Patents Assigned to Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- Und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
  • Patent number: 4924825
    Abstract: An outer guide means for a valve tappet receiving an automatic, hydraulic earance compensation element of use in internal combustion engines, the tappet being disposed directly between a cam of a camshaft and a valve stem, the guide means comprising a wear-resistant end member co-operating with the cam, a hollow cylindrical stem part made of an extrudable polymeric substance and closed at one end by the end member and sliding in a guide bore in a cylinder head, and means coaxially disposed in the stem part thereof and adapted to receive the clearance compensation element, characterized in that a thin-walled unitary reinforcing element (10, 22, 41) is provided which is drawn from sheet metal and which, on the one hand, is secured to the end member (8, 26, 42) and, on the other hand, is positively connected to the stem part (9, 32, 36).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1989
    Date of Patent: May 15, 1990
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4864982
    Abstract: A novel inner element for hydraulic valve play compensation element for irnal combustion engines comprised of a cylindrical element (1) closed at one end, (2) a piston element (3) guided therein for longitudinal displacement and a helical spring (8) in the cylindrical element (1) bearing against the inner surface of the closed end (2) and against the piston element (3) characterized in that the bore (4) of the cylindrical element (1) is provided adjacent to the closed end (2) with an increased diameter (9) and contiguous to the end of piston element (3) at the closed end (2) of the cylindrical element (1) is a structural element (8,10) provided with at least one projection (11) engaging the increased diameter (9) of the bore (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 1984
    Date of Patent: September 12, 1989
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4745889
    Abstract: A self-adjusting hydraulic valve tappet arranged in a guide bore of a cyler head of an internal combustion engine and contacted at one end face by a control cam and abutting with a second end face against the end of a valve stem, the tappet consisting of a cup-shaped housing (1) comprising a hollow cylindrical wall (2) closed at one end by an end member (3) against the outside of which the cam abuts, and a cylindrical guide sleeve (6,28) concentric with the cylindrical wall (2), characterized in that the guide sleeve has at a point distant from the end member (3) an intake port (26,31,53) that opens into a duct extending to the end member (3), which is defined, on the one hand, by the outer surface of the outer piston (16) and, on the other hand, by the bore of the guide sleeve (6), and an oil transfer port (19,34) leading into the centric oil reservoir (18) is provided at the end of the inner piston (17) facing the end member (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 24, 1988
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4729350
    Abstract: A hydraulic valve clearance compensation apparatus for internal combustion ngines comprising a hydraulic compensation element accommodated in a bore of a rocker arm or actuating element which bore extends in prolongation of the stem of a motor valve and having a piston element guided for longitudinal displacement and provided with a crowned projection at its end facing the valve stem wherein a guide shoe is arranged between the crowned projection and the flat end face of the valve stem which, on the one hand, includes a spherical indentation engaged by the crowned projection of the piston element and, on the other hand, has a flat surface supported by the end face of the valve stem wherein the guide shoe is securely mounted to the valve stem, characterized in that a cage element (13) is arranged at the valve stem (4) or at an element (b 7,8) connected to the latter, the cage element (13) extending in direction to the piston element (3) and ends in radially inwardly directed restraining zones (15,19,23) which
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 1987
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1988
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4716865
    Abstract: An inner element for a hydraulic valve clearance compensation element for internal combustion engine comprising a cylindrical element (3) closed on one end and a piston element (5) guided therein for longitudinal displacement and protruding beyond the open end of cylindrical element (3), the piston element (5) having a reduced outer diameter (6) in its protruding portion engaging a radial flange (10) of a restraining element (9) held by a cylindrical collar (13) on the open end of cylindrical element (3), the open end of element (3) having also a reduced outer diameter (7) with an additional diameter reduction in the form of a peripheral groove (8) engaging positively the collar (13) of the restraining element (9) at at least some peripheral points, the restraining element (9) having one projection (11) at at least one peripheral point radially protruding beyond the outer diameter of cylindrical element (3), characterized in that the lengthwise region of collar (13) containing projections (11) engaging radial
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1988
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Georg Schaeffler
  • Patent number: 4716866
    Abstract: An inner element for a hydraulic valve clearance compensation element for internal combustion engine comprising a cylindrical element (3) closed on one end and a piston element (5) guided therein for longitudinal displacement and protruding beyond the open end of cylindrical element (3), the piston element (5) having a reduced outer diameter (6) in its protruding portion engaging a radial flange (10) of a restraining element (9) held by a collar (13) on the open end of cylindrical element (3), the open end of element (3) having also a reduced outer diameter (7) with an additional diameter reduction in the form of peripheral groove (8) engaging positively the collar (13) of the restraining element (9) at at least some peripheral points, the restraining element (9) having one projection (11) at at least one peripheral point radially protruding beyond the outer diameter of cylindrical element (3), characterized in that the collar (13) of restraining element (9) is provided in its initial stage so its cylindrical
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1988
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4716867
