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Number: 187/203
Name: Elevator, industrial lift truck, or stationary lift for vehicle > Stationary lift for roadway vehicle or required component thereof
Description: Subject matter consisting of fixedly mounted apparatus, or a specified component thereof (i.e., drive-means*, vehicle-underlying support surface component) not provided for in another class, for elevating a discrete wheeled highway vehicle, in its entirety, from a lower entrance and exit level to a significantly higher upper level where the vehicle is intended to be repaired or inspected.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
187/207 Having position lock for engaging sustaining drive means or guide means of support 28
187/210 Having specific drive means for support 44
187/216 Having specific vehicle support structure (e.g., trackways) 35
187/204 With distinct jack on vehicle support 26
187/205 With floor pit opening for support and safety cover therefor 21
187/209 With safety cutoff for drive means 21
187/206 With safety prop or braking rod for support 20

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8534653 Method and fixture for handling and processing die components Sep. 17, 2013
8302738 Power train handler Nov. 6, 2012
8251553 Vehicle lift systems with lighting Aug. 28, 2012
8028973 Actuator position homing method and apparatus Oct. 4, 2011
7815017 Lifting station in a surface treatment installation Oct. 19, 2010
7702126 Vehicle lift measurement system Apr. 20, 2010
7534095 Condensate scavenging system and method for in-ground vehicle lifts May. 19, 2009
7325654 List apparatuses and method Feb. 5, 2008
7308971 Turn plate and slip plate centering and locking mechanism Dec. 18, 2007
7267199 Padded end cap for vehicle lifting hoist arm Sep. 11, 2007
7219768 Multiple locking position safety leg for lifts May. 22, 2007
7207419 Safety lock system for a lift Apr. 24, 2007
7198135 Lifting device, especially lifting platform for motor vehicles Apr. 3, 2007
7168904 Portable vehicle storage platform Jan. 30, 2007
7163087 Portable vehicle lift Jan. 16, 2007
7143868 Underdeck pontoon lift system Dec. 5, 2006
6964322 Method and apparatus for synchronizing a vehicle lift Nov. 15, 2005
6923599 In-ground lifting system and method Aug. 2, 2005
6840351 Control device for a lifting platform Jan. 11, 2005
6681897 Apparatus for supporting automotive tires Jan. 27, 2004
6604610 Apparatus for supporting automotive tires Aug. 12, 2003
6364060 Low profile lift assembly Apr. 2, 2002
6315079 Lifting device with movable lifting columns Nov. 13, 2001
6279685 Lifting apparatus Aug. 28, 2001
6273215 Multi vehicle position cantilevered lift Aug. 14, 2001
5954160 Wheel engaging vehicle lift Sep. 21, 1999
5860491 Hydraulic lift system and method for retrofitting Jan. 19, 1999
5645388 Cantilever lift assembly for stationary small aircraft Jul. 8, 1997
5605206 Platform for storage or removal of motor vehicles in parking garages Feb. 25, 1997
5536132 Apparatus and method for transporting automobiles in an enclosed semi-trailer Jul. 16, 1996
5318154 Column for load lifting devices Jun. 7, 1994
5099956 Plate for adjusting the wheels of a vehicle Mar. 31, 1992
5048643 Hydraulic lift piston skirt Sep. 17, 1991
5035562 Tri-level vehicular parking apparatus Jul. 30, 1991
5031727 Lift for vehicles Jul. 16, 1991
5018925 Lifting device for a platform for storage of motor vehicles May. 28, 1991
4873861 Lifting arrangement in vehicle chassis straightening benches Oct. 17, 1989
4825977 System for lifting an automobile for repair thereof, having a device for fixing swing arms in horizontal positions May. 2, 1989

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