TODAY’S PATENT – SINGLE POWERED DUL MOVEMENT MOTION DEVICE
The invention SINGLE POWERED DUAL MOVEMENT MOTION DEVICE was invented by Howard W. F. Derksen (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), Roger L. Patterson (Selkirk, Manitoba) on 14th of March 1995, bearing the patent number US5396816A.
The present invention relates to a dual movement motion device which is powered by a single source to lift a wheelchair of a handicapped person.
A single powered dual movement motion device is mounted on the distal end of a boom and connected to a platform adapted to carry a wheelchair of a handicapped person. The motion device has a base frame that mounts it on the boom. A reversible rotatable drive assembly is fixed to the base frame and is driven a reversible power source. The reversible rotatable drive assembly includes a release and lock means whereby an arcuate path will be given to an extremity of the second extension frame in the release mode and a straightforward path in locked mode. A reversal of the power source will reverse the sequence o events.