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8950125 Extendable/retractable support column  
An extendable and retractable column which is formed from at least three linked sections or chains. The linked sections include a plurality of individual segments linked end to end. As the linked...
8910432 Tower structure  
Embodiments of the invention generally relate a method and apparatus for a tower structure. In one embodiment, the tower structure comprises a first base plate comprising a first hinge device, a...
8904722 Structures with interlocking components  
Structures with interlocking components include a plurality of interlocking structure sections, each of the interlocking structure sections including at least one tensioning component and a...
8887450 Support bearing assembly  
A rigid support bearing for a rotating shaft has bearings arranged concentrically around the shaft instead of spaced axially and is used in a screw drive telescoping mast assembly. An axial drive...
8875470 Assembly rig for assembling a wind turbine tower or wind turbine tower sections and a respective method  
An assembly rig for assembling a wind turbine tower or wind turbine tower sections is provided. The assembly rig includes a platform assembly having a vertically oriented mast and one or more...
8839570 Self-elevating mast employing actuators  
A method includes accommodating a first mast section of a mast on a mast cart below a floor of a platform, the mast comprising a plurality of mast sections, and elevating, using actuators located...
8720127 Retractable column and method of forming  
The present invention is an improved apparatus and method for forming a retractable tower or column. The present invention includes pointed hooks wherein the hooks are attached to each section of...
8683755 Directionally controlled elastically deployable roll-out solar array  
A directionally-controlled roll-out elastically deployable solar array structure is disclosed. The structure includes one or more longitudinal elastic roll out booms that may be closed section or...
8534004 Rapid deployment and retraction telescoping mast system  
A rapid deployment and retraction telescoping mast system for controlling the height of a mast. A retraction mechanism including a resilient member, a retraction reel, a reel shaft, and a motor...
8522511 Methods and apparatus for mast system with enhanced load bearing  
Methods and apparatus for providing a mast system including a telescoping mast having first and second mast sections, the mast having a stowed configuration and a deployed configuration, the first...
8443571 Wind power equipment and assembly  
In one example, we describe a method of construction and assembly for a very large wind power generator (or windmill or wind turbine unit), for sea, coast line, or in-land installment. In other...
8365471 Automated telescoping tower  
A telescoping tower comprising a sensor for monitoring an environmental condition, a processor for comparing the monitored environmental condition to a predetermined value, and an actuator for...
8353141 Method and service for assembling a modular structure such as a wind power plant  
A method and a device for assembling a structure that is formed from several modules that are disposed on top of each other, e.g. a wind power plant. An auxiliary mast of modular construction is...
8347563 Boom assembly  
A telescopic boom broadly comprises an elongated hollow outer boom, an elongated inner boom telescopically received within the outer boom, and a guidance structure for guiding the inner boom for...
8245456 Boom assembly  
A telescopic boom broadly comprises an elongated hollow outer boom, an elongated inner boom telescopically received within the outer boom, and a guidance structure for guiding the inner boom for...
8225559 Retractable column and method of forming  
The present invention is an improved apparatus and method for forming a retractable tower or column. The present invention includes pointed hooks wherein the hooks are attached to each section of...
8156693 Wildlife deterrent for high voltage supporting members  
A wildlife deterrent for a utility support structure member between two conductors includes a bracket for attachment to the supporting member, a center support piece with a variable height arm...
8042305 Deployable structural assemblies, systems for deploying such structural assemblies  
A deployable structural assembly is provided along with associated deployment mechanisms and associated methods of forming and deploying the structural assembly. In one exemplary embodiment, the...
7966777 Mechanical lift, fully nesting, telescoping mast  
A telescoping mast apparatus has a plurality of nesting cylinders. The telescoping mast apparatus has a plurality of telescoping cylinders and a plurality of straps. The plurality of cylinders is...
7967540 Vertical offline stand building and manipulating system  
A vertical off-line stand building system includes a mast having a basal portion and an upper portion. An upper pipe elevator is mounted in the upper portion of the mast and is selectively...
7921611 Retractable column and method of forming  
The present invention is an improved apparatus and method for forming a retractable tower or column. The present invention includes pointed hooks wherein the hooks are attached to each section of...
7895795 Triangular rollable and collapsible boom  
An elastic space-deployable boom of carbon fiber reinforced plastic or other resilient material having an open substantially triangular cross-section when deployed and stowed with a flattened...
7849641 Undercarriage for a telescopic frame  
A telescopic undercarriage for raising and lowering a frame. The undercarriage includes a base section having a pair of parallel base legs extending from a first end to a second end of the base...
7774994 Telescoping tower  
A mast section for a telescoping tower system is made by aligning press brake tools along the length of the metal sheet at spaced width locations and forming the corners of the tube. After forming...
7654923 Readily extendible telescopic lifting system  
By providing a plurality of cylindrically shaped tube members nested together in coaxially aligned relationship, with each tube member being connected to a separate and independent control...
