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Class Information
Number: 188/219.1
Name: Brakes > Elements > Beams or beam assemblies
Description: Devices which carry the brake shoes and heads, and through which the thrust is transmitted to the shoes, either claimed, per se,

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
188/233.7 H, i, l, t, u, v, or x cross section beam 4
188/225.6 Trussed beam 7
188/222.1 With fixed head or thrust block 1
188/231 With fulcrum 4
188/233.3 With guides and/or guards 15
188/219.6 With movable, reversible or adjustable heads 4

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8640834 Connecting rod Feb. 4, 2014
8251187 Pneumatic brake device Aug. 28, 2012
7540360 Mounting structure of speed reduction device and brake device of vehicle Jun. 2, 2009
7527131 Railway freight car truck May. 5, 2009
7472775 Truck mounted brake assembly Jan. 6, 2009
7430794 Method for replacing a damaged railroad freight car brake beam Oct. 7, 2008
7410037 Spare brake beam Aug. 12, 2008
7165659 Block brake device of a bogie of a rail vehicle Jan. 23, 2007
7070177 Sandwich design of four bag suspension for bus and coach rear drive axles Jul. 4, 2006
6971488 Simplified truck mounted brake system Dec. 6, 2005
6932535 Pivoting joint for pivotally joining a brake head to a brake beam Aug. 23, 2005
6739438 Brake rigging system May. 25, 2004
6702073 Hand brake lever interface for single-cylinder truck-mounted railway car brake Mar. 9, 2004
6551003 Joint for pivotally joining a brake head to a brake beam Apr. 22, 2003
6409280 Truck and trailer hub Jun. 25, 2002
6364068 Brake cylinder piston travel indicator Apr. 2, 2002
6332515 Truck mounted brake beam Dec. 25, 2001
6305504 Suspension system for a car mounted brake assembly Oct. 23, 2001
6279696 Suspension system for a truck mounted brake assembly Aug. 28, 2001
6273219 Pendulum brake beam Aug. 14, 2001
6241057 Hydraulic parking brake lever arrangement for a railroad vehicle braking system Jun. 5, 2001
6234283 Brake beam structure May. 22, 2001
6155387 Truck mounted brake beam and method of manufacturing Dec. 5, 2000
6148966 Adapter system for a railway vehicle braking system Nov. 21, 2000
6138800 Rail vehicle brake device Oct. 31, 2000
6116382 Braking device for a railway vehicle Sep. 12, 2000
5901819 Tread-disc assist dual truck mounted brake assembly May. 11, 1999
5785159 Braking mechanism for railroad cars having both pneumatic and mechanical actuators Jul. 28, 1998
5507369 Reaction deam disc brake with sliding pins for vehicles Apr. 16, 1996
5364062 Mounting apparatus for a railroad air brake cylinder Nov. 15, 1994
5361876 Truck mounted brake apparatus Nov. 8, 1994
5000298 Brake beam Mar. 19, 1991
4830148 Truss-type brake beam for railway vehicle truck-mounted brake assembly May. 16, 1989
4795007 Brake rod protector Jan. 3, 1989
4452345 Brake system for railway vehicle Jun. 5, 1984
4312428 Truck mounted brake apparatus Jan. 26, 1982
4269423 Brake and wheel assembly May. 26, 1981
4079818 Brake rod support arrangement for railroad cars Mar. 21, 1978

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