Patent Number: 6,293,373

Title: Retaining spring for a housing of a partially lined disc brake

Abstract: The present invention relates to a retaining spring for a housing of a spot-type disc brake, especially an integrated disc brake for motor vehicles, in which a brake carrier of the disc brake is integrated in the steering knuckle of the vehicle, the retaining spring including at least one spring ann extending essentially in circumferential direction and clamping the housing and the brake carrier in relation to each other. In order to install the housing retaining spring in a pre-assembled state on the brake housing without further processing and to fix the outer lining in the foreseen position the present invention teaches attaching the housing retaining spring on a part of the disc brake, especially on the outer brake lining in a swiveling manner.

Inventors: Weiler; Rolf (Eppstein, DE), Fuchs; Elmar (Darmstadt, DE), Langner; Bernd (Karben, DE)

Assignee: Continental Teves AG & Co, OHG

International Classification: F16D 65/097 (20060101); F16D 65/092 (20060101); F16D 55/226 (20060101); F16D 55/22 (20060101); F16D 55/00 (20060101); F16D 065/40 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018