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Compact electric machine with combined rotor carrier and clutch housing

An electric machine (10) includes a stator assembly (50) and a rotor (16) positioned within the stator assembly. The electric machine (10) further comprises a rotor carrier (20), and the rotor (16) is mounted on an outer surface (62) of the rotor carrier (20). ... Borgwarner Inc

Electric machine stator with compact configuration

A stator assembly (50) includes a stator core (52) defining an outside diameter (od) and an inside diameter (id) with longitudinally extending slots (58) formed between the inside diameter and the outside diameter. The stator core (52) defines a core height extending longitudinally from a first end (53) to a second end (55) of the stator core (52). ... Borgwarner Inc

Cooling and lubrication system including 3-way solenoid-actuated valve for automatic transmission

A system for use in an automatic transmission includes a 3-way solenoid-actuated valve includes a valve body having an inlet port and a first outlet port and a second outlet port, a valve disposed within the valve body and slidably controllable to proportion flow between the first outlet port and the second outlet port, and a spring disposed in the valve body to bias the valve for flow toward the second outlet port. The system also includes at least one pump providing fluid to the inlet port, a first fluid circuit connected to the first outlet port providing fluid to a first subsystem of the automatic transmission, and a second fluid circuit connected to the second outlet port providing fluid to a second subsystem of the automatic transmission.. ... Borgwarner Inc

Forced induction device with insert for reduced flow capacity

A forced induction device includes a compressor wheel, a housing, and an intake insert. The compressor wheel has an inducer diameter and an exducer diameter. ... Borgwarner Inc

Variable camshaft timing mechanism with a lock pin engaged by oil pressure

A hydraulically operated camshaft phasing mechanism has two lock pins. One of the lock pins engages at an intermediate position and an end lock pin engages near one of the stops at the end of the phaser range of authority. ... Borgwarner Inc

A cartridge for pulse-separated variable turbine geometry turbochargers

A cartridge for use in a pulse energy enhanced turbine of a turbocharger. At least first and second fixed separating blades (12) are provided between a nozzle ring (6) and a disk (29), the separating blades (12) maintaining separation of exhaust gas flows through a guide grid between a divided volute and a turbine wheel (11). ... Borgwarner Inc

Turbocharger with insulation device

The present invention relates to a turbocharger comprising a bearing housing, a turbine housing which is connected to the bearing housing, and a cartridge. The cartridge comprises a blade bearing ring and a disk, wherein a plurality of blades is arranged between blade bearing ring and disk. ... Borgwarner Inc

Electric machine with stator having multi-tiered end turns

An electric machine having a stator with windings all having the same length. The stator includes a plurality of slots. ... Borgwarner Inc

Electric machine with stator having a plurality of lead wires extending from a common winding layer

An electric machine with a stator operably coupled with a rotor. The stator includes a stator core defining a plurality of slots. ... Borgwarner Inc

Control device for a fluid

A control device for a fluid is described, having a housing, a first opening, a second opening, a channel running from the first to the second opening and a movable control element, which is pivotable between a closed position and an open position. According to this disclosure, it is provided that the first opening forms an assembly opening, through which the control element can be installed in the housing.. ... Borgwarner Inc

Control strategy

A method of controlling a drive train comprising an electric motor (12), a gearbox (1) and an internal combustion engine (13). The gearbox (1) is placed between the electric motor (12) and the internal combustion engine (13) in the drive train. ... Borgwarner Inc

A hybrid drive module

A hybrid drive module, comprising a housing (170) enclosing a chain drive (120) connecting an electrical motor (110) with a crank shaft (22) of an associated internal combustion engine (20) via at least one coupling (130, 140). Said housing (170) further comprises a reservoir (190) having an inlet (212) configured to receive oil from the chain (126) during operation, and an outlet (214, 214′) arranged to distribute oil back to the chain (126).. ... Borgwarner Inc

Compressor wheel with supports

In one aspect of the present disclosure, a compressor wheel is disclosed that includes a body, a plurality of blades, and one or more supports. The supports add strength to the compressor wheel and may be configured as ribs, for example. ... Borgwarner Inc

Overmolded or pressed-in sleeve for hydraulic routing of solenoid

A valve having a metal insert with a fluid passage formed in the metal insert. A composite valve body is disposed at least partially around the metal insert and having at least one port in fluid communication) with the fluid passage with the metal insert. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231065

Clutch with integrated temperature sensor

A temperature monitoring system and method of utilization thereof is provided that provides the freedom of direct temperature determination from a friction plate (often referred to as a disc) or clutch friction separator plate in a clutch friction pack. The temperature monitoring system includes a temperature sensor which is placed on the friction disc or friction separator plate. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180230898

