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1. (WO1999008954) COIL CARRIER

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/008954    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/016987
Publication Date: Fri Feb 26 00:59:59 CET 1999 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 14 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: B21C 47/24
B66F 9/065
B66F 9/18
Applicants: KRESS CORPORATION
THOMAS, Dennis, R.
Inventors: THOMAS, Dennis, R.
Title: COIL CARRIER
Abstract:
A load handling vehicle (20) having a mainframe (22) supported on a plurality of wheels, and a platform (52) rotatably coupled to the mainframe (24). A counterweight (94) and a lift apparatus (50) are coupled to the platform (52) for rotation therewith. The lift apparatus (50) includes a mast (60) and at least one lift arm (56a, 56b) having a proximal end and a distal end, the distal end of the lift arm (56a, 56b) being coupled to the mast (60), and the proximal end being pivotally coupled to the platform (52) such that the mast (60) may be raised and lowered relative to the platform. An engagement probe (61) is retractably coupled to the mast (60).