Patent Number: 6,168,365

Title: Parking facility with movable pallets for carrying vehicles to storage locations

Abstract: A parking installation comprising a pallet on which a vehicle is loaded, wherein a guide member is formed on a lower surface of the pallet along its longitudinal center line; a carrier for loading the pallet thereon, the carrier traveling along a traveling rail extending across parking rooms; travel rollers mounted at both ends of the carrier for rolling on the traveling rail; a first driving motor connected to a shaft of the travel roller for supplying a driving force to rotate the travel roller; a pallet transferring unit mounted rotatably to both ends of the carrier, the unit being in contact with the guide member and transferring the pallet longitudinally; and a pallet drawing/pushing assembly mounted adjacent to the pallet having a pivotable arm pivotable along a predetermined arc, the pivotable arm of the pallet drawing/pushing assembly either drawing a stopper formed on a lower surface of the pallet such that the guide member of the pallet comes in contact with the pallet transferring unit or pushing the stopper such that the guide member of the pallet departs from the pallet transferring unit.

Inventors: Lee; Sang Seon (Kyoungsangnam-do, KR)

Assignee: LG Industrial Systems Co., Ltd.

International Classification: E04H 6/22 (20060101); B66F 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018