Patent Number: 6,167,803

Title: Door assembly for waste-paper baler

Abstract: A baler has a front door assembly formed with an upper loading port and a loading door engageable in a closed position over the loading port. A plurality of guides on the assembly define respective generally vertical paths along which can travel respective elements on the door between an upper position corresponding to a closed position of the door and a lower open position with the door offset from the loading port. The door lies wholly with an outline of the door assembly in the lower open position. The baler door wherein the guides are generally vertical and horizontally flank the door. Each guide is formed of three pieces and forms a respective upper track and a lower track therebelow and the elements include respective upper and lower elements riding in the tracks. Each lower track is formed with a horizontally extending rest on which the respective lower element sits in the open position and with another horizontally extending rest on which the respective lower element sits in the closed position. In addition each upper track has an upper end in which the respective upper element is engaged in the closed position.

Inventors: Schwelling; Hermann (D-88682 Salem, DE)

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International Classification: B30B 9/00 (20060101); B30B 9/30 (20060101); B30B 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018