Transmission Band and Case Cover (Patent No: 211712)
Inventor: Caughey, Arnott S.
Comments: shop foreman, Ford Garage 1920-21, Henderson's Directory
Description: Harry E Miebach and Arnott S. Caughey, co-inventors, both of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 24th May, 1921; 6 years. Filed 23rd October, 1920. Receipt No. 337,413.
Claim.—1 In a transmission for motor vehicles including a transmission drum, and a cover for the transmission, a side door in the cover, a transmission band about said drum, an ear iron fixed to one end portion of the band. and a second ear iron detachably mounted upon the opposite end portion of the band whereby the latter ear iron may be removed and the band pulled endwise from around the drum through the side door opening of the cover.
2. A transmission band including a metallic strap, an ear iron fixed to one end portion of the strap, an ear iron mounted upon the other end portion of the strap, means projecting from the strap through the latter ear iron, and locking means engaged with said first-mentioned means securing the latter ear iron in position.
5. A transmission band including a metallic strap provided at one end portion with a hook, an ear iron having an opening therethrough receiving said hook, a post projecting from the strap through the ear iron in advance of the hook, the ear iron being provided with a recess adjacent said post, a key engaging through the post seated in said recess and locking the ear iron in position, and a co-acting ear iron mounted upon the opposite end portion of the strap.
Claims allowed, 5.