Patent Number: 8,573,362

Title: Device and method for the lubrication of a chain drive

Abstract: An application device and a method of use for the lubrication of a chain drive, more preferably for motorcycle chain drives or the like, includes a rail device. The rail device having a longitudinal side that can be brought to bear against a chain of the chain drive. The rail device includes a contact region formed of a consumable solid lubricant that can be applied to the chain and that can be brought in contact with the chain.

Inventors: Nagele; Michael (Walddorfhaslach, DE), Koch; Werner (Stuttgart, DE), Tabatabai; Mohammad Karimi (Giessen, DE), Fleischhauer; Guntram (Lohra-Kirchvers, DE), Tabellion; Jan (Staufenberg, DE)

Assignee: Schunk Kohlenstofftechnik GmbH

International Classification: F16N 7/16 (20060101); F16N 15/00 (20060101); B61K 3/00 (20060101); F16H 57/04 (20100101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017