an inner diameter with spline teeth for torsional connection with the hub being axially movable upon the hub, a blocking ring torsionally connected on the hub having an angular lost motion relationship with the sleeve, the blocking ring having at least a first annular conical friction surface orientated radially inward and axially toward the hub and a second annular conical friction surface oriented radially inward and axially outward from the hub, the blocking ring having blocking cogs preventing axial movement of the sleeve toward the gear when the gear is in a non-synchronous condition, and an engagement ring for fixed connection with the gear, the engagement ring having a complementary annular conical friction surfaces.. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350420

Ported shroud geometry to reduce blade-pass noise

A compressor housing may include a shroud portion which is axially spaced from an inlet portion and configured to at least partially surround the compressor wheel. The compressor housing may be further configured to include a recirculation cavity which is formed between an exterior surface of the shroud portion and an interior surface of the compressor housing. ... Borgwarner Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350312

Exhaust gas turbocharger with combined adjustment device for bypass valve and flow connection

A multi-flow exhaust gas turbocharger (101) comprising a turbine (105), a turbine wheel, a first flow (1) and a second flow (2), a bypass line (6) for bypassing the turbine wheel, a bypass valve unit (107) for adjusting the size of a bypass exhaust gas flow through the bypass line (6), and comprising a flow connection unit (108) for adjusting an extent of the connection of exhaust gas flows into the flows (1, 2), characterized in that the bypass valve unit (107) and the flow connection unit (108) can be actuated in a mechanically coupled way by means of a coupling unit (109).. . ... Borgwarner Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343061

Rotating multi-mode clutch module with stationary actuator

A multi-mode clutch module for connecting two components rotating relative to each other may include an outer race, an inner race and pawls coupled to the inner race and movable between engagement to and disengagement from the outer race to alternately lock and unlock the races for relative rotation in one or both directions. A cam ring and a plurality of cams extending therefrom are coupled to the inner race for rotation therewith and for axial movement parallel to a rotational axis of the races. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338534

Lithium ion battery

A lithium ion battery includes a plurality of cells, each comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte. The electrolyte includes a lithium salt and contacts the positive and the negative electrode. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338532

Thermal management system and method of making and using the same

A number of variations may include a product including a thermal management component comprising a housing comprising a first polymer wherein the first polymer is constructed and arranged to provide thermal control of at least one neighbor component comprising an exterior surface in contact with the thermal management component wherein the first polymer comprises a heat generating polymer.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336147

Heat exchange device

The invention relates to a heat exchange device characterized by a particular configuration of the liquid inlet or outlet manifold in which it incorporates a baffle formed from the shell itself. This configuration allows not only suitably orient the inflow into regions of the tube bundle of the exchanger where convection must be more intense, but also allows generating a flow suitable for reaching all the regions having a higher convective heat transfer requirement. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335901

Fluid friction clutch

A fluid friction clutch with a housing, a clutch plate and a reservoir that are disposed in the housing, a supply pump element rotatably coupled to the clutch plate, a supply conduit and a valve. The clutch plate and the housing form a working chamber. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335759

Hollow filled turbocharger rotor shaft

A turbocharger rotor shaft assembly and associated turbocharger that includes at least one turbine rotor member having a first face and an opposed second face; and a rotor shaft having a first end and an opposed second end distal from the first end, wherein the rotor shaft is connected to the at least one turbine rotor at a location proximate to the first end and projects outward therefrom, the rotor shaft having an outwardly oriented face and an interior chamber defined therein, the interior chamber having an interior chamber volume. The turbocharger rotor shaft also includes at least one thermal transfer material contained in the interior chamber of the rotor shaft that has a thermal conductivity value that is greater than the thermal conductivity value of the material of construction of the rotor shaft.. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335727

System and method of adjusting actuation timing of valves in a piston engine

A system that provides adjustable actuation timing of one or more valve(s) (16) in a piston engine includes a position sensor (12) and a variable valve actuation assembly (10). The valve(s) (16) can be intake and/or exhaust valves in an internal combustion engine of an automobile. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330667

Solenoid driver

A solenoid driver may be provided for a solenoid with a coil selectively energized by a power supply in a first polarity. An energy storage device may be charged by the power supply. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328566

Glow plug and method for producing a glow plug

A glow plug is described, having a body, a glow pin which protrudes from a first end of the body, and an inner pole which protrudes from a second end of the body and is electrically connected to the glow pin. A section of the inner pole that protrudes out of the body has an embossed structure for improving the mechanical and electrical connection to a plug connector. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328491

