Connectors, Terminals Or Lead-ins Patents (Class 310/71)
  • Patent number: 11962214
    Abstract: In order to provide a transport device having a planar motor, which gives greater flexibility in the movement of the transport units, at least one multiple-action transport unit is provided on the transport device. On the multiple-action transport unit, at least first drive magnets for electromagnetic interaction with the drive coils of a first planar motor and at least second drive magnets for electromagnetic interaction with the drive coils of a second planar motor are provided. The multiple-action transport unit can be moved two-dimensionally on the transport plane of one of the planar motors, or can be moved simultaneously, unidimensionally on neighboring transport planes of the first and second planar motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: B&R INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION GMBH
    Inventor: Alois Holzleitner
  • Patent number: 11962210
    Abstract: A stator and a method for producing a stator are provided. For this purpose, a connection element is used which includes multiple busbars and a star bar. The connection element has multiple contact points for the busbars and multiple contact points of the star bar. The connection element surrounds the winding ends of the winding head. The winding ends are bent relative to the contact points of the connection element and contact the contact points electrically, by a bending ridge which is positioned on the connection element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventor: Valentin Lehner
  • Patent number: 11955869
    Abstract: A detection device of the present invention is provided with: a housing; a circuit substrate disposed in the housing; a sensor which is electrically connected to the circuit substrate and detects information of an object to be measured; a connector terminal which is formed integrally with the circuit substrate and electrically connected to an external terminal; and a tubular connector which is formed integrally with the housing, surrounds a periphery of the connector terminal, and is fitted in the external connector. Through this configuration, the reduction in the number of components, the reduction in cost and weight, the simplification of structure, and other effects can be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: MIKUNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro Tsuji, Masaki Hiei
  • Patent number: 11955859
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a busbar unit for a motor, the busbar unit including: a first terminal; a second terminal provided to be spaced apart from the first terminal in a first direction; a third terminal stacked on the first terminal in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; a fourth terminal stacked on the second terminal in the second direction; and a holder configured to support the first terminal, the second terminal, the third terminal, and the fourth terminal, thereby obtaining an advantageous effect of simplifying a structure and improving a degree of design freedom and spatial utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeong Woo Seo, Jong Bin Park, Jung Kyu Yim
  • Patent number: 11955854
    Abstract: In this stator armature, a first leg portion has a first surface side part that has a thickness in a radial direction smaller than a thickness of a first leg portion body portion in the radial direction, a second leg portion has a second surface side part that has a thickness in the radial direction smaller than a thickness of a second leg portion body portion in the radial direction, and in the radial direction, a thickness of a joint portion is equal to or more than a thickness of a part other than the joint portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Koga, Takahiro Kobuchi, Takashi Kato
  • Patent number: 11949304
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine includes a stator. The stator has a coil end provided by a plurality of joint portions. The coil end has a leader wire connected to a power terminal. The stator has a coil end provided by a plurality of turn portions. The coil end has a circumferential pair whose top portions are offset in a circumferential direction. The circumferential pair has a height HG21. The coil end has an axial pair whose top portions are offset in an axial direction. The axial pair has a height HG22. The housing has a facing surface facing the coil end. The coil end provides a height distribution which adapts an unevenness of the opposing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yamamoto, Mai Goto, Shigenori Yoneda
  • Patent number: 11949305
    Abstract: An electric machine having a plurality of AC power phases comprises a rotor, a stator defining a plurality of slots, and a plurality of pins inserted into the slots. The pins are each joined together with circumferentially adjacent pins arranged in an even number of paired parallel winding paths. Each of the paired winding paths include five pitch pins and seven pitch pins that are radially adjacent and insulated from each other. The five pitch pins are electrically connected and circumferentially followed by seven pitch pins in the winding paths in a repeating pattern throughout the paired winding paths from separate phase terminals to a neutral bridge terminal. Neutral terminals and lead terminals are connected to the conductive paths by various combinations of I-pins and half-crown pins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventor: Adeeb Ahmed
  • Patent number: 11949306
    Abstract: Described herein are fractional-slot-winding motors and electric vehicles using such fractional-slot-winding motors. In some examples, a fractional-slot-winding motor comprises a stator, a bus-bar assembly, and a plurality of coil units. The stator comprises a plurality of stator slots (e.g., 63 slots) extending through the core and radially offset relative to each other. Each dual-leg coil unit extends through two different stator slots and is electrically coupled to two other coil units on the coil-interconnection side of the rotor. Each single-leg coil unit extends through one coil slot and is electrically coupled to one other coil unit on the coil-interconnection side. At least some single-leg coil units can be coupled to a bus-bar assembly. Furthermore, the ends of the coil unit can have radial offsets relative to protruding portions, e.g., closer to the motor primary axis at the coil-interconnection side and further away on the opposite side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Harbinger Motors Inc.
