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Title:
CONTROLLABLE COUPLING ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/032685
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A controllable coupling assembly including first, second and third coupling members supported for rotation relative to one another. The first coupling member has a coupling first face oriented to face axially in a first direction along the axis. The third coupling member has a coupling third face oriented to face axially in a second direction along the axis. The second coupling member has a coupling second face opposed to the first face and oriented to face axially in the second direction along the axis and the second coupling member has a coupling fourth face opposed to the third face and oriented to face axially in the first direction along the axis. The first and third faces have a set of pockets spaced about the axis. The second and fourth faces have a set of locking formations that are engaged by struts projecting outwardly from the set of pockets.

Inventors:
KIMES, John, W. (34633 Ash Street, Wayne, MI, 49203, US)
Application Number:
US2012/050753
Publication Date:
May 08, 2014
Filing Date:
August 14, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
MEANS INDUSTRIES, INC. (3715 E. Washington Road, Saginaw, MI, 48601-2893, US)
KIMES, John, W. (34633 Ash Street, Wayne, MI, 49203, US)
International Classes:
F16D11/00
Foreign References:
US6814201B22004-11-09
US20100230226A12010-09-16
US6244965B12001-06-12
US20090084653A12009-04-02
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US7766790B22010-08-03
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SYROWIK, David, R. et al. (Brooks Kushman, 1000 Town CenterTwenty-Second Floo, Southfield MI, 48075, US)
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