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KAMAX-Information: Innovative new wheelbolt reduces manufacturing cost

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029065D
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-15

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Abstract

By combining a hexagonal section with a knurled section an innovative solution for truck wheelbolts has been developed. This wheel bolt does not require a machined shoulder at the hub to prohibit the bolt from turning during tightening and untightening. The benefit is a reduction of machining cost for the hub.