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"Dump Bed Lifting Mechanism" by Zachary Pate

May 27, 2015 · The project was motivated by a need to create a device that would cause a small truck or trailer bed to lift up quickly and dump its contents. This would eliminate the need to use manual physical labor, which is both slow and exhausting. Additional design constraints require the stroke and diameter of the cylinder to be 6" x2". A design was conceived with the intent to …

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Light Duty and Medium Duty Dump Kit - Pierce Arrow Inc.

Light Duty and Medium Duty Dump Kit Installation Overview. This is an overview of a PIERCE Light Duty Dump Bed Kit installation. We are installing the Light Duty hydraulic dump kit on a Chevrolet cab and chassis. This is a 60 inch cab to axle. It's a very standard installation and the perfect truck for the Light Duty hydraulic dump bed kit.

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Dump Bed Lifting Mechanism

The project was motivated by a need to create a device that would cause a small truck or trailer bed to lift up quickly and dump its contents. This would eliminate the need to use manual physical labor, which is both slow and exhausting. Additional design constraints require the stroke and diameter of the cylinder to be 6" x2".

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Dump Bed Lifting Mechanism

lift. The scissor lift will be incorporated onto a frame and be mounted below the dump bed. The scissor lift will have pivot points and a mounting bracket with the dump bed positioned on top of it. Description This scissor lift will reside on the trailer frame underneath the dump bed. There are two mounting points for the scissor lift.

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Dump Truck and Trailer Safety – Ag Safety and Health

May 17, 2019 · An operator could inadvertently lower the bed, the bed's lift components could fail, or the hoist cylinder could collapse. To reduce the risk of an unexpected bed lowering, truck and trailer beds should be outfitted with a dump box lock bar (shown below) that mechanically blocks the bed from coming down.

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25. of 2. Grid List Table. Tailgate Latch Assembly. Provides a seal for dump body and trailer tailgates and is available in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum. Dump Body Vibrators. Use thousands of pounds of force to loosen excess materials in the truck body. Inspection Doors.

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Use of fluid dynamic restrictor for lowering dump truck beds

A fluid dynamic restrictor limits the speed at which the bed of a dump truck can be lowered by discharging fluid from a lift cylinder. The fluid dynamic restrictor defines a fluid vortex that provides a pressure drop proportional to the square of the fluid flow rate. Therefore the maximum rate at which the bed can be lowered is much the same regardless of whether the bed is empty …

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Device for lowering a dump truck bed - BROOKS; LOUIS J.

Aug 02, 1993 · A device and method for automatically lowering the bed of a dump truck by disengaging the hydraulic pump and the power take-off when the dump vehicle reaches or exceeds a predetermined speed or when the transmission is shifted to or above a predetermined gear. A conventional dump truck speedometer or transmission system is utilized.

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Device and method for lowering a dump truck bed according

Device and method for lowering a dump truck bed according to the transmission state of the vehicle . United States Patent 5588712 . Abstract: A device and method for automatically lowering the bed of a dump truck by disengaging the hydraulic pump and the power take-off when the transmission of the dump truck is shifted to or above a

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Motorcycle Towing System - Custom Truck Bodies

Amerideck is a hydraulic loading system for pickup truck beds. It's easily installed on 8ft and 6.6ft truck beds. A lift arm powered by a hydraulic pump is mounted in the bed of the truck with 1/2 in. grade 8 bolts and thread into 1/2 in. steel plates underneath the truck bed. AmeriDeck is meant for full size pick-up trucks.

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US20140110989A1 - Method and device for holding the

A method and device for securing the tailgate of a dump truck in a partially open position employs a removable post having a horizontal hole through its distal end and a vertical opening in its proximal end. The distal end of the post is attached to the tailgate by inserting the latch pin through the hole in the distal end of the post.

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RAISED DUMP BODY LIGHT AND SOUND WARNING SYSTEM …

All trucks, trailers and semi-trailers with a dump body height exceeding 4.15 m when the dump body is raised to its maximum position. The Regulations also apply to combinations of vehicles with a combined weight of 4,500 kg or more and a height exceeding 4,15 m (for example, a pick-up truck towing a dump trailer).

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Dump Truck Tip-Over Prevention Fact Sheet

Annually, about 41% of dump truck-related deaths involve workers on foot. Approximately 8% of those killed were maintaining dump trucks, and nearly 3% of the deaths resulted from a worker caught between the truck frame and a falling dump truck bed. 3 Causes of Dump Truck Tip-Overs Many factors contribute to dump truck tip-overs depending

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Dump Truck Tailgate Hardware. We carry a big selection of Dump Body Tailgate Hinges, Brackets, Tailgate Banjo Eyes, Chain Latches and Dump Body Tailgate Latches. Dump Tailgate Hinge, 2-1/2", Lower Hinge Assy.(21/32" pin hole) For 1-1/4" Dia. Post, Buyers BTL030B656

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KR970011605B1 - Cut-off control system for transmission

Method and device for controlling or regulating a brake system US7493205B2 (en) US5588712A (en) Liming: Device and method for lowering a dump truck bed according to the transmission state of the vehicle US6375281B1 (en) 2002 …

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Dump truck forgets to lower the bed : CatastrophicFailure

670 votes, 53 comments. 1.3m members in the CatastrophicFailure community. Videos, gifs, or aftermath photos of machinery, structures, or devices …

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Dump Truck Body Up Switch Sensor Indicator - Backup Alarms

Dump Truck Body Up Indicators lets the driver know when the dump body is in the raised position with a visual light and loud alarm in the cab. This reduces the chance of overhead collisions and other safety issues with raised dump bodies. We also carry Back Up Alarms for safety of pesonal while backing up.

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WO2009087691A1 - Safety devices for tipper unloading type

A safety device for the dump body (2) of tipper unloading type dump trucks (1), includes a dump truck with a rear tipper dump body (2, 25, 35); a safety device activated with the increase in inclination of the dump body; extendable dump body raising components (4) to raise one end of the dump body from the frame (3) of the dump truck; in which the safety device (6) includes at …

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Vehicle dump body elevation device, kit, and method

Apr 08, 2004 · A method of converting a fixed bed vehicle to a dump truck, the method comprising: a) removing a fixed bed from the fixed bed vehicle; b) providing a vehicle dump body elevation device comprising at least one hinge assembly to move a dump body between a lowered position wherein the dump body is substantially horizontal, and a raised position

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