Method for assembly of an automotive alternator stator assembly with rectangular continuous wire

  • US 7,143,501 B2
  • Filed: 05/29/2003
  • Issued: 12/05/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/29/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of forming a stator core assembly for an electric machine comprising:

  • providing a stator core having a plurality of radially extending slots;

    forming a wire pack having a plurality of continuous electrical wires, the wire pack being flat;

    shaping the flat wire pack into a hollow cylindrical shape; and

    engaging the hollow cylindrically shaped flat wire pack with the stator core such that the continuous electrical wires are interlaced within the slots of the stator core, wherein engaging the flat wire pack with the stator core includes one of radially expanding and compressing the hollow cylindrical shape of the flat wire pack radially into the slots of the stator core.

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