|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||E05F-001/08 B60B-033/06 B60B-005/02 B60B-033/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||016/019; 016/032; 099/279|
|§371/§102 date||20131107 (20131107)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 12|
A caster wheel device for a domestic appliance is in the form of a wheel mounting carriage, a dial having an underside forming a cam, a cam follower that contacts the cam, a wheel bracket and a wheel. The wheel bracket retains the wheel within it so that the wheel and bracket pivot about the follower independently of the carriage. The cam follower is attached to the wheel bracket and the wheel is able to trail behind the cam follower to form a trailing wheel caster when lowered.
1. A domestic appliance device having an underside supportable on a rest surface comprising: a retractable caster wheel assembly having a retracted and a lowered orientation;a rear fixed foot being located closer to a rear of the device than the caster wheel assembly;one or more rear wheels located closer to the rear of the device than the rear fixed foot;the rear wheels being in contact with the rest surface when the caster wheel assembly is in the lowered orientation and raised above the rest surface when the caster wheel assembly is in the retracted o...