04768923 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 10 patents.

A vehicle water pump includes a unit handled assembly comprising a bearing housing, pump housing, and annular wear face sealing element, all made of suitable steels and alignable relative to one another at a common, accessible juncture of three circular edges. The components can thus all be welded together to give an easily handled unit, and the metal wear face has a much improved alignment, life and running temperature, as compared to a conventional ceramic wear face.

Title
Combined water pump, bearing and seal assembly
Application Number
7/59935
Publication Number
4768923
Application Date
June 9, 1987
Publication Date
September 6, 1988
Inventor
Steven F Baker
Bellevue
OH, US
Agent
Patrick M Griffin
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
F04D 29/10
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