By Heinz Heisler
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2 38 Clutch driven centre plate (pictorial view) Fig. 3 Clutch driven centre plate (sectional view) Fig. 4 (a and b) progressive take-up over a greater pedal travel and prevent snatch. The separately attached spring segments are thinner than the segments formed out of the single piece driven plate, so that the squeeze take-up is generally softer and the spin inertia of the thinner segments is noticeably reduced. A further benefit created by the spring segments ensures satisfactory bedding of the facing material and a more even distribution of the work load.
10 Clutch (upshift) brake (Fig. 15) The clutch brake is designed primarily for use with unsynchronized (crash or constant mesh) gearboxes to permit shifting into first and reverse gear without severe dog teeth clash. In addition, the brake will facilitate making unshafts by slowing down the input shaft so that the next higher gear may be engaged without crunching of teeth. The brake disc assembly consists of a pair of Belleville spring washers which are driven by a hub having internal lugs that engage machined slots in the input shaft.
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