Patent Number: 6,308,637

Title: Pivotal pusher dog for overhead I-beam conveyor system

Abstract: A two-track conveyor system includes an I-beam-shaped power track and achannel-shaped free track, where the power track supports a heavy-dutychain drive having a pusher dog with a pivotal connector. By providing thepusher dog with the pivotal connector the pusher dog can be used with aload-bearing trolley, that rides within the free track, that has a fixedpower dog at the front end of the leading trolley and that does notrequire a hold back dog.

Inventors: Sheets; Kenneth E. (Louisville, KY), Burke; James (Louisville, KY), Sheets; Steve (Louisville, KY)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013