Patent Number: 6,253,891

Title: Removable wheel system

Abstract: A wheel unit for an article of luggage equipped with wheels to facilitate translation of the luggage along the ground. The wheel unit includes a wheel housing connected to the luggage, and a wheel support and a wheel rotatably but removably connected to the wheel housing, the wheel support being mounted to the wheel housing in such a way that it is easily removable. The wheel may be quickly and easily replaced when damaged without disassembly of any other part of the luggage article.

Inventors: Miller; Jacqueline N. (Boca Raton, FL)

Assignee: Travelpro International, Inc.

International Classification: A45C 5/14 (20060101); A45C 5/00 (20060101); A45C 013/00 (); A45C 005/00 (); B60B 023/00 (); B60B 027/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018