US 11,052,495 B2
Block positioning tool
Marco Cesari, Budrio (IT); Danilo Ciardullo, Minerbio (IT); Valerio E. D'Ascanio, Granarolo dell'Emilia (IT); Dario Sansone, Castello d'Argile (IT); and Prasad S. Virgi, Chennai (IN)
Assigned to Caterpillar Paving Products Inc., Brooklyn Park, MN (US)
Filed by Caterpillar Paving Products Inc., Brooklyn Park, MN (US)
Filed on Aug. 13, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/101,605.
Prior Publication US 2020/0047294 A1, Feb. 13, 2020
Int. Cl. B23K 37/04 (2006.01); E21C 35/18 (2006.01); E21C 25/10 (2006.01); B28D 1/18 (2006.01)
CPC B23K 37/0443 (2013.01) [B28D 1/186 (2013.01); E21C 25/10 (2013.01); E21C 35/18 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A tool for positioning a block on a milling drum having a plurality of welded blocks thereon, the tool comprising:
a longitudinal body;
a plurality of arm members extending from the longitudinal body, wherein each of the plurality of arm members includes a fixture body provided at a distal end thereof;
a plurality of fixture assemblies coupled to the fixture body of the corresponding arm member, the plurality of fixture assemblies being adapted to be coupled with corresponding welded blocks of the plurality of welded blocks,
wherein at least one of the plurality of arm members and the corresponding fixture assembly coupled to the at least one of the plurality of arm members are adapted to position the block at a desired position on the milling drum relative to the plurality of welded blocks.