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Issue Date Mar 15, 2012
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Patent Application - METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GUIDING A PLURALITY OF LOAD BEARING MEMBERS OF A FORKLIFT > Summary

US Patent Application

Patent Application No. US 20120060383

Published on Mar 15, 2012

Application No. 12/880074

Filed on Sep 11, 2010

Priority Date -

Inventor/Applicants

Goddard, L.A. - Hazlehurst, GA US (3)

Abstract

A light-based guidance system mountable on a forklift and method for guiding a plurality of load bearing members of a forklift is disclosed. The light-based guidance system includes first and second light sources disposed within a housing. The first light source is configured to emit a first light beam that is substantially parallel with the load bearing members. The method includes emitting a first light beam substantially parallel with the load bearing members, emitting a second light beam, and guiding the plurality of load bearing members based upon a position of irradiated light from the first and second light beams.

Classification

International: 2

G01B 11/00

G01B 1/00;

National: 3

33/228

33/264;

33/299;