Patent Number: 7,708,121

Title: Piston dust boot seal for disc brake assembly

Abstract: A disc brake system comprising a brake piston with an annular groove defined in an outer side wall of said piston disposed to slide within a cylinder. A dust boot seal made of a flexible material having a first end and a second end, the first end engaging an outboard end of the cylinder, the second end engaging the annular groove. A plurality of flexible convolutions provided in the dust boot seal between the first and second ends, and the second end defining one or more slots.

Inventors: Morais; Eduardo (South Lyon, MI), Miller; Harry (Canton, MI)

Assignee: Kelsey-Hayes Company

International Classification: F16D 65/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018