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In a hole plug, shaft bearing portions that axially support a shaft section of a flap valve are formed to an upper portion of an upright wall portion of a panel...
Low tension piston rings and method for manufacturing the same
The invention provides a low tension piston ring having a finished outer diameter and negligible tangential tension. The method includes the steps of machining...
Method and apparatus for monitoring a transmission range selector
A method for monitoring a transmission range selector connected to a transmission of a powertrain system is described. The transmission range selector indicates...
Hydraulic pressure supply system of automatic transmission
A hydraulic pressure supply system of an automatic transmission may include a low-pressure oil pump generating low hydraulic pressure while being driven by an...
Control unit of automatic transmission
An electronic control unit that is used in an automatic transmission to regulate oil circulation. The electronic control unit includes a switcher that supplies...
Modulation control system and method for a hybrid transmission
A hydraulic system includes a main modulation control scheme which relies in part on the use of a VBS solenoid and the multiplexing of that solenoid. The...
A shifter assembly (20) for a transmission of a vehicle. The shifter assembly includes a shaft (36) defining a longitudinal axis (LA) and having a knob (42)...
Power take-off having reduced gear noise
A power take-off that significantly reduces the amount of undesirable noise that is transmitted therethrough during operation includes a housing, an input...
Pulley structure and damper pulley
Disclosed are a pulley structure and a damper pulley that prevent corrosion. The pulley structure may include a hub part that is fitted on a crankshaft rotated...
Electric generator oil pump driven gear
A driven gear includes a radially outwardly extending flange. The radially outwardly extending flange extends along an axial distance defined along a center...
Circular wave drive
A circular wave drive system, and a method for use of a circular wave drive, are provided. In one embodiment, a circular wave drive is provided, the circular...
Harmonic drive apparatus
A harmonic drive apparatus (also known as a strain wave gear) is constructed with a circular, flexible spline disc having a slightly conical configuration. The...
Hydrostatic and direct drive transmission
A hydrostatic driveline is provided. The hydrostatic driveline comprises a power source, a hydrostatic pump, a hydrostatic motor, a direct drive link, and a...
Torque converter clutch with low back pressure
A torque converter includes an impeller shell and a backing plate defining at least a portion of a first hydraulic chamber, a cover and a piston plate defining...
Apparatus for controlling operation of a torque converter
An apparatus for controlling an operation of a torque converter having a turbine and an impeller includes a drive member, a first clutch member, and a second...
Small opening/closing slider
Tables having nuts are easily assembled and/or replaced on a lead screw from an open side thereof. The lead screw has a large screw near a motor and a small...
In a power plant, the rotational speeds of four rotary elements, formed by a rotatable carrier that rotatably supports first and second pinion gears which are...
A transmission is provided having an input member, an output member, at least three planetary gear set assemblies, a plurality of coupling members and a...
Bicycle chain connecting link
A bicycle chain connecting link comprises a link pin and a link plate. The link pin has a center axis. The link plate comprises an elongated opening, a guiding...
Energy guiding chain
The invention relates to an energy guiding chain, with chain links (1, 2) each comprising two side straps (3, 4). The side straps (3, 4) form opposite strap...
To provide a metal chain having reduced weight and size but uncompromized strength, and manufacturable/assemblable with reduced work burden and cost. A metal...
An object of the present invention is to provide a chain reducing friction caused by sliding between the pin and the inner plate, whereby durability is...
Transverse segment for a drive belt with a carrier ring and multiple
Transverse segment (32) for a drive belt (3) for a continuous variable transmission provided with two cut-outs (33) that are each bounded in one direction by a...
Fuel tank shock-absorbing member
A fuel tank shock-absorbing member is provided that can be easily assembled and hardly comes off from a fuel tank. A fuel tank shock-absorbing member that is...
Vehicle mount and method
An vehicle/engine mount can include a first connection device for connecting to an engine power system, a second connection device that is configured to connect...
Regressive hydraulic damper
A damper of shock and vibration. In one embodiment there is a hydraulic damper with a regressive damping characteristic in both compression and extension, such...
