Centrifugal clutch with one piece rotor
Washing machine with delayed action drive clutch
One way clutch for dual action agitator
Drive system for automatic washing machine
ApplicationNo. 10058745 filed on 01/23/2002
US Classes:8/159, Agitating immersed material and liquid68/12.24, Clutch detail or transmission detail192/105BA, Transversely engaged with nonpivoted weights192/105CDTransversely expanding clutch with pivoted weights
ExaminersPrimary: Stinson, Frankie L.
Assistant: Perrin, Joseph
Attorney, Agent or Firm
AbstractA clutch for washing machine includes a rotating hub driven by a motor. The hub engages a rotatable intermediate plate which is mounted in spaced relationship inside an annular hub. As the rotational speed of the intermediate plate increases it expands radially outwardly and engages the hub to complete the clutch engagement.
Field of SearchManipulation of liquid
Agitating immersed material and liquid
Clutch detail or transmission detail
Including impulsing means (e.g., agitator) within and independent of centrifuge
Transversely engaged with nonpivoted weights
Transversely expanding clutch with pivoted weights