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1. (WO2018204600) CONTOURED DOUBLE PASS ROLLER PATH FOR A TRACK CHAIN

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204600    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030823
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B62D 55/20
Applicants: CATERPILLAR INC.
Inventors: ACOSTA, Gustavo
HAKES, David, J.
ABELLO, Benoit
JONES, Benjamin I.
NOTT, Udo
Title: CONTOURED DOUBLE PASS ROLLER PATH FOR A TRACK CHAIN
Abstract:
A track chain member (400) comprises a shoe member (402), and a first rail member (404) extending from the shoe member (402), wherein the first rail member (404) defines a track chain traveling direction (T, 114) and a lateral direction (L) generally perpendicular to track chain traveling direction (T, 114), a first support surface (406) extending generally in both the track chain traveling direction (T, 114) and the lateral direction (L) defining an outer lateral extremity (408), and a first crest shaped member (410) disposed laterally adjacent the outer lateral extremity (408) of the first support surface (406).