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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: 2003
Publisher: © The Authors
Citation: NURSE, A.D. ...et al., 2003. Boom for a load handling machine. Europe Patent EP 1 361 189 A1.
Series/Report no.: European Patent;EP 1 361 189 A1
Abstract: A boom (12) for a load handling machine (10), the boom (12) has a mounting (20) by which the boom (12) is mounted on a body (11) of the machine (10), and first and second telescoped sections (24), the boom (12) carrying in use, at or towards its outermost end, a load handling implement (27), the second boom (24) section being telescoped within the first section and being extendible and retractable relative to the first boom sections (22) by actuating means, characterised in that at least one of the boom sections (22, 25) includes a plurality of walls (25a, 25b, 25c, 25d) each being a web made at least predominantly of a composite material, and where adjacent walls meet there being bearing members (30/35; 30a) which extend along a substantial length of the boom section (22, 25) to provide bearing surfaces (31) during sliding of the second boom section (25) relative to the first boom section (22).
Description: This is a European Patent. Patent number: EP 1361189 B1; Application number: EP20030008464; Filed date: Apr. 11, 2003; Publication date: 17 May 2006. This applicant for this patent was J. C. Bamford Excavators Limited, Staffordshire (GB)
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26729
Publisher Link: http://www.google.com.pg/patents/EP1361189B1?cl=en
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