    Abstract: An inner element for the hydraulic valve clearance compensation element for n internal combustion engine comprising a cylindrical element (3) closed on one end and a piston element (5) guided therein for longitudinal displacement and protruding beyond the open end of cylindrical element (3), the piston element (5) having a reduced outer diameter (6) in its protruding portion engaging a radial flange (10) of a restraining element (9) held by a collar (11) on the open end of cylindrical element (3), the open end of element (3) having also a reduced outer diameter (7) with an additional diameter reduction in the form of peripheral groove (8) engaging positively the collar (11) of the restraining element (9) at at least some peripheral points, the restraining element (9) having one projection (13) at at least one peripheral point radially protruding beyond the outer diameter of cylindrical element (3), characterized in that the collar (11) of restraining element (9) is provided in its initial stage at its end opp
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1988
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4708103
    Abstract: A hydraulic valve clearance compensation element comprising a hydraulic censation element (2) in a bore of a rocker arm (1) or similar actuating mechanism extending coaxially from a stem (4) of an engine valve, a longitudinally moveable, adjusting piston (3) ending towards the valve stem (4) in a spherical projection (5) and between said projection and the end face (6) of the valve stem (4) a guide shoe (7,14) is arranged, comprising, on the one hand, a spherical cavity (8) which engages the spherical projection (5) of the adjusting piston (3) and, on the other hand, being supported with a plane surface (9) on the end face (6) of the valve stem (4), characterized in that, on the adjusting piston (3), a cage portion (11) emanates from a location situated behind the spherical projection (5), and extends in the direction of the valve stem (4) and ends there in radially inwardly directed locating zones (13), which engage behind an outer surface (15) of the guide shoe (7,14) and projections (10), respectively, of
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1987
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4686947
    Abstract: An hydraulic cup-shaped valve tappet for internal combustion engines with overhead camshaft comprising an outer hollow cylindrical housing (7) closed at one end by a bottom (3) in which is provided, concentrically radially spaced, a guide tube starting from the bottom, and in which is supported a longitudinally moveble plunger (5) of an hydraulic clearance compensation element, against the face thereof the end of a valve stem is abutting, a control cam (4) abutting against the bottom of the housing, characterized in that in the circular space between the cylindrical internal surface of the housing (7) and the external surface of the guide tube (8) a bellow element (16,21,25,31) is provided, said element being tightly connected, on the one hand, with the internal surface of the housing (7) and, on the other hand, with an end of the plunger (5) projecting from the guide tube which is capable to simultaneously take up variations in length and in volume and which together with the remaining tappet components defi
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1986
    Date of Patent: August 18, 1987
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Walter Speil
  • Patent number: 4648360
    Abstract: In a hydraulic valve tappet arranged in a bore of a cylindrical guide bore f a cylinder head of an internal combustion engine comprising a cup shaped housing (1) comprising a hollow outer wall (2) closed at one end by an end member (3) and a cylindrical sleeve 4 bearing against it in its bore, the cylindrical sleeve changing into an annular element (5) near end member (3), the annular element (5) carrying in its bore a guide sleeve (6) running coaxially with the outer wall (2), an oil duct (7) formed in the longitudinal direction at a peripheral location between outer wall (2) and cylindrical sleeve (4) starting from an oil feed bore (8) in outer wall (2) and terminating in an annular outer oil reservoir (10) at the junction between cylindrical sleeve (4) and the annular element (5), the outer oil reservoir (10) being defined by end member (3) of housing (1), annular element (5) and a hydraulic compensating element (11) comprised of outer cylindrical element (12) longitudinally moveable in guide sleeve (4) an
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 1985
    Date of Patent: March 10, 1987
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventor: Georg Schaeffler
  • Patent number: 4579094
    Abstract: A cup-shaped casing of a self-adjusting hydraulic tappet for overhead camft internal combustion engines, the casing comprising a hollow cylindrical outer part (1) closed at one end by an end member (3) and disposed concentrically therein a hollow cylindrical inner element (4) sealingly connected at its end distal from end member (3) to the bore of the outer part (1) by an annular flange (5), the actual clearance-compensating element (9) being guided in inner element (4) and having around it an annular oil reservoir (10) bounded radially by cylinder wall (2) of outer part (1) and bounded axially by end member (3) of outer part (1) and by flange (5), the outer generated surface of outer part (1) being provided with a peripheral groove (7), characterized in that peripheral groove (7) is axially at least as far from end member (3) as the transition between flange (5) and cylinder wall (2) of outer part (1) and an axial groove (11) starts from peripheral groove (7) at at least one place on the periphery and extend
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 1, 1986
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen-und Werkzeugfabrik Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventors: Horst Doppling, Walter Speil, Georg Schaeffler
  • Patent number: 4450704
    Abstract: A method of producing a metal sleeve having at least one recess open at the nd face extending over a portion of the axial length of the sleeve from a cylindrical pipe section comprising (a) inserting a cylindrical pipe section into the annular cavity of a die which cavity is radially greater than the wall thickness of the pipe section, (b) subjecting the pipe section to axial ram pressure whereby a bulge in the central portion of the pipe section occurs with the central portion bearing against the outer limiting wall of the die cavity and the end portions bearing against the inner limiting wall of the die cavity, (c) applying further pressure on the pipe section whereby it fills the die cavity except for a circular depression in the center of the pipe section bore and (d) acting on the resulting pipe section with a second ram with an end face with contours corresponding to the recesses whereby the displaced material from the contours enter into the circular depression of the pipe section to partially fill the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 29, 1984
    Assignee: Motomak Motorenbau, Maschinen- Und Werkzeugfabrik, Konstruktionen GmbH
    Inventors: Georg Schaeffler, Karl Spiess, Jurgen E. Heyne, Manfred Krost