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1. (WO2017034921) FRONT-HEAVY DUST CLEANING VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/034921    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/047561
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 19 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F24J 2/46
H02S 40/10
Applicants: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
ARAMCO SERVICES COMPANY
Inventors: PARROTT, Brian
CARRASCO ZANINI, Pablo
AISHEHRI, Ali
Title: FRONT-HEAVY DUST CLEANING VEHICLE
Abstract:
A cleaning vehicle (100, 200) for cleaning a surface (12) of an object (10) includes first and second carriages (102, 104, 210, 212) that define a frame. The vehicle (100, 200) also includes first and second wheels (108, 110) coupled to the first and second carriages (102, 104, 210, 212) to form a drive assembly and at least one motor (250) is operatively coupled to at least one of the first and second wheels (108, 110). A cleaning element (114) extends between and is supported by the first and second carriages (102, 104, 210, 212) at a location forward of the first and second wheels (108, 110). The vehicle (100, 200) also includes third and fourth wheels (116, 118). The third wheel (116) is adjustably mounted relative to the first wheel (108). The third and fourth wheels (116, 118) are configured such that the object (10) is received between the third and fourth wheels (116, 118) and the respective first and second carriages (102, 104, 210, 212).