Patent Number: 6,253,633

Title: Torsionally compliant sprocket system for balance shaft drive

Abstract: The present invention relates to a torsionally compliant sprocket assembly which reduces the transfer of the crankshaft torsional oscillations to other components in the engine such as the balance shaft drives. The assembly comprises a first sprocket, second sprocket and a planar torsion spring located between the two sprockets and the shaft.

Inventors: Mott; Philip J. (Dryden, NY)

Assignee: BorgWarner Inc.

International Classification: F16H 55/36 (20060101); F16H 7/00 (20060101); F16H 7/06 (20060101); F16H 055/14 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018