|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||416/221; 416/220R; 029/889.21|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 11|
A lock for constraining blades in a hub includes a flexible ring for constraining the blades from moving axially in the hub, a finger attached to the hub for preventing the ring from rotating relative to the hub and whereby the ring flexes about at least a partial circumference thereof if urged axially by the blades.
1. A lock for constraining blades in a hub, said lock comprising: a flexible first ring for constraining the blades from moving axially in the hub, wherein the flexible first ring includes a radially inner surface and a radially outer surface; andfingers attached to said hub and preventing said flexible first ring from rotating, wherein said flexible first ring is unconstrained about the radially outer surface such that the radially outer surface flexes axially about at least a partial circumference responsive to axially forward movement by said blades. ...