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US3834111A
US3834111A US42072573A US3834111A US 3834111 A US3834111 A US 3834111A US 42072573 A US42072573 A US 42072573A US 3834111 A US3834111 A US 3834111A
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A building module transporter for connection to a towing vehicle comprising a building module and module carriers attached to end walls of the module and resting on carrier supports. The carriers are firmly secured to the module at vertically spaced points to suspend the module between them and to permit the raising and lowering of the suspended module by pivoting the carriers about horizontal axes with respect to the supports. Means is provided for moving the module with respect to the carriers in a lateral direction to facilitate the precision alignment of the module with a foundation at the building site. The spaced connection points between the module and the carriers tension a lower portion of the suspended building and place an upper portion thereof in compression.

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United States Patent 1191 Acker et al.
[ METHOD FOR TRANSPORTING BUILDING MODULES Inventors: Douglas B. Acker, San Francisco;
Trevis L. Berry, Gilroy, both of Calif.
Reliance Trailer Manufacturing Inc., San Francisco, Calif.
Filed: Nov. 30, 1973 Appl. No.: 420,725
Related US. Application Data Division of Ser. No. 187,357, Oct. 7, 1971, Pat. No. 3,795,336.
[73] Assignee:
[56] References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS 3,494,091 2/1970 Turturro et a1. 52/745 1111 3,834,111 Sept. 10, 1974 3,570,694 3/1971 Tantlinger 214/390 Primary Examiner-Albert J. Makay Attorney, Agent, or Firm-Townsend and Townsend [57] ABSTRACT A building module transporter for connection to a towing vehicle comprising a building module and module carriers attached to end walls of the module and resting on carrier supports. The carriers are firmly secured to the module at vertically spaced points to suspend the module between them and to permit the raising and lowering of the suspended module by pivoting the carriers about horizontal axes with respect to the supports. Means is provided for moving the module with respect to the carriers in a lateral direction to facilitate the precision alignment of the module with a foundation at the building site. The spaced connection points between the module and the carriers tension a lower portion of the suspended building and place an upper portion thereof in compression.
1 Claim, 6 awin PAIENTED SEP 1 01874 13.83-34.11 1 SHEET 2 OF 3 PAIENTEDSEPIOIQH 3.634.111-
SHEU 30F 3 FIG 3 TRANSPORTING BUILDING MODULES METHOD FOR This is a division of application Ser. No. 187,357, filed Oct. 7, 1971, now U.S. Pat. No. 3,795,336.
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION Attempts to reduce building costs have generally lead to the use of prefabricated houses. Frequently, prefabricated houses are too large for transport as a unit to the building site. Consequently, building modules are employed with increasing frequency.
Such building modules can be constructed in convenient sizes to enable their rail and/or truck transport to the building site. In the past, it has been common to load the building modules on flat bed trucks or the like and drive them to adjacent their permanent foundations at the building site. There conventional hoisting equipment such as a crane is necessary to lift the module off the truck and lower it onto the foundation. This ties up expensive hoisting equipment, requires special on-site installation of the crane, and is a slow and relatively cumbersome operation. Moreover, carelessness on the part of the operator can easily damage the module before it is placed on the foundation, thereby causing further cost increases in the construction of supposedly low cost housing.
'To sum up, low housing costs are reduced through the use of building modules but transportation and installation techniques for such modules rely on conventional, cumbersome, and relatively expensive methods.
SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention provides relatively inexpensive apparatus for transporting building modules and the like to an installation site and for setting the module on its foundation at the site without the need for additional high cost hoisting equipment. Generally speaking, in accordance with the invention the transportion and installation of building modules requires the steps of attaching a first carrier to a first module wall at vertically spaced locations and attaching a second carrier to a second module wall spaced from and substantially parallel to the first wall, supporting the carriers, and moving portions of the carriers attached to the walls upwardly to thereby suspend the module between the carriers and place a lower module portion in tension and an upper module portion in compression. The module is transported to the building site by moving one of the carriers and thereby towing the other carrier and the suspended module along.
At the building site the module can be aligned with its foundation by moving it laterally with respect to the carriers and it is placed on the foundation by pivoting portions of the carriers with the module suspended therebetween about horizontal axes until the module contacts and rests on the foundation.
Apparatus provided by the present invention comprises a first carrier for connection to a towing vehicle and to a wall defining one end of the module. A second carrier is releasably connected to another wall defining an opposite end of the module so that the carriers and the module form unit in which the module is suspended between the carriers. The apparatus includes means for moving the suspended module in a lateral direction with respect to the carriers to permit the precision alignment of the module with the foundation and means for lowering the suspended module onto the foundation.
