wheel (Total 187160 Patents Found)

A system for controlling the slip of driving wheels of a vehicle detects an excessive slip state of at least one of the driving wheels of the vehicle wherein the slip of the at least one driving wheel has a magnitude greater than a predetermined magnitude, and interrupts fuel supply to the engine of the vehicle when th...
In order to achieve direct digital data recording and reliable and space saving and cost saving recording of the status of an antifriction bearing, in particular a wheel bearing for motor vehicles, sensors record the rotational speed and acceleration of the wheels and driving and/or braking forces. The sensors are micr...
A transmission wheel pressurizing apparatus for always supplying, in a continuously variable transmission of a constant HP transmission type, a pressurizing force and an elastic force to one out of two transmission wheels simultaneously and only a pressurizing force to the other. For securing the desired number of revo...
An adaptable tonneau cover (28) for attaching to a pickup truck bed (22) that is equipped with a fifth wheel trailer hitch (26). The tonneau cover (28) is made of flexible sheet material (44) and is dimensioned to cover the pickup truck bed (22). An opening (50) in the sheet material (44) is positioned over fifth wheel...
A method of making a steering hand wheel for a motor vehicle having a metal spider, a molded plastic rim, and a plurality of molded plastic spokes integral with the rim and mechanically interlocked with the spider. The method according to this invention includes the steps of extruding a billet having a cross sectional ...
A vehicle towing arrangement for towing a vehicle with one end of the towed vehicle being secured to the towing vehicle or extension thereof and the other end of the towed vehicle supported by an independent support component which component has at least one wheel. The support component can be secured to the towed vehi...
This invention relates to a fifth wheel stand as used for hitching a semi-trailer on a railway flat car for over-the-rail hauling of such trailers and is especially directed to a system of repair for the fifth wheel, or top plate, of the hitch which includes a shoe, or insert, that is welded into the king-pin slot of t...
A differential mechanism of a four-wheel driving apparatus for vehicles has a planetary gear and transmits the driving torque from an input shaft to a front wheel driving shaft and a rear wheel driving shaft in a distributing manner. The differential mechanism includes a first spline rotated by the driving torque from ...
An improved method for forming a vehicle wheel includes the steps of steps of: (a) providing a wheel rim defining a rim axis and including a generally axially extending well portion and a pair of opposed ends, one of the ends including an inboard tire bead seat retaining flange and an inboard tire bead seat, and the ot...
The hub of a wheel of a motor vehicle, defined by a flanged ring of a rolling element bearing, is joined to a corresponding constant velocity universal joint by a coupling capable of transmitting torque even in the most extreme operating conditions; an intermediate ring is interposed between the hub and the joint, moun...
A wheel module for the control of the braking force on a wheel of a vehicle with an electrically controlled braking system (EBS), in which the need for data transfer to other wheel modules, or to a central module, if present, is reduced considerably. All magnitudes required for an ABS regulation of a wheel such as, for...
An improved wheel-lift assembly is provided for towing vehicles on a wrecker. The wheel-lift assembly is adapted to be mounted on the rear deck of the wrecker. The wheel-lift tow assembly includes a relatively thin crossbar assembly, a pair of pivotal lifting arms, and multiple hydraulic cylinders. Two of the hydraulic...
The present invention relates to an apparatus for metering and dispensing powdered product into containers, including a storage chamber for receiving the product, an incrementally rotating filler wheel that has at least one metering opening, the filler wheel in a first position receiving product from the storage chambe...
The present invention provides a turbine wheel with locally curved trailing edge blade tips on the blades of the turbine wheel. The locally curved trailing edge may increase the blade vibration mode natural frequency which may in turn result in longer blade fatigue lifetimes. It may also eliminate vortex shedding. Meth...
An improved wheel assembly comprises a caster fork, a caster wheel rotatably supported by the caster fork, and a caster swivel post defining an axis about which the caster fork rotates. The caster swivel post is being adapted to rotate about a pivot axis within a cylindrical housing. Alternatively, the wheel assembly h...
A carriage of a mobile storage system is adapted to support at least one storage unit for movement on a rail. The carriage generally includes a wheel mount structure, and a wheel mounting subassembly that includes a shaft having opposing ends, a wheel mounted to the shaft, and a first and a second mounting members that...
An elastic wheel comprises a rim for mounting a tire, a disk to be fixed to an axle, and a connecting apparatus for connecting elastically between the rim and disk, the apparatus comprising a pair of axially spaced internal flanges each provided on an inner circumference side of the rim and extending circumferentially,...
A control system ( 24 ) for controlling a safety system ( 40 ) of an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of wheel speed sensors ( 30 ) generating a plurality of wheel velocity signals, a steering angle sensor ( 39 ) generating a steering actuator angle signal, a yaw rate sensor ( 28 ) generating a yaw rate signal, ...