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Rotor for a driving device Patent #: 4788883
ApplicationNo. 862809 filed on 04/03/1992
US Classes:74/570.2, Plural, movable relative to each other (including ball(s))74/572.1, Power generating-type flywheel74/572.2Flywheel, motion smoothing-type
ExaminersPrimary: Luong, Vinh T.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG05G 001/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1991-04-09 GB
AbstractA device for storage and release of energy having a body rotatably connected to a center shaft and two fins pivotably connected to the body. The pins have arms which each have an inertia block on an end of the respective arm. The arms are connected to the body by springs. A hood connected to the center shaft deflects an air stream toward the fins and the fins are pivoted rearwardly, radially displacing the inertia arms by centrifugal force. When the force of the air stream decreases, the springs urge the inertia blocks to return and stored energy is released, sustaining the rotation of the body.