Patent Number: 6,332,521

Title: Starting clutch

Abstract: In a starting clutch having input side elements and output side elements that are frictionally engaged with each other by receiving an axial load, urging means for permanently urging such elements is provided. Further, in a starting clutch comprising a multi-plate clutch having a hub, a damper device and a housing for covering the multi-plate clutch and the damper device, an outer peripheral side of the hub of the multi-plate clutch is connected to drive side elements.

Inventors: Shoji; Masao (Kakegawa, JP)

Assignee: NSK-Warner K.K.

International Classification: F16D 25/0638 (20060101); F16D 25/06 (20060101); F16D 43/00 (20060101); F16D 43/21 (20060101); F16D 023/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018