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AIR CASTER CART

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027807D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 57K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is an air caster cart designed to lift, transport, and precisely position heavy loads. In the figure, cart 10 consists of a pallet c& 12, a plurality of air casters 14, an air supply line (not shown), and a handle 16 having controls mounted thereon. The air casters 14 provide for multifunctional and low-friction movement. Handle 16 helps an operator guide cart 10 and load equipment to the desired location. The airline supplies air to

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

AIR CASTER CART

Paul M. Wegman

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Disclosed is an air caster cart designed to lift, transport, and precisely position heavy loads. In the figure, cart 10 consists of a pallet c& 12, a plurality of air casters 14, an air supply line (not shown), and a handle 16 having controls mounted thereon. The air casters 14 provide for multifunctional and low-friction movement. Handle 16 helps an operator guide cart 10 and load equipment to the desired location. The airline supplies air to

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AIR CASTER CART (Cont'd)

casters 14 to form a blanket of air between the base of cart 10 and a floor. The blanket of air allows cart 10 to float across the floor with little or no force. Wheels (not shown) on cart 10 retract so as not to interfere the casters 14.

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