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Inventor:
Schenk; Donald E.
Address:
Vandalia, OH
No. of patents:
21
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
5310026 Electric drum brake May 10, 1994
A drum brake is provided which in a preferred embodiment includes a backing plate having an anchor at a first end, first and second brake shoes pivotally mounted with respect to the anchor, a nonrotative nut mounted for linear motion with respect to the backing plate, a first apply lever
5282499 Remote reservoir filler February 1, 1994
An automotive reservoir arrangement is provided which, in a preferred embodiment, includes a reservoir body capable of holding fluid to a first elevation, a vent cap connected with the reservoir body above the first elevation, a conduit connected with the reservoir at a level below the
5246283 Electro-hydraulic brake apply system September 21, 1993
An electro-hydraulic braking system for a vehicle is provided including, in a preferred embodiment, a master cylinder, an alpha first pressure transducer providing a signal in response to the pressure of the fluid delivered by the master cylinder, an accumulator for accepting fluid from
5234261 Multiplexing antilock brake apply channels August 10, 1993
An ABS system has a plurality of brake channels receiving apply pressure directly from a pump without an accumulator during ABS operation. To assure sufficient pressure for all channels during ABS reapply modes the channels are multiplexed to apply one at a time and keeping on hold other
5219048 Electric disc brake June 15, 1993
A vehicle disc brake is provided which, in a preferred embodiment, includes a first caliper pivotally mounted with respect to the vehicle, a first brake shoe slidably mounted with respect to the first caliper for selective contact with a vehicle wheel rotor, an electric actuator to s
5163744 Combined traction control and anti-lock braking system November 17, 1992
To provide an ABS/TC integration and method of utilization thereof which is an alternative to those previously provided and to maximize the utilization of the actuator in both the ABS and TC functions the present invention is brought forth. The present invention provides an ABS/TC in
5139118 Apparatus and method of phase change disc brake August 18, 1992
A vehicle brake caliper with a piston having a cavity is provided. A phase change material is inserted within the piston cavity wherein an increase in heat energy into the piston due to an application of the brake piston causes the brake piston temperature to increase and then to stabili
5090518 Brake control system February 25, 1992
A brake system using a pair of brake apply and release force units, the units having electric motors with non-backdriveable mechanical output members to supply the needed brake apply force to limit of capability of the motors. Piezoelectric elements that generate high forces with low
5036960 Apparatus and method of automotive brake with booster piston August 6, 1991
A pressure stabilization valve is provided for a vehicle wheel brake with a self actuated auxiliary presssure. The valve modifies the output of the auxiliary pressure to make it proportional with the pressure of a primary pressure source for actuating the brakes.
5031404 Pressurized air booster July 16, 1991
The invention provides a brake booster including in a preferred embodiment a housing, first and second annular flexible diaphragms spaced from one another forming a sealed second chamber within the housing and a sealed first chamber between the first diaphragm and the first end of the
5024300 Disc brake rotor and wheel assembly June 18, 1991
A vehicle wheel and rotor assembly is provided for use with a vehicle having a disc-type brake. The assembly includes a wheel for threaded connection with an axle and a rotor. The rotor has a core section joined to an annular ring section and the core section has apertures aligned for
5024299 Electric drum brake June 18, 1991
An automotive vehicle drum brake including a brake drum for connected to the vehicle wheel and a backing plate for connected to the vehicle. At least one brake shoe is and pivotally mounted with respect to the backing plate. A non-rotative nut mounted for linear motion with respect to sa
5024298 Apparatus and method of automotive brake with booster piston June 18, 1991
A vehicle wheel braking system activated by a master cylinder is provided including a rotor connected to a vehicle wheel, a bracket having a position fixed with respect to the rotor, and a caliper slidably mounted with respect to the bracket in a plane generally perpendicular to the
5005919 ABS solenoid/isolation valve integration into single-ended solenoid body, using master cylinder April 9, 1991
An anti-lock braking system (ABS) solenoid isolation valve integration is provided. When ABS is entered, the ABS supply pump is turned on and the solenoid normally open port is closed to prevent fluid from entering the wheel brake area from either the master cylinder or pump. The normall
5000297 Electric drum brake March 19, 1991
An automotive vehicle drum brake is provided including a brake drum connected to a wheel. A backing plate is connected to the vehicle and at least one brake shoe is connected with the backing plate and is pivotally mounted with respect thereto. A non-rotative nut is mounted for linear
4938545 ABS solenoid/isolation valve integration into single-ended solenoid body, using pump pressure ac July 3, 1990
An anti-lock braking system (ABS) solenoid/isolation valve integration is provided. When ABS is entered, the ABS supply pump is turned on and the solenoid normally open port is closed to prevent fluid from entering the wheel brake area from either the master cylinder or pump. The normall
4938543 Anti-lock braking/traction control braking system July 3, 1990
An integrated anti-lock braking system (ABS)/traction control (TC) braking system for a vehicle having a fluid activated brake for a wheel is provided the system in one embodiment includes a system controller for signaling the system to an ABS or TC mode, a master cylinder for delive
4938541 Remote power assist hydraulic antilock braking system July 3, 1990
A vehicle hydraulic braking system for applying the wheel brakes of an automotive vehicle comprising: a reservoir for holding a hydraulic brake fluid; a pump fluidly connected with the reservoir for pressurizing the fluid; at least one first valve fluidly connected with the pressurized
4932728 Vehicle brake control system June 12, 1990
A vehicle braking system having a wheel lock control arrangement with isolation valves, solenoid, and brake control valves for the system. In one arrangement, each wheel brake and isolation valve has its own solenoid and control valve. Additionally, the isolation valve is configured in a
4930608 Torque converter and clutch control with piezoelectric devices June 5, 1990
A torque converter and clutch assembly has a piezoelectric control portion. One piezoelectric device is subjected to the transient torques transmitted to the clutch, and generates a signal in response to the transient torque. Another piezoelectric device is electrically connected with th
4905571 Air booster with pressure-balanced valve March 6, 1990
The invention provides a brake booster including in a preferred embodiment a housing, first and second annular flexible diaphragms spaced from one another forming a sealed second chamber within the housing and a sealed first chamber between the first diaphragm and the first end of the










 
 
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