Patents Assigned to ILJIN.CO.LTD.
  • Publication number: 20210114426
    Abstract: A suspension arm includes a ball stud including a spherical ball; a bearing in which the ball is accommodated; a housing having an inner peripheral portion, an outer peripheral portion, and a lower end portion that connects a lower end of the inner peripheral portion and a lower end of the outer peripheral portion, and configured to accommodate the ball and the bearing in a state in which the ball and the bearing are spaced apart from the inner peripheral portion; an arm body coupled to a portion of the outer peripheral portion of the housing; and an insert molding part formed on an outer peripheral portion of the bearing, the inner peripheral portion of the housing, and the lower end portion of the housing to couple the bearing with the housing. A convex-concave portion is formed on the inner peripheral portion of the housing along a circumferential direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Woo KIM, Soon Chan KWON, Sung Kook PARK, Min Kook PARK, Hyo Sang HWANG, Seung Hyun NAM, Se Hwan KIM, Mu Chang KANG
  • Publication number: 20210114427
    Abstract: A suspension arm includes a ball stud including a spherical ball; a bearing in which the spherical ball is accommodated; a housing having an inner peripheral portion and an outer peripheral portion; an arm body coupled to the outer peripheral portion of the housing; and an insert molding part which is injected to a lower portion of the bearing and the outer peripheral portion of the housing to be coupled to the bearing, the housing, and the arm body. The housing includes a matching portion having a matching surface formed to protrude in a radially outward direction from an upper portion of the outer peripheral portion and to be brought into contact with a mold. By forming the matching portion, it is possible to reduce the volume of the housing and to reduce the weight of the suspension arm while providing the matching surface with the mold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Woo KIM, Sung Kook PARK, Hyo Sang HWANG, Min Kook PARK, Soon Chan KWON, Seung Hyun NAM, Se Hwan KIM, Mu Chang KANG
  • Publication number: 20210086575
    Abstract: A ball joint assembly for a vehicle includes a mounting part including an inner circumference part forming a hole in a vertical direction; a ball stud including a ball and a stud extending from the ball; a bearing coupled to surround the ball and disposed in the hole; and an insert molding part for filling the space of the hole formed between the inner circumference part and the outer surface of the bearing. The inner circumference part includes at least one upper protruding part protruding from an upper area thereof in a direction toward a central axis of the hole and at least one lower protruding part protruding from a lower area thereof in a direction toward the central axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hee Mun JEONG, Hyun Ho PARK
  • Patent number: 10953577
    Abstract: A vehicular hybrid suspension arm includes a suspension arm body made of a steel material, and an insert molding inserted into and coupled to the suspension arm body, providing a suspension arm having reduced weight and high rigidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Keun Lee, Hyun Woo Kim, Tae Sung Kwon, Byong Suk Yu, Se Woong Jeong, Hyuk Kwon, Ig Jin Kwon, Young In Yoon, Min Kook Park, Soon Chan Kwon, Dae Ju Lee
  • Publication number: 20200406515
    Abstract: A top mount assembly includes an upper plate having a first bushing accommodation portion formed to protrude upward at a center portion; a lower plate disposed below the upper plate and having a second bushing accommodation portion formed to protrude downward at a center portion; a rubber bushing accommodated in an accommodation space defined by the first bushing accommodation portion and the second bushing accommodation portion when the upper plate and the lower plate are coupled to each other; a plurality of bolts coupled to the lower plate and the upper plate so as to protrude upward from the upper plate; an upper housing integrally coupled to the lower plate and the plurality of bolts below the lower plate by an insert injection molding; a lower housing coupled to the upper housing from below the upper housing; and a bearing interposed between the upper housing and the lower housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young No LIM, Se Woong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20200353979
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a vehicle knuckle is provided. The method includes preparing a die for forming the vehicle knuckle, locating at least one busing in the die, filling the die with carbon chip materials, hot press forming the carbon chip materials filled in the die at high temperature and high pressure environment, separating the formed vehicle knuckle from the die, and trimming and removing surplus materials attached to the separated vehicle knuckle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyuk KWON, Se Woong JEONG, Ig Jin KWON, Yun Tae PARK
  • Patent number: 10814535
