Patents Assigned to Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 11125241
    Abstract: A ceiling fan includes a support unit, a stator, a rotor and a lamp. The support unit includes an axle and a magnetic disc fit around the axle. The stator is fit around the axle. The rotor has a plurality of blades rotatably mounted to the axle. The lamp includes a housing and a light emitting portion below a magnetic top face of the housing. The magnetic top face of the housing is attracted to the magnetic disc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Chung-Hao Tsai
  • Patent number: 11081926
    Abstract: An inner-rotor motor including a housing, a stator and a rotor avoids damage to the coil unit which often occurs during assembly of the conventional inner-rotor motor. The housing has an inner periphery provided with a plurality of protrusions. The iron core has an outer periphery provided with a plurality of notches. The insulating sleeve includes a plurality of positioning members. In radial directions perpendicular to the shaft, each of the plurality of notches is spaced from a center of a shaft at a minimal distance, and each of the plurality of positioning members is spaced from the center of the shaft at a maximal distance. The maximal distance is smaller than the minimal distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Duo-Nian Shan
  • Patent number: 11043871
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a stator of a waterproof motor includes disposing a first assembly in a mold where the first assembly includes a coil unit wound around an iron core assembly and filling the mold with a thermosetting plastic which forms a housing after curing. The housing envelops the coil unit and the iron core assembly. A recess is formed at one end of the housing. The method further includes disposing a second assembly in the recess of the housing where the second assembly includes a circuit unit and filling the recess of the housing with a waterproof glue which envelops the circuit unit after curing. According to the above, the stator of the waterproof motor is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Guo-Hao Chen, Chi-Tsung Tsai
  • Patent number: 10992194
    Abstract: A rotor of an inner-rotor motor includes a shaft having a connecting portion. A permanent magnet is mounted around the connecting portion of the shaft. The permanent magnet includes at least one first engaging portion. At least one coupling member includes a through-hole. The shaft extends through the through-hole. The at least one coupling member includes a second engaging portion engaged with the at least one first engaging portion of the permanent magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Ming-Tsung Li, Mu-Kai Yu
  • Patent number: 10989217
    Abstract: A blade adapter includes a support portion and a plurality of blade connection sections. The plurality of blade connection sections is connected to an outer periphery of the support portion. Each of the plurality of blade connection sections has a first face and a blade connection face opposite to the first face. The blade connection face includes at least one inclined portion. A windward adjustment angle or an inclination adjustment angle is presented between the at least one inclined portion and a horizontal plane. In addition, a ceiling fan includes a motor, the blade adapter, and a plurality of blades. The support portion of the blade adapter is coupled with the motor. The plurality of blades is coupled with the blade connection faces of the plurality of blade connection sections, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Kun-Ta Yang
  • Fan
    Patent number: 10969097
    Abstract: A fan includes a fan frame, an impeller, a plurality of blades and a light emitting unit. The impeller is rotatably coupled with the fan frame and includes a light diffuser ring. The plurality of blades is connected to the light diffuser ring. The light emitting unit is mounted in the fan frame, includes a board and plurality of light-emitting elements mounted on the board, and shines light on the light diffuser ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Chia-Ching Tsai, Hung-Cheng Zhou
  • Patent number: 10927895
    Abstract: A dustproof bearing assembly includes a base having a shaft tube. The shaft tube has an open end with an opening. At least one bearing is coupled to an inner periphery of the shaft tube. A rotating member includes a shaft seat. A shaft includes a first end coupled to the shaft seat and a second end extending through a shaft-receiving hole of the at least one bearing. A dustproof member includes a lower face and an upper face. The lower face is spaced from the open end of the shaft tube. The dustproof member covers the opening. The upper face of the dustproof member abuts a bottom of the shaft seat. The dustproof member has an outer diameter larger than an inner diameter of the shaft tube. The dustproof bearing assembly can be used in a motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Chia-Wen Kang, Yi-Ming Chu
  • Patent number: 10910908
