Patent Number: 6,250,885

Title: Blade mounting assembly for a ceiling fan

Abstract: A blade mounting assembly for a ceiling fan has a plurality of blades and a ceiling fan motor with a motor body that rotates about a motor shaft. A fan housing/blade mounting assembly secures the fan blades to the motor body. The blade mounting assembly has a first ring secured to the motor body, sets of first spacers disposed on the first ring, each set of first spacers corresponding to a different fan blade, a second ring, and sets of second spacers, each set of second spacers corresponding to a different fan blade. The second ring is secured to the first ring such that each of the blades are disposed between the corresponding sets of spacers. The sets of first spacers each comprise a longer first spacer and a shorter first spacer. The sets of second spacers each comprise a longer second spacer and a shorter second spacer. Each of the fan blades are disposed between the corresponding shorter first spacer and longer second spacer, and between the corresponding longer first spacer and shorter second spacer.

Inventors: Gajewski; Mark (Culver, CA)

Assignee: Minka Lighting, Inc.

International Classification: F04D 25/08 (20060101); F04D 25/02 (20060101); F21V 33/00 (20060101); F04D 29/34 (20060101); F04D 29/32 (20060101); F01D 005/30 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018