Systems including an electrically assisted turbocharger and methods of using the same

A product comprising a turbocharger comprising a turbine operatively connected to a compressor, an exhaust conduit connected to an inlet of the turbine, a bleed path connected to an outlet of the compressor, the bleed path comprising at least one of an open end to discharge compressor air to the atmosphere or an end connected to the exhaust conduit up stream of the turbine constructed and arranged to flow air from the compressor into the turbine.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180230866

Pressed extruded pulley

A pulley for phaser including a toothed outer circumference for accepting a drive force; an inner circumference with at least a first set of lands extending towards a center of the pulley and spaced apart along the inner circumference of the pulley; and an axial retaining feature on the first set of lands for interaction with a corresponding retaining feature of a housing press fit within the inner circumference with the pulley, axially retaining the housing within the pulley.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180230865

Electric phaser startup control method

A system and method of controlling an angular position of a camshaft relative to an angular position of a crankshaft includes detecting rotational movement of an electric motor output shaft controlling a camshaft phaser; detecting rotational movement of the crankshaft; determining the relative difference between the rotational movement of the electric motor output shaft and the rotational movement of the crankshaft; and determining whether the angular position of the camshaft relative to the angular position of the crankshaft is advancing, retarding, or remaining constant.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180230850

A pulse-separated axial turbine stage with radial-axial inlet guide vanes

A turbocharger with at least one axial turbine stage. Separate circumferential sections of the turbine are fed by separate exhaust system runners. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/16/18 / #20180229623

Control systems for hydraulically actuated transmissions of electric vehicles

A system (18) for a transmission (16) of an electric vehicle, including: a pump (34), accumulator (36), control valve (38), sensor (40), check valve (42), and sequence valve (44). The accumulator (36) stores fluid from the pump (34). ... Borgwarner Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224001

Valve assembly with anti-seizing

A valve assembly includes a valve housing with a bore, a rotatable valve shaft coupled to the valve housing, a valve plate rotatable with the rotatable shaft, the valve plate being in a valve closed position at an angle greater or less than zero degrees, the valve plate including a first surface facing an inlet, a second surface facing an outlet, a first circumferential surface between the first surface and the second surface, and a second circumferential surface extending from at least one of the first surface or the second surface in a direction toward a reference axis and terminating at the first circumferential surface, the valve plate being in the valve closed position, the second circumferential surface defines a gap between the surface of the bore for avoiding contact with the surface of the bore, and the first circumferential surface and the second circumferential surface define a surface spaced therebetween to make contact with the surface of the bore that inhibits seizing of the valve plate with the surface of the bore when the valve plate is rotated by the rotatable shaft.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

08/09/18 / #20180223967

Two piece piston with venting

A piston assembly for a tensioner which has a hollow piston body having a first end and a second end; and a cap. At least a portion of the cap fits into the first end of the piston body. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/09/18 / #20180223725

Diffuser in wastegate turbine housings

A number of variations may include a turbine housing comprising a turbine body; an inlet passage and an outlet passage connected to the turbine body; a wastegate passage operatively connected to the outlet passage; a diffuser positioned within the outlet passage comprising at least one radial opening; wherein the first flow passage accepts fluid flow from the wastegate passage and the second flow passage accepts fluid flow from the turbine wheel; wherein a first end of the diffuser is attached to a first end of the turbine outlet and a second end of the diffuser is attached to a second end of the turbine outlet so that fluid flow from the first flow passage is directed into the second flow passage through the at least one radial opening before exiting the outlet passage, and wherein the at least one radial opening minimizes turbulence of fluid flow exiting the turbine housing.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219462

Electric machine with press-fit electronics package

An electric machine having a housing assembly and a stator assembly coupled with a rotor assembly. A plurality of mosfet assemblies are operably coupled with the stator assembly. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219320

Connection plug

Described is a connection plug for connecting an ignition coil to a spark plug, comprising an electric line that has a first end for contacting an ignition coil and a second end for contacting the spark plug, a protective hose that surrounds the electric line, a protective pipe that surrounds the protective hose, wherein the protective hose is retained in the protective pipe in a positive-locking manner. The protective pipe has latching recesses at its ignition coil end, into which latching projections of the protective hose engage.. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216595

System and method for detecting an operating motor

A system for detecting operation of a motor includes a ripple voltage detector module including a ripple voltage detector unit, an input operatively connected to the ripple voltage detector unit and connectable to an alternator, and an output operatively connected to the ripple voltage detector unit and connectable to a starter motor control system. The ripple voltage detector module provides a motor operation signal to the starter motor control system upon detection of a ripple voltage produced by the alternator.. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216540

