CONNTECHNICAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
|CONNTECHNICAL INDUSTRIES, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20110024251||APPARATUS FOR ENGAGING ROTATING COMPONENTS IN A MOTOR - Methods and apparatus for engaging gears in motors are provided herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus for engaging rotating components in a motor may include an actuator; and an engagement assembly disposed about an axis and coupled to the actuator, the engagement assembly having at least one pawl that can move along the axis to selectively couple the engagement assembly, via operation of the actuator, with a drive interface to transmit torque, wherein each pawl includes a face that engages a corresponding surface of the drive interface; and a slot formed through an upper region of the at least one pawl to divide the upper region of the at least one pawl into a first portion that includes the face and a second portion that does not include the face, wherein the first portion can flex upon impact of the face with the corresponding surface of the drive interface.||02-03-2011|
|20080196990||STRUT BASED OVERRUNNING DRIVES - Embodiments of the present invention include strut based overrunning drives that provide one or more of greater durability, lower heat generation, high torque loads carrying capability, and/or ease of end of life assessment. In some embodiments, a drive assembly may include a shaft; a pocket plate disposed about the shaft and having a plurality of pockets formed on a first side thereof; a notch plate disposed about the shaft adjacent the pocket plate, the notch plate having a plurality of notches formed on a side of the notch plate facing the pockets of the pocket plate; a plurality struts disposed in the pockets; a resilient member disposed within the pockets and biasing the struts towards the notches; and a drive surface rotationally coupled to one of the pocket plate or the notch plate, wherein the other of the pocket plate or the notch plate is rotationally coupled to the shaft.||08-21-2008|
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