    Inventors: Jackson George Diebel, Alex Tylee, James Dameron, Phillip John Weicker
  • Patent number: 11949313
    Abstract: A motor module has a bearing base, a stator, a rotor, a fixing base, and a circuit board. The bearing base, the stator, and the fixing base are sequentially and securely mounted to each other. The bearing base has a bearing base casing. The stator has a stator casing. The fixing base has a fixing base casing. Two end surfaces of the stator casing are respectively connected to an end surface of the bearing base casing and an end surface of the fixing base casing. The rotor is rotatably mounted in the stator, and is rotatably mounted through the bearing base. The circuit board is mounted in the fixing base and is electrically connected to the stator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Worldwide Logistics Corporation
    Inventor: Kuo-Chieh Chuang
  • Patent number: 11949294
    Abstract: An assembly comprises a resistor plate for a rotating rectifier assembly (RRA). A shaft bore is defined through the resistor plate for passage of a shaft of an electrical machine, and the resistor plate defines a main annular body around the shaft bore. A first protrusion extends radially outward from the main annular body, so that a first pin bore extends through the first protrusion. At least one contact band is seated in a the pin bore of the resistor plate for mounting a direct current (DC) pin to the resistor plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
    Inventors: Kyle S. Sirbasku, Dhaval Patel, Andrew R. Wilkinson, Mary Christelle Ann Calacal, Yaser J. Isa, Edward C. Allen, Duane C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 11949315
    Abstract: A motor according to the present disclosure includes a stator that includes a stator core around which a stator winding is wound; a rotating body that holds a plurality of magnets in a circumferential direction facing the stator or holds a plurality of magnets in a spoke shape from a center; a rotor that includes the rotating body, and a shaft fastened to the rotating body such that the shaft penetrates a center of the rotating body; two bearings that support the rotating body; a first metal bracket that fixes one bearing of the two bearings; and a second metal bracket that fixes the other bearing of the two bearings, and a capacitive member that has a capacitance Csb1sb2 and is located between the first metal bracket and the second metal bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: WOLONG ELECTRIC GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuo Maetani, Yoshinori Isomura, Feng Hu
  • Patent number: 11942848
    Abstract: A busbar assembly is disclosed that includes a carrier, and a plurality of conductors arranged within the carrier such that at least a portion of each of the plurality of conductors are exposed in a radial direction and define electrical contact sites. The carrier can be formed by molding the carrier about the plurality of conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Zachary Gnabah, Michael Conner, Jeremy Vanni
  • Patent number: 11939980
    Abstract: An electronic unit, in particular for an electric fluid pump of a motor vehicle, having a functional element for holding electronics, and a heat sink arranged on the functional element, wherein the functional element and the heat sink are sealed from one another in fluid-tight fashion by means of a cured sealing compound of a liquid seal, and wherein the functional element has at least one ventilation opening, which is open in the course of a curing process for the sealing compound, and which, after the curing process, is sealed in fluid-tight fashion by means of a closure element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile SE & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, Würzburg
    Inventors: Nico Wießmann, Peter Sudermann, Stephan Roos, Christian Schumpa, Fabian Müller, Hans-Jürgen Geßner
  • Patent number: 11942847
    Abstract: A Stator includes: an iron core formed in an annular shape; winding wound around the iron core; an insulator (3) configured to insulate the iron core from the winding; a substrate (6); and a terminal pin (12) configured to connect the winding to the substrate (6). The substrate (6) includes a through hole configured to penetrate the substrate (6) and cause an iron-core facing face (6a) and a back face (6b) to communicate. The terminal pin (12) includes: with the terminal pin (12) penetrating the through hole, an upper connection part (5a) provided at a distance from the back face (b) in a direction opposite to the iron core and connected to the winding; and a lower connection part (5b) provided in the vicinity of the through hole, arranged independently of the upper connection part (5a), and connected to the substrate (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasuhito Shiotani
  • Patent number: 11942852
