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Title: Composite hybrid cam carrier

A cam carrier assembly includes a body made of a material lighter than aluminum. The body has a first side operably coupled with a cylinder head and a second side having bearing surfaces with bearing inserts. The bearing inserts support the camshaft. A series of apertures extend between the first and second sides of the body. Lobes of the camshaft operably couple with the valves of the cylinder head through the series of apertures extending between the first and second sides of the body.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1410286
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC (Dearborn, MI) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,822,671
Application Number:
15/058,843
Contract Number:
EE0005574
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Mar 02
Research Org:
Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING

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