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(11)    Patent No :    AP 1975   
(21)    Application No :    AP/P/2005/003430   
(22)    Filing Date :    19.03.2004   
(24)    Date of Grant &    16.03.2009   
(45)    Publication :

(30)  Priority Data       
(33) Country    (31) Number    (32) Date
ZA    2003/2317    25.03.2003

(84)    Designated State

BW    GM    GH    KE    LS    MW  MZ   NA   SL
SD    SZ    T Z    UG    ZM    ZW

(73) Applicant(s)

VOLUMAX (PTY) LTD, 3A Sutton Road, Hillcrest, 3610,

South Africa

(72) Inventors

LONG Mark James, South Africa

(74) Representative


(51)  International  Classification   B60P 1/02 (2006.01)    B60P 7/15 (2006.01)

(54)    Title

A load carrying vehicle

(57)    Abstract

The invention relates to a load carrying vehicle of the type that has a body forming a load carrying compartment (16) above a load deck (17), and where the load carrying compartment (16) is of the side loading type. The vehicle has a load carrying structure located in its load carrying compartment, the load carrying structure including a platform support structure that is located along the length of the load carrying compartment (16) along the centre line of the load deck (17). The platform support structure includes support formations that provide for the support of load platforms (42) of the load carrying structure, on which loads can be supported, at different levels above the two side halves of the load deck. The mode of support permits easy manual adjustment of the level of individual load platforms above the load deck.

(56)    Documents Cited :    WO 02/40314 A


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