Elevating Wheel Patents (Class 37/306)
  • Patent number: 8825315
    Abstract: Systems, methods, devices, and computer readable media for controlling a digging operation of an industrial machine. A method includes determining a hoist bail pull associated with the industrial machine, determining a crowd torque limit value for a crowd drive based on the determined hoist bail pull of the industrial machine, and setting a crowd torque limit of the crowd drive to the crowd torque limit value to limit a torque associated with a crowd motor to the crowd torque limit value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Harnischfeger Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Colwell, William Hren, Mark Emerson, Michael Linstroth