Patent Number: 6,168,543

Title: Silent chain and sprocket having teeth with matching curved surfaces

Abstract: A silent chain and sprocket system for power transmission that includes a toothed sprocket and a chain with multiple links. At each point of engagement between the sprocket teeth and the chain link teeth, the sprocket teeth have a curved surface that makes contact with a curved surface on the chain link teeth.

Inventors: Matsuda; Akio (Nabari, JP)

Assignee: Borg-Warner Automotive K.K.

International Classification: F16G 13/04 (20060101); F16H 7/00 (20060101); F16G 13/00 (20060101); F16H 7/06 (20060101); F16H 57/00 (20060101); F16H 007/06 (); F16G 013/04 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018