Title:
Compact excavator attachment
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
The present invention relates to an excavator boom assembly installed over a moldboard. This moldboard is also used as a stabilizer for the excavator.



Inventors:
Belzile, Luc (Dieppe, CA)
Application Number:
09/791613
Publication Date:
03/07/2002
Filing Date:
02/26/2001
Assignee:
BELZILE LUC
Primary Class:
International Classes:
E02F3/28; E02F3/32; E02F3/38; E02F3/76; E02F9/08; (IPC1-7): E02F3/32
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Primary Examiner:
UNDERWOOD, DONALD W
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MARIO THERIAULT (FREDERICTON, NB, CA)
Claims:

The embodiments of the invention in which an exclusive property or privilege is claimed are defined as follows:



1. Any excavator boom assembly directly installed on a moldboard.

2. Any excavator boom assembly directly installed on brackets between a moldboard and an undercarriage or supporting machine.

3. Any excavator boom assembly directly installed on a part used as a stabilizer.

Description:
[0001] Presently, excavators are stabilized by various means, two or more legs can be extended from the excavator undercarriage and be used as stabilizers. Another mean of stabilizing an excavator is to have a moldboard lowered from the undercarriage and by contacting the ground, secure the excavator. These two methods of stabilizing an excavator requires the excavator to be mounted on an undercarriage and the stabilizing device to be mounted to that same undercarriage. I have found a way to manufacture simpler, lighter, and more compact excavator attachment, thus allowing the system to be installed on small machines like: lawn tractor, ATV's, etc. . . . .

DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWING

[0002] FIG. 1 represent a side view of the “Compact Excavator Attachment” in transport mode.

[0003] FIG. 2 represent a side view of the “Compact Excavator Attachment” in digging mode.

[0004] Referring to FIG. 1, a moldboard (1) is attach to a supporting machine (2) by means of a frame (3), this moldboard (1) can be move up or down with a cylinder (4). Resting on the moldboard (1) is the excavator boom assembly (5). Referring to FIG. 2, the moldboard (1) is shown resting on the ground, stabilizing the excavator boom assembly (5).