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Number: 173/39
Name: Tool driving or impacting > With means to adjust position of axis of tool advance
Description: Apparatus in which the tool drive means is adjustably connected to a substantially fixed structure (e.g., support), and means are provided to hold the tool drive means in different positions relative to the fixed structure to provide plural selective positions of the axis along which the driven tool moves forward into the work.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
173/44 Adjustment powered by motor or mechanism 45
173/40 Drive gearing displaced relative to source of power 5
173/42 Plural adjustments 47

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8632275 Excavation machine with a pivotable kelly bar Jan. 21, 2014
8561717 Articulating drill with integrated circuit board and method of operation Oct. 22, 2013
8534960 Piling device Sep. 17, 2013
8276685 Electrical power tool Oct. 2, 2012
8056647 First and second beam for telescopic feeder, incorporating guiding studs, telescopic feeder, drilling device for rock drilling and a way of using a guiding stud Nov. 15, 2011
7926585 Method and apparatus for an articulating drill Apr. 19, 2011
7857044 Tool manipulator especially for onshore and offshore drilling platforms Dec. 28, 2010
7832496 Deep-hole boring machine and deep-hole boring guide device Nov. 16, 2010
7823653 Hand-held power tool with a belt tensioning device Nov. 2, 2010
7789167 Power assist lever arm attachment Sep. 7, 2010
7055622 Power tool having a handle and a pivotal tool body Jun. 6, 2006
6938706 Power tool provided with a locking mechanism Sep. 6, 2005
6413019 Turret rock bolter with stinger/centralizer Jul. 2, 2002
5746277 Drilling apparatus May. 5, 1998
5630477 Downcrowdable telescopic augering apparatus May. 20, 1997
5222564 Drilling unit Jun. 29, 1993
5145286 Earth anchor driving and removing apparatus and method therefore Sep. 8, 1992
5117920 Pole driver Jun. 2, 1992
5107933 Hydraulic drilling outfit Apr. 28, 1992
5082068 Drilling machine for drilling holes in rocks Jan. 21, 1992
5060735 Device for positioning of a drill bit Oct. 29, 1991
5038871 Apparatus for supporting a direct drive drilling unit in a position offset from the centerline of a well Aug. 13, 1991
5014542 Automatic machine tool head designed to increase the number of machine operating axes May. 14, 1991
5007492 Safety stabilizer for auger Apr. 16, 1991
5000271 Feeding device for a rock drilling machine Mar. 19, 1991
4998849 Earth anchor driving and removing apparatus and method therefore Mar. 12, 1991
4961468 Multi-function control actuating mechanism Oct. 9, 1990
4890680 Machine for working rock, especially a block drilling machine Jan. 2, 1990
4832536 Anchor drilling unit May. 23, 1989
4829879 Radial piston drive motor assembly with exhaust passages in cylinder May. 16, 1989
4785892 Pile driver, pile drawer and/or drilling machine Nov. 22, 1988
4712624 Rock drill with tunnel profile control system Dec. 15, 1987
4702324 Control system for positioning and operating a pneumatic percussion tool Oct. 27, 1987
4685192 Appliance for removal of burrs on flame-cut slabs; blooms and billets Aug. 11, 1987
4667746 Mobile apparatus for driving different objects into the ground by impact May. 26, 1987
4639868 Control method for drilling apparatus which makes use of a final drilling pattern transformed from primary and secondary patterns Jan. 27, 1987
4586571 Method of and arrangement for positioning of a drilling apparatus May. 6, 1986
4572303 Machine for extracting, rough shaping and squaring blocks of stones, marbles and granites, particularly in quarries Feb. 25, 1986
4561506 Pivoting driver with changeable bits Dec. 31, 1985
4558791 Furnace delining apparatus Dec. 17, 1985
4542795 Leader angle control device Sep. 24, 1985
4497379 Modular pivotal fluidic joint systems and components thereof Feb. 5, 1985
4324435 Lock assembly for earthworking apparatus Apr. 13, 1982
4291780 Apparatus for wires in the ground Sep. 29, 1981

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