    Abstract: A motor includes a base, a stator, a dynamic pressure bearing unit and a rotor. The base includes a shaft tube. The shaft tube includes a closed end and an open end. The stator is mounted around the shaft tube. The dynamic pressure bearing unit includes a bearing, a dynamic pressure assembly and a thrust plate. The bearing is received in the shaft tube. The dynamic pressure assembly and the thrust plate are disposed in a position relatively adjacent to the open end of the shaft tube and relatively distant from the closed end of the shaft tube. The dynamic pressure assembly is located between the bearing and the thrust plate. A lubricating fluid layer is disposed between the dynamic pressure assembly and the thrust plate. The rotor is connected to the thrust plate and is rotatably coupled with the bearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Wen-Nan Chou
  • Patent number: 10816010
    Abstract: A ceiling fan includes an axle, a hub, a plurality of blades, a plurality of connecting members, and a plurality of protective sleeves. The hub is rotatably coupled with the axle. The plurality of blades is coupled with the hub. Each of the plurality of blades has a first end and a second end. The first end is coupled with the hub. Each of the plurality of blades has a channel intercommunicating the first end with the second end. The plurality of connecting members is respectively received in the channels of the plurality of blades. Each of the plurality of connecting members has an end coupled with the hub, as well as another end coupled with the second end of the each of the plurality of blades. The plurality of protective sleeves respectively envelopes the plurality of connecting members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Kun-Ta Yang
  • Patent number: 10797557
    Abstract: A motor includes a seat, a bearing, a limiting member, a stator and a rotor. The seat includes a base plate and a shaft tube connected to the base plate. The shaft tube includes an open end distant to the base plate and having a plurality of fusion posts. The bearing is received in the shaft tube. The limiting member has a central hole. A diameter of the central hole is smaller than a diameter of the open end. The limiting member has a plurality of through-holes surrounding the central hole. The plurality of fusion posts respectively extends through the plurality of through-holes to fix the limiting member to the shaft tube by fusion bonding. The stator is fit around the shaft tube. The rotor includes a shaft extending through the central hole of the limiting member and rotatably coupled with the bearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Alex Horng
  • Patent number: 10785890
    Abstract: A handheld electronic device includes a case, an electronic unit and a cooling fan. The case includes at least one rib, an air inlet and a heat outlet. The at least one rib delimits a heat chamber. The air inlet and the heat outlet intercommunicate with an outside of the case. The electronic unit includes a heat source located in the heat chamber. The cooling fan is located in the heat chamber and includes an air entrance and an air exit. The air entrance intercommunicates with the air inlet of the case, and the air exit intercommunicates with the heat outlet of the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Wen-Te Chang-Chien, Ching-Ting Pien
  • Patent number: 10763720
    Abstract: A bearing assembly including a bearing seat, at least one bearing and a shaft is disclosed. The bearing seat includes a chamber, an assembly hole and a shaft hole. The assembly hole and the shaft hole intercommunicate with the chamber. The bearing seat has a slit which is adjustable. The at least one bearing is received in the chamber. The shaft extends through the shaft hole and the at least one bearing and includes at least one abutment portion. The at least one bearing abuts the at least one abutment portion. In addition, a motor including a bearing assembly is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Bo-Wei Chiou, Kun-Ta Yang
  • Patent number: 10756520
    Abstract: A sleeve unit for a motor of a ceiling fan includes a tubular member and a wire isolation member. The tubular member has a lateral slot extending through the tubular member from an inner periphery to an outer periphery of the tubular member. The lateral slot extends from a first axial end face towards a second axial end face of the tubular member along an axis of the tubular member. The wire isolation member includes an isolation plate unit delimiting a wire channel. The wire channel is located in the lateral slot. The isolation plate unit includes a stopper plate which is located in the lateral slot but does not come into a space delimited by the inner periphery of the tubular member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Kun-Ta Yang
  • Patent number: 10738796
    Abstract: A fan frame of an axial-flow fan is provided to reduce the vibration generated during the rotation of the impeller that is transmitted to the outside of the axial-flow fan via the fan frame. The fan frame includes a housing, a base and a plurality of connection members. The base includes a shaft-coupling portion. Each of the plurality of connection members includes two ends respectively connected to the housing and the base. Each of the plurality of connection members is defined with an extension line passing through the two ends of the connection member. Each of the plurality of connection members includes a first bending portion and a second bending portion. The first bending portion extends around a first notch, and the second bending portion extends around a second notch. The extension line extends through the first and second notches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Sheng-Chieh Liang, Chih-Hao Mai
