Patents by Inventor Hubert H. Dumont

Hubert H. Dumont 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: 4274651
    Abstract: A hand-propelled wheelchair for riding upon sidewalks and ramps without rolling backwards or abruptly changing directions. The wheelchair has at least one, and preferably a pair of cam-actuated manual drive assemblies. Each manual drive assembly has a drive mechanism, which preferably takes the form of sprockets and a flexible chain drive. The manual drive assembly also includes a clutch and a rotatable hand crank with a cam thereon for engaging the clutch and drive mechanism. The hand crank and cam are movable from a drive position to a free-wheeling position. An auxiliary exercise assembly is provided to exercise the feet of the person sitting in the wheelchair when the hand crank is rotated in the free-wheeling position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1979
    Date of Patent: June 23, 1981
    Inventor: Hubert H. Dumont