Wear assembly for excavating equipment

  • US 8,844,175 B2
  • Filed: 10/27/2010
  • Issued: 09/30/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A wear member for excavating equipment comprising a working section and a mounting section extending generally along a longitudinal axis, the mounting section including a socket for receiving a base fixed to the excavating equipment, and the socket having a front stabilizing end and a rear stabilizing end, the front stabilizing end is forward of the rear stabilizing end, the rear stabilizing end including a plurality of rear stabilizing surfaces, the front stabilizing end including a front thrust surface extending generally transverse to the longitudinal axis, and a top surface, a bottom surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface, each said top surface, bottom surface, first side surface, and second side surface extending rearwardly from the front thrust surface, wherein at least one of the top surface and the bottom surface and each of the first side surface and the second side surface has a transverse, inward projection in the front stabilizing end defined by bearing surfaces that are adjacent to and extend from the front thrust surface substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis in an axial direction.

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