|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||180/062.4 ; 180/091 ; 180/093.8 ; 305/134 ; 280/124.116|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 6|
A crawler-belt vehicle is a half crawler vehicle having front wheels furnished with tires, and crawlers on a rear wheel side composed of crawler belts extending between intermediate wheels and rear wheels. The front wheels are larger in diameter than the intermediate wheels and the rear wheels and, hence, have a large ground-contact surface area. Thus, while the vehicle is running on snow, the front wheels are not apt to sink in the snow to a greater extent with the result that the turning characteristic and breakthrough characteristic of the vehicle can...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A crawler-belt vehicle comprising:left and right front wheels attached to a front portion of a vehicle body and furnished with balloon tires;left and right intermediate wheels and left and right rear wheels that are attached through a suspension system to a rear portion of said vehicle body;a pair of crawler belts made of a flexible material and each extending between said intermediate wheel and said rear wheel on the same side;said front wheels having a diameter larger than the diameter of said intermediate wheels and the dia...