Patent Number: 6,305,759

Title: Trailer ABS modulator with direct exhaust and control line/volume drain capability

Abstract: A self-cleaning feature is provided for a trailer ABS modulator. Direct exhaust is provided through the piston or diaphragm to establish control line and control volume drain capabilities. This provides for moisture removal from the control line or control volume. Quick exhaust during normal service braking is also improved and, likewise, exhaust during the ABS mode is improved.

Inventors: Ho; Thanh (Brunswick, OH), Herbst; Robert J. (Avon, OH)

Assignee: AlliedSignal Truck Brake Systems Company

International Classification: B60T 8/36 (20060101); B60T 008/34 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018