Fluid powered linear piston motor with harmonic coupling

Patent Number: 9,447,798
Issued: 9/20/2016
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Abstract: A motor is disclosed that includes a module assembly including a piston that is axially cycled. The piston axial motion is coupled to torque couplers that convert the axial motion into rotary motion. The torque couplers are coupled to a rotor to rotate the rotor.
Filed: 3/13/2014
Application Number: 14/209,840
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.