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Takashi Shimazu, Haruo Katagiri, Shigeru Sakamoto, Hidetoshi Shimizu, Akio Inatomi, Masashi Ishihara, Masayoshi Katagiri, Toru Shinoda: Brake disc rotor. Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Takaoka, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 18, 1996: US05526905 (20 worldwide citation)

A brake disc rotor which includes sliding plates on the inside and outside which are in parallel with and separated from each other in the axial direction of an axle; a plurality of inner and outer partition walls radially arranged between the sliding plates; a plurality of passages radially formed ...


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Masayoshi Katagiri, Toshio Kondo: Friction-pad wear-limit warning device for disc brakes. Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, February 12, 1985: US04498559 (19 worldwide citation)

A wear-limit warning device for a vehicle disc brake, warning the vehicle driver that a maximum permissible wear limit is reached on the friction pad or pads. The warning device comprises a projection protruding sideways from the end face of a backing plate of each friction pad, and a warning member ...


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Toshio Kondo, Kenji Urata, Masayoshi Katagiri, Kenichi Nakamura: Disc brake assembly. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, July 10, 1990: US04940119 (17 worldwide citation)

A disc brake assembly includes a mounting member and two brake pads mounted on the mounting member on opposite sides of a disc to be acted upon the brake pads. The brake pads are mounted on backing plates which have circumferential ends disposed in facing relationship to torsion-resisting surfaces o ...


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Masayoshi Katagiri, Toshio Kondo: Pad-wear-limit warning device for disc brake. Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Parkhurst & Oliff, July 17, 1984: US04460067 (16 worldwide citation)

A device for warning the allowable wear-limit of a pad assembly in a disc brake. The device comprises (a) a vibration member composed of (i) a fixing portion secured to a lateral end portion of a backing plate of the pad assembly, (ii) a spring portion bent into a curve as an extension from the fixi ...


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Masayoshi Katagiri, Takashi Fujii: Disc brake. Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, March 2, 1982: US04317508 (15 worldwide citation)

A disc brake of ventilated disc rotor type wherein air is positively introduced into the air passages formed in the disc rotor. In the dust cover of this type disc brake an air introducing hole is formed. On the outside of the dust cover an air collector is disposed for positively collecting and int ...


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Masayoshi Katagiri, Toshio Kondo, Masanori Midooka: Sealing boot. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei, Parkhurst & Oliff, May 8, 1984: US04447066 (14 worldwide citation)

A sealing boot of elastomeric material for hermetically closing an annular opening between support and movable members in relatively reciprocable relationship, the sealing boot including a tubular bellows portion which is integrally formed at the opposite ends thereof with a pair of cylindrical seal ...


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Toshio Kondo, Masakazu Ishikawa, Masayoshi Katagiri, Jiro Kizaki: Caliper mounting arrangement for a disc brake. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Pierce Scheffler & Parker, February 21, 1978: US04074795 (12 worldwide citation)

Fluid pressure operated disc brakes of a vehicle of the kind having a stationary member adapted to be secured to a non-rotatable part of a wheel assembly, a movable member on the stationary member, fluid pressure operated brake actuator incorporated into the movable member, a brake pad on one side o ...


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Toshitaka Suga, Masayoshi Katagiri: Disk brake rotor exhibiting different modes of vibration on opposite sides during braking. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, April 7, 1998: US05735366 (12 worldwide citation)

A disc brake rotor has a plurality of radial groves on its opposite sides that are equiangularly spaced. The angular interval of the grooves on one side is different from the angular interval of the grooves on the other side, so that the vibrations of two different modes caused by the grooves on the ...


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Teruo Souma, Masayoshi Katagiri: Car disc brake improved in friction pad mounting. Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, October 16, 1979: US04171037 (10 worldwide citation)

A disc brake used in a car wherein a friction pad is urged onto the disc surface to restrain the movement of the disc, which disc brake, for facitating the mounting of the friction pad, is provided with (1) a backing plate of the friction pad having a notch sandwiched by two projection portions, an ...


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Kazunari Kanbe, Takashi Ishikawa, Takuya Inaba, Masayoshi Katagiri: Vehicular foot-operated parking brake control apparatus. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, July 7, 1998: US05775174 (10 worldwide citation)

A vehicular foot-operated parking brake control apparatus is designed to achieve reliable and easy operation of the apparatus while also reducing the apparatus size and the stroke loss. The apparatus includes a mounting bracket that is adapted to be fixed to a vehicle body, and a pedal that is rotat ...