Hydraulic tensioner with a band type check valve
Patent No. 8,403,783
Issued: March 26, 2013
Inventor: Mark Wigsten (Lansing, NY)
A hydraulic tensioner includes an inlet portion which defines a pressurized fluid inlet. The hydraulic tensioner also includes a housing defining a chamber which is coupled to the inlet portion. A band check valve separates the pressurized fluid inlet from the chamber, and a piston slideably engages the housing. A method of manufacturing the hydraulic tensioner is also disclosed.
Reference to Related Applications
This application claims an invention which was disclosed in Provisional Application No. 60/749,832, filed Dec. 13, 2005, entitled "HYDRAULIC TENSIONER WITH A BAND TYPE CHECK VALVE". The benefit under 35 USC §119(e) of the United States provisional application is hereby claimed, and the aforementioned application is hereby incorporated herein by reference.
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