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    Tools for removing snow from tractor trailer roofs - videos and patent

    Tools for removing snow from tractor trailer roofs. Looks like there are two strategies here. The first is essentially an adjustable-height gantry that a truck can pass beneath. 1:33 video:



    Another solution is simply a large rotating brush that mounts on the front of heavy equipment. Here we have the TrucBrush, awarded US patent 9,073,515 in July 2015.



    59-second TrucBrush video:



    Yes, you can do the same thing by passing under a bridge. 17-second video:



    More:

    ScraperSystems.com
    TrucBrush.com

    Previously:

    Cow cleaner GIF
    Automatic train washing system - GIF
    Roof snow removal tools - GIFs
    '32 Ford custom snowblower
    Steam-powered snowplow
    Snowbound - Allis-Chalmers promotional film
    miniature John Deere 9630 plowing snow video

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    Works like the roof scraper BUT it doesn't leave 2 mountains of snow on either side of the roof scraper that need to be cleared away.



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