Patent Number: 6,167,773

Title: Adjusting device for the automatic operation of a gear-change device

Abstract: Adjusting device for the automatic operation of a gear-change device with a shifting shaft associated with linear drives to introduce a rotational and a translatory movement. To convert an introduced translatory movement into a rotational movement, the linear drive provided to introduce rotational movement is actively connected to the shifting shaft by an articulated connection having two support elements that are urged toward each other by a prestress force and an articulated element actively connected in a force locking position between the two support elements by the prestress force.

Inventors: Dorfschmid; Jens (Notzingen, DE), Ratte; Andreas (Dittelbrunn, DE)

Assignee: Mannesmann Sachs AG

International Classification: F16H 61/28 (20060101); F16H 61/30 (20060101); F16H 61/26 (20060101); F16H 059/04 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018