US 9,812,923 B2
Gear motor
Timothy K. Searfoss, West Branch, MI (US)
Assigned to Aero Industries, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed by Aero Industries, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed on Dec. 5, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/562,185.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/002,641, filed on May 23, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0340926 A1, Nov. 26, 2015
Int. Cl. H02K 7/06 (2006.01); H02K 7/116 (2006.01); F16H 1/20 (2006.01); F16H 1/26 (2006.01); F16H 1/14 (2006.01)
CPC H02K 7/116 (2013.01) [F16H 1/20 (2013.01); F16H 1/203 (2013.01); F16H 1/26 (2013.01); F16H 1/145 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A gear motor comprising:
an electric motor;
a spiroid gear set comprising a high ratio hypoid ring gear and pinion coupled to the motor;
at least one set of spur gears to couple to and work with the spiroid gear set to transfer power to an output shaft; and
a pinion adjuster operable to adjust the positioning of the pinion along a pinion axis by rotation of the pinion adjuster.