Patents by Inventor Andrew Gordon Winch

Andrew Gordon Winch has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4045852
    Abstract: A method of truing a newly built spoke wheel having a hub and rim, subsequent to fitting spokes to the wheel and loosely screwing nipples to the spokes at the wheel rim. The method comprises securing the rim and hub in a concentric relationship, locally depressing the rim relative to the hub to a datum radius in the region of a nipple, tightening said nipple at least partially, and further locally depressing said rim relative to said hub in the region of each of said remaining nipples until all of said nipples are tightened as desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 1975
    Date of Patent: September 6, 1977
    Assignee: Raleigh Industries Limited
    Inventor: Andrew Gordon Winch