04585266 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 21 patents.

A shiftable cover for a manure spreader is provided that is easily shiftable between a closed position wherein the spillage of liquid and semiliquid manure from the spreader is inhibited, to an open position which allows for the direct top loading of the spreader. The cover includes a pair of hinged together shiftable plates and extensible piston and cylinder assemblies for shifting the plates between opened and closed positions within a minimum operating envelope. The plates are arranged so as to scrapingly engage the manure spreader top wall for self cleaning of the top wall and the cover during the shifting of the plates.

Title
Manure spreader having shiftable cover
Application Number
6/586868
Publication Number
4585266
Application Date
March 9, 1984
Publication Date
April 29, 1986
Inventor
Richard G Steinberg
Clintonville
WI, US
Assignee
H & S Manufacturing Co
WI, US
IPC
E05D 7/02
B65D 43/02
B60P 7/02
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