Wisconsin Patent of the Month – April 2024

Woodway USA, Inc. introduces a revolutionary treadmill design, poised to redefine the exercise experience with its innovative features and advanced engineering. This cutting-edge treadmill restricts the belt from sliding in either transverse directions, ensuring the belt wears evenly with reduced damage.

At the heart of this invention lies a meticulously designed frame, boasting a front and rear shaft assembly meticulously engineered to ensure stability and smooth operation. The running belt, a crucial component of any treadmill, is thoughtfully integrated into the design, providing a seamless surface for users to walk, jog, or run.

However, what truly sets this treadmill apart is its dynamically adjustable bumper system. Positioned strategically along the frame, these bumpers serve a crucial role in enhancing user safety and preventing damage to the treadmill. By selectively engaging with the lateral edges of the running belt, the bumpers effectively restrict movement towards the frame, ensuring a secure and stable exercise environment.

Woodway’s treadmill is designed for versatility, with the option to include multiple bumpers on both sides of the frame. This customizable approach allows users to tailor their exercise experience to their specific needs, whether it’s for rehabilitation, high-intensity training, or leisurely walking.

The bumpers themselves are constructed from high-quality materials such as Nylon or ultra-high molecular weight Polyethylene, ensuring durability and longevity even under the most rigorous workout conditions. Moreover, the bumpers feature a dynamic design that allows for inward deflection upon impact with the running belt, further enhancing user safety and comfort.

Incorporating feedback from users and industry experts alike, Woodway USA has created a treadmill that not only meets but exceeds expectations. From its robust frame to its dynamically adjustable bumper system, every aspect of this treadmill is meticulously engineered to provide an unparalleled exercise experience.

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