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1. (WO2018160194) EXTENDIBLE CONVEYOR TRANSPORT AND INSTALLATION APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/160194    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/020685
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B60P 1/54
Applicants: SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Inventors: CARPENTER, Michael D.
Title: EXTENDIBLE CONVEYOR TRANSPORT AND INSTALLATION APPARATUS
Abstract:
An extendible conveyor transport and installation apparatus and method. The apparatus includes a plurality of support columns (112). The apparatus includes two runway beams (116) supported by the support columns (112), wherein the runway beams (116) can travel longitudinally along the support columns (112). The apparatus includes at least one bridge girder assembly (118) mounted between the two runway beams (116). The apparatus includes at least one hoist trolley (120) mounted on each of the at least one bridge girder assemblies (118). The runway beams (116) can travel along the support columns (112) into a position where the runway beams (116) extend past the support columns (112).