Screening, crushing or mixing bucket

  • US 8,122,620 B2
  • Filed: 01/28/2010
  • Issued: 02/28/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/04/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A screening, crushing or mixing bucket, which is formed into the bucket of an excavating machine or bucket loader, comprising:

  • a bottom plate;

    side walls;

    working drums at a rear part of the bucket rotatable about their shafts, which screen, crush or mix material in the bucket as they rotate and at the same time deliver screened, crushed or mixed material out of the bucket, between or through the working drums; and

    casings for a power transmission and bearings of the working drums, the casings being limited by frame plates to which bearing housings of the working drums are attachable, wherein;

    a mudguard is fixed on an inner side of the frame plate or an inner side of the side wall, which extends between the shafts of the working drums, next to lead-throughs of the shafts,the mudguard comprises cut-outs for receiving the shafts of the working drums,the working drums comprise end flanges which are located on an opposite side of the frame plate with respect to the bearing housing, immediately adjacent to the frame plate,the mudguard extends next to the end flanges so that at least a part of each end flange remains between the frame plate and the mudguard to guide the material being processed past the slot between the end flange and the frame plate, andthe end flanges rotate with each working drum attached to the shaft of the working drum.

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