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Gracyalny Gary J, Santi John, Filipak Stanley, Matel Elliot J: Starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, LASKA Casimir F, February 28, 2002: WO/2002/016762

A starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine includes an energy storing device including at least one elastic member. The elastic member is loaded in response to rotation of a main shaft, and the main shaft rotates in an unloading direction in response to unloading of the elastic ...


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Elliot Matel Elliot Matel
Gracyalny Gary J, Santi John, Filipak Stanley, Matel Elliot J: Starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine. Briggs & Stratton, May 21, 2003: EP1311757-A2

A starting and stopping device for an internal combustion engine includes an energy storing device including at least one elastic member. The elastic member is loaded in response to rotation of a main shaft, and the main shaft rotates in an unloading direction in response to unloading of the elastic ...


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Harkness Joseph R, Santi John D, Lechtenberg Leo J: Assembly of alternator magnet blocks with engine flywheel. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, August 6, 1974: US3828212 (35 worldwide citation)

To secure magnet blocks for an alternator in a cup-shaped flywheel, the inner surface of the flywheel side wall is coated with epoxy and an annular cage is axially inserted into the well in the flywheel. The cage cooperates with inner flywheel surfaces to define radially inwardly opening pockets, in ...


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Harkness Joseph R, Santi John D, Lechtenberg Leo J: Method of making an assembly of alternator magnet blocks with engine flywheel. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, June 25, 1974: US3818586 (18 worldwide citation)

To secure magnet blocks for an alternator in a cup-shaped flywheel, the inner surface of the flywheel side wall is coated with epoxy and an annular cage is axially inserted into the well in the flywheel. The cage cooperates with inner flywheel surfaces to define radially inwardly opening pockets, in ...


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Santi John D: Valve for deep vacuum chambers. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, December 31, 1974: US3857545 (11 worldwide citation)

A valve for a deep vacuum chamber has a rotatable actuating shaft extending across a passage controlled by a disc-like valve member. The valve member has limited axial motion relative to the shaft, can swing bodily about it, and has a toggle connection with the shaft whereby in one part of shaft rot ...


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Santi John D: Reed switch for rapid cycle, high power applications. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, June 22, 1971: US3586809 (8 worldwide citation)

Each of the reeds is preloaded against a thicker post that extends along it at its side opposite the other reed. Each has an anchor portion flatwise secured to the post, a flat armature portion, and a thinner neck portion connecting the anchor and armature portions and extending obliquely to them. T ...


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Santi John D: Gasoline engine exhaust valve rotator. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, April 13, 1971: US3574304 (7 worldwide citation)

The cam for the exhaust valve has a small lobe that momentarily interrupts closing motion of the valve just before it seats, so that the valve slips rotationally relative to its spring under rotational inertia built up during the preceding part of closing motion and induced by rotation of the moving ...


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Santi John: Method and apparatus for finishing a cylinder bore.. Briggs & Stratton, September 8, 1993: EP0559328-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of cutting and finishing a cylinder bore surface yields a highly polished finish having substantially no tool marks. The method includes removing a first thickness of surface material using a diamond-tipped rough cutter (12) disposed on a rotating milling tool head (10). A second thickness ...


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Santi John D: Automatic choke actuator for small engines. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, May 11, 1971: US3578293 (4 worldwide citation)

In an automatic choke actuator wherein the choke is spring-biased toward closed position and is opened by suction in a suction chamber acting on a pressure responsive actuator linked to the choke, the suction chamber is communicated with the fuel induction zone of the carburetor induction passage th ...