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Publication numberUS2179592 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 14, 1939
Filing dateFeb 24, 1939
Priority dateFeb 24, 1939
Publication numberUS 2179592 A, US 2179592A, US-A-2179592, US2179592 A, US2179592A
InventorsTheodore R Goettie
Original AssigneeTheodore R Goettie
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Roller skate brake
US 2179592 A
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Nov. 14, 1939. T. R. GoETTlE ROLLER SKATE BRAKE F'ild Feb. 24, 1939 Patented Nov. i4, i939 UNTE@ STATES I@A'I'EN'I' FFlCE ROLLER. SKATE BRAKE Theodore R. Goettie, Philadelphia, Pa.

Application February 24, 1939, Serial No. 258,282

4 Claims. (Cl. 280--11,20)

This invention relates to a brake for roller passed through an eye 26 on the heel plate of skates and it consists in the constructions, arthe Skate, and aS ShOWn in Figure 2, the apel` rangements and combinations herein described llllled end Of the Shank 24 iS apDYOXllnalJely in and claimed. alinement with the eye so that upon application It is an object of the invention to provide a of adrawing movement upon the cable, the shank 5 structure in which braking action will be applied 2d and level 23 Will be lnOVed into the dotted line to the wheels of a skate through a bending action DOSli'fiGn which WOllld be that OCCllped during apoi the leg oi a wearer of the skates, and in which DliCalliOn 0f the lllakeS- the brake action is automatically released when A link 2l lS DVO'Dally COnneCied llo Oneend ofthe the leg assumes normal position lever 23, the other end of the link being xed in It is also an object of the invention to provide in@ anelillle 0f the lng 22 A Similar link 28 iS a brake structure which may be readily installed Similarly Connected to the lever 23 Opposite the upon skates new in use, bolt ll, and to the apertured lug 22 of the front Additional objects, advantages and features of brake. Obviously, the brakes will be simultanel invention will be apparent from the following de- OllSly applied llpOn aCllallOn 0f lll'le level' 23, 15

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scription considered in conjunction with the acthrough the Cable 25, and Wllen SllCll pllll iS recompanying drawing, wherein leased, the springs i9 will return the brakes to Figure l is a side elevation of a skate, partly inOJSlati/S pOSliOn.

in section, showing my brake apphed, In Figure 4 the brake is shown applied only to Figure 2 is a bottom View there0f the rear truck of the skate. The mounting of 20 Figure 3 is a rear elevation of the skate, the brake shoe I8 is the same as that previously Figure l is a sectioned View of a portion of described and the shoe comprises a shank 21 of skate having a modied form of brake installed. Considerable length S0 as t0 eXlend rearwardly Figure 5 is a perspective of the brake of the through the medial portion of the truck, Which is modified form, then extended upwardly and at an angle, as indi- 25 Figure 6 is a side elevation of a skate applied to Called in dited lineS- The 11131961' 6nd 0f JUlla the foot 0f a, user, indicating the mode of app1yshank terminates in a` loop 2t for securement of ing the brake, a strap or cable similar to the one 25. In this There is illustrated in Figures 1 and 2 a skate form, bending 0f the knee of the user Will cause Il) having front and rear bracket members It rocking of the brake shoe in a direction to imand I2 to each of which there is mounted a truck plnge upOll the lOlleS 0f the Skate.

I3 by means of a bolt It. The bracket H is ear- While I have Shown and described preferred ried by a forward section l5 extensibly connected OIIIIS 0f my brake, JlllS iS by Way 0f illustration with a rear section lt associated with bracket l2, only and I consider aS lny OWn all SllCh InOdiCathe sections being retained in adjusted position tiens in Structure as fairly fall Within the Scope by means of bolts Il. The construction described 0f the appended Claims.

is well understood in the art. I claim:

Upon each of the bolts la adjacent their inner 1. In a roller skate having front and rear truck ends there is resiliently mounted a brake shoe mounting brackets, a roller truck for each I8, the shoes being apertured for reception of the bracket, a bolt COIlneCtng TGSDSCVG brackets and bolt, a helical spring i9 being interposed between trucks, a brake shoe loosely mounted upon the the shoe and trunk I3. The shoes i3 comprise bolts, said shoe having oppositely disposed roller oppositely disposed contact portions 2t for Contact portions, a helical spring on each bolt inbraking action against respective rollers 2l of terposed between a portion of the truck and the the skate, and an upstanding medially disposed brake shoe normally holding the brake shoes in apertured lug 22. The spring i9 functions to released position, a lever pivotallycarried memaintain the brake in released position yet movdially of the skate and movable in a plane parable to engage the wheels for braking action as allel thereto, draw means connected between upwill be described. per portions of the brake shoes and the lever, the

A lever 23 iS SWngably lnOllned upon the bolt connections with the lever being oliset with re- 50 ll and includes a rearwardly extended operating spect to the pivot of the lever, said lever having Shank 2d apertured adjacent iS flee end t0 lean extension, strap means connected to the end ceive a draw cable 25, the latter having means of the extension,and said strap having means for for securement to the leg of the user, as clearly attachment to the leg of a skater. shown in Figure S. The cable 25 is preferably 2, In a roller skate having front and rear truck 55 mounting brackets, a roller truck for each bracket, a bolt connecting respective brackets and trucks, a brake shoe loosely mounted on the bolt of one of the trucks, said shoe having oppositely disposed roller contact portions, spring means cooperable with the brake shoe, for holding it in normal position, and draft means connected with the brake shoe and extended rearwardly of the skate and a pull strap connected to the free end of the draft means.

3. In a roller skate having front and rear truck mounting brackets, a roller truck for each bracket, a bolt connecting respective brackets and trucks, a brake shoe loosely mounted upon the bolts, said shoe having oppositely disposed roller` contact portions, a, helical spring on each bolt interposed between a portion of the truck and the brake shoe, normally holding the brake shoes in released position, a lever pvotally carried medially of the skate and movable in a plane parallel thereto, draw means connected between the upper portions of the brake shoes and the lever, the connections with the lever being offset with respect to the pivot of the lever, said lever having a substantially right angular portion extended rearwardly of the skate, an eye on the skate above the right angular portion, and a draft cable threaded through the eye and connected to said rearward extension.

4. In a roller skate, a truck mounting, aroller truck for the mounting, a bolt connecting the truck and mounting, a brake shoe loosely mounted upon the bolt, said shoe having oppositely disposed roller contact portions, a helical spring on the bolt interposed between a portion of the truck and the brake shoe normally holding the brake shoe in released position, and said brake shoe having a medially connected lever of a length extended through the truck mounting and terminating in means for securement of a pull strap.

THEODORE R. GOETTIE.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification280/11.214
International ClassificationA63C17/14
Cooperative ClassificationA63C17/14
European ClassificationA63C17/14