US 9,807,997 B2
Agricultural sprayer boom
Joris Jan Hiddema, Grubbenvorst (NL); and Harm Mertens, Grubbenvorst (NL)
Assigned to AGCO International, Neuhausen (CH)
Appl. No. 15/311,254
Filed by AGCO International GmbH, Hesston, KS (US)
PCT Filed May 26, 2015, PCT No. PCT/EP2015/061563
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Nov. 15, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/185390, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 10, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 1409923.8 (GB), filed on Jun. 4, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0086449 A1, Mar. 30, 2017
Int. Cl. A62C 13/76 (2006.01); A01M 7/00 (2006.01); A01C 23/00 (2006.01); A01G 25/09 (2006.01); F16L 3/16 (2006.01); B21C 23/14 (2006.01); B21D 47/01 (2006.01)
CPC A01M 7/0075 (2013.01) [A01C 23/00 (2013.01); A01G 25/09 (2013.01); B21C 23/142 (2013.01); B21D 47/01 (2013.01); F16L 3/16 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An agricultural sprayer boom comprising vertically spaced upper and lower beams extending along the boom connected by a plurality of brace members formed from a unitary bent tubular member that is secured to the upper and lower beams, and gripped by, a plurality of clamps, wherein at least one of the upper and lower beams present a linear protuberance extending along the boom axis, and wherein each of said clamps comprises a pair of parallel clamping sleeves which grip the protuberance and the tubular member respectively.