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9009900 System and method for aligning portions of a loading ramp  
A system for aligning outer edges of upper surfaces of ramp portions of a loading ramp. The system may include a plurality of sensors configured to provide signals indicative of whether the outer...
8959694 Bridge apparatus  
A bridge apparatus to transfer persons between a moving structure such as a vessel and a second structure such as an offshore installation, for example, to span gaps between work boats and fixed...
8950353 Ship and gangway for the same  
The invention relates to a ship, in particular a freight ship, comprising an outer wall and a gangway for embarking and disembarking the ship, which can be moved backwards and forwards between an...
8943631 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position, a neutral position, and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a ramp panel rotatably coupled at a first end about a first axis and...
8938837 Ramp assembly installation method  
Exemplary methods are provided for installing a ramp assembly into a vehicle. The vehicle includes a floor, a vehicle well disposed in the floor, and inboard and outboard ramp support members. In...
8925131 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a support element and an inner ramp rotatable at a first end about a first axis. The...
8918939 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a lowered stowed position and a raised deployed position. The operable ramp has a ramp panel rotatable about a first axis located at a first end. A support...
8887337 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a raised position and a lowered position. In the raised position, the operable ramp forms a step. The operable ramp has a first panel rotatably coupled at a...
8869333 Ramp assembly with tilt sensor  
A ramp assembly for providing a transition surface between a vehicle floor and an alighting surface is disclosed. The ramp assembly includes a ramp portion that is rotatable between a stowed...
8832893 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a ramp panel rotatable about a first end. A second end of the ramp panel is lower in the...
8813290 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a support element and an inner ramp rotatable at a first end about a first axis. The...
8782840 Energy damper-storage device for low floor vehicle access ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a frame assembly, a ramp connected to the frame assembly, a drive member having first and second engagements, and a counterbalance mechanism cooperating with the drive...
8763186 Mechanism and method for lifting a wheelchair  
A method of raising a wheelchair compartment from a non-horizontal ramp position to an approximately horizontal safe position comprises providing a lift mechanism comprising an elevator structure,...
8745800 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp portion coupled for rotational movement between a stowed position and a deployed position. A first panel is rotatably coupled to the ramp portion about a first axis...
8745799 Fall protection cage with adjustable outboard upright  
An apparatus that provides selectively deployable worker access with fall protection to at least a portion of the top of a container has a gangway that is configured to be retrofitted to an...
8739341 Counterbalance for a fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp portion configured for reciprocating motion between a stowed position, a deployed position, and a neutral position. The ramp assembly includes a counterbalance...
8739342 Operable step  
A step assembly includes a tread and an actuator. The actuator is operably coupled to the tread and configured to selectively reciprocate the tread between a raised position and a lowered...
8635729 Ramp assembly with tilt sensor  
A ramp assembly provides a transition surface from a vehicle interior to an alighting surface. The ramp assembly includes a ramp portion that rotates between a stowed position and a deployed...
8631529 Operable step  
A step assembly provides access between a lift platform and an alighting surface. The step assembly includes a tread and a panel rotatably connected to the tread about a first axis. An actuator...
8627529 Centralized air supply loading dock leveling system  
A central pressurized air supply selectively couples pressurized air to one or more dock levelers to pivot a hinged ramp of a dock leveler. Each dock leveler includes an inflatable member to which...
8621696 Counterbalance for a fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp portion configured for reciprocating motion between a stowed position, a deployed position, and a neutral position. The ramp assembly includes a counterbalance...
8590087 Lighting and signaling systems for loading docks  
A safety system for a truck loading dock with an elevated platform provides an alarm that warns of a hazard at the loading dock such as a forklift operating inside the truck or a falling hazard...
8578536 Counterbalance for a fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp portion configured for reciprocating motion between a stowed position, a deployed position, and a neutral position. Movement of the ramp portion toward the deployed...
8561549 Ramp for evacuation device  
A foldable ramp for evacuation of a vehicle, the ramp including hingedly connected primary and secondary side members, a primary fixed panel fixedly attached the primary side members, a primary...
8561239 Articulating cage  
An articulating cage configured to raise and lower with respect to a fixed structure. The articulating cage comprises support structures affixed to the fixed structure and that include one or more...
8544130 Curved transition plates for pivotal dock leveler decks  
Example dock levelers at a truck-loading platform include a stationary curved transition plate extending between a rear edge of the leveler's pivotal deck and a rear edge of a pit at which the...
8533884 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly provides a transition surface from a vehicle floor to an alighting surface and includes a ramp portion coupled for reciprocating movement between a stowed position and a deployed...
