Receptacle Tiltable About Axis Parallel To Direction Of Apparatus Advance Patents (Class 414/184)
  • Patent number: 4989842
    Abstract: A device for charging and discharging a tilting melting furnace with a reable crucible, of a type including, in particular, a shovel in the form of a gutter with a circular section in the shape of a segment of a circle designed to introduce a crucible and a compact cylindrical smelting charge into a tilting furnace in the horizontal position, and means for moving the shovel. The inside radius of the cross section of the shovel is at least equal to the radius of the cylindrical charge, and the outside radius is less than the radius of the crucible, and it also includes means for rotating the shovel about its axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1980
    Date of Patent: February 5, 1991
    Assignee: Societe Nationale d'Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d'Aviation
    Inventors: Jean-Claude Doriath, Georges M. C. A. Gauje, Jacques L. E. Grammagnac
  • Patent number: 4568278
    Abstract: The invention relates to a charging and discharging device with a vertically and longitudinally movable supporting arm. According to the invention, a pivotable lifting fork is provided which is fastened, horizontally and rotatably about its longitudinal axis, to the free ends of a supporting arm extending essentially in the form of a U and open at the bottom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1986
    Assignee: Rheiner Maschinenfabrik Windhoff
    Inventors: Heinrich Patalon, Alfred Mues