|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||190/115; 016/113.1; 190/018.A|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 21|
A luggage article including first rollers and selectively deployable or nondeployable second rollers. The luggage article includes a handle that is movable between a retracted position and an extended position. The user can selectively deploy or not deploy the second rollers even when the handle is in the extended position. An improved detent device and also an improved caster system are also disclosed. Also, a wheeled panel mechanism by itself for use not only with luggage but also other articles such as carts, dollies and baby carriages, is disclosed.
1. A luggage article including a handle movable between a retracted position and an extended position, said handle including detent means comprising: a detent mechanism including a detent housing and a movable detent; a button mounted in said handle; a tensioning member mounted on the handle, the tensioning member including a surface and being pivotable about a pivot point between a first orientation and a second orientation, the button being operatively engageable with the tensioning member at a location offset from the pivot point to pivot the ten...