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US4526561: V-belt transmission apparatus

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Torao Hattori ·
Assignee(s) Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha ·
Attorney/Agent(s) Armstrong, Nikaido, Marmelstein & Kubovcik ·
Primary Examiner Stephen J. Novosad ·
Assistant Examiner Bruce M. Kisliuk ·
Application Number US6589286
Filing date 03/14/1984
Issue date 07/02/1985
Predicted expiration date 03/14/2004
U.S. Classifications 474/242  · 474/201  ·
International Classifications F16G 500  ·
Kind CodeA
International Classifications 474201;242-246;261;262;264;265 ·
Foreign Priority JP5840784 - 03/14/1983 · JP5889083 - 05/23/1983 ·
6 Claims, No Drawings


Abstract

A V-belt assembly for use in a V-belt transmission is provided. The V-belt assembly comprises an endless belt having a plurality of endless layers wherein the thickness of each of the layers is less than the thickness of the adjacent outer layer. The V-belt assembly also includes a plurality of V-shaped members, each V-shaped member having a belt engaging surface and a plurality of intermediate members disposed between adjacent V-shaped members.

Independent Claims | See all claims (6)

  1. 1. A V-belt assembly for use in a V-belt transmission, said V-belt assembly comprising:(a) endless belt means having a plurality of endless layers, wherein the thickness of each said layer is less than the thickness of the adjacent outer layer;(b) a plurality of V-shaped members, each V-shaped member having a belt engaging surface; and(c) intermediate members disposed between adjacent V-shaped members.

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
US4303404 MOORE GEORGE E Moore Dec 1981
US4365965 The Gates Rubber Company Russ, Jr. Dec 1982
US4371361 Fiat Auto S.p.A. Giacosa Feb 1983
US4428740 MOORE GEORGE E Moore Jan 1984

Foreign Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
DE1228884DODWELL JOHN MNov 1966
JP87762Sep 1933
NL8103183GEN MOTORS CORPJul 1981