Patent Number: 6,168,528

Title: Tripod type constant velocity joint

Abstract: In a tripod type constant velocity joint, out of the pair of guide surfaces, the guide surface on the anchor side to tightly press the outer peripheral face of the outer roller when the rotational torque is transmitted in a predetermined direction is made non-parallel to the central axis of the trunnion under a zero joint angle condition, and there are provided guide portions each having a contact surface to contact with a side face of the outer roller at the anchor side on the side on which a distance between the guide surface on the anchor side and the central axis of the trunnion is extended.

Inventors: Ishijima; Minoru (Isezaki, JP), Ikeda; Toshihiro (Takasaki, JP), Mizukoshi; Yasumasa (Fujisawa, JP)

Assignee: NSK Ltd.

International Classification: F16D 3/16 (20060101); F16D 3/205 (20060101); F16D 003/26 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018