US 9,812,238 B2
Electromagnetic coil system and methods
Oliver Heravi, Beaverton, OR (US); Adrian Simula, Livonia, MI (US); and Bryan Averill, Portland, OR (US)
Assigned to Warn Industries, Inc., Clackamas, OR (US)
Filed by Warn Industries, Inc., Clackamas, OR (US)
Filed on Sep. 3, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/845,167.
Application 14/845,167 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/686,057, filed on Apr. 14, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/051,858, filed on Sep. 17, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/983,388, filed on Apr. 23, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0380144 A1, Dec. 31, 2015
Int. Cl. F16D 19/00 (2006.01); H01F 7/18 (2006.01); H01F 7/08 (2006.01); F16D 27/108 (2006.01); F16D 27/118 (2006.01); F16D 48/06 (2006.01); F16D 11/14 (2006.01); F16D 11/00 (2006.01); F16D 23/12 (2006.01); F16D 11/04 (2006.01)
CPC H01F 7/18 (2013.01) [F16D 27/108 (2013.01); F16D 27/118 (2013.01); F16D 48/064 (2013.01); H01F 7/081 (2013.01); F16D 11/04 (2013.01); F16D 11/14 (2013.01); F16D 2011/002 (2013.01); F16D 2023/123 (2013.01); F16D 2300/18 (2013.01); F16D 2500/1022 (2013.01); F16D 2500/10431 (2013.01); F16D 2500/3026 (2013.01); F16D 2500/70418 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of operating an electromagnetic coil assembly, comprising:
responsive to energization of an electromagnetic coil of the electromagnetic coil assembly, translating the electromagnetic coil along a central axis of the electromagnetic coil assembly toward a magnetic armature while maintaining the armature fixed along the central axis.