7624967 Opposed-rope hoist driven telescoping mast  
An opposed-rope driven telescoping mast assembly includes a stationary support and a longitudinal mast comprising a longitudinal section joined to move relative to the stationary support. A drive...
7621078 Telescoping mast having variable height locking and a chain erection mechanism with a cable management system  
A telescoping mast for supporting and raising a load may be telescopically extended by a zipper-action chain extension system further comprising a system for the management of one or more cables,...
7581360 Retractable column and method of forming  
The present invention is an improved apparatus and method for forming a retractable tower or column. The present invention includes pointed hooks wherein the hooks are attached to each section of...
7574832 Portable telescoping tower assembly  
A portable telescoping tower assembly. The assembly includes a tower mounted on a trailer wherein the tower includes a plurality of telescoping sections that extend for use and retract and nest...
7416168 Prize lift telescoping assembly  
An electromechanical prize dispensing system is provided for a game used, for example, in the arcade, amusement, carnival, trailer, or group game industries. The invention includes a means of...
7299589 Telescoping boom actuation mechanism formed of concentrically nested tubular boom sections mutually engaged by roller assemblies riding on helical tracks  
A telescoping boom mechanism for deploying an expandable structure, such a hoop-supported antenna, comprises a plurality of concentrically nestable tubular boom sections, that are mutually...
6928774 Enveloping body  
The invention relates to a covering body for masts of construction cranes, electricity lines, or the like with an outer covering which is designed to partially or totally encase a mast in the...
6843030 Self-lifting vertically rising mast  
A self-lifting vertically rising mast provides a possibility to be erected without use of high cranes. An improved self-lifting vertically rising mast includes at least three of a plurality of...
6805462 Towable light tower and power plant  
A towable power plant is disclosed capable of supplying visible light for use at a worksite and at least on other power source. The power source may generate compressed air, electricity, or may...
6789361 Garage/carport for manufactured homes  
In the present invention, a removable support member factory built garage/carport has a design that allows for the support members and associated support structures to be removed from the garage...
6546677 Telescoping mast assembly  
A telescoping mast assembly having a ball drive actuator drive system. A telescoping mast section is housed within a base mast section mounted to a base plate. The base mast section pivots about a...
6494636 Retractable pole apparatus  
An extendible and retractable apparatus for displaying a flag or supporting an item such as an athletic net. The apparatus has a lower fixed tubular member and one or more telescopic sections...
6474617 Apparatus to support a light post and such a lamp post  
An apparatus for supporting a lamp post or the like, comprising a base frame, and at least a first support column coupled with an end to the base frame and having at its other end a first coupling...
6460307 Boom attachment for a prime mover  
A boom attachment for a prime mover for lifting and setting trusses, walls, beams, and related structural components. The boom attachment for a prime mover includes a boom assembly including a...
6041558 Collapsible tower system for antenna or the like  
The antenna mast or tower structure includes a base adapted for attachment to a van, preferably a van equipped with suitable mounting jacks designed to support the base. Both the base and the...
5857648 Precision deployable boom assembly  
A precision deployable boom assembly 10 for terrestrial and celestial applications comprises an extendable and retractable boom 12 having a fixed end 14, a movable distal end 20 and three or more...
5570546 System for raising and lowering communications equipment  
A system for lowering and raising telecommunications equipment along a mast pole. The system comprises a mast pole, a platform means, a frame means, a plurality of lift cables, a hoisting means...
5557892 Power mast  
A power mast for the automatic vertical elevation and retraction of various devices, such as an antenna mounted on a communications vehicle. The mast is cable-driven, having a plurality of...
5524398 Portable collapsible tower  
A portable collapsible tower including a frame, at least one stationary tower member fixed to the frame and at least one movable tower member movable along the exterior portion of the stationary...
5515654 Telescopic boom apparatus  
A telescopic boom including an elongated hollow outer boom, an elongated inner boom telescopically received within the outer boom, and guidance structure for guiding the inner boom for telescopic...
5490364 Telescopic flare pipe tower  
A telescopic flare pipe tower supports a flare pipe several hundred feet above the base level and includes a bottom section in contact with the base that may be the ground or the platform or deck...
5426444 Arrangement for accommodating telescoping masts, particularly on mobile carriers  
An arrangement for accommodating telescoping masts on mobile carriers comprises devices for selectively swivelling the mast into a transport position or an operating position for support with...
5423158 Vertically erected mast  
A method and apparatus for erecting a vertical mast 10 on a drill platform 15 with minimal reliance on existing cranes. An elevator guide section 20 is first constructed on the platform 15. The...
5154027 Deployable/retractable mast independently rotatable when deployed  
A deployable and retractable mast which can be rotated while deployed, using only one drive means for all three functions. Flexible longerons carry followers which pass through guides in a storage...
5129199 Latch for tilting rotatable tower  
An apparatus comprises a support and a tower pivotally attached to the support and movable relative to said support between a raised and a lowered position. The tower is rotatable to and from a...

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