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to obtain good electrical connection with respect to an insertion-side terminal having a large variation in a position. An energizing terminal assembly according to the present invention includes: a first energizing terminal 59 which constitutes an accommodation-side terminal of a press-fit type connector and has a sandwiching portion 59D; and a second energizing terminal which constitutes an insertion-side terminal of the press-fit type connector and is inserted into the sandwiching portion 59D to be sandwiched by the sandwiching portion 59D, wherein the sandwiching portion 59D has a groove-shaped portion 59E whose width dimension W and depth dimension D1 decrease from an inlet side of the second energizing terminal in an insertion direction toward a deep side of the second energizing terminal in the insertion direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruaki Motoda, Kiyotaka Kanno
  • Patent number: 11942740
    Abstract: A motor includes a frame having an outer diameter of 10 millimeters or less and an inner surface. The motor also includes an annular magnet attached to the inner surface of the frame, a bracket provided at the frame, and a columnar brush formed of carbon and having an outer peripheral surface. In addition, the motor includes a commutator contacting the outer peripheral surface of the brush, and an elastic member supporting the brush at the bracket. A part of the elastic member is disposed inside of the columnar brush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Minebea Mitsumi Inc.
    Inventors: Mikio Umehara, Atsushi Omura, Kazuaki Sato
  • Patent number: 11936265
    Abstract: A rotating electrical machine includes an annular coil connection body provided coaxially with a stator. The coil connection body has, in a groove provided on a holder, an overhang portion for restricting an axial-direction movement of a terminal, and a positioning projection for restricting a radial-direction movement of the terminal. The positioning projection positions the terminal such that a part of the terminal overlaps the overhang portion in the axial direction. In this structure, when the terminal moves in a direction from a terminal holding portion toward a groove opening, the terminal comes into contact with a side surface of the overhang portion, whereby lifting and coming-off of the terminal can be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Yamamoto, Akira Kimishima, Toshihiro Matsunaga, Kengo Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 11936251
    Abstract: Assembly workability of an electric compressor to which an inverter circuit section and a filter circuit section are attached is improved. The inverter circuit section (3) includes an inverter control board (17), a sleeve assembly (18), and a power module (14). The inverter control board, the sleeve assembly, and the power module are integrated. The filter circuit section (4) includes a filter circuit board (66) and a support member (67). The filter circuit board (66) and the support member (67) are integrated. The inverter circuit section and the filter circuit section are structured to be capable of being stored each individually within an inverter storing section (8) from the same direction and detachably attached to the housing (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: SANDEN AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mikio Kobayashi, Masataka Matsuda, Toru Yoshihara
  • Patent number: 11923750
    Abstract: An electric pump drive motor three-phase stator assembly (1) includes three sets of stator segments (Si,j), configured in a ring about a stator axis (R). Each set includes n?2 stator segments arranged in an n-fold rotational symmetry about the stator axis. Each stator segment includes a coil (3) having a first coil wire end and a second coil wire end. A plurality of 3n?3 connection wires (Wi,k) connect coils of a respective set of stator segments in series. A first and a second interposed stator segment are arranged in circumferential direction between the two connected coils of the respective set of stator segments. 3n?5 of the connection wires span across the first interposed stator segment at a distance (r1) to the stator axis and across the second interposed stator segment at a second distance (r2) to the stator axis (R). The second distance is larger than the first distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: GRUNDFOS HOLDING A/S
    Inventors: Steen Mikkelsen, Keld Folsach Rasmussen
  • Patent number: 11916460
    Abstract: The present invention may provide a motor including a housing, a stator busbar, and a terminal part connected to the busbar, wherein the busbar includes a first terminal, the terminal part includes a terminal body and a second terminal connected to the first terminal, the terminal body includes a body disposed to be spaced apart from an upper end of the housing and legs which extend from the body and are in contact with the housing, a width of each of the legs in a circumferential direction is smaller than a width of the body in the circumferential direction, the first end portion is disposed between the rotor and an inner circumferential surface of the housing in a radial direction, and the second end portion is disposed between a lower surface of the body and the upper end of the housing in an axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Se Jong Kim
