Patent Number: 7,708,125

Title: Piston-cylinder assembly

Abstract: A piston-cylinder assembly has a working piston attached to a piston rod and dividing a working cylinder into two working spaces. An external reservoir partially filled with damping medium is provided outside the piston-cylinder assembly and is connected to one of the working spaces by a connecting pipe. The piston-cylinder assembly is provided with a stepped bore for receiving the connecting pipe, in the larger-diameter part of which a seal is held in place by the connecting pipe.

Inventors: Beck; Hubert (Eitorf, DE)

Assignee: ZF Friedrichshafen AG

International Classification: F16F 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018