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Stephen Rachael III: Armored vehicle. Richard C Litman, January 9, 1990: US04892345 (234 worldwide citation)

An armored vehicle includes a multi-compartmented cab section having an isolated driver area and adjacent crew member area each with a separate door providing access/exit therefrom. An attached vault section includes a plurality of separate cargo compartments provided with individual doors all of wh ...


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Jeffrey J Stoen, Lynn O Ringdahl: Foldable platform wheelchair lift with safety barrier. Crow River, Palmatier Sjoquist & Helget, March 28, 1995: US05401135 (137 worldwide citation)

A wheelchair lifting platform device for raising or lowering of a wheelchair into or out of a vehicle. The invention includes a barrier safety mechanism which is connected to a wheelchair platform. The barrier safety mechanism includes a barrier plate and an activator flipper plate. The barrier plat ...


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Lynn O Ringdahl, Jeffrey J Stoen, James B Welte, Gary G Gruber, Timothy W Jenum: Collapsible, powered platform for lifting wheelchair. Crow River, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, September 30, 1997: US05672041 (135 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for moving an object, such as a wheelchair, between an upper position and a lower position. The upper position is typically adjacent to the floor surface of a vehicle while the lower position is typically at ground level. The apparatus preferably includes a platform including at least t ...


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Emil J Hlinsky, Stephen W Simek: Automatic container securement device with a spring biased, cam surfaced head. MacLean Fogg Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, December 2, 1986: US04626155 (116 worldwide citation)

A device for automatically securing a cargo container to a support such as a deck of a vehicle or a second container with which the first container is to be stacked. The device includes a base having a projecting shear block received in the locking opening of the container. A head rotates between an ...


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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 (94 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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Benjamin James Dorstewitz: Rope tie-down. Edward Dorstewitz, Benjamin James Dorstewitz, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, December 11, 2007: US07306417 (92 worldwide citation)

An improved tie-down is provided have a self-locking lock arrangement formed in a loop of the tie-down rope so as to effect releasable locking of the rope at a readily adjustable length. The locking arrangement is formed by the rope itself rather than separate mechanisms and provides an improved arr ...


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Michael W Nebel: Extension mechanism for travel trailer slide-out rooms. Litman McMahon & Brown L L C, August 11, 1998: US05791715 (92 worldwide citation)

A slide-out mechanism for selectively extending and retracting a slide-out room through a slide-out room opening in a wall which automatically levels or aligns the slide-out room relative to the slide-out room opening in the wall comprises at least one stationary member, a retractable member slidabl ...


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Walter J Boasso, Stephen Benet: Method and apparatus for supplying bulk product to an end user. Boasso America Corporation, Garvey Smith Nehrbass & North L L C, Brett A North, May 8, 2007: US07214028 (90 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for supplying bulk material to an end user includes the step of providing a bulk material source that is at a location distant from the end user and a specially configured vessel and trailer apparatus for transporting the bulk material to the end user. The vessel is filled wit ...


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Thomas E Hainsworth: Materials handling system. Bell & Howell Company, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett, January 8, 1985: US04492504 (90 worldwide citation)

An unmanned guided vehicle (10) is propelled along a path (P) by a traction mechanism. Movement of the vehicle (10) on the path is controlled by a first control. The vehicle (10) includes storage (40) for storing at least one container (30) and transfer mechanism (44) mounted for vertical movement o ...