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Number: 188/198
Name: Brakes > Position adjusters > Slack > Railway car > Automatic
Description: The slack-adjuster is automatic in action.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
188/199 Friction clutch 16
188/200 Ratchet bar 10
188/202 Screw 45
188/201 Shims 3

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8448927 Shock attenuation device and method May. 28, 2013
8365880 Collet controlled slack adjuster Feb. 5, 2013
6443270 Slack adjuster Sep. 3, 2002
6148966 Adapter system for a railway vehicle braking system Nov. 21, 2000
6003643 Axial vibration damping means in a brake actuator Dec. 21, 1999
5975254 Sealing arrangement for a rail vehicle slack adjuster Nov. 2, 1999
5692586 Brake having a pressure responsive slack adjuster Dec. 2, 1997
5615755 End piece seal for a rail vehicle slack adjuster Apr. 1, 1997
5507368 Railway car truck mounted brake assembly with multiple piston air cylinder Apr. 16, 1996
5476269 Seal for a rail vehicle slack adjuster Dec. 19, 1995
5465816 Slack adjusting brake cylinder for a brake unit on a railway transit vehicle Nov. 14, 1995
5279395 Railway car brake system Jan. 18, 1994
5259485 Truck car braking system Nov. 9, 1993
5253736 Railway brake actuator Oct. 19, 1993
5176227 Railway service and parking brake actuator Jan. 5, 1993
RE34040 Handbrake operating linkage for multi-unit rail cars Aug. 25, 1992
5025900 Sealing arrangement, particularly for a rail vehicle slack adjuster Jun. 25, 1991
4993521 Tread brake unit Feb. 19, 1991
RE33207 Brake system May. 1, 1990
4905795 Handbrake operating linkage for multi-unit rail cars Mar. 6, 1990
4895228 Slack adjuster Jan. 23, 1990
4805743 Handbrake operating linkage for multi-unit rail cars Feb. 21, 1989
4802559 Hydropneumatic brake actuator arranged to maintain a constant brake shoe clearance Feb. 7, 1989
4619348 Combined hydropneumatic brake cylinder/air reservoir device with automatic double-acting slack adjuster arrangement Oct. 28, 1986
4596311 Brake system Jun. 24, 1986
4567966 Actuator assemblies for vehicle brakes Feb. 4, 1986
4527666 Rail vehicle disc brake arrangement Jul. 9, 1985
4508197 Handbrake system for railway car Apr. 2, 1985
4494631 Combination air cylinder and hydraulic slack adjuster Jan. 22, 1985
4367903 System for automatically delaying application of a snow brake for a railway vehicle Jan. 11, 1983
4364610 Railway vehicle braking systems Dec. 21, 1982
4334711 System for automatically delaying application of a snow brake for a railway vehicle Jun. 15, 1982
4312428 Truck mounted brake apparatus Jan. 26, 1982
4276968 Rail car brake system Jul. 7, 1981
4258830 Railway brake system utilizing slack adjuster in compression Mar. 31, 1981
4147238 Rail traction vehicle brake system Apr. 3, 1979
4136760 Clasp brake rigging for a railway vehicle Jan. 30, 1979
4068746 Brake cylinder device including means for automatically compensating for brake pad wear Jan. 17, 1978

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