Accession Number : ADD010551
Title : Motorized Wheels for Dolly Structures.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Grinwald,Israel M
Report Date : 18 Apr 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 19
Abstract : Mechanism to be added to existing two-wheeled dolly structures used for towing military shelter units from one geographical location to another. The add-on mechanism includes a motorized wheel unit attachable to the dolly structure to facilitate manipulation of the dolly structure into precise alignment with the shelter; the add-on mechanism further includes motor means for powering a hydraulic pump used to actuate certain lift cylinders on the dolly structure. The add-on mechanisms reduce the time expenditure required to hook the dolly to the shelter and raise same into a condition suitable for towing by a military truck.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Platforms, *Dollies, *Towing vehicles, Mechanization, Wheels, Hydraulic equipment, Hydraulic pressure pumps, Lifting bodies, Cargo handling, Towing vehicles, Shelters, Military equipment
Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE