GB2257670A - Vehicle tracking adjustment. - Google Patents

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GB2257670A
GB2257670A GB9214978A GB9214978A GB2257670A GB 2257670 A GB2257670 A GB 2257670A GB 9214978 A GB9214978 A GB 9214978A GB 9214978 A GB9214978 A GB 9214978A GB 2257670 A GB2257670 A GB 2257670A
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    • B62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
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Abstract

Apparatus for effecting tracking adjustment comprises a member 30 which secures to a vehicle and contains a slot 34 arranged to extend longitudinally of the vehicle and engaged by a spigot (41, Fig. 3) of a bush 37 through which an axle mounting member (36) extends, and which is rotatable in and movable along the slot. The spigot (41) is a smaller diameter portion of the bush, there being a larger diameter portion (42, Fig. 3) the periphery of which is eccentric to the spigot and is disposed between opposed abutments 44, 45 on the member 30 which constrain that portion from moving lengthwise of the slot. Rotation of the larger diameter portion 42 causes the spigot 41, and thereby the axle mounting member, to move along the slot for tracking adjustment. The bush 37 can be secured to the member 30 to retain it in any adjustment portion of the axle mounting member along the slot 34. The member 30 may be a replacement bracket for a, or be a modified, bracket of an existing vehicle suspension and axle assembly. <IMAGE>

Description

VEHICLE TRACKING ADJUSTMENT This invention relates to apparatus for effecting a tracking adjustment on a vehicle, for example a trailer vehicle.

According to one aspect of the present invention apparatus for effecting a tracking adjustment on a vehicle comprises a member adapted to be secured to a vehicle, a slot in the member arranged to extend longitudinally of the vehicle, an axle mounting member extending through the slot and movable along the slot, a bush having a smaller diameter portion and a larger diameter portion the smaller diameter portion constituting a spigot through which the axle mounting member extends and which is received in the slot so as to be rotatable in and movable along the slot, and the larger diameter portion having a periphery which is eccentric to the spigot and disposed externally of the slot between opposed abutments on the member which constrain that portion from moving lengthwise of the slot, means to permit or cause rotation of the larger diameter portion whereby the spigot and the axle mounting member are adjusted along the slot and means to secure the axle mounting member to the member in an adjusted position.

The invention also consists in a suspension for a vehicle incorporating apparatus for effecting a tracking adjustment as set out in the aspect aforesaid, and in a suspension and axle assembly for a vehicle incorporating apparatus for effecting a tracking adjustment as set out in the aspect aforesaid.

An embodiment of the invention will now be described by way of example with reference to the accompanying drawings in which: Figure 1 is a perspective view of a known air suspension and axle assembly for a trailer, the axle being shown in outline only, Figure 2 is a perspective view showing a depending member for such a suspension and axle assembly as in Figure 1 and including tracking adjusting apparatus in accordance with the present invention, Figure 3 is a perspective view of an eccentric bush of the tracking adjusting apparatus, Figure 4 is an elevation showing one face of an alternative eccentric bush, and Figure 5 is a section on line A-A of Figure 4.

Referring to Figure 1 of the drawings, the known air suspension and axle assembly for a trailer illustrated comprises brackets 1,2 connected together by a tubular brace 3. Leaf springs 4, 5 are pivotally carried in resilient bushes (not shown) secured in the brackets 1, 2 by pivot bolts 6, 7 (axle mounting members) which pass through the brackets and are fastened thereto by nuts 8. The pistons of air springs 9, 11 are secured to the free ends of the leaf springs 4, 5. The air springs have pedestals 12, 13 at their upper ends which are secured to the respective chassis side members of the trailer (not shown).

An axle, the beam 14 of which is shown only in outline, is secured to the springs 4, 5 by respective spring seats, U-bolts, clamp plates and nuts 15 to 18 and 19, 21, 22, 23. The axle beam has at each end, though not shown, a brake assembly, a rotatably mounted hub and a wheel mounted thereon.

Shock absorbers 24, 25 are pivotally connected between the respective brackets and spring seats 1, 15 and 2, 19.

The suspension and axle assembly is mounted to the trailer by securing the brackets 1, 2 and pedestals 12, 13 to chassis members of the trailer, as by welding, after ensuring that the assembly is correctly aligned so that the axle is normal to the longitudinal centre line of the trailer. If, after securing the assembly to the trailer, any tracking adjustment is required this is effected by slackening the U-bolt nuts 18, 23 and tapping the spring seats (which are secured to the axle beam, as by welding) until the correct adjustment is obtained and then re-tightening the nuts 18, 23 to the correct torque.

The present invention avoids the undesirable release and re-tightening of the U-bolts.

The illustrated embodiment of apparatus in accordance with the invention for effecting tracking adjustment will now be described in its application to the known suspension and axle assembly just described.

Referring to Figure 2, at least one of the brackets 1, 2 of the assembly of Figure 1 is replaced by a bracket 30 incorporating abutment plates 31 at opposed sides 32, 33. The sides 32, 33 and their respective abutment plates 31 are formed with first and second slots 34, 35 respectively which extend longitudinally of the trailer and are in alignment with one another. A bolt 36 (constituting an axle mounting member) passes in succession through an eccentric bush 37, the first slot 34 a resilient bush, not shown, carried by the leaf spring 4 or 5, the second slot 35 and a concentric bush 38 to be secured by a nut 39. A closing plate, as 1A/2A in Figure 1, has been omitted from Figure 2 for clarity.

The eccentric bush 37 (Figure 3) has a smaller diameter portion which constitutes a spigot 41 which is received in the first slot 34 so as to be rotatable in and movable along the slot. The eccentric bush 37 also has a larger diameter portion 42 having a face 43 which extends in a direction normal to the axis of the bush to the spigot 41 and its periphery is eccentric to the spigot 41.

Opposed abutments 44, 45 on the outer face of the side 32 of the bracket 30 are situated to receive the larger diameter portion 42 of the eccentric bush 37 and allow its rotation but prevent movement thereof lengthwise of the first slot 34. The larger diameter portion 42 is sufficiently thick to allow one or more short axial drillings, as 42A, to receive the peg(s) of a peg spanner to cause rotation of the eccentric bush 37. Alternatively, the face of the larger diameter portion 42 which lies adjacent to the head of the bolt 36 may incorporate flats to enable a spanner to be applied to rotate the eccentric bush 37, or the periphery of the larger diameter portion 42 may have one or more short radial drillings for the peg of a "C" spanner.

The concentric bush 38 has a concentric spigot 38A which is entered in the second slot 35. The resilient bush (not shown) is clamped between the inner faces of the spigots 41, 38A by the bolt 36 and the nut 39. The first and second slots 34, 35 are conveniently made of equal size.

Preferably the abutments 44, 45 are secured to the brackets 30 during the building of the suspension. In this way it is not necessary to "hand" the brackets 30, thereby reducing manufacturing and stocking costs.

Just one of the brackets 1, 2 of the suspension and axle assembly may be replaced by one of the brackets 30 described to provide for tracking adjustment, or both of the brackets 1, 2 may be replaced by such a bracket 30. The latter increases the possible range of adjustment for alignment of the axle.

The suspension and axle assembly modified to include the tracking adjustment apparatus is secured to a trailer as has been described with reference to Figure 1. Any tracking adjustment which is required is effected at the or each bracket 30 by slackening the nut 39 and then rotating the eccentric bush 37 in the appropriate direction. The camming action of the larger portion 42 against the abutments 44, 45 causes movement of the spigots 41, 38A of the eccentric and concentric bushes 37, 38 along the slots 34, 35 carrying with them the bolt 36 whereby the axle is correspondingly moved. When the desired adjustment is achieved the nut 39 is re-tightened to the correct torque to clamp the resilient bush in the bracket 30 in the correct adjustment. The adjustment may be locked additionally by welding the eccentric and concentric bushes 37, 38 to the respective bracket sides 32, 33.

Referring now to Figures 4 and 5 of the drawings, there is shown an alternative eccentric bush 51. This bush is similar to the eccentric bush 37 of Figures 2 and 3 except that its outer face 52 incorporates a shallow parallel-sided slot 53. The width and depth of the slot 53 are arranged to receive opposed faces of the hexagon head of bolt 36, whilst still permitting the application of a spanner to the head of the bolt.