    Abstract: A hybrid lower arm and a hybrid upper arm include an arm body made of a metal material, and an insert injection-molded integrally with the arm body so that the insert is inserted into an inside of the arm body. The arm body has a weight ratio of 50% or more and 90% or less with respect to the total weight of the hybrid lower arm or the hybrid upper arm, thus achieving the rigidity increase as well as the weight reduction in the lower arm and the upper arm of a suspension system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Keun Lee, Hyun Woo Kim, Tae Sung Kwon, Byong Suk Yu, Se Woong Jeong, Hyuk Kwon, Ig Jin Kwon, Young In Yoon, Min Kook Park, Soon Chan Kwon, Dae Ju Lee
  • Publication number: 20200223273
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of manufacturing a vehicular hybrid suspension arm and a hybrid suspension arm manufactured using the same. The method of manufacturing a hybrid suspension arm includes preparing an assembly of a ball stud and a bearing; preparing a suspension arm body; attaching a ball joint pipe and bush pipes to the suspension arm body; manufacturing a suspension arm main body by inserting the assembly of the ball stud and the bearing into the ball joint pipe; inserting the suspension arm main body into a mold in which a plurality of fixing pins are formed; injecting an insert molding into a ball joint portion comprising the ball joint pipe and the ball stud in a direction of an upper surface of the ball joint pipe through the mold; and inserting and assembling bushes into the bush pipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tae Sung KWON
  • Patent number: 10703163
    Abstract: A vehicle height adjusting device which adjusts vehicle height between a vehicle body and a lower arm, may include a suspension spring provided between the vehicle body and the lower arm; a variable portion provided inside an internal diameter of the suspension spring, and whose length is variable by converting a rotary driving motion around an axial direction into an axial rectilinear motion; and a power portion which is provided on the vehicle body, and rotates the variable portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, ILJIN Co., Ltd, HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Chang Sin Lee, Sang Hoon Yoo, Byung Kyu Lee, Ig Jin Kwon, Won Hyok Choi
  • Publication number: 20200180377
    Abstract: A ball joint according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a ball stud comprising a spherical ball and a rod extending upwardly from the ball; a bearing comprising an upper outer peripheral surface and a lower outer peripheral surface and configured to accommodate the ball; and a case comprising an upper inner peripheral surface which entirely comes into contact with the upper outer peripheral surface of the bearing and a stopper to which an upper end of the bearing is caught.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tae Sung KWON
  • Publication number: 20200164708
    Abstract: A top mount assembly includes an insulator coupled to a vehicle body; an upper housing coupled to the insulator; a lower housing coupled to the upper housing; a bearing arranged between the upper housing and the lower housing; an inner seal member comprising a seal frame coupled to the upper end portion of the lower housing in a radially inward direction of the bearing, a seal base portion coupled to the seal frame and a plurality of inner seal lips. The seal frame includes a sleeve coupled to the upper end portion of the upper housing and a flange extending from an upper end of the sleeve in a radially outward direction. The seal base portion is coupled to the flange of the seal frame. The upper end of the inner seal lips is disposed to be spaced apart from the inner sidewall of the upper housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young No LIM, Se Woong JEONG, Eui Mo JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200062062
    Abstract: A top mount assembly according to one aspect of the present disclosure may comprise: an insulator comprising an elastic body and disposed between a vehicle body and a strut; and a strut bearing comprising an upper housing comprising at least one hole through which a portion of the elastic body passes, a lower housing, and a bearing disposed between the upper housing and the lower housing. The elastic body may comprise an elastic protrusion protruding downwards from the hole. The lower housing may comprise a groove which extends along the circumferential direction such that the elastic protrusion is inserted into the groove and is positioned at the radial inner side of the bearing. The elastic protrusion is inserted into the groove to seal between the upper housing and the lower housing at the radial inner side of the bearing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Se Woong JEONG, Ig Jin KWON, Young In YOON, Byung Hwan KIM
  • Publication number: 20190315181
    Abstract: A vehicle height adjusting device which adjusts vehicle height between a vehicle body and a lower arm, may include a suspension spring provided between the vehicle body and the lower arm; a variable portion provided inside an internal diameter of the suspension spring, and whose length is variable by converting a rotary driving motion around an axial direction into an axial rectilinear motion; and a power portion which is provided on the vehicle body, and rotates the variable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, ILJIN Co., Ltd, HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Chang Sin LEE, Sang Hoon YOO, Byung Kyu LEE, lg Jin KWON, Won Hyok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190315174
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a hybrid suspension arm for a vehicle, the hybrid suspension arm having the strength required for a vehicle while being lightweight and having excellent durability. The hybrid suspension arm for a vehicle according to one embodiment of the present disclosure comprises: an arm body comprising aluminum; and an insert molding part made of plastic material which is insert-molded on the arm body and coupled thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Sung KWON, Sung Keun LEE, Hyun Woo KIM, Dae Ju LEE, Min Kook PARK, Soon Chan KWON
  • Publication number: 20190315173
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a hybrid suspension arm for a vehicle, having excellent durability. A hybrid suspension arm for a vehicle according to one embodiment of the present disclosure comprises: a suspension arm body which is made of metal material and comprises a top plate part and two sidewall parts extending downward from the top plate part to be open downward; and an insert molding which is made of plastic material and is formed by being insert-molded in the suspension arm body, wherein a thickness of at least a portion in the portion of the insert molding that comes in contact with the top plate part and the sidewall parts is in the range of 2 mm to 3 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Woo KIM, Sung Keun LEE, Tae Sung KWON, Dae Ju LEE, Min Kook PARK, Soon Chan KWON
  • Patent number: 10442262
    Abstract: A hybrid arm according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include: a first body made of a metal material and formed with a plurality of end portions; a second body formed so as to fill an inner side of the first body by being insert-injection-molded to the first body; and a ball joint formed integrally at a first end portion among the plurality of end portions of the first body. The ball joint may include: a reinforcement member coupled to the first end portion; a bearing member formed with a space therein; a ball stud including a ball rotatably inserted into the space of the bearing member and a rod extending upward of the ball; and a housing interposed between the reinforcement member and the bearing member and formed integrally with the second body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae-Sung Kwon, Sung-Geun Lee, Byong Suk Yu, Se Woong Jeong, Hyun-Woo Kim, Hyuk Kwon, Ig-Jin Kwon, Young In Yoon, Min Kook Park, Soon Chan Kwon
  • Publication number: 20190256135
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a vehicle knuckle is provided. The vehicle knuckle according to one embodiment of the present disclosure may comprise a knuckle body provided with a wheel bearing installation hole configured to install a wheel bearing, and flanges extending from the knuckle body and used to connect the vehicle knuckle to other parts of a vehicle. The knuckle body and the flanges may be integrally formed of carbon chip materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyuk KWON, Se Woong JEONG, Ig Jin KWON, Yun Tae PARK
  • Patent number: 10260260
    Abstract: A door checker apparatus for a vehicle configured for realizing an optimized operation of opening or closing, of a door when the door is opened or dosed, may include a checker arm having a first end portion connected to the vehicle body and a second end portion connected to the door, a slider provided to be movable with respect to the checker arm, an elastic member configured to elastically support the slider, and a checker case accommodating the slider and the elastic member and provided to be movable with respect to the checker arm, wherein the checker case is injection-molded with a plastic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Iljin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun Kyoung Youn, Jae Sung Park
  • Patent number: 10125810
    Abstract: A ball joint may include a stud member having a spherical portion formed to be convex along an exterior circumference, a bearing member seated on an exterior circumference of the spherical portion and facilitating rotation of the stud member, an outer pipe provided at an outside of the bearing member, a seat member provided between and coupling the bearing member and the outer pipe, a pair of rubber ring members provided respectively at both sides of the spherical portion on the exterior circumference of the stud member, and a pair of outer ring members, each of the pair of outer ring members being coupled on an exterior circumference of each rubber ring member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: ILJIN.CO.LTD.
    Inventors: Young-Chun Lee, Tae-Sung Kwon, Hyun-Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 10005496
    Abstract: A module bracket device for a suspension system, which is used to mount a shock absorber at a vehicle body side may include a bush cup having an insulator bush mounted therein, a steel bracket disposed at an upper portion of the bush cup with a gap therebetween, and a module bracket injection molded at a lower portion of the steel bracket while surrounding the bush cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, ILJIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Jin Shin, Byeong Su Yu, Tae Sung Kwon