  • Patent number: 10718343
    Abstract: A ceiling fan motor includes a sleeve, a stator unit fixed around the sleeve, a rotor unit rotatably mounted around the sleeve, and an axle detachably mounted to the sleeve. The axle can include an extending section and a suspension section. The extending section extends through and is coupled to the sleeve. The suspension section is exposed outside of the sleeve. The extending section can be contiguous to the suspension section. An outer diameter of the axle at the extending section can be smaller than an outer diameter at the suspension section to form a shoulder. An end of the sleeve can abut the shoulder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Kun-Ta Yang
  • Patent number: 10673302
    Abstract: An outer-rotor motor and a stator assembly of the motor solve the problems which exist in a conventional outer-rotor motor during the insertion of the bearings into the shaft tubes. The stator assembly of the outer-rotor motor includes a lower bearing seat, an iron core and an upper bearing seat. The lower bearing seat has a shaft tube. The iron core has an engagement channel and is coupled with the lower bearing seat. The upper bearing seat has a fixing portion, and the upper bearing seat abuts against the iron core. The shaft tube extends into the engagement channel at a first end of the engagement channel, and the fixing portion extends into the engagement channel at a second end of the engagement channel. Thus, the iron core is coupled with each of the lower and upper bearing seats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Chi-Min Wang
  • Patent number: 10644553
    Abstract: A silicon steel plate of a stator of an outer-rotor motor includes a magnetic yoke ring, a plurality of magnetic poles and a plurality of pole pieces is disclosed. The magnetic yoke ring has an inner edge and an outer edge. The inner edge forms a shaft hole. Each of the plurality of magnetic poles includes an inner end connected to the outer edge of the magnetic yoke ring. The plurality of magnetic poles is arranged around the magnetic yoke ring in even angles. Each of the plurality of pole pieces is connected to an outer end of a respective one of the plurality of magnetic poles. The silicon steel plate has a maximal diameter denoted as “W,” and the shaft hole has a diameter denoted as “D,” wherein 0.12?D/W?0.4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Alex Horng
  • Patent number: 10619642
    Abstract: A fan frame includes a housing, a shaft tube, a circuit board and a plurality of light-emitting elements. The housing includes a base and a plurality of connection members located between the base and a peripheral wall of the housing. The shaft tube is mounted on the base. The circuit board is mounted in the housing and includes a body having a through-hole. The circuit board is fit around the shaft tube via the through-hole and is integrally formed with a plurality of protruding ribs and at least one outer rib. Each protruding rib is aligned with a respective connection member. Each outer rib is located between two adjacent protruding ribs. The light-emitting elements are mounted on the protruding ribs and the outer rib. A fan including the fan frame is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Chia-Ching Tsai, Hung-Cheng Zhou
  • Patent number: 10574105
    Abstract: An inner-rotor type motor includes an iron core having a magnetic yoke portion and a plurality of magnetic pole portions. The magnetic yoke portion includes an assembly hole through which a shaft extends. A plurality of magnetic pole portions is arranged around the magnetic yoke portion. The iron core includes a plurality of receiving grooves. Each receiving groove is formed between two adjacent magnetic pole portions. The permanent magnets are received in the receiving grooves. At least one abutting member is coupled with an outer periphery of the shaft and includes a radial extension portion having a guiding surface. The guiding surface abuts against at least one of permanent magnets. The iron core, the permanent magnets, and the at least one abutting member of the rotor are received in a compartment of the stator. The shaft of the rotor is rotatably coupled to the stator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Chi-Min Wang, Ku-Ling Liu
  • Patent number: 10544798
    Abstract: A flow guiding device includes a flow-guiding member and a blade. The flow-guiding member includes a flow-guiding portion, a neck portion and a first coupling portion. The flow-guiding portion is connected to a first end of the neck portion. The first coupling portion is located at a second end of the neck portion. The flow-guiding portion, the neck portion and the first coupling portion are connected in series in a radial direction. The blade includes a second coupling portion at a free end of the blade. The second coupling portion is coupled with the first coupling portion. The flow-guiding portion has a cross-sectional area smaller than or equal to a cross-sectional area of the blade. A cross-sectional area of the neck portion viewed from the radial direction at the first end is smaller than a cross-sectional area of the neck portion viewed from the radial direction at the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Tso-Kuo Yin, Cheng-Wei Lin