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Robert K Hollenbeck, Dennis P Bobay, James E Grimm, Norman Golm Jr, Gregory Thompson, Jeffrey A Hall: Electric motor having snap connection assembly. General Electric Company, Damian Wasserbauer, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, May 15, 2001: US06232687 (44 worldwide citation)

An electric motor having a snap-together construction without the use of separate fasteners. The construction of the motor removes additive tolerances for a more accurate assembly. The motor is capable of programming and testing after final assembly and can be non-destructively disassembled for repa ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck, Jimmy R Rickard: Start control arrangement for split phase induction motor. General Electric Company, H Neil Houser, Radford M Reams, October 11, 1983: US04409532 (40 worldwide citation)

A control arrangement for a reversible alternating current split phase induction motor of the type having a start winding electrically connected in parallel with a run winding, which controls the duty cycle of current in the start winding to selectively initiate rotation of the motor in the desired ...


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Glen C Young, Brian L Beifus, Robert K Hollenbeck, Austars R Schnore, Charles M Stephens, Paul M Szczesny, Thomas M Jahns, Eric R Benedict: Single phase motor for laundering apparatus. General Electric Company, Enrique J Mora, November 17, 1998: US05838127 (37 worldwide citation)

A motor system having a stationary assembly including a winding and a rotatable assembly in magnetic coupling relation to the stationary assembly. A power supply link having upper and lower rails supplied by a power supply provides power to the motor winding. The power supply link has power switches ...


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Jimmy R Rickard, Robert K Hollenbeck: Test initiating apparatus for appliances having self-diagnostic testing capability. General Electric Company, H Neil Houser, Radford M Reams, December 9, 1986: US04628443 (29 worldwide citation)

A test initiating device connectible to the power cord of an electronically controlled appliance for initiating appliance operation in either a normal operating mode or a self-diagnostic test mode. When so connected the test device is selectively switchable between a first state in which the device ...


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Jimmy R Rickard, Robert K Hollenbeck: Washing machine with out-of-balance detection and correction capability. General Electric Company, Frederick P Weidner, Radford M Reams, October 25, 1983: US04411664 (28 worldwide citation)

An automatic clothes washing appliance of the vertical axis type for a clothes washing operation having a plurality of cycles including wash and spin cycles incorporating a tub, a clothes receiving basket movably supported in the tub, means for distributing fill water to the articles received in the ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck: Draft inducer air flow control. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, May 23, 1995: US05418438 (27 worldwide citation)

A control circuit for a motor driving a fan for inducing a draft in the exhaust of a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The control circuit may be used in conjunction with either a variable pressure sensor or one or two discrete pressure sensors. A controller receives informati ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck: DC link circuit for an electronically commutated motor. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, April 30, 1996: US05513058 (27 worldwide citation)

A protective DC link circuit connecting a motor to a power supply. The motor has a stationary assembly and a rotatable assembly in magnetic coupling relation thereto and includes windings adapted to be commutated in at least one preselected sequence. The motor also has power switches for selectively ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck, David M Erdman, Dennis P Bobay, James E Grimm, Harold B Harms, David T Molnar: Motor with external rotor. General Electric Company, Damian Wasserbauer, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, May 29, 2001: US06239532 (26 worldwide citation)

An inside out motor includes a rotor including a concave member, a shaft defining a longitudinal axis mounted on the concave member and a magnet mounted on an interior surface of the concave member. A bearing receives the shaft for rotatably mounting the rotor. A stator assembly is mounted on said b ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck: Compressor including a motor and motor control in the compressor housing and method of manufacture. General Electric Company, Damian Wasserbauer, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, September 5, 2000: US06112535 (26 worldwide citation)

A refrigeration system to be driven by an electrical power source. A compressor mechanism in a hermetically sealed compressor housing circulates a refrigerant located within the compressor housing through a loop. A motor in the compressor housing and in contact with the refrigerant within the compre ...


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Robert K Hollenbeck, Mark A Brattoli: System and methods for controlling a draft inducer to provide a desired operating area. General Electric Company, Ralph E Krisher Jr, September 17, 1996: US05557182 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and methods to provide a desired operating area for a motor driving a fan for inducing a draft in a vent of a heating, ventilating and air conditioning system. The motor includes a stationary assembly and a rotatable assembly. The stationary assembly includes windings adapted to be energize ...



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