The damping device includes: a fixed cylinder that is configured to be fixed to a first structural body and formed into a cylindrical shape so as to comprise a...
A friction damper includes: a base body; a support secured to an elongated member of the base body and having a through hole; a rod which extends in such a...
A vibration damping insert configured to seat within a cell of a cellular structure and to span the cell cavity. The insert comprises a first portion formed of...
Backstopping clutch with torque transmission through radial surface of
A backstopping clutch is provided having improved torque transmission. The clutch includes a housing, an inner race disposed within the housing and configured...
Controller for vehicle transmission
A controller for a vehicle transmission in which a continuously variable transmission mechanism able to continuously change its speed ratio and a transmission...
Method and apparatus for detecting touch point of clutch
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for detecting a touch point of a clutch and the method includes: maintaining a touch point of the clutch; correcting a...
An annular groove is provided in a driving-side rotor of a clutch. Guide grooves are provided on a driven-side rotor of the clutch. By moving the driving-side...
Double clutch with nested levers
A double clutch, including: a backing plate; a first clutch including at least one first clutch plate, a first pressure plate, a first plurality of levers...
Clutch for power tool
A clutch for a power tool includes an adjustment ring configured to move axially relative to the housing while being rotated relative to the housing. A spring...
Rolling boot with transition region
A rolling boot comprises a first fastening region for fastening the boot to a joint casing, a second fastening region for fastening the boot to a shaft, and a...
Universal joint with protective shield
A constant velocity (CV) joint includes a conical shield to protect a J-boot from damage due to projectiles such as stones. In order to facilitate vehicle...
Method for replacing sealing elements on a rolling bearing assembly and
set of sealing elements
This method is for replacing sealing elements on a rolling bearing assembly comprising a rotatable element, a fixed element, and at least one bearing mounted...
Bearing device, a sensor-bearing unit and an apparatus comprising at least
one such bearing device
A bearing device, comprising a bearing including an inner ring and an outer ring centered on a central axis, an impulse ring including a target holder which is...
Max type radial ball bearing with wire cage
A rolling bearing assembly including a wire cage is provided. The assembly includes a radially inner ring including a first filling slot and a radially outer...
Process for making an interlocking flanged bushing and products made by
The provided process creates a fully flanged interlocked bushing by feeding a metal strip into a stamping assembly having a plurality of tool stations. The...
Sliding member and sliding bearing
A sliding member includes a base layer including soft particles made of a soft material softer than a matrix and deposited in the matrix, and a soft layer made...
Hoop for a hydrostatic or hydrodynamic bearing, method for mounting such a
hoop on a shaft, and assembly formed...
A hoop including a cylinder which, so that the hoop can be mounted around a shaft, is formed by multiple parts that are assembled together using steps that can...
When an attachment circular-cylinder section coupled to one axial line direction end portion of a mainbody circular-cylinder section of a grommet is inserted...
Bearing assembly with overload protection
A bearing assembly is described that includes a shaft and an inner race affixed to the shaft. An outer race is disposed radially around the inner race defining...
Turbocharger bearing housing oil groove
A turbocharger for an internal combustion engine includes a bearing housing and a bearing bore defined by the bearing housing. The bearing bore has an annular...
Compliant fluid-film riding taper bearing
A compliant fluid-film riding taper bearing is configured to include a rotor and a stator for supporting a rotating shaft. The rotor is configured as a rotating...
Fluid bearing, motor and polygon mirror scanner motor
There is provided a fluid bearing including: a sleeve having a bearing hole; a shaft being inserted into the bearing hole to be rotatable with respect to the...
Rotational degree of freedom joint constraint
A rotational degree of freedom joint constraint system is disclosed. The system can include joint constraint hardware, such as a first component and a second...
Support strut for supporting primary components as well as guiding systems
with such a support strut and method...
A support strut for use as a primary load-bearing structural component for the hinged coupling of at least one additional primary load-bearing structural...