Nissan Motor has filed a patent for a device involving rotating bodies immersed in oil. The device includes specific wall portions and configurations to optimize performance. The claim details have been canceled. GlobalData’s report on Nissan Motor gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Nissan Motor, Hydrogen fuel cells was a key innovation area identified from patents. Nissan Motor's grant share as of January 2024 was 32%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Oil bath lubrication device for rotating bodies

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Nissan Motor Co Ltd

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240035559A1) describes a device comprising a case that forms an oil bath for storing oil. The device includes a first rotating body partially immersed in the oil bath, a second rotating body positioned outside the oil bath, a plate, and various wall portions separating the rotating bodies. The first wall portion is located between the first and second rotating bodies, while the second wall portion extends above the first wall portion in a direction away from the first rotating body. Additionally, a fourth wall portion is provided vertically on the plate between the rotating bodies.

Furthermore, the device includes a third wall portion below the first wall portion, extending towards the first rotating body. The second wall portion is positioned on the plate, and the third wall portion is also provided on the plate. These features work together to create a unique configuration within the device, enhancing its functionality and efficiency. Overall, the device's design and layout, as outlined in the patent claims, aim to optimize the performance and operation of the rotating bodies within the oil bath, showcasing innovation in this particular field.

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