Chains for power transmission

Patent No. 7,452,295

Issued: November 18, 2008
Filed: August 24, 2004
Priority Application: Sep 3, 2003 - JP2003-311284

Inventor: Morishige; Kouji (Nabari, JP)
Assignee: BorgWarner Morse TEC Japan K.K. (Nabari, JP)


A silent chain includes a plurality of inside links each having a pair of teeth and pin apertures and connected to each other by connecting pins inserted into the pin apertures. At least three adjacent connecting pins have a wire extending substantially along the length of a chain. The wire is engaged with the connecting pins in such a way that bending resistance due to elastic deformation of the wire is applied to the chain during articulation of the chain.


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