Patent Number: 7,100,755

Title: Oneway clutch assembly

Abstract: A oneway clutch assembly comprises an outer race and an inner race, torque transmitting members disposed between the outer race and the inner race, a biasing spring for biasing the torque transmitting members, side plates disposed on the both sides of the torque transmitting members in the axial direction thereof, and detachment preventing means for restricting movements of the torque transmitting members, the biasing spring, and the side plates in the axial direction, and being elastically engaged with the outer race or the inner race. One of the side plates is provided with an engagement projection extended in the axial direction and the engagement projection is fitted in the detachment preventing means.

Inventors: Takasu; Yasuhide (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: NSK-Warner K.K.

International Classification: F16D 41/07 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018