US 11,052,721 B2
Stabilizer device
Toshio Kuwayama, Nagoya (JP)
Assigned to CHUO HATSUJO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Nagoya (JP)
Appl. No. 16/976,771
Filed by CHUO HATSUJO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Nagoya (JP)
PCT Filed Mar. 20, 2018, PCT No. PCT/JP2018/011075
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Aug. 31, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/180824, PCT Pub. Date Sep. 26, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0008950 A1, Jan. 14, 2021
Int. Cl. B60G 17/027 (2006.01); B60G 21/055 (2006.01); B60G 17/016 (2006.01)
CPC B60G 21/055 (2013.01) [B60G 17/016 (2013.01); B60G 2204/1222 (2013.01); B60G 2204/41 (2013.01); B60G 2206/427 (2013.01)] 4 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A stabilizer device, configured to suppress tilt of a vehicle body, comprising:
a first stabilizer;
a second stabilizer; and
an engagement device,
wherein
the engagement device connects the first stabilizer with the second stabilizer, and is configured to be capable of switching between a connected state and a disconnected state;
the connected state refers to a state in which a force input to at least one stabilizer of the first stabilizer and the second stabilizer is capable of being transmitted to the other stabilizer, and the disconnected state refers to a state in which the transmission is incapable of being carried out;
the engagement device comprises:
a housing, fixed with the first stabilizer; and
at least one snapping portion, housed in the housing, and configured to be displaceable between a snapping position and a non-snapping position,
wherein the snapping position refers to a position where the snapping portion is snapped with a snapped portion provided in the second stabilizer, and the non-snapping position refers to a position where the snapping portion is away from the snapped portion, wherein the snapped portion is a recess provided in the second stabilizer; and
the engagement device is configured to be in the connected state when the at least one snapping portion is located in the snapping position, and in the disconnected state when the at least one snapping portion is located in the non-snapping position.