Patents by Inventor Toshihiko Waka

Toshihiko Waka 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: 5540289
    Abstract: A stand apparatus for a front loader having masts attachable to mast mounts of a tractor through pivotal supports and mast fixing members, booms connected to the masts, boom cylinders and braces. The stand apparatus includes stand members each defining a slot for receiving a pivotal support disposed in a lower position on each mast, and a stand locking bore formed adjacent thereto. Each stand member is pivotable between an operative position in which a ground engaging end thereof contacts the ground to stand the front loader, and a contained position in which the ground engaging end is supported by the front loader. The pivotal support of each mast is movable in the slot to limit an amount of upward projection of the stand member in the confined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 30, 1996
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Masami Hirooka, Kazuhiko Ikeuchi, Toshihiko Waka
  • Patent number: 5152659
    Abstract: A boom assembly for a work machine comprising: a pair of first and second members of which one end pivot part is connected pivotally to a base machine and the second end pivot part supports a loading tool pivotally. An inflecting part is provided in the middle of the longitudinal direction of boom, and a cross tie member which ties the said first and second members in pairs near the loading tool. In order to form a first member which is connected to a tractor and a second member which supports a loading tool, with horizontal and vertical planes of upper and lower C-channels, the lower C-channel is inserted into the upper C-channel and its adjoining edges are welded. In order to form the inflecting part, the first member which is connected to a tractor and the second member which supports the loading tool are joined in a manner wherein the upper side of it is opened and the lower side is butt welded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1992
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventor: Toshihiko Waka