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Press Plug Support for the Inflation System

Abstract: 

A press plug for use in an inflation system for supplying air to the rotating tires on a vehicle. The press plug provides the function
of sealing pressure in an axle and providing support by rotary air connection by engaging the inside of the axle and being held in
place by an interference fit. The press plug includes a tapered flange for providing both a seal and retaining feature for holding
the press plug in position.

Patent Number: 
6,131,631
Date Of Issue: 
10/17/2000
Inventors: 

John Allen Bradley;Mark Kevin Hennig