In this way rotation of the bolt causes the eccentric bush 51 to move along the first slot 34, obviating any need for a special spanner to effect alignment adjustment.

Since the movement of the bolt 36 is longitudinally of the trailer the use of the tracking adjustment apparatus avoids any alteration of ride height or camber during adjustment.

It will be appreciated that the design of the lower part of the brackets 1, 2 of Figure 1 (or of any other suitable brackets) could be modified to incorporate the slots 34, 35, abutment plates 31 and abutments 44, 45 which have been described with reference to the bracket 30 of Figure 2.

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1. Apparatus for effecting a tracking adjustment on a vehicle comprising a member adapted to be secured to a vehicle, a slot in the member arranged to extend longitudinally of the vehicle, an axle mounting member extending through the slot and movable along the slot, a bush having a smaller diameter portion and a larger diameter portion, the smaller diameter portion constituting a spigot through which the axle mounting member extends and which is received in the slot so as to be rotatable in and movable along the slot and the larger diameter portion having a periphery which is eccentric to the spigot and disposed externally of the slot between opposed abutments on the member which constrain that portion from moving lengthwise of the slot, means to permit or cause rotation of the larger diameter portion whereby the spigot and the axle mounting member are adjusted along the slot and means to secure the axle mounting member to the member in an adjusted position.
2. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 1 wherein the bush has a face which extends between the spigot and larger diameter portion normal to the axis of the bush and which abuts a corresponding face on the member.
3. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 1 or Claim 2 wherein the member has a second slot which is spaced from and aligned with the first mentioned slot (the first slot) and through which the axle mounting member extends and is movable therealong.
4. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 3 wherein the second slot receives a bush (the second bush) which is movable therealong and wherein the axle mounting member extends through the second bush.
5. Apparatus as claimed in any preceding claim wherein an abutment plate containing a slot is secured to the member with its slot in register with the slot of the member for the axle mounting member to extend through.
6. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 3 or Claim 4 wherein abutment plates are secured to the member, one adjacent each of the first and second slots, each abutment plate containing a slot which registers with the adjacent first or second slot for the axle mounting member to extend through.
7. Apparatus as claimed in any preceding claim wherein the larger diameter portion of the bush has a face remote from the spigot, and wherein the means to permit or cause rotation of the larger diameter portion is incorporated in or on said remote face.
8. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 7 wherein said means comprises a surface or surfaces adapted to engage with a head portion on the axle mounting member.
9. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 8 wherein the axle mounting member has a hexagonal head portion which is partially received within a slot or like portion in the remote face whereby rotation of the hexagon head also causes rotation of the bush.
10. Apparatus as claimed in Claim 8 in wherein said means comprises a plurality of recesses in said remote face which are adapted to receive lug or like members of a tool for rotating the bush.
11. A suspension for a vehicle comprising apparatus as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 10 and a second member adapted to be secured to the vehicle, a second axle mounting member carried thereby, for each axle mounting member a longitudinally extending leaf spring pivotally carried thereby at one end and mounting fluid spring means at its other end, said fluid spring means being adapted to act between its respective leaf spring and the vehicle.
12. A suspension for a vehicle as claimed in Claim 11 wherein the opposed abutments are secured to the member during the building of the suspension.
13. A suspension as claimed in Claim 11 or Claim 12 in which the second member is in accordance with the member of the apparatus as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 10.
14. A suspension and axle assembly for a vehicle comprising a suspension as claimed in any one of Claims 11, 12 or 13 and an axle secured adjacent its ends to the respective leaf springs intermediate their ends.
15. Apparatus substantially as described herein with reference to Figures 2 and 3 or Figures 2, 4 and 5 of the accompanying drawings.
16. A suspension for a vehicle substantially as described herein with reference to Figure 1 as modified by Figures 2 and 3 or Figures 2, 4 and 5 of the accompanying drawings.
17. A suspension and axle assembly substantially as described herein with reference to Figure 1 as modified by Figures 2 and 3 or Figures 2, 4 and 5 of the accompanying drawings.
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EP2495116A3 (en) * 2011-03-01 2013-07-17 BPW Bergische Achsen KG Support for pivotable mounting of the axle guide of a vehicle axle
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