Ex parte UMEZAWA et al. - Page 12

          Appeal No. 95-4588                                                          
          Application 08/127,123                                                      

                                   APPENDED CLAIM                                     
                    10.  A lining for a brake band which comprises a                  
          curved thin strap having an adhesive thereon, brackets of                   
          different shapes being connected respectively to opposite ends              
          of said strap, and a thin wet lining being bonded, at a                     
          bonding surface thereof, to an inner side of said curved                    
          strap, wherein cavities for containing lubricating oil are                  
          formed in said lining at a side of said bonding surface and                 
          wherein one portion of each of said cavities is closed by said              
          curved strap and remaining portions of each of said cavities                
          are surrounded by said lining so that said lubricating oil is               
          contained within said cavities, said cavities being sealed                  
          from an external oil source during operation.                               

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