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Conical shaped disc brake for a vehicle

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #3982610.

A disk brake, of the type embodying the brake disk in the hub of the vehicle wheel and especially a motorcycle wheel, having: at least one brake disk, the braking surface of which is a conical surface, which brake disk connects the actual hub of the wheel with the spokes carrying flange of the wheel itself; and at least one non-rotating brake plate, placed to the side of the hub and provided with friction pads lying on a conical surface adapted to engage with the braking surface of the disk, said brake plate being slidable along the wheel axis in order to establish or interrupt braking engagement between said friction pads and said disk, under the opposing action of fluid pressure control means and of spring return means.

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