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James B Black: Marine propulsion system. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, July 17, 1984: US04459873 (181 worldwide citation)

A propulsion transmission for a ship having a reversibly driven propeller shaft with a fixed pitch propeller and a torque converter of the single stage and fixed housing type for driving the propeller in the reverse direction. A planetary gear system is provided for driving the ship in a forward dir ...


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Schneider Raymond C, Snoy Joseph B: Electronically controlled power transmission. Twin Disc Incorporated, Nilles James E, April 23, 1974: US3805640 (73 worldwide citation)

A power transmission includes an engine-driven lock-up type torque converter for driving a speed changing gear shift mechanism shiftable to different speed ranges by solenoid operated clutch valves. An electronic controller provides output signals to operate the clutch valves and also to inhibit loc ...


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Paul A Pelligrino: Control means for marine propulsion system. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, Thomas F Kirby, June 6, 1989: US04836809 (56 worldwide citation)

A marine vessel propulsion system includes port and starboard drive systems, each including an engine, an engine throttle, and a transmission furnishing drive power to a propeller on a drive shaft. Each transmission includes forward and reverse clutches, and each clutch can be fully engaged, fully d ...


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Snoy Joseph B, Gill Michael E: Power transmission having friction clutch bias differential with automatic clutch release. Twin Disc Incorporated, Nilles James E, July 15, 1975: US3894446 (49 worldwide citation)

A power transmission for an all-wheel drive earth moving truck of the off-highway type. More specifically, an inter-axle friction clutch biased differential with automatic clutch release for such a power transmission. The differential is equipped with a clutch which provides a predetermined amount o ...


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Paul A Pelligrino: System for shiftable multi-speed hydraulically operated power transmission and electronic controller therein. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, July 13, 1982: US04338832 (36 worldwide citation)

An off-highway heavy duty dump truck includes an engine, a torque converter, a shiftable multi-speed hydraulically operated power transmission for driving the truck wheels, and a control system for the transmission. The transmission includes internal clutches which are selectively operated by a sole ...


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Basil White: Multi-speed reversible transmission of countershaft construction. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, October 29, 1985: US04549443 (34 worldwide citation)

A power transmission utilizing only eleven gears and four shafts to obtain six forward speeds, three reverse speeds, and an 19-inch drop from input to output shafts. Optionally, there may be provided an inbuilt power-take-off and brake uniquely located with an 8-inch drop from the input shaft. A pow ...


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Michael B Gee, Dana L Birkland, Robert B Bertolasi, Darryl S Babu, Klaus Meyersieck, Dean J Bratel, David D N Vann, Steven B Hall, Mark B Wilson, Russel E Gates, Frederic E Nystrom, Robert N Schenk: Programmable trim control system for marine applications. Twin Disc Incorporated, von Briesen & Roper s c, November 10, 2009: US07617026 (33 worldwide citation)

A programmable trim control system for marine applications preferably includes a controller, a control panel, a display device and a plurality of sensors. The controller receives input from the control panel and the plurality of sensors. The display device acts as a monitor for the controller. Each ...


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Robert B Bertolasi, Richard A Zwicky, Paul C Blank: Electronic control for motor vehicle transmission. Twin Disc Incorporated, James E Nilles, Thomas F Kirby, March 29, 1988: US04734861 (30 worldwide citation)

An electronic control for the automatic transmission of a motor vehicle receives input signal in digital, analog, and pulsed form from signal generating devices responsive to operating conditions in the apparatus, processes them in accordance with a stored program and provides output signals to oper ...


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Yokel Edward C: Flexible torsional coupling. Twin Disc Incorporated, April 17, 1973: US3727431 (27 worldwide citation)

A coupling for transmitting power in a transmission or the like, and having an inner and outer member concentrically located together and furthermore having a flexible material such as rubber bonded between and connecting the inner and outer members. The flexible material forms a torsional connectin ...


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Black James B, Meyer Robert W: Torque limiting clutch for torque converter controlled by speed and transmission selector. Twin Disc Incorporated, November 23, 1971: US3621955 (25 worldwide citation)

A power transmission including a hydrodynamic torque converter and a modulated clutch, having a hydraulic control system for limiting the amount of torque which is capable of being applied to the wheels of a vehicle or the like. The control system includes an output driven pump which produces a sign ...