Turbocharged engine assembly having two exhaust ducts provided with a control valve

The invention concerns an engine assembly (1) comprising a turbocharged engine with at least one cylinder having first and second outlet passages, the first passage being connected to a first manifold (5) while the second passage is connected to a second manifold (7) of an exhaust system comprising a first duct (4) extending from the first manifold (5) and a second duct (6) extending from the second manifold (7). The turbine (2) is provided with a wheel housed in a main pressure-relieving passage, the first duct (4) opening into the main passage. ... Borgwarner Inc

08/02/18 / #20180216503

Travel stop for planetary gears of an electric phaser

An electric phaser for dynamically adjusting the phase of a camshaft relative to a crankshaft with a split ring planetary drive. The split ring planetary drive including: a sun gear driven by a motor, a plurality of planetary gears with stop teeth, a first ring gear driven by the crankshaft, and a second ring gear rotatable with the camshaft. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209533

Transfer case pump with multiple flow paths to internal components

A lubrication system for a transfer case includes a pump in fluid communication with a lubricant source and a power transfer assembly, as well as one or more valves positioned along fluid flow paths between the lubricant source and the power transfer assembly. The valves may allow full fluid flow or may restrict fluid flow to various components of the transfer case as conditions warrant. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209382

Mixing device and method of making and using the same

A number of variations may include a product including a mixing device comprising a housing including a first fluid intake port, a fluid output port, a fluid flow conduit transversely connecting the first fluid intake port to the fluid output port, a second fluid intake port radially distal from the fluid flow conduit, and an at least partially annular second fluid flow compartment radially connecting the second fluid intake port to the fluid flow conduit, wherein the second fluid flow compartment is oriented to at least partially surround a portion of the fluid flow conduit and wherein the second fluid flow compartment is constructed and arranged to facilitate the mixing of incoming first fluid flow and incoming second fluid flow to create a fluid mixture that flows through the fluid flow conduit.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209328

Method of controlling wastegate flow using port side wall contour

A wastegate assembly with a valve head moved linearly toward and away from a wastegate port via a valve stem. When the valve is in an open position the valve seat face of the valve head is spaced apart from the valve seat. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/19/18 / #20180202575

Split linkage mechanism for valve assembly

A linkage mechanism for a valve assembly includes one of a slot and an engagement component operably coupled to at least one drive component and located eccentrically from a rotational axis of the at least one drive component, a link operably coupled to one end of a valve stem of a valve member and being moveable with the valve stem, the link having another one of a slot and an engagement component, and a rotatable lever coupled to at least one housing, the lever including one of a first slot and a first engagement component operably engaged with the one of the slot and the engagement component of the at least one drive component and one of a second slot and a second engagement component operably engaged with the one of the slot and the engagement component of the link, wherein rotation of the at least one drive component causes the lever to rotate to convert a rotational movement of the at least one drive component to a linear movement of the link such that the link, the valve stem, and the valve member are moved axially in a direction along a longitudinal axis of the valve stem.. . ... Borgwarner Inc

07/19/18 / #20180202572

High power density solenoid actuator

A solenoid actuator is provided including, a flux return tube, a pole piece having a pole piece shunt, and an armature assembly having a magnetic portion and a non-magnetic spacer. The solenoid actuator also includes two non-magnetic bearing strips for the armature assembly, wherein one of the bearing strip slides on the flux return tube, and a second bearing strip slides on the pole piece shunt.. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/19/18 / #20180202537

Feed limit valve integrated stopstart accumulator

A pressurized oil supply system for a transmission of an automotive vehicle having an engine cut off system is provided that includes an accumulator, a supply line connected with the accumulator, a check valve fluidly connecting the accumulator with the supply line, a solenoid controlled valve fluidly connected with the accumulator, and a discharge line connected with the transmission. A feed line supplying transmission pump pressurized oil is provided. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/19/18 / #20180202327

Continuously variable friction drive phaser

A continuously variable friction drive is used to phase a cam plate attached to the camshaft relative to a sprocket plate driven by the crankshaft. Discs are received within the cavity between the sprocket and cam plate. ... Borgwarner Inc

07/12/18 / #20180195583

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

07/12/18 / #20180195521

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

07/12/18 / #20180194223

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

07/12/18 / #20180193967

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

07/05/18 / #20180187617

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

06/28/18 / #20180183293

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

06/28/18 / #20180180506

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

06/28/18 / #20180180191

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

06/21/18 / #20180172116

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

06/21/18 / #20180172088

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

06/21/18 / #20180172087

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

06/21/18 / #20180172086

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

06/21/18 / #20180172085

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

06/21/18 / #20180172084

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








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