Windrow merging apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7310929
APP PUB NO 20040200203A1
SERIAL NO

10405030

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A windrow merger has a frame supporting first, second and third pickup assemblies, with the two outside pickup assemblies foldable between an extended use position and a retracted travel position. Each of the pickup assemblies includes a reversible conveyor providing multiple windrow merging configurations. The pickup assemblies are interchangeable and aligned to define an unobstructed pickup face.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
OXBO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONBYRON, NY40

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dow, Paul W Byron, NY 20 259
Dow, Steven S Byron, NY 16 209
Woodruff, Mark M Bergen, NY 5 51

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
* 5893262 Material aerating and mixing machine 15 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 4487004 Combine harvester apparatus 41 1983
5155986 Folding hay raking and windrowing apparatus 37 1991
5177944 Harvesting crop from parallel windrows 20 1991
 
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR S.P.A. (1)
* 5911625 Self-propelled agricultural harvester 26 1997
 
PARHAM INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
5507139 Crop aerator having a pivoted header frame 22 1995
 
Hay & Forage Industries (1)
* 5964077 Dual accumulator hydraulic flotation system for crop harvester 32 1997
 
KUHN S.A. (3)
5111636 Haymaking machine having multiple rotors 20 1991
2006/0248,870 Machine for gathering products such as grass 18 2004
2006/0254,244 Agricultural machine for swathing products lying on the ground 13 2006
 
HONEY BEE MANUFACTURING LTD. (2)
* 4658572 Tractor mounted swather 17 1985
* 4768334 Tractor mounted swather 15 1987
 
OXBO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
6205757 Windrow merging machine and method of merging windrows 23 1999
 
PEIRCE WELDING & FABRICATING, INC. (1)
* 5203154 Hay rake and merger 43 1991
 
DEERE & COMPANY (2)
* 6401440 Self-propelled mowing vehicle and conveyor arrangement for combining swaths of cut crop 16 2000
* 6658828 Mowing implement including mowing units connected to carrier frame exclusive of windrowing device 12 2000
 
Gehl Company (1)
4910951 Windrow merger 27 1988
 
BLUE LEAF I.P., INC. (2)
4738092 Windrow inverter and shifter 33 1987
4793129 Inversion chute for windrow turner 19 1987
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CNH AMERICA LLC (3)
8342255 Steerable agricultural implement with equalized steering effort 0 2009
* 2011/0100,657 STEERABLE AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WITH EQUALIZED STEERING EFFORT 3 2009
8640785 Fluid control system for steerable agricultural implement 1 2010
 
H&S MANUFACTURING CO., INC. (3)
8863489 Tine drive cam for windrow merger 4 2011
9038358 Drive mechanism for a windrow merger 1 2013
9295189 Windrow merger pickup head shiftable mount 0 2015
 
KUHN S.A. (5)
* 7628004 Machine for gathering products such as grass 6 2004
* 7673439 Agricultural machine for swathing products lying on the ground 4 2006
* 2006/0254,244 Agricultural machine for swathing products lying on the ground 13 2006
* 9198357 Pick-up device with articulated pick-up units and agricultural machine equipped with such a device 0 2012
* 2014/0150,396 ARTICULATED PICK-UP DEVICE AND AGRICULTURAL MACHINE EQUIPPED WITH SUCH A DEVICE 0 2012
 
KHS GMBH (2)
8905226 Container handling arrangement with adjustable handling structures for handling different containers and groups of containers, and a method of adjusting adjustable handling structures for handling different containers and groups of containers 0 2010
* 2011/0040,403 SYSTEM FOR HANDLING AND/OR TREATING PACKAGING MEANS AND METHOD FOR THE FORMAT-COMPATIBLE ADJUSTMENT OF SUCH A SYSTEM, A METHOD FOR ADJUSTING THE FORMAT OR CHANGING-OVER THE FORMAT OF A SYSTEM CONFIGURED TO TREAT, HANDLE, AND PROCESS CONTAINERS OR GROUPS OF CONTAINERS, AND AN ARRANGEMENT THEREFOR 1 2010
 
OXBO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (10)
8091331 Windrow merger 12 2009
* 2010/0037,584 Windrow merger 11 2009
* 8166739 Windrow merging apparatus 2 2010
* 2011/0203,244 Windrow merging apparatus 1 2010
8511052 Windrow merger 3 2010
8186138 Windrow merger 6 2010
* 2011/0094,202 Windrow merger 1 2010
* 2011/0094,200 Windrow merger 4 2010
8919088 Self-propelled windrow merger 3 2012
8863488 Windrow merging apparatus 0 2012
 
MARLOO EQUIPMENT, LLC (2)
* 8769916 Farm implement for harvesting and mowing that is relesably couplable to and powered by a tractor 1 2012
* 2012/0285,133 MOWER DEVICE 0 2012
 
RCI ENGINEERING LLC (1)
* 2016/0007,522 CONTINUOUS WINDROW MERGER 0 2015
 
KUHN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (2)
8402730 Multi-axis floating merger suspension 0 2009
* 2009/0241,503 MULTI-AXIS FLOATING MERGER SUSPENSION 10 2009
 
BLUE LEAF I.P., INC. (7)
* 7624561 Windrow merger lift mechanism 4 2007
* 7526908 Windrow merger lift assist bar 3 2007
7877975 Windrow merger lift mechanism 0 2009
9072214 Steerable agricultural implement with adaptable wheel spacing 0 2009
* 2011/0100,656 STEERABLE AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WITH ADAPTABLE WHEEL SPACING 1 2009
* 9096264 Implement carrier with steerable tracks 0 2013
* 2014/0262,378 Implement Carrier With Steerable Tracks 1 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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