US Patent No. 9,318,249


Patent No. 9,318,249
Issue Date April 19, 2016
Title Mechanical Hub
Inventorship Sharath Somashekar, Overland Park, KS (US)
Nitesh Manchanda, Overland Park, KS (US)
Sreekar Marupaduga, Overland Park, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,318,249

1. A mechanical hub attachable to a cable, the mechanical hub comprising:
an outer shell that surrounds a cable;
tiles that are spaced to surround the circumference of the cable; and
screws that connect the tiles to the outer shell and that are translatable to vary an angle of the tile with respected to
an x-y axis of the cable and to alter the distance the tiles are from the cable.