Accession Number:

ADD020334

Title:

Foldable Tire Dolly

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 7 Feb 2003, patented 8 Mar 2005

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A foldable dolly for moving and positioning a vehicle tire assembly is formed with a rectangular base member mounted on a plurality of casters. Two wings are hinged to opposite ends of the rectangular member and have adjustable positioning members having one end attached to the base member and the other end attached to one of the wings. A plurality of bearings at least one bearing being mounted on each wing and one on the rectangular base member allow rotation of the tire assembly on the dolly and easy withdrawal of the dolly when the tire is mounted on a vehicle.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE