Patent Number: 6,305,242

Title: Camshaft alignment

Abstract: A camshaft 10 has alignment formations at one axial end for enabling the camshaft 10 to be correctly aligned with another component during assembly. In the invention, the alignment formations comprise two bores 18 of the same diameter but different depth.

Inventors: Smith; Damian P. (Egnach, CH), Nydegger; Hanz-Jurg (Wycombe, GB), Antcliff; Gary Steven (Columbus, IN), Page; David J. S. (Mayland, GB), Wiffen; Vic (North Laindon, GB)

Assignee: Cummins Engine Company Ltd.

International Classification: F01L 1/047 (20060101); F01L 1/04 (20060101); F01L 1/02 (20060101); F16C 3/04 (20060101); F16C 3/08 (20060101); F16H 053/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018