Patent Number: 6,293,885

Title: Idler pulley

Abstract: The invention comprises an idler pulley, having a web and a belt bearing surface connected to the web. The web is aligned with and affixed to an inner race outer surface of a bearing by a fastener. The pulley is stamped, formed or spun out of sheet metal and may have a central hole described by a lip for alignment with a central axis of the bearing. The outer race of the bearing may be affixed to a mounting surface.

Inventors: Serkh; Alexander (Rochester Hills, MI), Hodjat; Yahya (Oxford, MI)

Assignee: The Gates Corporation

International Classification: F16H 55/44 (20060101); F16H 55/36 (20060101); F16C 13/00 (20060101); F16H 7/08 (20060101); F16H 007/12 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018