04145940 is referenced by 91 patents and cites 6 patents.

A brake apparatus is disclosed for a motor driven saw blade, and includes a hub threadably attached at one end along its centerline axis to a drive motor, and attached to a saw blade via a flange formed on the other end of said hub, said hub having the shape of a cylinder. Also included are two brake shoes, one situated on each side of the hub, with each shoe including a brake pad portion thereon, such that when said brake shoes are actuated by brake actuation means operatively connected to said brake shoes, said shoes are caused to squeeze together to thereby brake rotative movement of said hub and therewith said saw blade. Means are also provided for adjusting the extent of brake shoe displacement during actuation as needed due to brake pad wear.

Title
Brake apparatus for a motor driven saw blade
Application Number
5/872501
Publication Number
4145940
Application Date
January 26, 1978
Publication Date
March 27, 1979
Inventor
Marvin M Thompson
2137 Otis Dr. #208, Alameda, 94501
CA, US
Eugene L Woloveke
864 Dolphin Dr., Danville, 94526
CA, US
Agent
Phillips Moore Weissenberger Lempio & Majestic
IPC
B27B 5/38
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