Abstract

A chain tensioner device having a first slide surface of a main arm pivotably supported at an upper end thereof, and a second slide surface of a sub-arm pivotably supported at a lower end thereof. The first and second slide surfaces slidably abut against each other. When the main arm is biased toward a timing …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Yojiro Koiwa, Yuji Matsumochi, Shinji Yamada, Naoko Muguruma, Yuuji Fujimoto
Assignees (initial): Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, JP)
Agents: Arent Fox LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Juan Campos, Jr., Sang Kim (USPTO dept. 3654)

Claims

  • 1. A chain tensioner device comprising: …
  • 2. The chain tensioner device according to claim 1 , wherein the first support shaft …
  • 3. The chain tensioner device according to claim 1 or 2 , wherein a length …

International priority data

JP: 2009-011669 / Jan. 22, 2009 (national)
JP: 2008-104406 / Apr. 14, 2008 (national)

Cited documents

Patents

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a partial front view of a first embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 2 is an enlarged view of essential portions in FIG. 1 ; …

Description

Background of the Invention

1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a chain tensioner device having a main arm pivotably supported by a first support shaft and brought into slide contact …

Cross-Reference to Related Applications

This application is a divisional of pending Application of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/413,169, filed Mar. 27, 2009, which claims the benefit of priority from the prior Japanese Patent …

Description of the Preferred Embodiments

A first embodiment of the present invention will be explained below in conjunction with FIGS. 1 to 3B . As shown in FIG. 1 , a crankshaft 13 is rotatably …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The exemplary patent drawings are Chain Tensioner Device, Enlarged view of essential portions, Partial front view of a first, states of contact between a tip end portion, the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, the patent particularly claims a chain tensioner device comprising…, the invention description is illustrated by 5 drawings, invented by Yuuji Fujimoto et al., the invention is named Chain Tensioner Device, the application number is 13/367,982 (U.S.), the assignee classification - a foreign company or corporation, the examination was conducted by Sang Kim (primary examiner) and Juan Campos, Jr. (assistant, 3654 USPTO department), similar patents are classified under circumferentially continuous belt-engaging layer or insert of diverse material added on or between groove-forming flanges, Pulley or guide roll including circumferential belt-receiving groove, Pump capacity control by fluid pressure control means, orbital spur gears, rotary displacement members, e.g. provided with axially or radially movable vanes passing movable sealing members, Plural grooves of different circumferences, a single gear meshable with any of a set of coaxial gears of different diameters, a driving member connected differentially with both a driven member and an oscillatory member with large resistance to movement, e.g. Constantinesco gearing, Shifter mechanism including parallelogram linkage, Plural guide rolls engaging single belt, the recorded agent's company is Arent Fox LLP, explained by 6 figures, the published applicant's name is Naoko Muguruma, the application publication date is Feb. 7, 2012, the protection scope is defined by 3 claims, the grant publication date is Jul. 8, 2014, the inventor's last name is Koiwa, and his first name is Yojiro, categorized under Tension adjuster has surface in sliding contact with belt as a primary classification, the grant number is 08771118 (publication number), located in Tokyo (JP), the assignee company is Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Means for varying tension of belts, ropes, or chains, Tension adjuster has surface in sliding contact with belt, Tension adjuster or shifter driven by electrical or fluid motor. The designated search classifications include Belt Guide Has Surface in Sliding Contact With Belt, Means for Adjusting Belt Tension or for Shifting Belt, Pulley or Guide Roll, Tension adjuster or shifter driven by electrical or fluid motor, Tension adjuster has surface in sliding contact with belt.

Patent details
Publication number 08771118
Publication date Jul. 8, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/367,982
Application date Feb. 7, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 474/111
Total number of claims 3
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 5
Number of figures 6
Terminal disclaimer
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