US Patent No: 6,985,795

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Material handler with center of gravity monitoring system

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20030060923

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A material handler that includes a frame, first and second front wheels, first and second rear wheels, and a control system. The front and rear wheels define a generally horizontal plane. The control system determines the center of gravity of the material handler and displays the location of the center of gravity of the material handler within the plane.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SCHLAGE LOCK COMPANYSAN FRANCISCO, CA151
VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ABESKILSTUNA132

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Scotese, Michael J Carlisle, PA 5 9

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CATERPILLAR INC. (1)
8,386,134 Machine to-machine communication system for payload control 0 2007
 
LINDE MATERIAL HANDLING GMBH (1)
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