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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 (35 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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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 (29 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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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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Edward H Priepke: Header with high speed sickle drives for a plant cutting machine. CNH America, Michael C Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, April 21, 2009: US07520118 (25 worldwide citation)

A header for a plant cutting machine uses a plurality of compact sickle drive mechanisms incorporated into or beneath a floor or pan of the header at a location between and spaced from the sides or ends of the header, each of which mechanisms can be configured for reciprocatingly driving two knife a ...


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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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Herbert M Farley, Nathan E Isaac, Andrew V Lauwers, Jason M Benes: Apparatus and method for automatically setting operating parameters for a remotely adjustable spreader of an agricultural harvesting machine. CNH America, Michael C Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, February 3, 2009: US07487024 (18 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for automatically recognizing a header connected to a harvesting machine and setting operating and/or adjustment parameters of a spreader of the machine for use with the header. The apparatus includes a memory containing information representative of predetermined spreader set ...


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Peter J Dix, Bingcheng Ni, Kousha Moaveninejad: Method and apparatus for creating curved swath patterns for farm machinery. CNH America, Patrick M Sheldrake, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, March 30, 2010: US07689356 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for defining, using, and adjusting curved swath patterns and a swath generation apparatus implementing said method for use in an automated vehicle guidance system.


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Frank Duquesne, Daniƫl M G Van Overschelde, Herbert M Farley: Combine harvester power management control. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, January 19, 2010: US07648413 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling maximum available engine power of a combine harvester wherein the engine drives the harvester and additionally powers a threshing mechanism for separating harvested crop into grain and crop residue and at least one further crop processing subsystem that may be sele ...



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