Patents by Inventor Frank Wehinger

Frank Wehinger has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20090094979
    Abstract: In an exhaust gas turbocharger for an internal combustion engine, which comprises a housing with an exhaust gas-conducting section with an inflow passage for directing exhaust gas to a turbine wheel arranged in the exhaust gas-conducting section including a carrier ring with an adjustable guide apparatus having guide vanes arranged on one side of the carrier ring for controlling the flow velocity of the exhaust gas flow to the turbine wheel, the carrier ring has at least one compensating opening extending therethrough so as to provide for pressure compensation between the inflow duct and a rear chamber which is arranged on a side of the carrier ring opposite the guide vanes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2008
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Inventors: Werner Eissler, Frank Wehinger