Patents Assigned to Dayton Scale Model Company
  • Patent number: 4031601
    Abstract: A method of fabricating and mounting a fiberglass fan blade of predetermined configuration which includes the steps of producing a metal hub having a dovetail slot in one end thereof and also having a bore extending from the other end thereof into said slot, assembling a plurality of layers of resin-impregnated fiberglass sheet in superposed relation forming a blade blank of predetermined dimensions, each of said layers including a blade portion and a root portion of a width at least equal to the diameter of said hub, interleaving additional pieces of the fiberglass sheet with the root portions of said layers to increase the thickness of the resulting root portion of the blank to approximately the configuration of the hub slot, inserting the root portion of the blank into the slot, placing the assembled blank and hub in a mold which includes cavities for the blank and the hub and a shoulder at the inner end of said hub cavity, heating the mold until the resin substantially liquifies while maintaining the one
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 1976
    Date of Patent: June 28, 1977
    Assignee: Dayton Scale Model Company
    Inventors: Norman T. Staub, Anthony F. Staub