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Gustav D Edelhoff, Fred I Smith: Motor-driven garbage truck comprising a detachable container. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, December 29, 1987: US04715767 (57 worldwide citation)

A motor-driven garbage truck provided with a detachable garbage container equipped with releasable coupling elements, and also having permanently mounted thereon which includes a pouring chute in the forward portion, lifting and tipping apparatus for picking up a garbage can and discharging the cont ...


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Stefanie Schulte Hinsken, Johannes Kirchhoff: System for determining the spatial position of an object by means of a video optical sensor. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, June 1, 1993: US05215423 (32 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system for determining the spatial position of an object with a video optical sensor which detects predetermined features of this object and generates signals which correspond to the features, the signals being then processed in an electronic computer connected to a control hand ...


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Gustav D Edelhoff, Fred T Smith: Motor-driven garbage truck comprising a detachable container. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, May 19, 1992: US05114304 (25 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a refuse container provided with a receiving pocket disposed near the upper edge of the container. The receiving pocket has an undercut portion and is formed by a section member located on and reinforcing the upper edge portions of the container and the undercut surface is complem ...


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Gustav D Edelhoff, Fred T Smith: Motor-driven garbage truck comprising a detachable container. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, November 12, 1991: US05064332 (25 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a motor-driven garbage truck provided with a detachable garbage container equipped with releasable coupling elements, and also having permanently mounted thereon a pouring unit which includes a pouring chute, lifting and tipping apparatus for picking up a garbage can and dischargi ...


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Wolfgang Hahmann, Johannes Kirchhoff, Georg Sandkuhler: Hydraulic cylinder control system for garbage collection truck lift-dump handler. Barmag, Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, January 22, 1991: US04986074 (23 worldwide citation)

An article handling apparatus is disclosed which comprises two independently controllable fluid actuated drives. The first fluid actuated drive comprises a cylinder and a differential piston which defines a large chamber and a smaller chamber. Also, a control system is provided which maintains a dif ...


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Gustav D Edelhoff: Garbage-collecting truck. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, July 4, 1989: US04844682 (22 worldwide citation)

Garbage-collecting truck comprising a dumping unit, including a pour-in opening and lifting and tipping mechanism for receiving a garbage can and emptying it into the pour-in opening leading into a receiving chamber. The lifting and tipping mechanism comprises a lifting arm pivoted on a transverse a ...


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Johann Kraus: Garbage collecting truck. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, July 23, 1991: US05033930 (20 worldwide citation)

A garbage collecting truck comprises a pouring unit, which has an open-topped pouring opening disposed between the driver's cab and the collecting container of the truck and also comprises a lifting and tipping apparatus consisting of at least one lifting arm, which is pivoted to the pouring unit or ...


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Johannes Kirchhoff, Georg Sandkuhler: Garbage-collecting truck having a replaceable container which is reciprocably mounted on a tiltable frame. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, September 3, 1991: US05044861 (15 worldwide citation)

A container truck, preferably a garbage-collecting truck, provided with a replaceable container which is connected by a releasable coupling to a tiltable frame which is pivotally movable by at least one first hydraulic fluid-operable piston-cylinder unit relative to the main frame of the chassis of ...


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Gustav D Edelhoff, Fred T Smith: Apparatus for lifting and removing garbage containers from garbage trucks. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, March 1, 1988: US04728241 (8 worldwide citation)

Garbage can be collected and fowarded in an economical manner by garbage trucks on which containers are detachably mounted. The containers can be lifted and removed from the garbage trucks and transferred to forwarding trucks in a simple operation. This is accomplished by the provision of a conveyor ...


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Johannes Kirchhoff: Container handling equipment. Edelhoff Polytechnik & Co, Morgan & Finnegan, May 19, 1992: US05114297 (7 worldwide citation)

A conveying and/or handling device for containers has a plurality of coupling claws, and latching members cooperating with the latter essentially in the manner of tongs. In order to provide for simple handling of all types of containers and to load and move them about, two coupling claws are provide ...