In the preferred embodiment of the invention upright posts or members which mount vertically spaced module wall connectors are pivotally mounted to a carrier platform at a point vertically between the connectors. The platform is further preferably pivotable about a horizontal axis parallel to the pivot axis of the upright posts and means is provided for pivoting the platform with respect to the upright posts. The lower connectors are bolted to a lower portion of the module, to place that portion in tension when the house is suspended between the carriers while the upper connectors are pivoted against the building wall through actuation of the pivoting means between the posts and the platform to place an upper portion of the module in compression. When'the upper connectors engage the module walls continued lengthening or shortening of the means for pivoting the upright posts pivots the platform and thereby raises and lowers the module for pick-up of the module, lowering it onto the foundation at the building site and for adjusting the height above ground during transportation of the module to prevent damage to the module from contact with the ground during movements over uneven terrain.
The present invention eliminates the need for special hoisting equipment when loading the module at the point of its manufacture on its transport vehicle and when unloading it at the building site and placing it on top of its foundation. The towing apparatus for the module is relatively light weight since it employs the module itself as a self-supporting portion of a trailer unit. Substantial cost savings in the initial acquisition of transport means for the modules are thereby possible.
The module can be carried as low above ground as permitted by the ground. Excessive heights, as encountered with prior art modules loaded onto flat bed trucks and the like, and which could result in damage to the module when passing low overhead crossings and the like, are eliminated. At the construction site, the apparatus of the invention permits a precision alignment of the module while still suspended on the carrying'apparatus and, thereafter, the lowering of the module onto the foundation without the need for a crane or the like.
The connectors of each carrier are attached to a single wall only and do not protrude past sides of the module. Consequently, the overall width of the unit is no greater than the width of the building module. By limiting the building module widthto astandard (8) feet, it can be moved on public highways without special moving permits. Furthermore, the connectors do not extend beneath the module since they are secured to the walls only, so that upon lowering the module onto the foundation the connectors can be disconnected from the module and the carriers can be withdrawn therefrom without interference from the module and without the need for again raising the module to prevent removal of the carriers.
FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the forward cartier;
FIG. 4 'is an enlarged rear elevational view of a lower member of the forward carrier which is bolted to the module and illustrates the means for moving the module lateral to the carriers; and
FIG. 5 is a side elevational view and is taken on line 5-5 of FIG. 4.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS Referring first to FIG. 1, a building module 8 is schematically illustrated suspended between a forward module carrier 10 and an aft module carrier 12. The forward carrier is supported on a fifth wheel 14 of a towing vehicle 16 via a downwardly extending connecting pin 18. The aft carrier is constructed as an independent trailer or dollyand conventionally mounts wheels 20. Support structures 22 and 24, respectively, for the modules are mounted to the carriers and are secured to spaced apart, parallel, upright module end walls 26 and 28, respectively. Each carrier further includes means 30, 32, respectively, for raising the module from a ground-supported position (shown in phantom lines) into the position shown in solid lines in which the module is suspended between the carriers. When the module is so suspended between the carriers it is subjected to a bending moment. This bending moment places a lower or floor section 34 of the module in tension while an upper module section 36 adjacent the building ceiling is placed in compression.
Referring to FIGS. 2A, 2B and 3, forward carrier 10 is broadly constructed of a platform 38 from which pin 18 depends forvconnection to fifth wheel 14, and includes a first horizontal pivotaxis defined by pivot pins 40 which pivotally engage a pair of spaced apart upright posts 42 of support structure 22. The upright posts extend above and below the pivot pins. A pair of telescoping actuators such as conventional mechanical truck jacks 44 are pivotally mounted to platform 38 with a pair of second horizontal pins 46 and to posts 42 adjacent their upper ends 48 by a pair of third, parallel and horizontal pins 50. For supporting the carrier in a generally horizontal position, spaced apart conventional truck jacks 52 are mounted to a horizontally disposed guide tube 66 secured to lower ends 56 of posts 42. Support wheels 54 can be lowered with jacks 52 until they touch ground and support platform 38 in a generally horizontal position.
When a building module 8 is suspended between for ward and aft carriers 10 and 12, jacks 44 are usually positioned so that upright posts 42 are in a substantially vertical position. Module mounting assemblies 58 have mounting flanges 60 that are firmly secured to lower module portion 34 with a pair of spaced apart bolts 62. The mounted assemblies are carried by laterally extending hollow bars 64 that are telescopingly disposed interiorly of a horizontally disposed guide tube 66 sevide for rolling friction between the bars and the guide tubes when they are moved with respect to each other.
