Disc Brake Caliper

  • US 20080185243A1
  • Filed: 10/12/2007
  • Published: 08/07/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/13/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A disc brake caliper, comprisinga caliper body suitable for being fixed to a fixed support structure of a motor vehicle and suitable for being arranged astride of a disc for disc brake,said disc comprising a braking surface on the support side and a braking surface on the wheel side, opposite said braking surface on the support side and facing an associable wheel of the vehicle,said caliper body comprising a first half caliper on the support side suitable for facing said braking surface on the disc support side and a second half caliper on the wheel side suitable for facing said braking surface on the disc wheel side,at least one of said half calipers comprising a seat having a prevailing extension that defines an axial direction, said seat being suitable for seating a pushing element suitable for cooperating with a pad for exerting a braking action against said disc surfaces,the body comprising at least a bridge element suitable for structurally connecting said first and second half caliper,wherein said at least one bridge element defines a substantial longitudinal prevailing extension direction, said prevailing extension direction being inclined by a predetermined angle relative to said axial direction of the seat for seating the pushing element.

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