  • Patent number: 11916455
    Abstract: A busbar unit electrically connected to a motor comprising a stator around which a coil is wound includes: a first terminal including a first body and a first terminal part protruding from an upper portion of the first body and electrically connected to the coil; a first holder configured to support the first terminal such that the first terminal part is exposed to an outside of the busbar unit; and a second holder disposed on an upper portion of the first holder and configured to press the coil against the first terminal part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yeong Woo Seo, Seong Jun Hwang, Ui Il Jeong, Yul Kyu Son
  • Patent number: 11909274
    Abstract: An electric driving device and an electric power steering device. An electric driving device includes a motor and an electronic control unit that controls rotation of the motor. The electronic control unit includes a first circuit board, a second circuit board, a second housing, a lid, and an inter-board connector. The second circuit board includes a control circuit that controls an electric current supplied to a transistor of the first circuit board. The second housing accommodates the second circuit board and has a first through hole passing therethrough in the axial direction. The lid covers the second housing. The inter-board connector connects the second circuit board disposed on the anti-load side of the second housing to the first circuit board disposed on the load side of the second housing. The inter-board connector is disposed in the first through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: NSK LTD.
    Inventor: Masakazu Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11894741
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine system includes a rotary electric machine, a housing for housing the rotary electric machine, and a rotation parameter detector for detecting the rotation parameter of a rotating shaft constituting the rotary electric machine. The rotating shaft includes a first end portion and a second end portion, and a first bearing and a second bearing are provided between the housing and the first end portion, and between the housing and the second end portion, respectively. The first end portion includes a protruding tip that protrudes out of the housing through the first bearing. The rotation parameter detector is provided at the protruding tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Yazaki, Tatsuya Choji, Naoki Ito
  • Patent number: 11888345
    Abstract: A connector portion includes a first system connector that holds a first system terminal and a second system connector that holds a second system terminal. An insertion/removal direction of the first system connector and the second system connector are the same as an axial direction of a motor. The first system connector and the second system connector are arranged close to each other such that the long length directions of the frontages of the connectors are aligned, and that the interval between the connectors is smaller than the width in the short length direction of both connectors. The connectors have protrusions that project in a direction orthogonal to the direction in which the connectors are arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Yamasaki, Yukio Horiba
  • Patent number: 11879438
    Abstract: Methods for replacing a Wye-ring of a wind turbine generator preferably, but not necessarily, in-situ are described along with a combination of three arcuate Wye-ring sections that when assembled comprise a Wye-ring. The method after gaining access to the Wye-ring typically comprises: removing all or most of the damaged Wye-ring; installing the replacement sections typically by welding or brazing them in place; insulating the new ring; installing new blocking; and adhesively securing the new blocking in place.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Inventor: Christopher Hodges
  • Patent number: 11876414
    Abstract: An electric motor includes a rotor and a stator, the stator having multiple coils, each coil having two coil connections, the stator in particular having multiple stator segments, and each stator segment having precisely one coil, the coils being connected to one another with the aid of a wiring unit, the wiring unit having a carrier part for accommodating multiple wiring elements set apart from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Markus Heer, Domenik Hettel
  • Patent number: 11876429
    Abstract: A vibration motor includes a stationary portion and a movable portion vibrable in an axis direction with respect to the stationary portion. The stationary portion includes a coil and a housing. The housing includes a first region expanding in a first direction orthogonal to the axis direction, and a second region disposed on one side in a second direction orthogonal to the axis direction and the first direction relative to the first region and expanding in the first direction. In a cross-section across the axis direction, a distance in the second direction between the second region and the first region is longest at a center in the first direction of the first region. In the cross-section, a shape formed by the first and second regions is asymmetric with respect to an axis extending parallel to the first direction through a center of the housing in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunori Hirata, Daisuke Adachi, Hiroaki Hirano, Tomohiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11863036
    Abstract: In this armature, between the first segment conductor and the second segment conductor that are joined to each other in the joint portion, a first clearance portion is provided between the tip end portion of the first leg portion and the second leg portion body portion in the axial direction, and a second clearance portion is provided between the tip end portion of the second leg portion and the first leg portion body portion in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Koga, Takahiro Kobuchi, Takashi Kato
  • Patent number: 11863046
    Abstract: An electric drive unit having a multi-phase electric motor and an inverter with a plurality of power semiconductors, an inverter mount, and a plurality of busbars. The power semiconductors are mounted to the base of the inverter mount in an annular arrangement and with the terminals of the power semiconductors extending through the base. Each of the busbars has a first busbar portion, which includes a first body and a set of first fingers that are fixedly coupled to the first body, and a second busbar portion that includes a second body and a set of second fingers that are fixedly coupled to the second body. Associated fingers in the first and second sets of fingers of each bus bar are mechanically and electrically coupled to opposite sides of a corresponding one of the terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.
    Inventors: James P. Downs, Paul J. Valente, Jeffrey J. Ronning, John C. Morgante, David Crecelius, Zugang Huang
  • Patent number: 11855504
    Abstract: The present invention provides a motor comprising: a shaft; a rotor coupled to the shaft; a stator arranged on the outer side of the rotor; and a terminal arranged on the stator. The stator comprises: a stator core; an insulator coupled to the stator core; and a coil wound on the insulator, wherein the insulator comprises a body on which the coil is wound, and a connector connected to the body. The terminal comprises: an extension arranged in the circumferential direction of the insulator, a pin portion at an end of the extension, and a hook portion at the opposite end of the extension. The coil comprises one continuous wire. The body comprises a first body and a second body, the coil being wound on the first body, passing through the hook portion, and wound on the second body. The hook portion is electrically connected to a portion of the coil, wherein the portion passes through the hook portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tae Bum Kim
  • Patent number: 11843286
    Abstract: An embodiment relates to a motor comprising: a shaft; a rotor coupled to the shaft; and a stator disposed on the outside of the rotor, wherein the rotor includes a rotor core and a plurality of magnets disposed on the outer circumferential surface of the rotor core, wherein the rotor core includes a first region coupled to the shaft and a second region disposed on the outside of the first region, and wherein the upper or lower portion of the second region radially overlaps a bearing coupled to the shaft. Accordingly, the size of the motor can be reduced compared to the conventional art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Seong Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 11837941
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a motor device including a bracket, a connection assembly, a sensor, a stator and a rotor. The bracket includes a first end, a second end, a communication aperture and a slot. The communication aperture passes through the first end and the second end. The slot is disposed at the first end. The connection assembly is disposed in the slot and includes a first connector and a second connector. The second connector is inserted into an accommodation opening of the first connector. The sensor is disposed at the first end and includes a first circuit board connected to the first connector through a first connection element. The stator is connected to the second end and includes a second circuit board connected to the second connector through the second connection element. An end portion of the rotor passes through the communication aperture and spatially corresponds to the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Fu-Mei Hsu
  • Patent number: 11817762
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a motor including: a stator around which coils are wound; a terminal including a body disposed at one end of the stator, and terminal parts protruding from an inner peripheral surface of the body; a holder including a holder body configured to support the body, and a terminal holder part disposed on an inner peripheral surface of the holder body and configured to allow the terminal parts to be disposed thereon; and a support member configured to support the terminal holder part, thereby improving durability, stability, and reliability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hye Seong Yang, Hyun Ho Park, Yeong Woo Seo, Jung Kyu Yim, Yul Kyu Son, Seong Jun Hwang
  • Patent number: 11811281
    Abstract: A stator structure of an embodiment includes a stator core that comprises: a ring-shaped main body; and a plurality of teeth extending in a radial direction of the main body and arranged along a circumferential direction of the main body. The main body comprises a plurality of elongated holes that are formed in an arc shape along the circumferential direction of the main body and that are arranged along the circumferential direction of the main body, and a plurality of holes that are arranged along the circumferential direction of the main body between the teeth and the elongated holes in the radial direction of the main body. At least one of the holes is disposed between beams and the teeth located close to the beams, the beams being provided between the adjacent elongated holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI Inc.
    Inventors: Mutsumi Matsuura, Takashi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Abe, Shinya Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11811277
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine unit includes a first and second rotating electric machine, a power control unit (PCU), a drive shaft, and a power transmission part. The first and second rotating electric machines have rotary shafts parallel to each other, and are disposed along a vehicle front-rear direction orthogonal to an axial direction of each rotary shaft. The PCU is disposed below the first and the second rotating electric machines in a vehicle up-down direction orthogonal to the axial direction of each rotary shaft. The drive shaft is disposed below the first rotating electric machine and behind the PCU. The power transmission part transmitting power between each rotary shaft and the drive shaft is disposed on the right side of each rotating electric machine and the PCU. A direction in which an outer shape of the PCU is longest is parallel to the vehicle front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takahiro Uneme
  • Patent number: 11811285
    Abstract: A stator includes a stator core and a coil wound around the stator core. The coil includes a basic coil segment including a pair of first legs and a first transition portion disposed on a first end surface side of the stator core, and a transition coil segment including a pair of second legs and a second transition portion. The second transition portion includes a pair of shoulders and a pair of second rising portions. An inclination angle of the second rising portion is larger than an angle of the shoulder with respect to a first end surface, so that the second transition portion is in contact with the first transition portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsuyoshi Koshiba, Takaaki Kimura, Kousuke Mikami, Teiichirou Chiba
  • Patent number: 11804749
    Abstract: A stator of the present disclosure includes a stator core, a stator coil wound around the stator core, and a busbar module electrically connected to the stator coil and fixed to a coil end portion formed on one end side of the stator core. The busbar module includes a module body that holds a conductive member, a hole that penetrates the module body, and a bridge portion that extends from a part of the inner peripheral surface of the hole to another part of the inner peripheral surface so as to divide an inside of the hole into a plurality of opening regions and is fixed to the coil end portion with an adhesive introduced into the hole and cured therein. In the stator, the busbar module is fixed more firmly to the coil end formed on one end side of the stator core with the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Suzuki, Akihide Takehara, Takuya Kitao, Ryoji Nakajima
  • Patent number: 11791685
