Accession Number : ADD007117

Title :   Clutch Employing Constant Force Springs.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : F'Geppert,Erwin

Report Date : 23 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A mechanical clutch comprising interposed clutch plates keyed to the input and output members for axial movement between driving positions frictionally engaged with one another and disengaged positions relaxed away from one another. The invention relates to the use of constant force, zero rate, springs for moving the clutch plates between the engaged and disengaged positions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Clutches, Springs, Force(Mechanics)

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE