Patent Number: 7,231,993

Title: Drive track support with vibration isolation

Abstract: A track driven machine has a pair of track frames on opposite sides thereof, and each of the track frames has a pair of laterally extending arms fixed thereto. The arms are joined to a machine frame only through vibration isolating elastomeric blocks that carry compression loads from the arms to the machine frame. The elastomeric blocks are held in place with bolts that pass through openings in the machine frame. There are second elastomeric blocks above each of the first blocks to support downward movement of the arms relative to the machine frame.

Inventors: Albright; Larry E. (Gwinner, ND), Frederick; Dan (Forman, ND)

Assignee: Clark Equipment Company

International Classification: B62D 55/104 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-19 0:00:00