|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/037; 280/047131; 280/04719; 16/034|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 13|
A wheel assembly for use in combination with wheeled luggage to counter-balance gravitational forces exerted on the wheeled luggage when it is tilted forwarded and rolled. The wheel assembly has a shock-absorbing bias mechanism to absorb shock while transporting the wheeled luggage across a surface; a housing for the shock-absorbing bias mechanism; and a transport mechanism adjacent to the shock-absorbing bias mechanism to provide additional surface contact and load support to aid in rolling the wheeled luggage.
1. A wheel assembly for use in combination with wheeled luggage, said wheeled luggage having a front, a back, a top with a guide handle adjacent to the top, and a bottom with wheels adjacent to the bottom front, said wheel assembly comprising:(a) shock-absorbing means to absorb shock while transporting the wheeled luggage across a surface; (b) housing for said shock-absorbing means, said housing comprising a first plate swivelably attached to the front of the wheeled luggage adjacent to the bottom, and a second plate pivotably attached to the first plate...