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Modular and Universal Pallet and Lift Tool

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033021D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Nov-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Nov-22
Document File: 3 page(s) / 244K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This publication introduces a new method for bringing heavy system up to 4000 lbs into and out of a pallet. This method and equipment is the Universal Modular Shipping package and a lift tool or a Modular Pallet and Lift Tool. This equipment can be used in conjunction with any pallet currently available.

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Modular and Universal Pallet and Lift Tool

Graphically the method is shown in the following figures

Loading a system into a pallet

Bolts to hold the top deck to the bottom block

T-Nuts mounted on the bottom side of the top deck

Bolts for bringing the top deck up and down

Up to 3600 lbs

Need to push 3600 lbs over a small inclination

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Four Special Large Displacement per thread M12- Bolts to bring up the top deck or any other lifting mechanism

Bottom Bolt Pad

The bottom blocks have grooves

The top deck is bolted into the bottom block by 4 - M12 bolts

This equipment can also be used as a modular lift tool

T-Nuts

Universal Modular Shipping package and a lift tool.

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Modular Lift Tool and pallet

An electronic assembly

They are located at the bottom first and second Bring the Modular pallet close to the frame Jack up the 4 bolts to have the pallet at the same height as Slide the assembly

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