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Compactor device for large round bales
Iowa State University Patents
  • Wesley F. Buchele, Iowa State University
  • Dennis L. Jeffries
  • Ricky D. Madison
  • Timothy J. Mattson
  • Gregory E. Sparks
  • Raymond D. Thompson
  • Howard T. Uehle
Document Type
Report
Publication Date
12-11-1979
Abstract
A compactor device for iarge round bales is disclosed comprising a horizontally disposed cylindrical housing containing a plunger, a double toggle mechanism connected to the plunger, a hydraulic cylinder connected to the double toggle mechanism for driving the plunger, and a stabilizer linkage connected to the plunger and the double toggle mechanism for maintaining the plunger in a vertical position during compaction of a bale.
Patent Number
4,177,723
Assignee
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Application Number
876.055
Date Filed
2-8-1978
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Wesley F. Buchele, Dennis L. Jeffries, Ricky D. Madison, Timothy J. Mattson, et al.. "Compactor device for large round bales" (1979)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/wesley_buchele/25/