Brake actuating apparatus for a vehicle

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5348123
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07935888

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A brake actuating apparatus which includes a motor disposed at a brake caliper, a driving piston connecting through a converting member which converts a rotary motion of the motor into a linear motion, and a fluid chamber disposed between the driving piston and a pad urging piston for urging the brake pad in the brake caliper, and a diameter of the driving piston is arranged smaller than that of the pad urging piston.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AKEBONO BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.TOKYO90
AKEBONO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE LTD.TOKYO6

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fukaya, Kunio Neuilly sur Seine, FR 1 72
Kobayashi, Tadashi Saitama, JP 153 1973
Kunimi, Takashi Tokyo, JP 21 256
Miyake, Katsuya Saitama, JP 22 372
Ogawahara, Tatsuo Saitama, JP 2 140
Takahashi, Kimio Saitama, JP 49 493

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
* 5107967 Motor disc brake system 57 1990
 
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Alfred Teves GmbH (1)
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* Cited By Examiner

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* 9003903 Linear unit 0 2010
* 2012/0160,043 LINEAR UNIT 2 2010
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
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SKF Engineering and Research Centre B.V. (5)
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MANDO CORPORATION (1)
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ASCENZ FRICTION & BRAKE, L.L.C. (1)
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DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG (3)
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HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (2)
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KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUER NUTZFAHRZEUGE GMBH (4)
* 7422091 Disc brake having an electromotively actuated adjusting system 0 2002
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MERITOR HEAVY VEHICLE SYSTEMS, LLC (6)
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6397977 Vehicle brake having brake de-adjust 20 1999
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AIRBUS HELICOPTERS (2)
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ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (7)
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Wheel Corporation (3)
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* Cited By Examiner