Abstract

A work deck configured for use within an elevator hoistway is provided. The work deck includes a platform having a plurality of planks. A plurality of telescoping assemblies is pivotally connected to one end of the platform, the telescoping assemblies each configured to span the elevator hoistway such that a first end of the telescoping …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Terry Rodebaugh, Steven P. Wurth
Assignees (initial): Wurtec Elevator Products & Services (Toledo, US)
Agents: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC (attorney), Charles F. Charpie (attorney)

The application was examined by Charles A Fox (USPTO dept. 3637), Kristine Florio

Claims

  • 1. A work deck configured for use within an elevator hoistway, the work deck comprising …
  • 2. The work deck of claim 1 , wherein the telescoping assemblies each include a second …
  • 3. The work deck of claim 2 , wherein the first member and the second …

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 a is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a foldable work deck for use within an elevator hoistway. FIG. 1 b is a side view in elevation …

Description

Background of the Invention

This invention relates in general to the construction of structures, such as for example, commercial buildings. More specifically, this invention relates to a construction apparatus configured for use within an elevator …

Related Applications

This application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 61/229,902, filed Jul. 30, 2009, the disclosure of which is incorporated herein by …

Detailed Description of the Invention

The present invention will now be described with reference to the specific embodiments of the invention. This invention may, however, be embodied in different forms and should not be construed …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The invention description is illustrated by 7 drawings, the grant date is Feb. 11, 2014 (publication date), the invention is named Foldable Hoistway Work Deck, the assignee organization is Wurtec Elevator Products & Services, located in Toledo (US), 11 figures are supplied with the description, assigned to a United States company, similar categories include Consoles, Brackets, Separate support for suspension means, diverse holding means for occupant, Scaffolds primarily resting on the ground, hat-like or trough-like shape encasing a rib or the section between two ribs or encasing one rib and its adjacent flat floor or ceiling section, cavities or channels in walls or floors, e.g. for making chimneys, Means Maintaining Platform Level on Angularly Movable Support, Interior wall-engaging means, Plural platforms, Stiff scaffolding clamps for connecting scaffold members of common shape, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the exemplary patent drawings are B is a side view, C is a side view, Foldable Hoistway Work Deck, perspective view of a first, the inventor's first name is Steven P., and his last name is Wurth, the inventor's address - Sylvania, OH, the patent extension term is 385 days, the agent's company name is Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC, the grant number is 08646576, the application publication date is Jul. 19, 2010, the examination was conducted by Kristine Florio, the assistant, Charles A Fox, the main examiner (3637 USPTO department), the protection scope is defined by 16 claims, categorized under Railing as a primary classification, particularly claims a work deck configured for use within an elevator hoistway, the work deck…, numbered 12/838,544 (application), the known applicant's name is Steven P. Wurth, the applicant's state - OH, city - Sylvania, developed by Terry Rodebaugh et al.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Platform with ladder as support, specially adapted for particular parts of buildings or for buildings of particular shape, e.g. chimney stacks or pylons, Railing. The designated search classifications include Movable platform with movable ladder, Railing, Unitary Foldable, Rigid Scaffold or Ladder, Ladder and Platform, Scaffold Supported Internally on Shaft, Platform with ladder as support.

Patent details
Publication number 08646576
Publication date Feb. 11, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 12/838,544
Application date Jul. 19, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 385
National classification 182/113
Total number of claims 16
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 7
Number of figures 11
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