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Title:
TRAFFIC CONE DISPENSING AND RETRIEVING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/043195
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Apparatus (1) for dispensing and retrieving cones (3) from a road (5) comprises a cone transfer device for transferring cones between a vehicle and the surface of the road. The cone transfer device includes a tower (11) having a first platform (19) and a second platform (20) for dispensing cones onto the road and for retrieving cones from the road. The first platform (19) is movable to and from a first transfer position, and the second platform (20) is movable between the first transfer position and a second transfer position, and between outward and inward transfer positions to dispense cones onto the road and retrieve cones from the road. It also includes a device (45) for tilting a cone and an anti-skid mechanism (43) deployed when retrieving cones. Alternatively it may include a transfer assembly (61) movable independently of the first platform (19) to transfer a stack of cones (9) between the tower (11) and the vehicle. The first platform (19) may include a securing member (23) for engaging the internal surface of a cone (3).

Inventors:
BETSON, Simon (25 Gleann Bhearu, Cois BhearuAthy, County Kildare, IE)
Application Number:
EP2018/073537
Publication Date:
May 16, 2019
Filing Date:
August 31, 2018
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Assignee:
BETSON, Simon (25 Gleann Bhearu, Cois BhearuAthy, County Kildare, IE)
International Classes:
E01F9/70
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BARKER BRETTELL LLP (100 Hagley Road, EdgbastonBirmingham, West Midlands B16 8QQ, B16 8QQ, GB)
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