Disk brake for motor vehicles and the like

  • US 6,446,766 B1
  • Filed: 12/06/1999
  • Issued: 09/10/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/31/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A disk brake comprising:

  • a caliper body, in which a hub-side elongate element, a wheel-side elongate element and connecting bridges extending astride a disk constitute a single part;

    pressure means housed in the elongate elements and acting on respective pads by means of radiator elements;

    a duct for the passage of cooling air;

    said duct formed inside the caliper body and extending between an inlet opening, and at least one outlet opening reaching into the immediate vicinity and directly facing at least one radiator element of the radiator elements; and

    a cooling-air feed pipe coupled to said duct for supplying air from an air-intake of a motor vehicle.

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