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1. (WO2018104461) A CASTER WHEEL ASSEMBLY AND A WHEELCHAIR COMPRISING THE SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/104461    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/081843
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Dec 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60B 33/00
B60B 33/04
Applicants: PERMOBIL AB
Inventors: BERGMAN, Håkan
Title: A CASTER WHEEL ASSEMBLY AND A WHEELCHAIR COMPRISING THE SAME
Abstract:
The present disclosure relates to a caster wheel assembly (1), comprising: a caster housing (3) provided with an axial channel, a spindle shaft (7) configured to be received by the channel of the caster housing (3), which spindle shaft (7) is inclined relative to the vertical plane when mounted in the caster housing (3) and the caster wheel assembly (1) is in use resting on a horizontal support, the caster housing (3) and the spindle shaft (7) being configured to rotate freely relative to each other, a caster wheel fork (9) having a wheel axle (11) configured to be arranged offset relative to a central axis of the spindle shaft (7), to provide a trail functionality, and a height adjustment mechanism (6) configured to adjust an axial position of the spindle shaft (7) relative to the caster housing (3) based on a rotational position of the spindle shaft (7) in relation to the caster housing (3).