Disc brake for vehicles having insertable actuator

  • US RE38,874 E1
  • Filed: 02/01/1996
  • Issued: 11/15/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/27/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. Disk brake for road vehicles having a caliper which comprises a brake disk and on one side of which a brake application unit is arranged which has a rotary lever swivellable by an operating cylinder, the rotary lever being capable of acting by means of an eccentric onto a bridge which can be displaced against a spring force in the direction of the brake disk and has at least one adjusting spindle provided with a pressure piece, characterized in thata) the caliper is constructed in one piece such that the section of the caliper receiving the application unit is largely closed in a rearward area facing away from the brake disk, with the exception of an opening for the access of the operating cylinder, and b) the application unit is insertable as a preassembled unit into the caliper through the opening facing the brake disk when the caliper is removed from the brake disk.

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