US Patent No: 5,348,123

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Brake actuating apparatus for a vehicle

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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.TOKYO352
AKEBONO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE LTD.TOKYO90

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fukaya, Kunio Neuilly sur Seine, FR 1 62
Kobayashi, Tadashi Chiba, JP 185 1575
Kunimi, Takashi Tokyo, JP 24 209
Miyake, Katsuya Saitama, JP 22 346
Ogawahara, Tatsuo Saitama, JP 2 125
Takahashi, Kimio Wako, JP 64 358

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Bendix France (2)
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Alfred Teves GmbH (1)
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AXLETECH INTERNATIONAL IP HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
4,529,067 Multiple disc brake 18 1983
 
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HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
5,107,967 Motor disc brake system 44 1990
 
ITT Industries, Inc. (1)
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LUCAS INDUSTRIES LIMITED (7)
5,645,143 Electronically controllable braking system for ground vehicles and method for operating same 19 1996
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6,412,608 Actuator assembly for a vehicle brake with such an actuator assembly 11 1999
6,394,235 Hydraulic vehicle brake with blocking means and method for operating same 21 2000
6,431,330 Brake arrangement for a land vehicle 5 2000
6,386,336 Actuator module for a vehicle brake and vehicle brake with such an actuator module 3 2000
 
MERITOR HEAVY VEHICLE SYSTEMS, LLC (6)
6,505,714 Parking-braking in vehicles 7 1999
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7,325,887 Parking-braking in vehicles 3 2002
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (5)
6,179,097 Braking device for vehicles 8 1998
6,213,256 Electromechanical wheel brake system 8 1999
6,929,102 Method for actuating a wheel brake device 0 2000
6,457,783 Wheel brake apparatus and method for operating it 13 2001
7,559,413 Automatic parking brake 0 2004
 
SKF ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH CENTRE B.V. (4)
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DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG (3)
6,142,265 Arrangement for operating a brake of a vehicle 4 1998
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6,267,207 Apparatus for brake actuation 9 1999
 
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6,390,247 Electric caliper with eccentric lever drive 3 2000
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HITACHI, LTD. (3)
6,374,958 Motor-driven disk brake 10 2000
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ADVICS CO., LTD. (2)
6,991,071 Wedge-operated brake apparatus 0 2003
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AKEBONO BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (2)
5,957,246 Electric brake including a pad clearance adjusting mechanism and a method for adjusting the pad clearance of the same 36 1997
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6,079,801 Method for electrically actuated braking of a motor vehicle and electrically actuated brake system 6 1998
 
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6,966,410 Arrangement and method for automatically disengaging a manual operator for an electric parking brake 1 2003
 
EUROCOPTER (1)
6,991,072 Brake device for the rotor of a helicopter or the like, associating a main brake mechanism having a disk and a secondary brake mechanism for use in strong wind 2 2004
 
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (1)
5,667,284 Manually backdrivable ball screw assisted braking system 6 1996
 
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC (1)
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6,655,507 Electrically operated parking brake apparatus 8 2002
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
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HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY (1)
7,328,777 Disc brake system driven by rack 0 2005
 
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5,788,341 Vehicle brake 14 1995
 
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6,915,883 Electric braking apparatus 5 2002
 
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8,490,758 Electro-hydraulic brake system and vehicle brake having the same 0 2008
 
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6,397,981 Electromechanical brake system 16 2000
 
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7,942,247 Vehicle disc brake 0 2006
 
NTN CORPORATION (1)
7,004,290 Electrically powered brake system 0 2004
 
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5,590,744 Motor vehicle electric parking brake 40 1995
 
SAGEM DEFENSE SECURITE (1)
6,907,966 Linear actuator, in particular an aircraft brake actuator 0 2002
 
VARITY GMBH (1)
6,349,801 Electromechanically actuatable disk brake 17 2000
 
WHEEL CORPORATION (1)
8,453,803 Brake actuating apparatus using an electric motor 2008
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
6,416,138 Slave operated self-contained hydraulic brake system for towed trailers and other vehicles 4 2000