With Drive Means For Tool Or Cleaner Patents (Class 172/35)
  • Publication number: 20130014966
    Abstract: A cultivator may include at least one rechargeable battery for an electrical power tool as a power source. The at least one rechargeable battery may include a plurality of rechargeable batteries. Further, the plurality of rechargeable batteries may be switched in sequence, so as to be used as the power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2012
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsumi TOZAWA, Shigeru TAKEDA, Kouji HANEDA, Mitsunori WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20120186214
    Abstract: A turf treatment trailer attachable to a ride-on lawnmower. The turf treatment trailer comprises a drawbar which is detachably attachable to the ride-on lawnmower, a frame connected to the drawbar, a first ground-bearing trailer wheel rotatably mounted on the frame, a second ground-bearing trailer wheel rotatably mounted on the frame and at least one turf treatment unit detachably attached to the frame. The turf treatment unit is positioned on the frame to trail the first ground-bearing trailer wheel so that in use when the turf treatment trailer is attached to the ride-on lawnmower which is moving forward over the ground, a substantially common area of the turf on the ground is sequentially traversed by the first ground-bearing trailer wheel and treated by the turf treatment unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2011
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Inventor: David Michel
  • Patent number: 8181711
    Abstract: A tiller with a removable tine rotor is provided. The tiller comprises a cavity formed by a top deck and end plates. The end plates comprise rotating spindles rotatably attached to the end plates. A gearbox translates rotation from a tractor to one of the rotating spindles. A tine rotor extends between the spindles and rotates to till soil. The tine rotor is releasably connected to the spindles within the cavity, such that the tine rotor is removable from the tiller without disassembly of the end plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: King Kutter, Inc.
    Inventors: J. Phillip Fraley, John W. Davis, III
  • Publication number: 20110056177
    Abstract: An electric wheeled apparatus comprises a main body, at least one wheel supported by the main body in a rotatable manner; an electric motor configured to apply torque to the at least one wheel, a battery interface configured to removably receive at least one battery pack which is originally designed as a power source of an electric power tool, and an electric circuit unit configured to electrically connect the at least one battery pack attached to the battery interface with the electric motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masahiko GOTO
  • Patent number: 7814984
    Abstract: A tiller with a removable tine rotor is provided. The tiller comprises a cavity formed by a top deck and end plates. The end plates comprise rotating spindles rotatably attached to the end plates. A gearbox translates rotation from a tractor to one of the rotating spindles. A tine rotor extends between the spindles and rotates to till soil. The tine rotor is releasably connected to the spindles within the cavity, such that the tine rotor is removable from the tiller without disassembly of the end plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Assignee: King Kutter, Inc.
    Inventors: J. Phillip Fraley, John W. Davis, III
  • Patent number: 7756622
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method and a device for damping the displacement of construction machines, in particular wheel loaders, comprising working equipment that is driven by means of a hydraulic cylinder, a hydraulic source, a controlled valve for supplying the hydraulic cylinder with hydraulic fluid, a regulator unit comprising control software, in addition to an acceleration sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: CNH Baumaschinen GmbH
    Inventors: Renato Gianoglio, Claudia Supparo, legal representative, Frediani Salvatore, J├╝rgen Weber
  • Publication number: 20090071742
    Abstract: Aground engaging vehicle having a frame, a power unit connected to the frame, at least one ground traction device, a power transfer device directing power from the power unit to the at least one ground traction device. The control system controls the power transfer device. An input device accepts commands from an operator and provides a signal to the control system. The input device includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket and a joystick device connected to the first bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2007
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Inventor: Jason M. Pline
  • Publication number: 20080179069
    Abstract: The invention relates to a soil stripping device, in particular a trench wall grab, comprising a base body, which can be connected to a carrier implement, a work unit, on which soil working tools are arranged and which is supported on the base body in a rotatable manner by means of a bearing device, and a rotary device for rotating the work unit with respect to the base body. The rotary device has at least a linear drive and a rope or chain transmission, through which a linear movement generated by the linear drive can be translated into a rotating movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2008
    Publication date: July 31, 2008
    Inventors: Stefan Franz Loeffelholz, Josef Maierhofer
  • Patent number: 6854404
    Abstract: This invention provides devices and methods for adapting a motorcycle for use with an agricultural system. In a preferred embodiment, the agricultural system includes a motorcycle drive unit adapted for removable attachment to a tool assembly. In a further embodiment of the invention, power transmission from the drive unit to a tool assembly drive axle is at reduced speed and increased torque relative to the motorcycle drive unit output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2005
    Assignee: Society for Research and Initiatives for Subtainable Technologies and Institions
    Inventor: Mansukhbhai Ambabhai Jagani
  • Publication number: 20030085043
    Abstract: The construction machine according to the present invention comprises a lower running body, an upper turning body mounted free to turn on the lower running body, and a connecting bracket arranged between the rear end of a turning frame of the upper turning body and a rear device arranged on the rear end side, characterized in that the connecting bracket is provided with a connecting portion connected detachably to the rear end of the turning frame, and a mounting portion for detachably mounting the rear device such as a counterweight elevating device. Thereby, the construction machine can be applied to multi-purpose uses while using the frame construction in common.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2002
    Publication date: May 8, 2003
    Applicant: KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Shigeru Muta, Kazuyuki Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 5957215
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for reconditioning the ground area of an arena in a riding hall or in an open riding course, which the device comprises a chassis which spans the breath of the ground area and can be moved lengthwise backwards and forwards. The chassis comprises vertically adjustable tools for preparing and leveling the ground area while the chassis is moving, with a device for dampening the ground area from a low level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 28, 1999
    Inventor: Georg Michael Diehl
  • Patent number: 5765646
    Abstract: Various types of working machines can be installed on a combined control machine car body as occasion demands, and the operation of a working machine can be automatically performed with the engine power of said combined control machine car body without a separate power source for each working machine. Accordingly, various types of fruit culture tasks can be simultaneously performed, thereby reducing expenditures, and more productively and efficiently performing the tasks of preventing damage by disease and pest, rotary work, cultivation weeding, spreading earth, pruning and sprinkling compost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 16, 1998
    Assignee: A. I. C. Machinery Co. Ltd.
    Inventor: Woong Gil Kim
  • Patent number: 5222563
    Abstract: Mulching apparatus having a tapered tooth structure which prepares a planting spot such that, when the apparatus is withdrawn from the ground, mulched residue remains within or adjacent to the planting spot. The apparatus may be removably attached to the boom of an excavator type vehicle and drivingly coupled to the vehicle's hydraulic drive system. The machine operator actuates and manoeuvres the vehicle, boom and mulching apparatus to rapidly prepare a series of mulch-containing planting spots for planting seeds or seedlings, for example in large scale reforestation projects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 1991
    Date of Patent: June 29, 1993
    Assignee: West-Northwest Forestry Ltd.
    Inventor: Timothy C. Van Horlick