    Abstract: The hollow shaft motor according to the present invention comprises: a housing 11 having a cylindrical shape; an upper cover 12 coupled to an upper portion of the housing 11; a lower cover 15 coupled to a lower portion of the housing 11; a stator assembly 20 located in the housing 11; and a rotor assembly 30 located in the stator assembly 20 to rotate, wherein the rotor assembly 30 comprises a hollow shaft 31, a rotor core 32 coupled to an outer circumference of the hollow shaft 31, and a plurality of magnets 33 attached to an outer circumference of the rotor core 32, and the upper cover 12 comprises a bus bar receiving part 12A in which a bus bar 120 is installed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: BMC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ok Yun Kim, Kea Ho Lee, Haeng Chul Sin, Gwan Seon Jeong
  • Patent number: 11784532
    Abstract: A shaft of a motor includes a first shaft having a tubular shape extending in an axial direction, a lid portion disposed in one axial end portion of the first shaft, a second shaft extending on one axial side from the lid portion, a first shaft through hole penetrating the first shaft in a radial direction, and a second shaft through hole communicating with an inside of the first shaft and an external space of the shaft. The lid portion and the second shaft have conductivity. The second shaft through hole is disposed on one axial side with respect to the first shaft through hole. The second shaft is in contact with an electrical discharging device that electrically connects the shaft and the housing of the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Makino, Tsubasa Hirayama, Masato Aono
  • Patent number: 11784526
    Abstract: A coolant flowpath configuration for an electric motor is disclosed herein. The coolant flowpath configuration includes a coolant flowpath channel defined on a radially outer surface of a stator lamination pack. The coolant flowpath channel includes: a first axial end defined radially outward from a first set of coils; and a second axial end defined radially outward from a second set of coils that is remote from the first set of coils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventor: Tyler Elfers
  • Patent number: 11784542
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention relates to a cover assembly and a motor comprising same, the cover assembly comprising: a cover plate; a ground terminal disposed on the cover plate; and a capacitor connected to the ground terminal by means of a wire. The ground terminal comprises: a body unit; a ground unit bent from one area of the upper end of the body unit to a first direction; clip units extending from both sides of the body unit to a second direction that is opposite from the first direction; and a coupling unit extending from the lower part of the body unit. The wire is coupled to the clip units by means of insertion. Accordingly, the present invention enables the wire of the capacitor to be fixed in a temporarily assembled state and thus enables an automation process during assembly of the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2023
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo Seob Shim, Seong Hun Oh, Namu Jo
  • Patent number: 11784531
    Abstract: An electrical discharging device electrically connects a shaft of a motor and a housing. A plate portion of the housing has an opening through which the shaft is inserted and expands in a radial direction. A cover member is disposed on the plate portion and covers the electrical discharging device. A seal member is disposed between the shaft and the plate portion in the opening. The through hole is disposed in the plate portion and/or the cover member. The electrical discharging device is accommodated in an accommodation space surrounded by the plate portion and the cover member. The accommodation space is connected to the outside through the through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Makino, Tsubasa Hirayama, Masahiro Kokubo
  • Patent number: 11784530
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes an armature and a busbar unit. The armature includes an annular armature core and a multi-phase armature coil wound on the armature core. The busbar unit is configured to connect winding end portions of the armature coil which are arranged apart from one another in a circumferential direction of the armature. Moreover, the busbar unit is fixed to a back yoke of the armature core by a plurality of pins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kensuke Hirai, Tomoyuki Okamura, Tadahiro Kurasawa
  • Patent number: 11777381
    Abstract: An electric machine, comprising: a housing enclosing an inner space, a stator and a rotor disposed in the inner space, an axis of rotation of the rotor defining an axial direction. The housing comprises an end wall extending transverse to the axial direction and closing the inner space in the axial direction. A separator element disposed in between the stator and the end wall along the axial direction, and the separator element delimiting a volume within the inner space for receiving an electrical conductor within said volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Dana Motion Systems Italia S.R.L.