8505141 Compact folding slide-out ramp assembly  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp platform movable for reciprocating motion between a stowed position and a deployed position. The ramp platform has an inner ramp panel, an intermediate ramp panel...
8464384 Stop and lock for a vertically storing dock leveler  
A dock leveler with a pivotal deck includes a stop mechanism that provides the deck with a positive stop at the deck's vertically stored position without the deck's actuator having to be fully...
8434181 Ramp assembly installation method  
Exemplary methods are provided for installing a ramp assembly into a vehicle. The vehicle includes a floor, a vehicle well disposed in the floor, and inboard and outboard ramp support members. In...
8407842 Dock levelers and associated systems and methods  
Dock levelers, such as mechanical dock levelers, are described herein. In one embodiment, a mechanical dock leveler includes a ramp having a lip pivotally attached to a forward edge. A ramp...
8407840 Self releasing cable system  
An embodiment of a self-releasing cable lift system may include a latch coupled to a winch and operable to lift an object, such as a gangway, into a secured position before self-releasing after...
8402584 Length changeable ship ramp  
The invention relates to a device (1) for a length-changeable ship ramp (2). According to the invention, a part (3) of a telescope (4) forms a driveway surface on the ramp. Furthermore, a device...
8387192 Enhanced adjustable gangway  
A shore-to-dock/boat access system is disclosed for use on a body of water with changing water levels. The system may be composed of non-corrosive fiberglass (or fiberglass-like) materials and...
8375496 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly provides a transition surface from a vehicle interior to an alighting surface. The ramp assembly includes a ramp portion that rotates between a stowed position and a deployed...
8359691 Compact folding slide-out ramp assembly  
A ramp assembly includes but is not limited to a frame, a ramp platform functionally associated with the frame, a stow/deploy mechanism for deploying and stowing the ramp platform, and a drive...
8286290 Dock leveler  
The present invention provides a dock leveler that: facilitates safe and smooth movement of any driving device by reducing inclination of the dock leveler; and allows easy maintenance by removing...
8261393 Fall restraint equipment component and method for manufacturing the same  
A post to be used in conjunction with a gangway or other fall restraint equipment where the post defines an aperture having an upper portion and a lower portion such that the upper portion is...
8250693 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly provides a transition surface from a vehicle floor to an alighting surface. The ramp assembly includes a ramp portion that rotates between a stowed position and a deployed...
8234737 Latch for a fold out ramp  
A latch assembly is suitable for a ramp assembly, the ramp assembly having a ramp portion coupled to a fixed portion so that the ramp portion reciprocates between a stowed position and a deployed...
8214956 Dock leveler blanket  
An insulative blanket is sized and shaped to cover a dock leveler deck and the gaps between the deck and a surrounding dock platform to prevent the transfer of heat through the deck or across the...
8191194 Stop and lock for a vertically storing dock leveler  
A dock leveler with a pivotal deck includes a stop mechanism that provides the deck with a positive stop at the deck's vertically stored position without the deck's actuator having to be fully...
8181300 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes a ramp portion coupled for rotational movement between a stowed position and a deployed position. A first panel is rotatably coupled about a first axis to the ramp...
8166594 Counterbalance mechanism for fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly has a ramp portion configured for reciprocating movement between a stowed position, a deployed position, and a neutral position. The weight of the ramp portion biases the ramp...
8161589 Lift ramp  
An adjustable ramp apparatus installed as part of a flat surface, such as a deck, adapted for angular elevation to an inclined position for providing a ramp between the platform level and the...
8156595 Manually-operated ramp for handicapped access  
A manually operated ramp assembly includes a ramp platform and a drive assembly. The ramp platform is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position, and the drive assembly is coupled...
8132280 Loading dock leveler with lip extension mechanism  
A dock leveler with a deck and an extendable lip that hangs pendant when the deck is in a stored position. A lip extension mechanism engages when the deck is raised to a raised or cocked position....
8132281 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly for providing a transition surface from a vehicle floor to an alighting surface includes a ramp position that rotates between a stowed position and a deployed position. A panel is...
8122553 Fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly includes ramp portion coupled for rotational movement between a stowed position and a deployed position. A panel is rotatably coupled at a curbside end to the ramp portion about a...
8122552 Counterbalance mechanism for fold out ramp  
A ramp assembly has a ramp portion configured for reciprocating movement between a stowed position, a deployed position, and a neutral position, and a counterbalance. The counterbalance includes a...

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