Means such as lock pins 74 can further be provided for extension through bores 75, 76 for interlocking the bars and the guide tube at predetermined positions.
A guide tube 78 constructed substantially identical to lower guide tube 66 is secured to upper ends 48 of posts 42 and extends lateral thereof the same distance as the lower guide tube. A slide bar 80 extends from each end of the guide tube. Compression pads 82 are mounted to the outermost end of each slide bar. The compression pads are preferably defined by L-shaped members which terminate in flanges 84 that are biased against module side 26 as more fully described below.
A lock pin arrangement as described is preferably provided to lock the upper slide bars at predetermined positions. In contrast to the lower slide bar-guide tube arrangement, the upper slide bar-guide tube arrangement does not require rollers to reduce friction during relative movements between the bars and the tube. The force of friction between the bars and the tube is insignificant because the upper guide bars are withdrawn from contact with the building module during lateral movement of the module on the carrier of this invention.
When pin 18 is connected to the towing vehicle via fifth wheel 14, jacks 52 are actuated to lower wheels 54 until they contact the ground and platform 38 as disposed in a substantially horizontal position. To facilitate the simultaneous raising and lowering of the wheels secured to both jacks transverse shafts 86 connect the drive mechanisms of the jacks so that actuation of one automatically actuates the other one. When the support jack wheels 54 are on the ground, actuation of jacks 44 of the raising and lowering mechanism 30 pivots upright posts 42 about pin 40. The actuators are interconnected and rigidified with a support frame work 88 disposed between them. Furthermore, a shaft 19 connects the drive mechanisms of jacks 44 which causes the simultaneous and equal actuation of both jacks when one of them is actuated so that misalignments'of support structure 22, cocking and possible damage are prevented.
To connect and disconnect forward carrier 10 with the towing vehicle, the former must be transported to and hoisted upon the fifth wheel of the latter. To facilitate this task, a pair of laterally spaced longitudinally oriented rectangularly tubular members 92 are secured to the underside of lower guide tube 66. A conventional forklift (not shown) can thus be employed for lifting and transporting the carrier to and from the vehicle. This substantially facilitates the ease and speed with which the carrier is connected to or disconnected from a vehicle.
Aft carrier 12 is of a substantially same construction as the forward carrier 10. The main distinguishing characteristic between the two is that wheels 20 are mounted to the aft carrier via mounting assembly 94 in a conventional fashion so that the aft carrier comprises a self-supporting trailer. Thus, the aft carrier includes a platform 96, upright posts 98 of aft support structure 24 pivotally mounted to the forward end of the platform with pivot pins 100, and actuators 102 pivotally secured to the platform and the upper end of upright posts 98 via pivot pins 103 and 104, respectively, for pivoting aft support structure 24 about pins 100. A guide tube is secured to lower ends of upright posts 98 and mounts laterally movable bars which, at their outermost end, mount flanges 106 rigidly secured to the lower end of building module 8 via bolts 108. Rollers (not shown in FIG. 2B) are again provided in the earlier described manner for reducing friction during relative movements of the laterally extending bars into and out of the lower guide tube.
A guide tube is also secured to the upper end of upright posts 98. Upper laterally extending and movable bars are disposed in the upper guide tube and mount compression pads 110.
The aft carrier further includes spaced apart vertically positioned jacks 112 having wheels 114 for supporting the platform in an essentially horizontal position during non-use of the carrier. The aft carrier is also provided with a rigidifying support frame (not shown in FIG. 2B) between actuators 102, interconnecting shafts for simultaneously operating the actuators as well as the vertical support jacks and, finally, laterally spaced, longitudinally extending rectangularly tubular forklift engaging members (not shown in FIG. 2B) to enable the handling of the aft carrier with conventional forklifts.
Turning now to the use of the building module carrier of the present invention and referring to FIGS. 1 through 5, forward carrier 10 is secured to a towing vehicle 16 by interengaging pin 18 with fifth wheel 14 and lowering vertical jacks 52 to support platform 38 in a horizontal position. The upright posts 42 and 98 of the forward and aft carriers 10, 12 are placed in vertical position by correspondingly operating actuators 44 and 102 and the carriers are placed against module sides 26, 28.
The prefabricated modules preferably include predrilled bores 116 through which bolts 62, 108 mounted to flanges 60, 106 can be extended. Preferably, nuts 118 are secured, e.g., welded to the module in alignment with the bore at the inner end of the bore so that the bolts can be simply threaded into engagement with the nuts. For proper alignment of the flanges, the flange mounting support bars are, of course, moved in and out of the guide tubes as required. For use of the carriers with standard module sizes properly positioned indexing bores 75 are provided in the bars. The indexing bars are then engaged with pins 74 to automatically align the flanges with the bores in the module to thereby eliminate tedious trial and error alignments.
