US 9,809,950 B2
Two stage moldboard rail cleaner
Scott W. Zimmerman, Peosta, IA (US); Dustin T. Staade, Dubuque, IA (US); and Joseph Fochs, Dubuque, IA (US)
Assigned to Deere & Company, Moline, IL (US)
Filed by DEERE & COMPANY, Moline, IL (US)
Filed on Nov. 5, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/933,070.
Prior Publication US 2017/0130422 A1, May 11, 2017
Int. Cl. E02F 3/00 (2006.01); E02F 3/815 (2006.01); E02F 3/76 (2006.01); E02F 3/36 (2006.01)
CPC E02F 3/8152 (2013.01) [E02F 3/3604 (2013.01); E02F 3/7663 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A moldboard rail cleaner for removing debris from a rail of a work machine, comprising:
a frame housing defining a first cavity;
a wear insert positioned within the first cavity and adapted to slide along the rail;
a sub-housing coupled to the frame housing and defining a second cavity; and
a wiper disposed at least partially within the second cavity, the sub-housing configured to bias the wiper into contact with the rail;
wherein, the sub-housing comprises a lip that protrudes from the sub-housing, the lip sloping downwardly away from the sub-housing and towards the rail.