Ducted fan mower deck

  • US 5,873,225 A
  • Filed: 04/19/1995
  • Issued: 02/23/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/19/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. In a rotary mower deck having a rotary blade causing an air flow through a discharge chute with a trailing edge, the improvement comprising a source of additional pressurized air and means to direct said pressurized air towards the trailing edge of the discharge chute, said means to direct said additional pressurized air includes an air passage constituting a duct, said duct having an end opening, said duct having a longitudinal axis, and said longitudinal axis of said duct substantially running through said trailing edge of said discharge chute.

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