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1. (WO2018220639) AN AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/220639    International Application No.:    PCT/IN2018/050232
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 19 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: F16D 65/38
F16D 65/60
Applicants: MADRAS ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES PRIVATE LIMITED
Inventors: GUNASEKARAN, Vivekanandan
SIVARAM, Sriram
Title: AN AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER
Abstract:
The invention is for automatic slack adjuster for an automobile with a housing having an aperture for receiving a brake cam shaft comprising of a worm gear coaxially mounted within the said housing aperture and configured to coaxially engage the brake cam shaft, such that the said worm gear and said cam shaft rotating together about a first axis. The arrangement has a bore with a single open end for receiving a worm clutch shaft. The said worm clutch shaft is mounted in the said housing to rotate about a second axis, which is perpendicular to first axis. The invention has only one side opening. The thrust load from the worm shaft is transferred through the thrust bush through the main housing of the assembly.