|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 11|
A machine including: a frame assembly including one or more drive wheels and one or more idler wheels affixed to the frame assembly; a track belt disposed about the drive and the idler wheel; a hydraulic actuator arrangement including a hydraulic cylinder and accumulator affixed to the idler wheel that provides a force to tension the track belt; and a tension management system in operable communication with the hydraulic cylinder that maintains a pressure inside the hydraulic cylinder within a specified range.
What is claimed is: 1. A tracked vehicle comprising: a frame; a pair of friction drive track assemblies that each include a drive wheel and an idler wheel, with the idler wheels shiftably mounted to the frame, said pair of track assemblies each including a track belt entrained about a respective drive wheel and a respective idler wheel; a pair of hydraulic actuator assemblies that each include a hydraulic cylinder, said hydraulic cylinders each operably attached to the respective idler wheel to tension the corresponding track belt in response to a hydra...