Patent Number: 6,167,795

Title: Container box and lifter features

Abstract: A refuse collection truck may be combined with a relatively larger refuse container having a cart lifting apparatus supported on such container. The truck has dump arms for selectively dumping the larger container. The cart lifting apparatus has a dumper actuator for lifting and dumping the contents of a residential refuse collection cart into the relatively larger refuse container. The container may be removably mounted on the collection truck through corresponding matable lift forks on the truck and fork channels on the container. The container preferably may be a front end load container box. Different forms of cart lifters may be used, for picking up different styles of collection carts, such as having either one or two lift pickup points (i.e., either European or domestic style carts). Different types of dumper actuator may be used, including either hydraulic or pneumatic systems, and including either rotary motors or lifting cylinder and piston combinations.

Inventors: Bayne; Jimmy O. (Anderson, SC), Susil; Michael J. (Waco, TX)

Assignee: Bayne Machine Works, Inc.

International Classification: B65F 3/02 (20060101); B65F 3/08 (20060101); B65F 3/10 (20060101); B65F 003/02 (); F15B 015/22 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018