Biasing device for linkage system and method of making and using the same

A number of variations may include a product comprising: a linkage system comprising: a first and second lever; a first interconnecting component and second interconnecting component operably connected to the first and second levers; a link bar having a first end with a first opening for receiving the first or second interconnecting component, and providing a clearance between the first opening and the first or second interconnecting component and; a second end with a second opening for receiving the first or second interconnecting component and providing a clearance between the second opening and the first or second interconnecting component; and a biasing device having a first and second end for engagement with the first and second interconnecting components and at least one section to allow for increasing or decreasing its length, wherein when the first or second end of the biasing device is engaged with one of the first or second interconnecting component and an external force is applied to one of the first or second ends of the biasing device to cause the biasing device to either increase or decrease in length to allow engagement with one of the first or second interconnecting component and to store energy, and wherein when the external force is removed from the biasing device, the stored energy of the biasing device provide a force that causes the first and second interconnecting components to move in a direction that overcomes the clearances between the first and second interconnecting components and the first and second openings of the link bar and provides contact between the first and second interconnecting components and the first and second openings of the link bar and wherein the contact is maintained by the force provided by the stored energy.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324305

Cooling system for an electric motor

A stator housing has an annular wall including a first end, a second end, an outer surface and an inner surface defining an interior cavity. A stator is arranged within the interior cavity. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324290

Hybrid rotor module cooling

An electric machine including a housing, and a stator mounted to the housing. The stator includes a plurality of laminations, a first end turn and a second end turn. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321830

Control device for the coolant flow in a cooling circuit of an internal combustion engine

This disclosure pertains to a control device for the coolant flow in a cooling circuit of an internal combustion engine with the following characteristics: a housing with an inlet opening, an outlet opening and a movable control element for varying the flow-through cross section of the channel; an annular seal arrangement comprising a sealing frame and a sealing ring is seated between a sealing surface of the housing and a sealing surface of the control element. According to this disclosure, it is proposed that the sealing ring rests against a plane sealing surface of the housing in a sealing fashion and meets this plane sealing surface along a contact line that encloses a first surface area. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321819

Reverse taper piston for pneumatic actuators

A product may include a canister and a diaphragm may separate a control chamber within the canister. A piston may be movable in the canister between a first position and a second position in response to a pressure change in the control chamber. ... Borgwarner Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321785

Valvular paths

A product for applying tension is disclosed. A block may have a first passage opening into the block. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309399

Method of roll-forming with gap fillers for solenoid used for transmission

A method of roll-forming with gap fillers for a solenoid used for a transmission includes the steps of providing a can of a solenoid, the can having a discontinuous surface with a gap, providing additional material in the gap, and roll-forming the additional material in the gap simultaneously with roll-forming the can to maintain a smooth path for rollers during roll-forming for the solenoid.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307057

Friction clutch having a first friction material engageable in a partially engaged position and a second friction material engageable in a fully engaged position

A friction clutch selectively and directly couples a rotatable drive and driven members. The friction clutch includes first and second clutch members movable toward and away from each other along an axis between disengaged, partially engaged, and fully engaged positions. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/26/17 / #20170306988

Multi-pressure hydraulic supply system for an automatic transmission

A pressurized fluid supply system for a vehicle transmission is provided. The fluid supply system has a pump with at least high and low pressure outputs that supplies high and low pressure components via a directional valve. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292524

Method for securing stator in high speed electric motors

An electromechanical is provided which includes an electromagnetic rotor, a housing with an interior opening with a stop, a first bearing mount for supporting a first bearing rotatably mounting the rotor in the housing, a cover connected with the housing having a boss having an interior providing a second bearing mount supporting a second bearing rotatably mounting the rotor in the housing, a stator having a clearance fit within the housing interior opening, the stator being axially limited in a direction toward such first bearing mount by the housing stop, the stator having an axial clearance in a direction toward the cover boss, and an elastomeric spacer connected on an extreme end of the boss compliantly filling the axial clearance between the stator and the boss positioning the stator in an axial direction and restricting movement of the stator in an angular direction within the housing opening.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

10/12/17 / #20170291481

A hydraulic system

A hydraulic system (10) for a vehicle is provided. The hydraulic system comprises a shifting mechanism (20) and a pump assembly (30) configured to provide pressurized fluid to said shifting mechanism (20), and an electrical motor (40). ... Borgwarner Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284554

Deaeration valve

A deaeration valve (1) for a hydraulic coupling, such as a hydraulic coupling for distributing torque in a vehicle, said valve (1) comprising a valve member (3) and a valve housing (2), the valve housing (2) supporting the valve member (3) for reciprocal movement between two closed end positions.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284505

Chain pin retention

A chain belt for a continuously variable transmission which has a plurality of links and a plurality of coupling members connecting the plurality of links together. Each of the coupling members has an outer perimeter, a first end with a first prepared surface, and a second end with a second prepared surface. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284480

Freewheel and method for producing such a freewheel

The present invention relates to a freewheel (2) comprising an inner ring (30), an outer ring (28), a clamping gap (32) between the inner ring (30) and the outer ring (28), a side wall (40) for lateral limitation of the clamping gap (32) and at least one clamping element (34) in the clamping gap (32) which is biased by means of a spring element (66), wherein the spring element (66) is supported or supportable on one side on the clamping element (34) and on the other side on a support projection (70), which is formed by a supporting tongue (74) bent out of the side wall (40) and projecting into the clamping gap (32). In addition, the present invention relates to a method for producing such a freewheel (2).. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284458

