Wedge Block Lock for Vehicle Track End Connectors.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
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In a track laying vehicle having ground-engagement shoes, the pivot pins of the shoes are coupled together by connectors which are locked in place by means of tapered wedge blocks the mating surfaces of the pins are also tapered. The tapers on the blocks and coupled pins are in axial directions so that disturbing torques generated during normal shoe operations have no effect on the taper lock action. Author
- Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
- Surface Transportation and Equipment