|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||305/129; 305/135; 305/142|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 22|
A track system for a ground engaging vehicle such as a tractor is provided. Track systems shown include the ability to maintain existing gear ratios and vehicle speed when interchanging wheels with track systems as described above. Embodiments shown also exhibit improved support of the track system in relation to a vehicle axle that reduces stress problems associated with the axle or related components. Another feature includes pivoting the track system in a way that prevents the track system from rotating 360 degrees around the axle when large obstacles...
What is claimed is: 1. A track system for a ground engaging vehicle, comprising: a drive wheel, having a drive axis of rotation; a guide wheel frame, including a pair of frame members spaced apart with a pair of idler wheels located between the frame members, wherein the frame members are coupled together along an axis of rotation of each of the pair of idler wheels, and wherein the idler wheels are positioned to allow the drive wheel to pass below centers of rotation of the idler wheels; a bearing assembly located between each idler wheel and each of t...