US 10,889,960 B2
Mounting assembly
Bruce Raymond Vahling, Urbana, IL (US); and David L. Cox, Monticello, IL (US)
Assigned to Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL (US)
Filed by Caterpillar Inc., Deerfield, IL (US)
Filed on Feb. 15, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/276,733.
Prior Publication US 2020/0263388 A1, Aug. 20, 2020
Int. Cl. E02F 3/815 (2006.01); E02F 3/76 (2006.01)
CPC E02F 3/8152 (2013.01) [E02F 3/764 (2013.01); E02F 3/815 (2013.01); E02F 3/765 (2013.01); E02F 3/7645 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A mounting assembly for a blade of a motor grader, the mounting assembly comprising:
a mounting bracket adapted to be mounted to a frame of the motor grader, the mounting bracket including a mounting channel, the mounting channel extending along a longitudinal axis of the mounting bracket;
an adjustment block disposed in the mounting channel, the adjustment block including:
a mounting groove extending along a longitudinal axis of the adjustment block; and
at least one slot extending along a first lateral axis of the adjustment block, the at least one slot disposed spaced apart with respect to the mounting groove;
at least one retention plate disposed on the mounting bracket, the at least one retention plate adapted to engage with the at least one slot provided on the adjustment block, wherein the at least one retention plate is adapted to limit movement of the adjustment block along the longitudinal axis of the adjustment block; and
a wear element disposed in the mounting groove provided in the adjustment block, wherein the wear element is adapted to slidably receive a portion of the blade thereon.