    Inventor: Felice Fornaciari
  • Patent number: 11777366
    Abstract: An electric motor that can facilitate a process of manufacturing the electric motor. The electric motor includes a substrate mounted with an electronic component, a first connector provided on a stator, the first connector configured to receive a power signal input to a coil and a communication signal with the electronic component, and a wiring structure communicably connecting the electronic component and the first connector. The wiring structure has a second connector mounted on the substrate, and a third connector fixed to the stator, the third connector configured to be connected to the second connector and configured to attach the substrate to the stator by an operation of moving the substrate toward the stator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventors: Masao Fukuda, Nobuyuki Ootake
  • Patent number: 11764632
    Abstract: An electric compressor is provided in which the connection strength between lead terminals from a motor and an inverter circuit section is improved. The electric compressor 1 is constituted by electrically connecting lead terminals 24 to 26 of a motor and an inverter circuit section 3 for supplying power to the motor by a motor side connection terminal 28. The inverter circuit section 3 is protrusively provided with terminal connection portions 19 to 21 each having a screw groove portion. The motor side connection terminal 28 has a flat plate terminal portion. The flat plate terminal portion is fixed to the inverter circuit section 3 by a nut 91 screwed into each of the screw groove portions of the terminal connection portions 19 to 21 and electrically connected to the inverter circuit section 3 in that state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: SANDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mikio Kobayashi, Atsushi Kaneko
  • Patent number: 11764633
    Abstract: A busbar unit that is electrically connected to a motor, the motor including a coil would around a stator, the busbar unit including: a terminal including a body, and a terminal portion protruding from an inner circumferential surface of the body; and a holder including a holder body configured to support the body, and a terminal holder portion disposed on an inner circumferential surface of the holder body and configured to electrically connect the terminal portion and the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeong Woo Seo, Seong Jun Hwang
  • Patent number: 11757239
    Abstract: Provided is a motor having a stator including a coil connected to a busbar assembly, a rotor disposed inside the stator; and a shaft coupled to the rotor, wherein the busbar assembly includes a busbar body and a plurality of terminals coupled to the busbar body, each terminal including a body and electrodes, the busbar body having an inner radius and an outer radius; and wherein the electrodes of the plurality of the terminals are located on different circular tracks between the inner radius and the outer radius, wherein the terminal body has a belt shape, and the electrodes are formed in a hook shape by bending the opposite end portions of the terminal body along an extending direction of the terminal body. Thus, an advantageous effect is provided in that a manufacturing cost may be reduced by significantly reducing an amount of generated scrap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Kyu Lee, Hee Soo Lim
  • Patent number: 11757337
    Abstract: An electric machine (10), in particular for the adjustment of movable parts in the motor vehicle, includes a stator housing (22) which receives a stator (12) and a rotor (14), the rotor (14) having a rotor shaft (16), on which a commutator (18) is arranged and which can be energized by electric brushes (20), and the stator housing (22) having an axial opening (24), through which the rotor shaft (16) protrudes out of the stator housing (22), an electrically conducting shielding plate (29) being inserted axially between a brush holder plate (55) and a bearing plate (56) for the rotor shaft (16) in order to form a sandwich component (70), the sandwich component (70) extending transversely with respect to the rotor shaft (16) and covering substantially the entire opening (24).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Jens Benecke, Bettina Straub, Dietrich Eckstein
  • Patent number: 11757336
    Abstract: A wiring board (3) has first and second rigid sections (11, 12) each having six metal leaf layers, and a flexible section (13) having two metal leaf layers that connect the both rigid sections (11, 12). A capacitor unit (34) and a filter unit 31, which supplies power to an inverter, are mounted on the first rigid section (11), and a CPU (21) and a pre-driver circuit element (22) are mounted on the second rigid section (12). Mutually-independent two control systems are arranged so as to be symmetrical about a board center line (M). Detection signal lines (51) of rotation sensors (37, 38) located at the middle of the first rigid section (11) extend along the board center line (M) on the flexible section (13). Each of the two control systems is configured along a wiring direction of the detection signal lines (51).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsurou Tateyama, Kumiko Yoshinaga, Eiji Ichikawa, Hirofumi Watanabe, Mototaka Takahashi