Turbocharger bearing fluid film surface and method

A bearing system and method may include a bearing element that may have a first surface. A mating element may have a second surface that may face the first surface. ... Borgwarner Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284223

Turbocharger bearing fluid film surface and method

A bearing system and method may include a bearing element that may have a first surface. A mating element may have a second surface that may face the first surface. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276190

Plate carrying device, multiplate clutch or brake and method for producing a plate carrying device

The present invention relates to a plate carrying device (2) having a plate carrier (4), which has a tubular section (24), and a supporting ring (6), which surrounds the tubular section (24) and on which the tubular section (24) can be supported or is supported outwardly in a radial direction (12). The cross section of the supporting ring (6) has at least one radial leg (30; 38) extending substantially in a radial direction (12, 14). ... Borgwarner Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276066

Variable geometry turbocharger

A turbocharger turbine section is disclosed. The turbine may include a first swing vane rotatably coupled with a first pin that may include a first leading edge, a first trailing edge, a first exhaust side edge extending between the first leading edge and the first trailing edge and a first bearing side edge extending between the first leading edge and the first trailing edge. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276064

Reverse offset wastegate valve assembly for improved catalyst light-off performance

A turbocharger assembly may include a turbine wheel. A turbine housing may surround at least part of the turbine wheel. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/21/17 / #20170268581

Latching clutch having a ball detent latching device requiring a reduced amount of hydraulic pressure

A power-transmitting device (10) and a method of assembling a power-transmitting device (10) secures and releases driving continuity between driving and driven parts (22, 62) through at least one clutch assembly (26, 66). The power-transmitting device (10) includes an apply plate (36) axially moveable with respect to the clutch assembly (26, 66) for engaging and disengaging the clutch assembly (26, 66). ... Borgwarner Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267288

Automatic parallel parking of vehicle equipped with manual transmission

A system and method of parking a vehicle is disclosed. A vehicle may be provided with a manual transmission. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265305

Populated printed circuit board and method for populating a printed circuit board

Disclosed is a printed circuit board having at least one power semiconductor soldered thereon and, as a thermal fuse, a spring having two contact arms fastened to solder pads of the printed circuit board by soldered connections. The spring is under mechanical stress such that at least one of the two contact arms moves away from one of the solder pads by spring force as soon as the soldered connection loses its strength and fails due to overheating. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261102

Electrically actuated cvt sheaves

A product may include a rotating sheave that may have a first sheave half and a second sheave half. A distance between the first and second sheave halves may be variable. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261082

Electric all-wheel drive two speed with split double reduction planetary

A number of variations may include a product comprising an electrical machine operatively connected to a driveline module comprising a gear train having a fixed gear ratio, a first planetary gear set having multiple gear ratios operatively connected to the gear train, a second planetary gear set having a fixed gear ratio operatively connected to the first planetary gear set, and a synchronizer operatively connected to the first planetary gear set and which is positioned between the first and second planetary gear set; a differential operatively connected to the second planetary gear set; wherein the electrical machine selectively transmits power to the differential through the gear train, first planetary gear set, synchronizer, and second planetary gear set, and wherein the synchronizer is constructed and arranged to shift the driveline module into a high, low, and a neutral mode through placement of a ring gear of the first planetary gear set.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261045

Clutch and electric motor

A number of variations may include a product including a stator assembly and/or a rotor assembly wherein at least one of the stator assembly and/or rotor assembly includes a central cavity, and at least two clutch assemblies, wherein at least a portion of each of the two clutch assemblies is received in the cavity. A number of variations may include a module wherein a plurality of clutches and electric motor are received in the same housing to form a module wherein the electromagnetic (motor performance and clutch performance can be tested prior to installing the module in a vehicle.. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254396

Electric all-wheel drive two speed with split double reduction planetary

A number of variations may include a product comprising an electrical machine operatively connected to a driveline module comprising a gear train having a fixed gear ratio, a first planetary gear set having multiple gear ratios operatively connected to the gear train, a second planetary gear set having a fixed gear ratio operatively connected to the first planetary gear set, and a synchronizer, wherein the synchronizer is operatively connected to the first planetary gear set and is positioned between the first and second planetary gear set; a differential operatively connected to the second planetary gear set; wherein the electrical machine selectively transmits power to the differential through the gear train, the first planetary gear set, the synchronizer, and the second planetary gear set, and wherein the synchronizer is constructed and arranged to shift the driveline module into a high range mode, a low range mode, and a neutral mode.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254393

Tensioner with spring force control in a second bore

A tensioner for tensioning a chain span which uses two pistons. The movement of the two pistons may be coupled together. ... Borgwarner Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254392

Tensioner with spring force control in a second bore

A tensioner for tensioning a chain span which uses two pistons. The movement of the two pistons may be coupled together. ... Borgwarner Inc








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