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Volker Riedl: Surface hardening of cams of motor-vehicle camshafts. Audi Nsu Auto Union Aktiengesellschaft, Karl F Ross, January 26, 1982: US04312685 (165 worldwide citation)

A cam of a camshaft has its surface hardened by rotating the camshaft about its axis while maintaining a TIG torch at a fixed spacing from the surface, and while relatively axially reciprocating the torch and the camshaft so the torch heats the surface along an undulating path. The pitch or crest-to ...


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Elmer Vollmer: Inflatable air bag safety device for motor vehicles. Audi, Jacques M Dulin, Thomas C Feix, November 10, 1992: US05161820 (149 worldwide citation)

An improved inflatable passenger side air bag safety device for motor vehicles for detecting the presence or absence of a passenger positioned on or in front of a particular passenger vehicle seat. The safety device comprises a control unit for the intelligent triggering of the propellant charge for ...


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Georg Sterler, Heinz Bader: Method and apparatus for activating a motor vehicle safety system. Audi, Lalos & Keegan, January 15, 1991: US04985835 (93 worldwide citation)

An improved method for determining when an automotive safety system should be released. The improved method calculates and predicts the movement of dislocation of the driver from the seated position at a predetermined time in the future based upon signals provided from one or more acceleration senso ...


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Wiedner Wilfried: Vehicle driving style evaluation system.. Audi Nsu Auto Union, January 11, 1995: EP0633552-A2 (92 worldwide citation)

A system for evaluating a vehicle driving style of a motor vehicle is proposed, which system has sensors arranged in the motor vehicle for determining driving states of the motor vehicle and an evaluation unit which is isolated from the vehicle and has a computer which reads out driving state signal ...


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Siegfried Schaper: Method for production of a helical spring from a fiber-reinforced plastic. Audi Nsu Auto Union Aktiengesellschaft, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, February 28, 1984: US04434121 (53 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for the production of a helical spring from fiber-reinforced plastic, where a strand of fibers and plastic resin is wound onto a rotationally symmetric rotor provided with a spiral groove then hardened and finally removed from the rotor. In order to ...


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Hans Gerd Backhaus: Inflatable protective cushion. Audi, Karl Hormann, July 31, 1990: US04944529 (52 worldwide citation)

An inflatable protective cushion (air bag) for use in an automotive vehicle. The cushion in its folded condition is of substantially quadrilateral configuration and includes superposed congruent impact surfaces joined to each other along their longitudinal margins and, along their lateral margins, b ...


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Rainer Scholz: Monolithic catalytic muffler having nondeposit welds. Audi Nsu Auto Union Aktiengesellschaft, Karl F Ross, January 29, 1980: US04186172 (50 worldwide citation)

A catalytic muffler is formed by winding together a pair of relatively thin catalytically active foils one of which is corrugated. The wound-together foils are secured together by nondeposit welding to form a rigid insert having longitudinally throughgoing gas passages. This insert is then fitted in ...


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ROEHDER MARTIN: Reversing aid device for regulating a reverse motion of a road vehicle train, Rückfahrhilfeeinrichtung zur Regelung einer Rückwärtsfahrt eines Fahrzeuggespanns, Dispositif daide à la marche arrière pour le réglage de la marche arrière dun train de véhicule automobile. AUDI NSU AUTO UNION, AUDI ELECTRONICS VENTURE, November 23, 2011: EP2388180-A2 (50 worldwide citation)

Rückfahrhilfeeinrichtung zur Regelung einer Rückwärtsfahrt eines Fahrzeuggespanns mit einem Zugfahrzeug und einem Anhänger, umfassend ein Bedienelement zur Eingabe eines einen durch einen automatischen Lenkeingriff einzustellenden Soll-Winkels zwischen der Längsachse des Zugfahrzeugs und des Anhänge ...


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Gottlieb Wilmers: Device for converting thermal energy into mechanical energy. Audi NSU Auto Union Aktiengesellschaft, Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, November 9, 1976: US03990246 (49 worldwide citation)

A device for converting thermal energy into mechanical energy in a cycle process. A gaseous working medium is pushed from a hot space through a line containing a heater, regenerator and cooler through a cold space and thereafter pushed back through the same line into the hot space by a piston. The c ...


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Oexler Rudolf: Wire-feeding device for an insulated wire cutting and stripping apparatus.. Audi Nsu Auto Union, July 2, 1986: EP0185788-A1 (42 worldwide citation)

1. Cable transporting device in an apparatus for cutting cables to length and insulating them, with pressure application wheels which, situated opposite one another, abut on the cable being transported, wherein the pressure application wheels are toothed-belt wheels (7 to 12), a first toothed belt ( ...



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