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1. (WO1999008896) FLUID OPERATED JACK MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/008896    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/015473
Publication Date: Feb 25, 1999 International Filing Date: Jul 21, 1998
IPC: B60P 1/00
Applicants: CATERPILLAR INC.
Inventors: PRILLINGER, Peter, F.
SMITH, Christopher, J.
YOUNG, David, A.
Title: FLUID OPERATED JACK MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT
Abstract:
A first tubular member (30) is rigidly connected to a load engaging implement (18) and a second tubular member (72) is disposed in and retained in the first tubular member (30). The second tubular member (72) is connected to a fluid operated jack (16). The second tubular member (72) is rotatable in the first tubular member (30) and maintains a cylinder housing (12) and rod (14) of the fluid operated jack (16) for relative rotation. A fastener (86) pivotally connects the fluid operated jack (16) to the second tubular housing (72) and a fixed member (20) mounted on a load supporting body (22).