Patent Number: 10,029,358

Title: Hydraulic hammer with clearance control system

Abstract: A clearance control system for a hydraulic hammer is disclosed. The hydraulic hammer includes a housing member, a power cell disposed within the housing member, a wear member disposed between the housing member and the power cell, and a clearance control system for controlling the predefined clearance between the wear member and the power cell. The clearance control system includes a mounting boss and a fastening member disposed on the mounting boss. A first end of the fastening member is configured to receive an input from an operator and the second end is configured to contact with the first surface of the wear member. The fastening member is configured to move along a central axis defined by a threaded hole of the mounting boss to move the wear member towards the power cell, to control the predefined clearance between the wear member and the power cell.

Inventors: Moore; Cody T. (Waco, TX)

Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.

International Classification: B25D 17/11 (20060101); B25D 9/00 (20060101); E02F 3/96 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-07-24 0:00:00