US Patent No. 10,485,083

DISCHARGE DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISCHARGING ELECTROSTATIC CHARGES


Patent No. 10,485,083
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Discharge Device And Method For Discharging Electrostatic Charges
Inventorship Lothar Theis, Bischoffen (DE)
Daniel Pfeffer, Muecke (DE)
Frank Burkard, Neustadt (DE)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,083

1. A discharge device for a rolling bearing, said discharge device comprising:a flexurally elastic conductor including a first conductor section and a second conductor section for forming a contact arrangement at a rolling bearing, said first conductor section being formed for contacting a first bearing ring and said second conductor section being formed for contacting a second bearing ring of the rolling bearing, an electrically conductive connection being formed between the first bearing ring and the second bearing ring by the conductor, wherein the conductor is made of a carbon fiber arrangement, said carbon fiber arrangement of the conductor including a fiber braid, a fiber felt and/or a fiber mat, which is provided with a coating of pyrolytically deposited carbon.