Accession Number : ADD006366

Title :   Loadingunloading Capability for Cargo Box Transport Vehicle.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cipkowski,Jerome T

Report Date : 08 May 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Containerized freight is loaded onto a vehicle by attaching an elongated tripod frame to one end of the freight container, applying a lift force to the other end of the container to reposition the container above the plane of the bed on the vehicle, backing the vehicle into the space beneath the container, and lowering the container onto the vehicle bed for transport to another location. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Hoists, *Cargo handling, Shipping containers, Trucks, Frames

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE