Harmonic Patent Applications

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170198802
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers. The first and second external teeth are flexed by a wave generator by the same flexing amount, into an ellipsoidal shape. The average pressure angle of main-tooth-surface sections of tooth profiles of the first external teeth having a low teeth number is less acute than the average pressure angle of main-tooth-surface sections of tooth profiles of…

ROTATION ACTUATOR

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170194832
A rotation actuator is equipped with a motor and a reduction gear disposed adjacent to each other. Both shaft end portions of a rotating shaft, which passes through the center of the motor and reducer, are rotatably supported through first and second rolling bearings by first and second fixed discs that are mutually fastened and fixed. A rotation output plate is supported through a third rolling bearing in the outer peripheral surface of the second fixed disc. A sliding ring is mounted…

DUAL-TYPE STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: June 22, 2017
Application Number: 20170175869
An externally toothed gear of a dual-type strain wave gearing is provided with first and second external teeth having different teeth numbers, and is flexed into an ellipsoidal shape by a wave generator. When t(1) represents the tooth bottom rim wall thickness of the first external teeth, and t(2) represents the tooth bottom rim wall thickness of the second external teeth, the ratio of t(1)/t(2) is set to a value satisfying 0.5>t(1)/t(2)<1.5. Accordingly, a dual-type strain wave…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING HAVING CONTINUOUS-CONTACT TOOTH PROFILE FORMED USING ARCUATE TOOTH PROFILE

Granted: June 8, 2017
Application Number: 20170159789
A strain wave gearing includes a rigid internally toothed gear, a flexible externally toothed gear disposed coaxially within the internally toothed gear, and a wave generator fitted within the externally toothed gear. The internally toothed gear and the externally toothed gear are spur gears having module m; and the number of teeth of the externally toothed gear is 2n less than the number of teeth of the internally toothed gear, where n is a positive integer. Taking a transverse…

NON-EXCITATION OPERATIVE BRAKE AND MOTOR WITH NON-EXCITATION OPERATIVE BRAKE

Granted: May 25, 2017
Application Number: 20170146079
In a non-excitation operative brake, a friction plate faces the inner disk part of an attraction plate made from a magnetic material, and an electromagnet faces the outer disk part of the attraction plate. A part for generating a brake force acting on a hollow shaft is located on an inner circumferential side in a radial direction of the attraction plate, while a part for magnetically attracting the attraction plate so as to release the brake force is located on an outer circumferential…

LINEAR ACTUATOR

Granted: May 4, 2017
Application Number: 20170126111
In a magnetic drive linear actuator, a load attachment portion is fixed to the lower side portion of the rectangular tubular coil frame of a mover, and a light-emitting portion of a position detection portion for detecting the movement position of the mover is fixed to the upper side portion of the coil frame. The load attachment portion and the upper side portion of the coil frame are mutually coupled through beam portions bridged there between. This makes it possible to prevent or…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MULTI-LAYER HOLLOW BODY

Granted: March 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170082187
A wave plug of a wave generator of a wave gear device includes: a metallic outer hollow body with an elliptical wave plug outer circumferential surface formed thereon; a metallic inner hollow body with a wave plug inner circumferential surface formed thereon; and an intermediate hollow body sandwiched between the outer hollow body and the inner hollow body. The intermediate hollow body includes CFRP layers. It is possible to implement a light wave plug in which a big hollow portion can…

WAVE GENERATOR FOR STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING WAVE GENERATOR

Granted: March 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170059024
In this wave generator for a strain wave gearing, a plug thereof is configured from a plurality of split plug segments that are joined in the axial direction. Wave gearings are installed to the split outer peripheral surfaces of the split plug segments by press fitting, and thereafter the split plug segments can be joined in the axial direction. It is possible to easily produce the wave generator in which a plurality of wave bearings are press fitted, in parallel arrangement, on the…

HOLLOW STRAIN WAVE GEARING AND HOLLOW ACTUATOR

Granted: February 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170051817
A cup-type hollow strain wave gearing of a hollow actuator has a seal part assembled inside a cup-shaped externally toothed gear. The seal part seals between a boss of the externally toothed gear and a plug of the wave generator so as to prevent lubricant from leaking from the side of the externally toothed gear into a hollow part. Since the seal part employs an oil seal and an O-ring, it is able to be constituted inexpensively and to surely prevent leakage of low-viscosity lubricant.

