04585429 is referenced by 210 patents and cites 5 patents.

A V-belt continuously variable transmission in which a V-belt is made to run on a drive pulley having a speed responsive mechanism and a driven pulley having a torque responsive mechanism. The torque responsive mechanism of the driven pulley includes a spring cap slidably mounted on a sleeve to which a fixed pulley half or sheave is affixed. The spring cap has a plurality of studs passing through openings formed through the fixed pulley sheave and connected to a movable pulley sheave slidingly mounted on the sleeve. Formed on opposed faces of the fixed pulley sheave and the spring cap are plural arcuate ramps, each including grooves into which balls are inserted to provide rolling contact and reduced friction between the opposed ramps.

Title
V-belt type continuously variable transmission
Application Number
6/651910
Publication Number
4585429
Application Date
September 19, 1984
Publication Date
April 29, 1986
Inventor
Gregory J Marier
Brooklyn Park
MN, US
Agent
Thomas J Nikolai
Orrin M Haugen
Assignee
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
F16H 11/06
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