Accession Number : ADD010853

Title :   Prefabricated Vehicle Maintenance Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Brauer,R L

Report Date : 05 Oct 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A prefabricated vehicle maintenance apparatus is disclosed, including a housing having bottom, side and end walls, which housing is adapted for insertion within a pit formed in the ground. A horizontal platform is arranged in the housing for supporting a mechanic beneath a vehicle arranged in straddling relation above the pit, the platform normally having effective with the spacing distances between the housing side and end walls, respectively. The vehicle maintenance apparatus further includes a platform lifting device for vertically displacing the horizontal platform being variable to define an opening affording access to the portion of the housing bottom wall arranged beneath the platform.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Maintenance equipment, Automotive vehicles, Platforms, Positioning devices(Machinery)

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE