[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009291  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141085
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:06/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2013-23845

[22] Filing Date:18/3/2013

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
20/3/2012
61/613.424

[72] Inventors:1- Timothy Wheelerěî2- Brian Gray

[73] Owner: ALION, ENERGY, INC., 870 Harbour Way South, CA 94804, Richmond, USA

[74] Agent: Abu-Gazaleh Intellectual Property L.L.C

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B66B 5/00 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 4,279,347 A (APPLEMAN, WS et al.) 21 July 1981
-US 4,880,346 A (BRASSETTE, DJ et al.) 14 November 1989
-US 2012/0027550 A1 (BELLACICCO. Jet al.) 02 February 2012
 
Examiner: Eng. Fahad M. AlBaker

[54] GANTRY CRANE VEHICLES AND METHODS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAYS
[57] Abstract: Gantry crane vehicle for performing one or more tasks in a photovoltaic array and method thereof. The gantry crane vehicle includes one or more base plates, and one or more tracks above the one or more base plates. Additionally, the vehicle includes one or more gantry assemblies configured to slide along the one or more tracks, and one or more first support trusses configured to support the one or more tracks above the one or more base plates. Moreover, the vehicle includes one or more second support trusses connected to at least some of the one or more first support trusses, and one or more storage cabinets located on the one or more base plates. The one or more storage cabinets include one or more top surfaces and one or more side surfaces, and the one or more top surfaces are located below the one or more tracks.
No. of claims: 2     No. of figures: 10


 

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