US 11,655,826 B2
Jaehyeon Kim, Seoul (KR); Haein Jung, Seoul (KR); Kibbum Park, Seoul (KR); Yongmin Kim, Seoul (KR); Seungho Baek, Seoul (KR); Kidong Kim, Seoul (KR); Seokho Choi, Seoul (KR); Hyungho Park, Seoul (KR); Hoojin Kim, Seoul (KR); Siyoung Oh, Seoul (KR); Hosik Jang, Seoul (KR); and Chiyoung Choi, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed by LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed on May 12, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/318,222.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2020-0057726 (KR), filed on May 14, 2020; application No. 10-2020-0066278 (KR), filed on Jun. 2, 2020; application No. 10-2020-0066279 (KR), filed on Jun. 2, 2020; application No. 10-2020-0066280 (KR), filed on Jun. 2, 2020; and application No. 10-2020-0139361 (KR), filed on Oct. 26, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0355958 A1, Nov. 18, 2021
Int. Cl. F04D 29/40 (2006.01); F04D 25/08 (2006.01)
CPC F04D 29/403 (2013.01) [F04D 25/08 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A blower comprising:
a base;
a case having an air inlet and an air outlet;
a fan provided inside the case to suction air through the air inlet and discharge air out of the air outlet;
a plate provided between the base and the case, the plate being connected to the case and configured to be rotatable relative to the base;
a motor configured to rotate the plate;
a bearing provided outside of a center of the plate, fixed to the plate, and movably supported on the base so as to move with respect to the base when the motor rotates the plate;
a first gear connected to the motor and fixed the plate, and provided between the plate and the base; and
a second gear engaged with the first gear and fixed to the base, and provided between the plate and the base,
wherein the bearing is disposed radially outward of the second gear.