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Edward A Czech, Ronald W Goodrich, Kevin L Crawford: Rotary bus lift with power stowable platform. The Braun Corporation, Jacques M Dulin, Thomas C Feix, January 19, 1993: US05180275 (89 worldwide citation)

Passive rotary wheelchair lift that is retrofittable in transit vehicles on either the forward or rearward edge of a side double-door step well. The lift employs in its preferred embodiment a double slide tube having a box frame with a cross header. A hydraulic cylinder actuates a pair of chains, on ...


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Ronald W Goodrich: Dual hydraulic, parallelogram arm wheelchair lift. The Braun Corporation, Jacques M Dulin, Thomas C Feix, November 16, 1993: US05261779 (64 worldwide citation)

An improved dual hydraulic, parallelogram arm wheel chair lift assembly for use in commercial vehicles, such as vans or buses. The lift assembly includes a platform connected at one end to a pair of parallelogram linkages, each of which is provided with a power-up, gravity-down hydraulic cylinder fo ...


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Ronald W Goodrich, Russell G Antrim: Under floor wheelchair lift. Jacques M Dulin, Robert F Heller Ehram White & McAuliffe Dennis, November 2, 1999: US05975830 (22 worldwide citation)

An under floor lift comprising a horizontal, U-shaped header framework which is mountable between a vehicle axle and floor, and which reciprocatingly receives a nestable carriage comprising a second U-shaped framework. The carriage comprises a transverse motor mount plate and a pair of spaced, horiz ...


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Alfred L Budd, Jacques M Dulin, Ronald W Goodrich, Russell G Antrim: Multi-panel platform rollstops for wheelchair lift. The Braun Corporation, Woodward Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, October 23, 2001: US06305897 (20 worldwide citation)

Multipanel rollstops mountable on the outboard end of a wheelchair lift platform in which at least one upper panel of the rollstop folds down or telescopes to reduce the rollstop profile for stowage. Preferred embodiments include bifold, trifold or telescoping rollstops for underfloor or under vehic ...


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Ronald W Goodrich: Electric switch having enhanced fault current capability. Essex Group, Robert D Sommer, August 21, 1984: US04467301 (18 worldwide citation)

In an electric switch having a bridging contact movable into and out of engagement with a pair of fixed contacts, at least one of the terminal elements supporting the fixed contacts comprises a strip of sheet metal folded back upon itself to provide a loop shaped current path with first and second c ...


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Ronald W Goodrich: Wheelchair access system with stacking platform. The Braun Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, January 4, 2005: US06837670 (16 worldwide citation)

A wheelchair access system with a stacking platform for use in conjunction with a vehicle having a floor, which includes a right-side vertical arm and an elongated support with a first and second portion. The first portion of the elongated support is pivotably coupled with the vertical arm. The vert ...


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Ronald W Goodrich: Electromagnetic contactor. Essex Group, Robert D Sommer, December 27, 1983: US04423399 (16 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic contactor comprising a terminal and contact block supported at one end on a magnetic frame includes cooperating interlocking means on its coil bobbin and the block for rigidly supporting the block at an additional location. The interlocking means on the coil bobbin include a pair ...


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Keith D Heigl, Ronald W Goodrich, Donald S Sturm: Electronic controller for vehicular wheelchair access. The Braun Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, November 30, 2004: US06825628 (14 worldwide citation)

A ramp deployment control system includes a controller, a kneeling motor operatively coupled to the controller and a ramp motor operatively coupled to the controller. The controller energizes the kneeling motor to kneel or stand a vehicle and energizes the ramp motor to deploy or stow a ramp. The co ...


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Ronald W Goodrich, Paul D Crawford: Method for mounting and dismounting a sliding van door in a slotted door track. The Braun Corporation, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, December 12, 2000: US06158173 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of mounting and dismounting a sliding door to and from a door track structure having a slot and mounted adjacent a vehicle roof. The door having an arm member having a roller assembly mounted adjacent an end of the arm member. The roller assembly having an upper and a lower disc portion and ...


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Keith D Heigl, Ronald W Goodrich: Vehicle access control system. The Braun Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, October 19, 2010: US07816878 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method for coordinating movement of a powered sliding door module and an access ramp for a vehicle. A system control board communicates with a current detector that can detect current on the power wires for the sliding door's motor. The current detector signals the system control board ...



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