US 10,485,083 B2
Discharge device and method for discharging electrostatic charges
Lothar Theis, Bischoffen (DE); Daniel Pfeffer, Muecke (DE); and Frank Burkard, Neustadt (DE)
Assigned to SCHUNK BAHN— UND INDUSTRIETECHNIK GMBH, Wettenberg (DE)
Filed by Schunk Bahn— und Industrietechnik GmbH, Wettenberg (DE)
Filed on Mar. 23, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/467,606.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2016 205 049 (DE), filed on Mar. 24, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2017/0280540 A1, Sep. 28, 2017
Int. Cl. H05F 3/04 (2006.01); F16C 41/00 (2006.01); F16C 19/52 (2006.01); H01R 13/648 (2006.01); H01R 39/64 (2006.01); F16C 19/06 (2006.01)
CPC H05F 3/04 (2013.01) [F16C 19/52 (2013.01); F16C 41/002 (2013.01); H01R 13/6485 (2013.01); H01R 39/643 (2013.01); F16C 19/06 (2013.01)] 23 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
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.