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Shock Proof Caster Mounting

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065986D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Kirkpatrick, RP [+details]

Abstract

Caster 1 is bolted to mounting plate 2. Rubber pads 3 act as a shock mount between mounting plate 2 and base frame 4. Shoulder screws 5 secure the mounting plate 2 to the base frame 4 through rubber pads 3. This shock-proof mounting prevents caster breakage and mounting hardware deformation. It also decreases the strain exerted on frame 4, thus minimizing shock to frame 4 and the attached machine components.