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M Javaid Arshad, Zakaria I Saleh, Prasenjit Adhikari, Michael A McSweeney: Work vehicle access monitoring and control system. CNH America, Patrick M Sheldrake, Michael G Harms, January 18, 2011: US07873455 (33 worldwide citation)

An access control system for a work vehicle that has an engine and a location is provided, the system including location sensor that indicates the vehicle's location and an electronic control unit coupled to the sensor that receives the location signal and selectively disables the engine based upon ...


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George T Lumpkins, Peter J Dix, Daniel B Shore: Bulldozer autograding system. CNH America, Stephen A Bucchianeri, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, October 17, 2006: US07121355 (29 worldwide citation)

A dozer blade control system controls the position of a bulldozer blade, maintaining the blade at a constant position as the dozer travels through a worksite. The control system monitors the angle of the dozer blade with respect to the earth and when it senses that the dozer blade is tilting, it cor ...


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Edward H Priepke: Compact sickle drive for a header of an agricultural plant cutting machine. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, July 22, 2008: US07401458 (29 worldwide citation)

The compact sickle drive mechanism is adapted to incorporated into or beneath a floor or pan of a header at a location between and spaced from the sides or ends of the header, and can be configured for reciprocatingly driving two knife assemblies disposed in end to end relation, in opposite directio ...


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James F Rayfield, Gary L Bich: Ground sensing apparatus for a header of an agricultural harvesting machine. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Stephen A Bucchianeri, May 29, 2007: US07222474 (28 worldwide citation)

Ground sensing apparatus for a header of an agricultural harvesting machine, configurable for sensing the ground with a cutter bar of the header in a fixed and/or raised position. The apparatus utilizes a linkage arrangement in connection with a sensor shaft and a skid shoe deployable to a lowered p ...


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Yanming Hou: Power take-off control system and method. CNH America, Stephen A Bucchianeri, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, May 23, 2006: US07048106 (25 worldwide citation)

A PTO control system and method for engaging a PTO clutch of a vehicle or work machine such as, but not limited to, an agricultural tractor, that can effectively utilize both engine speed and PTO output speed values for determining a predicted and/or actual PTO load and other variable conditions whi ...


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Edward H Priepke, Douglas S Fitzkee: Lever connect PTO module for three-point hitch quick coupler. CNH America, Patrick M Sheldrake, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, August 18, 2009: US07575077 (22 worldwide citation)

A lever-operated PTO shaft connection mechanism for use with a three-point hitch quick coupler that aligns and engages the PTO driveline between a tractor and a powered implement.


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Robert D Kurtz Jr, Braden G Cammauf, Kevin W Ward: Radiator mounting system. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, July 22, 2008: US07401672 (21 worldwide citation)

A radiator mounting system for a skid steer vehicle includes an air box with a front wall having an opening sized to receive engine fan blades, an oil cooler disposed in the air box, a radiator; and a radiator frame supporting the radiator that is hingeably coupled to the air box. The radiator has p ...


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Peter J Dix: Correction in position with hitch position sensor. CNH America, Patrick M Sheldrake, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, August 25, 2009: US07580783 (20 worldwide citation)

An automatic guidance system for an agricultural vehicle includes a tractor, a towed implement, an absolute tractor position sensor, a relative implement position sensor, and an electronic control system. The operator inputs the implement geometry and field information into the control system. The c ...


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Pieter J P Willem, Eric A H Maertens, Geert P Mortier, Rudy P A Vandewalle: Guard for a header of a harvester. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, June 3, 2008: US07380392 (20 worldwide citation)

In a header having a movably mounted knife and a guard for shielding the moving and rotating components operating the knife, the guard preferably comprising two interconnected parts of which the first part is mounted on the header so as not to move with the knife and the second part is coupled for m ...


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Michael D Skelcher, Graeme J Yorwarth: Cab support system for an agricultural vehicle. CNH America, Stephen A Bucchianeri, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, April 3, 2007: US07198125 (18 worldwide citation)

An agricultural vehicle includes a chassis and a cab supported on the chassis by means of a support system which maintains the cab level. The support system comprises two pairs of hydraulic actuators. Each pair of actuators is operative to tilt the cab relative to the chassis about a respective one ...



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