Accession Number : ADD007769

Title :   Vehicle Control Arm Spreader Tool.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Garcia,Moises R

Report Date : 18 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A tool for straightening a bent control arm in an automotive vehicle suspension system: said tool comprising a first presser element slidably positionable on the control arm shaft, a second presser element affixable to an end of the control arm pivot shaft, and screw-nut means for drawing the first presser element toward the second presser element to thereby effect a straightening action on the bent area of the control arm. A power wrench is the preferred instrumentality for advancing the nut along the screw. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Suspension devices, *Tools, Automotive vehicles, Mechanical components, Structural members, Control systems, Metal plates, Bending, Repair, Pressing(Forming)

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE