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Title: Boom for a load handling machine
Authors: Nurse, Andrew D.
Way, Richard
Panni, David C.
Sherratt, Paul J.
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © The Authors.
Citation: NURSE, A.D. ...et al., 2006. Boom for a load handling machine. United States Patent No. US 7,111,745 B2
Series/Report no.: United States Patent No.;7,111,745 B2
Abstract: A boom for a load handling machine, the boom has a mounting by which the boom is mounted on a body of the machine, and at least first and second telescoped sections. In use, the boom carries a load handling implement at or towards its outermost end. The first boom section is telescoped within the second section and is extendible and retractable relative to the second boom section by an actuator. At least the first boom section includes walls made at least predominantly of a composite material. A bearing member is located where adjacent walls meet to extend along a substantial length of the first boom section to provide bearing surfaces during sliding of the first boom section relative to the second boom section. Bearings also may be provided on the interior of the second boom section to further protect the first boom section.
Description: This is a United States of America Patent. Patent number: US 7111745 B2; Application number: 10/412,139; Filed date: Apr. 11, 2003; Publication date: Sep. 26, 2006. This patent was assigned to J. C. Bamford Excavators Limited, Staffordshire (GB)
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26728
Publisher Link: https://www.google.com/patents/US7111745
Appears in Collections:Patents (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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