Patent Number: 8,066,265

Title: Gas suspension member and method

Abstract: A gas suspension member includes a first section and a second section. The first section includes an end wall and a side wall that at least partially form an inner chamber. An opening is formed through the end wall. A connector fitting is embedded within a cover wall that extends across the opening. The end wall has a first flexural stiffness and the cover wall has a second flexural stiffness that is greater than the first flexural stiffness of the end wall. A gas suspension assembly includes a first spring device used in combination with the gas suspension member. A method of forming a gas suspension member is also disclosed.

Inventors: Leonard; Joshua R. (Noblesville, IN)

Assignee: Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC

International Classification: F16F 9/43 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-11-29 0:00:00