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Title: Window-in-vane interrupter and switch plate assembly for ignition distributor

Abstract

This patent describes an ignition distributor to work with an engine control computer, a coil, fuel injectors and the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine to supply high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to supply signals to the fuel injectors. The distributor comprises: a distributor cap of a generally domed shape, the cap having spark towers to house electrodes for communication with the spark plugs of the internal combustion engine via wires. The cap also has a center coil tower to house a coil electrode for communication between the distributor and the coil of the internal combustion engine via a wire, the cap further housing other components within the distributor; a bowl shaped lower housing to mate with the distributor cap; drive coupling means connected to the lower housing for communication with the internal combustion engine such that rotational motion inside the engine results in proportional motion of the drive means; a shaft connected to the drive means, the shaft being mounted on the interior of the distributor to rotate about the central interior axis of the distributor; a rotor mounted onto the shaft and in tight communication with it so as to rotate with themore » motion of the shaft; the rotor further having an electrode for communication with the spark plug electrodes mounted in the spark tower as the rotor moves about the shaft; an interrupter comprising a circular flange and mounted concentrically about the shaft and affixed to it such the motion of the shaft results in motion of the interrupter; and the interrupter further comprising metal vanes equal in number to the number of internal combustion chambers in the internal combustion engine.« less

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6875603
Patent Number(s):
US 4632077
Assignee:
Chrysler Motors Corp., Highland Park, MI
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 1 Oct 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; SPARK IGNITION ENGINES; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMS; IGNITION SYSTEMS; COMBUSTION CHAMBERS; ELECTRIC COILS; ELECTRODES; FLANGES; ROTATION; ROTORS; SHAFTS; SIGNALS; SWITCHES; WIRES; CONTROL SYSTEMS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ENGINES; EQUIPMENT; FUEL SYSTEMS; HEAT ENGINES; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; MACHINE PARTS; MOTION; 330101* - Internal Combustion Engines- Spark-Ignition

Citation Formats

Novak, R J, and Kronberger, L J. Window-in-vane interrupter and switch plate assembly for ignition distributor. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Novak, R J, & Kronberger, L J. Window-in-vane interrupter and switch plate assembly for ignition distributor. United States.
Novak, R J, and Kronberger, L J. Tue . "Window-in-vane interrupter and switch plate assembly for ignition distributor". United States.
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title = {Window-in-vane interrupter and switch plate assembly for ignition distributor},
author = {Novak, R J and Kronberger, L J},
abstractNote = {This patent describes an ignition distributor to work with an engine control computer, a coil, fuel injectors and the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine to supply high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to supply signals to the fuel injectors. The distributor comprises: a distributor cap of a generally domed shape, the cap having spark towers to house electrodes for communication with the spark plugs of the internal combustion engine via wires. The cap also has a center coil tower to house a coil electrode for communication between the distributor and the coil of the internal combustion engine via a wire, the cap further housing other components within the distributor; a bowl shaped lower housing to mate with the distributor cap; drive coupling means connected to the lower housing for communication with the internal combustion engine such that rotational motion inside the engine results in proportional motion of the drive means; a shaft connected to the drive means, the shaft being mounted on the interior of the distributor to rotate about the central interior axis of the distributor; a rotor mounted onto the shaft and in tight communication with it so as to rotate with the motion of the shaft; the rotor further having an electrode for communication with the spark plug electrodes mounted in the spark tower as the rotor moves about the shaft; an interrupter comprising a circular flange and mounted concentrically about the shaft and affixed to it such the motion of the shaft results in motion of the interrupter; and the interrupter further comprising metal vanes equal in number to the number of internal combustion chambers in the internal combustion engine.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {12}
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