Global Patent Index - EP 1068432 A2

EP 1068432 A2 20010117 - HYDRAULIC LASH ADJUSTER WITH COMPRESSION RELEASE BRAKE

Title (en)

HYDRAULIC LASH ADJUSTER WITH COMPRESSION RELEASE BRAKE

Title (de)

HYDRAULISCHES VENTILSPIELAUSGLEICHSELEMENT FÜR DEKOMPRESSIONSBREMSE

Title (fr)

RATTRAPEUR DE JEU HYDRAULIQUE A FREIN DE DECOMPRESSION

Publication

EP 1068432 A2 20010117 (EN)

Application

EP 99915238 A 19990402

Priority

  • US 9907322 W 19990402
  • US 8060698 P 19980403

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9951864A2] The present invention is directed to an improved assembly for operating at least one exhaust valve and at least one intake valve in a cylinder in an engine. The assembly includes a rocker shaft, an intake rocker arm pivotally mounted on the rocker shaft for operating at least one intake valve of the engine cylinder, an exshaust rocker arm pivotally mounted on the rocker shaft for operating at least one exhaust valve of the engine cylinder. The improved assembly includes a lash adjusting assembly for adjusting a lash between at least one of the intake rocker arm and the at least one intake valve, and the exhaust rocker arm and the at least one exhaust valve. The improvement further includes an energy supply assembly for supplying energy to the lash adjusting assembly to operate the lash adjusting assembly. The improved assembly further includes a control assembly for controlling the operation of the supply assembly in response to predetermined engine operating conditions.

IPC 1-7

F02B 1/00

IPC 8 full level

F01L 1/24 (2006.01); F01L 13/06 (2006.01); F02B 3/06 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP KR)

F01L 1/181 (2013.01 - EP); F01L 1/24 (2013.01 - EP); F01L 13/00 (2013.01 - KR); F01L 13/06 (2013.01 - EP); F02B 3/06 (2013.01 - EP)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9951864A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 9951864 A2 19991014; WO 9951864 A3 19991223; EP 1068432 A2 20010117; JP 2002510770 A 20020409; JP 4567188 B2 20101020; KR 20010042444 A 20010525

DOCDB simple family (application)

US 9907322 W 19990402; EP 99915238 A 19990402; JP 2000542564 A 19990402; KR 20007011039 A 20001004