Wheel Flange (Patent No: 117136)
Inventor: Bynum, Polk
Description: Rebord de roués
Polk Bynum, Strathcona, Alberta, Canada, 9th March, 1909; 6 years. Filed 3rd April, 1908. Receipt No. 157,283
Claim.-1. In combination with a wheel, a moveable flange fitted to a side thereof, and tension springs normally exerting a pressure upon side flange to hold it in a given position and adapted to permit said flange to yield when passing over and obstruction without tending to lift the wheel.
2. In combination a wheel, a plate placed against one side of the wheel and projecting beyond the tread thereof to form a flange, means for securing said plate to the wheel without binding the same, and tension springs normally exerting a pressure upon said plate to hold it in given position and adapted to permit the same yield when passing over an obstruction without tending to lift the wheel.
3. In combination a wheel, a plate secured to a side thereof and free to move, said plate having a flange at or the wheel as the plate, and tension springs interposed between said rim and the flange of the plate and attached thereto.
4. In combination a wheel having a hollow side, a plate secured to the hollow side of the wheel and free to move, tension springs normally exerting a pressure to hold said plate in a given position, and a support or filling piece secured to the hollow side of said wheel and forming a support for the inner portion of the aforementioned plate.