WAVE GENERATOR AND STRAIN WAVE GEAR DEVICE

Granted: January 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170016523
The wave generator of the strain wave gear device comprises: a rigid plug; a roller bearing fitted on the elliptical outer circumferential surface thereof; and first and second cylindrical springs, which press loose rollers that have some play in the radial direction between the outer race and the inner race of the roller bearing against the outer raceway surface. The loose rollers are pressed against the outer raceway surface with a linear contact and roll according to the outer raceway…

FLAT STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: January 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170009868
A flat strain wave gearing (1) has a mechanism for preventing a flexible externally toothed gear (4) from moving in the direction of the device center axis (1a) with respect to a rigid internally toothed gears (2, 3). The mechanism has an inner-peripheral groove (11) formed on inner teeth (3a) of the internally toothed gear (3), an outer-peripheral groove (12) formed on outer teeth (4a) of the externally toothed gear (4), and a flexible ring (13) mounted between the inner-peripheral…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: January 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170002914
In a strain wave gearing, external teeth of a flexible externally toothed gear are elastically deformable in a direction in which the tooth thickness of the external teeth decreases. Engagement between internal teeth of a first and a second rigid internally toothed gears and the external teeth is set in an overlapping state in which the external teeth elastically deform and engage in a state in which no gap is present. The tooth profile of the internal teeth is a corrected tooth profile…

PASSING-TYPE-MESHING NEGATIVE-DEFLECTION STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: December 8, 2016
Application Number: 20160356373
A strain wave gearing is a negative deflection strain wave gearing. The tooth profile shape for the internally toothed gear is defined by using a convex, basic tooth profile curve, which is a curve portion from an inflection point (A) to a bottom-part point (B) of a moving locus (Mc) of an externally toothed gear with regard to an internally toothed gear obtained by a rack meshing approximation. The tooth profile shape for the externally toothed gear at a principal cross section is…

PLANETARY GEAR REDUCER

Granted: November 3, 2016
Application Number: 20160319927
A planetary gear reducer has a planetary carrier supported by an input-side main bearing and an output-side main bearing. An angular contact ball bearing or a deep groove ball bearing which requires less installation space and is inexpensive is used for the input-side main bearing. A tapered roller bearing having a large capacity is used for the output-side main bearing. A compact, flat and inexpensive planetary gear reducer can be realized in comparison with a case in which the both…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING, FRICTIONAL ENGAGEMENT WAVE DEVICE, AND WAVE GENERATOR

Granted: October 13, 2016
Application Number: 20160298746
An externally toothed gear of a strain wave gearing is made to flex into a shape conforming to an ellipsoidal curve. The externally toothed gear meshes with an internally toothed gear at the major-diameter position of the ellipsoidal curve. These two meshing positions gradually change in the circumferential direction of the both gears along the tooth trace direction. The number of external teeth of the externally toothed gear participating in meshing with the internally toothed gear can…

FASTENING STRUCTURE FOR FASTENING DRIVEN MEMBER TO STRAIN WAVE GEARING DEVICE UNIT, AND STRAIN WAVE GEARING DEVICE UNIT

Granted: July 14, 2016
Application Number: 20160201783
A press plate is tacked to a boss of a cup-shaped flexible externally toothed gear of a wave gear device unit. A second arm as a driven member is attached by a fastening bolt to an end surface on an outer side of an output flange of the wave gear device unit. The fastening bolt is screwed into and secured in a tap hole of the press plate from each bolt insertion hole of the second arm, via a flange-side bolt insertion hole and a boss-side bolt insertion hole. A fastening structure can be…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING DEVICE

Granted: June 23, 2016
Application Number: 20160178044
The externally toothed gear of the strain wave gear device is provided with first external teeth, which are capable of meshing with first internal teeth on the stationary side, and second external teeth, which are capable of meshing with second internal teeth on the driving side. The numbers of the first and second external teeth differ. The number of the first internal teeth is greater than the number of the first external teeth. The number of the second internal teeth is less than the…

ROTARY ACTUATOR AND STRAIN WAVE GEARING REDUCTION DRIVE UNIT

Granted: June 23, 2016
Application Number: 20160178045
A reduction drive-side mounting end face on a strain wave gearing reduction drive unit has a circular center hole, and a motor-side mounting end face on a motor has a circular projection. The strain wave gearing reduction drive unit and motor are coaxially mounted by the circular projection being fit into the circular center hole with a regulating ring therebetween. The regulating ring, which regulates the motion of a flexible external gear, can be easily mounted to the strain wave…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: June 9, 2016
Application Number: 20160160985
A flat strain wave gearing device equipped with: a first internal gear and a second internal gear; a flexible tubular external gear; and an elliptically shaped wave generator. In the direction of a central axis, the center of support of the external teeth by the wave generator is offset, by an offset amount of ? along the direction of the central axis, with respect to the tooth-width center of the external teeth of the external gear. By setting the offset direction and the offset amount…

STRAIN WAVE GEARING

Granted: April 21, 2016
Application Number: 20160109014
A hollow-type strain wave gearing unit has a cup-shaped flexible externally-toothed gear, in which one shaft end portion of a hollow rotation shaft of a wave generator is located. The shaft end portion is supported by a bearing mounted on a bearing holder fixed to a boss of the flexible externally-toothed gear. The bearing holder has a retainer holding portion to prevent a retainer of a wave generator bearing from coming off in the axis line direction. There is no need to dispose a…