Patents by Inventor James O. Moritz

James O. Moritz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4137984
    Abstract: A self-guided automatic load transporter for moving cargo between two or more locations by following a buried energized conductor and including a body which occupies a volume of space substantially surrounded on four sides by an exterior wall and having its interior divided by a plurality of transverse and longitudinal internal walls of approximately the same height as the external wall, a pair of parallel fork pockets extending between two parallel sides of the exterior wall, three base plates welded to the bottom of a number of the internal walls forming several box-like enclosures accessible only from the top, the plates not entirely covering the bottom and leaving open a number of wells, a cargo plate or bed disposed on top of and covering the body, a lightweight safety bumper extending forwardly and sidewardly from a front end of the transporter which senses obstructions and causes the transporter to stop, independent, motor driven wheels mounted on a common beam axletree which is disposed in a rearward
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 1977
    Date of Patent: February 6, 1979
    Inventors: Frederick R. Jennings, James O. Moritz
  • Patent number: 4127202
    Abstract: A stablized, true tracking trailer adapted to be cross-coupled with other true tracking trailers into a train, each trailer having a vehicle body including a cargo bed and having a fixed wheel and two castor wheels supporting the body, thereby providing a stable 3 point contact with the ground, a first and second pivotal connector attached proximate opposite corners of the first end of the body, and a third and fourth pivotal connector attached proximate opposite corners of a second end of the body for use with trailer cross-coupling linkage arms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 28, 1978
    Inventors: Frederick R. Jennings, James O. Moritz