After bolts 62, 108 have been tightened jacks 44 and 102 are actuated to extend them, that is to increase the distance between pivot pins 46, 48 and 103, 104, respectively, whereby the platforms 38, 96 are pivoted downwardly relative to upright posts 42, 98. Since wheels of the aft carrier and fifth wheel 14 of the forward carrier are substantially rigid connections, that is they cannot be pushed downward. The relative movement between the upright posts and the platforms causes corresponding pivotal movements of the forward platform 38 about pin 18 and of the aft platform 96 about the center of wheel 20. The pivotal movements of the platform in turn raises the upright posts and, therewith of building module 8 to susupend the module between the carriers. After the module has been raised a sufficient distance above the ground support wheels 54, 114 of vertical jacks 52, 112, are retracted and the rig is ready for transporting the module to its installation site. During highway travel the module can be placed in the lowermost practical position for travel to prevent problems with low overhead obstructions. Once at the building site the terrain is frequently uneven, full of holes, loose soil, rocks, etc. To prevent damage to the module from contact with such uneven terrain jacks 44 and 102 are further extended to raise the building module sufficiently above ground to avoid such contact.
The vehicle driver now visually aligns his vehicle with the foundation for the module. Generally, the foundations for modular buildings are constructed to permit passage of vehicles through openings or cutouts in the foundation. After longitudinal alignment of the module with the foundation it is laterally aligned therewith by moving the module with respect to the carriers in a lateral direction. To facilitate such movement, a double acting hydraulic actuator 120 is provided for each module carrier. One end of the actuator (in FIG. 4 shown mounted to forward carrier 10) is secured to guide tube 66 via mounting bracket 122. The other end of the actuator is mounted to a tongue 124 secured to the outermost end of one of the sliding bar 64 adjacent module mounting assembly 58. A suitable hydraulic hand pump (not shown) is provided to operate the actuator. Retraction or extension of the actuator moves the building module in the lateral direction to the left or the right until the module is laterally aligned with the foundation.
Thereafter, jacks 44 and 102 are retracted to lower the module in a sequence opposite to the above described module raising sequence until the module rests on the foundation.
Jacks 52 are now lowered to support platforms 38 and 96, bolts 62 and 108 are backed off the nuts 118 and withdrawn, and the forward and aft carriers are pulled away from the building module without the need for raising the module to permit disengagement of the carriers. Thus, the carriers of the present invention not only provide for a relatively effortless and inexpensive way of transporting building modules but also provide means for aligning the module with the foundation and placing it thereon.
During the return trip of the towing vehicle and the empty carriers, aft carrier 12 is preferably secured to the forward carrier 10 by bolting the lower module mounting assemblies to each other in the same manner in which they were bolted to the lower end of the building module. For safety purposes a clamp or the like is provided to retain compression pads 82 and 110 to each other.
I claim:
1. A method of transporting building modules and the like by towing them behind a towing vehicle, the method comprising the steps of: attaching a first carrier to a first module wall at vertically spaced locations, attaching a second carrier to a second module wall spaced from and substantially parallel to the first wall at vertically spaced locations, supporting the carrier on the ground, moving portions of the carrier attached to the walls upwardly to raise the building above ground, to suspend the module between the carriers and to place a lower module portion in tension and an upper module portion in compression, thereafter transporting ing the module onto the foundation without extraneous hoisting-equipment by pivoting at least portions of the supported carriers with the module suspended therebetween about horizontal axes until the module contacts the foundation.

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1. A method of transporting building modules and the like by towing them behind a towing vehicle, the method comprising the steps of: attaching a first carrier to a first module wall at vertically spaced locations, attaching a second carrier to a second module wall spaced from and substantially parallel to the first wall at vertically spaced locations, supporting the carrier on the ground, moving portions of the carrier attached to the walls upwardly to raise the building above ground, to suspend the module between the carriers and to place a lower module portion in tension and an upper module portion in compression, thereafter transporting the module by moving one of the carriers and thereby towing the other carrier and the suspended module, straddling a foundation between the first and second carriers, laterally aligning the module with the foundation by moving the suspended module in a lateral direction relative to the carriers, and lowering the module onto the foundation without extraneous hoisting equipment by pivoting at least portions of the supported carriers with the module suspended therebetween about horizontal axes until the module contacts the foundation.
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