|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A45C-013/00 A45C-005/00 B60B-023/00 B60B-027/02|
|미국특허분류(USC)||190/018A ; 301/111 ; 301/121|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 8|
A wheel unit for an article of luggage equipped with wheels to facilitate translation of the luggage along the ground. The wheel unit includes a wheel housing connected to the luggage, and a wheel support and a wheel rotatably but removably connected to the wheel housing, the wheel support being mounted to the wheel housing in such a way that it is easily removable. The wheel may be quickly and easily replaced when damaged without disassembly of any other part of the luggage article.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A luggage wheel system for an article of luggage, comprising:a wheel housing connected to an article of luggage and defining a wheel support receiving depression at least partially recessed within the article of luggage;a wheel support removably connected to said wheel housing, said wheel support including a wheel well adapted to be received at least partially within said depression; anda tongue and slot arrangement defined by said wheel housing and said wheel support wherein a tongue is inserted into a slot to engage the wh...