Patent Number: 6,254,490

Title: Automated swinging device

Abstract: An automatic swing device to be used in combination with a conventional porch swing is disclosed and includes a frame member that will support a conventional porch swing and maintain the components of the automatic swing device. Secured to the swing is a motorized rotating arm assembly. This rotating arm assembly includes a fractional horsepower gear motor. An initiation assembly is coupled to the rotating arm assembly. This initiation assembly includes a clutch arm that is connected to a stop unit. The stop unit is connected to the fractional horsepower gear motor. In operation, the user sits on the swing and pushes back, this will cause the rotating arm assembly to active the initiation assembly. The initiation assembly will provide for the clutch arm to pull back, forcing the stop unit to be disengage and cause for the automatic operation of the device.

Inventors: Lawson; Sydney William (Mt. Airy, GA), Lawson; Ronald David (Mt. Airy, GA)


International Classification: A47D 13/10 (20060101); A47D 13/00 (20060101); A63G 9/16 (20060101); A63G 9/00 (20060101); A63G 009/16 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018