Patent Number: 6,170,204

Title: Vehicle shelter having channels

Abstract: A vehicle shelter comprising a head frame, a head curtain attached to the head frame, a side frame, and a side curtain attached to the side frame. The head frame includes a head subframe having a first raked channel adapted to be mounted to a loading dock wall, a plurality of cross channels attached (e.g., clinched) to and extending outward from said first raked channel, and a second raked channel attached (e.g., clinched) to said cross channels. The head frame further includes a head panel attached to an upper surface of said head subframe to form a barrier to the elements, and a head curtain mounted to the head frame. The side frame includes a side subframe having a first long channel adapted to be mounted to a loading dock wall, a plurality of cross channels attached (e.g., clinched) to and extending outward from said first long channel, and a second long channel attached (e.g., clinched) to said cross channels. The side frame further includes a side panel attached to a side surface of said side subframe to form a barrier to the elements.

Inventors: Strobel; Ronald T. (South Milwaukee, WI), Eungard; William C. (Waterford, WI)

Assignee: Kelley Company, Inc.

International Classification: B65G 69/00 (20060101); E06B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018