Diana Ho: Wheel unit for in-line roller skate. May 3, 1994: US05308152 (45 worldwide citation)

A wheel adapted for use on a roller skate or the like includes a wheel member made of elastomer having shock-absorbing property, and a pair of disk members embedded into a central hole of the wheel member, and combinable with each other for firmly clamping two central rim portions on two opposite si ...

Rene N Arredondo Jr: Wheel for bicycles and method of producing. F Eugene Logan, September 21, 1993: US05246275 (45 worldwide citation)

A lightweight, high strength wheel having good aerodynamics both head-on and laterally is provided by this invention. The head-on aerodynamics of the wheel is as good or better than disk wheels of same size and weight while having adequate lateral, radial and torsional stiffness. There is also provi ...

Carlos Tsai: Bicycle wheel and the manufacturing method. Bernard R Gans, February 26, 1991: US04995675 (45 worldwide citation)

A bicycle wheel includes a rim having three or four spokes. A hub with a bearing is disposed at the center of said wheel. An annular recess is formed on an outer peripheral surface of rim for receiving a tire. A compartment is formed within each spoke for containing foam material and an annular cham ...

Francis C Ganance: Hospital bed caster apparatus. Hill Rom Services, Bose McKinney & Evans, March 15, 2005: US06865775 (44 worldwide citation)

A caster apparatus is provided for a patient support. The caster apparatus includes a braking system.

Paul E Lew: Hubless wheel. Wear and Tear, Baker & Daniels, May 30, 1995: US05419619 (44 worldwide citation)

A hubless wheel for a vehicle which provides advantageous weight and aerodynamic properties. The wheel includes a rotationally stationary inner hoop, coupled to the vehicle, and a rotatable outer hoop, concentric with the inner hoop. The inner hoop and outer hoop are both fabricated with a woven fib ...

Kojiro Yamaoka, Shusuke Nemoto: Axle driving apparatus. Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg, Saidman Sterne Kessler & Goldstein, November 1, 1988: US04781259 (44 worldwide citation)

Construction of an axle driving apparatus disposing therein left and right driving axles and differential gears of a traveling vehicle. The driving case of the axle driving apparatus is formed of aluminum die casting to enable assembly by reducing machined portions as much as possible, and divided i ...

Ilon Bengt Erland: Wheels for a course stable selfpropelling vehicle movable in any desired direction on the ground or some other base. Dennemeyer John J, April 8, 1975: US3876255 (44 worldwide citation)

A wheel for a course stable selfpropelling vehicle, having a centre part rotatable about an axis and a plurality of ground engaging means rotatably mounted on the centre part about the periphery thereof. Each ground engaging means being an elongated roll having its surface convexly vaulted in longit ...

Takenaka Toru, Hirano Makoto, Izumi Hideharu, Kuwabara Kazuya, Koyama Taiji, Kobashi Shinichiro: (Ja) 全方向駆動装置及びそれを用いた全方向移動車, (En) Omnidirectional driver and omnidirectional vehicle employing it. Honda Motor, Takenaka Toru, Hirano Makoto, Izumi Hideharu, Kuwabara Kazuya, Koyama Taiji, Kobashi Shinichiro, OSHIMA Yoichi, November 6, 2008: WO/2008/132778 (43 worldwide citation)

(EN) [PROBLEMS] To obtain an omnidirectional driver excellent in durability and maintainability without complicating the power source supply route for a drive source such as an electric motor. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A drive force in the first direction is generated through movement of a first ...

Steven M Cron, Jean Pierre Pompier, Timothy B Rhyne, Ronald Hobart Thompson, Kenneth W Demino: Non-pneumatic tire. Michelin Recherche et Technique, E Martin Remick, Frank J Campigotto, Carolyn G Uldrick, September 2, 2008: US07418988 (43 worldwide citation)

A structurally supported tire includes an outer annular band, and a plurality of web spokes extending transversely across and radially inward from the annular band and anchored in a wheel or hub. The annular band may further comprise a shear layer, at least a first membrane adhered to the radially i ...

Maurice C Terry Sr, Stephen G Christ: Spoked wheel hub. Innovative Bicycle Components Company, Curtis Morris & Safford P C, May 6, 1997: US05626401 (43 worldwide citation)

A hub assembly for a bicycle or other human powered vehicle. The hub assembly provides a unique design for use with straight pull spokes having enlarged retention ends with no bends that can be dropped into retention cavities and retention slots in a spoke ring of the hub assembly. The hub assembly ...