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9038809 Sortation conveyor with piezoelectric actuation  
A sortation conveyor for transporting and diverting a plurality of articles includes a first conveying path and a second conveying path angularly positioned relative to the first conveying path. A...
8960413 Article conveyer belt and coin sorting device  
An article conveyer belt assembly used for example, in a coin sorting device for positively pushing an article, such as a coin along a support surface is provided. A toothed belt has teeth for...
8931617 Device and method for removing objects from a moving transport device  
A device and a method for removing objects from a moving transport device having objects standing in a row thereon, including a removing device for pushing and thus removing selected objects at a...
8919542 Sorter slat attachment  
A method of disconnecting a slat from a wheel assembly that is used with a positive displacement sorter having a plurality of parallel laterally extending slats and a pair of wheel assemblies,...
8820520 Sorter slat attachment  
A positive displacement sorter includes a plurality of parallel laterally extending slats and a pair of wheel assemblies, each interconnecting common end portions of the slats thereby defining an...
8813943 Positive displacement sorter  
A positive displacement sorter includes a plurality of interconnected parallel slats defining an endless web that travels in a longitudinal direction. The web has upper and lower runs and...
8776993 Article conveyer belt and coin sorting device  
An article conveyer belt assembly used for example, in a coin sorting device for positively pushing an article, such as a coin along a support surface is provided. A toothed belt has teeth for...
8776982 Article sorting equipment  
Article sorting equipment of the present invention comprises: a rotation drive device; endless chains rotated on a conveyance route by the rotation drive device; a plurality of slats on which the...
8770379 Sorting device  
A sorting device including successive load carrying platforms having a front edge and a rear edge for supporting products to be sorted on a supporting surface, a conveying mechanism conveying the...
8757353 Sortation conveyor  
A sortation conveyor has a divert guide path which is configured to guide pushers to engage articles disposed on an endless conveying surface at an initial impact which does not result in an out...
8727097 Releasable shoe and method for shoe sorter  
A sorter conveyor system includes a conveyor forming an upwardly facing support surface for conveying objects. The support surface includes slots oriented transversely to the conveying direction...
8727096 Shoe sorter conveyor switch and method  
A shoe sorter switch for a conveyor includes a main body member positioned relative to the conveyor away from contact with any passing shoe of the conveyor. A plurality of subcomponents are...
8631924 Conveying device and pusher shoe for use in the device  
The invention relates to a conveying device for objects. The device comprises a frame provided with a series of carriers (1) that are movable in a conveying direction, the carriers being aligned...
8622203 Device for sorting products  
A device for sorting products including a frame, an endless drivable flexible conveying element, successive elongated carriers, which are each coupled to the conveying element via a coupler for...
8602202 Sorting device, in particular for pieces of luggage  
A sorting device for sorting products, for example pieces of luggage, including a removing mechanism moving the product to be sorted off the supporting surface at a desired sorting location,...
8602201 Releasable shoe and method for shoe sorter  
A sorter conveyor system includes a conveyor forming an upwardly facing support surface for conveying objects. The support surface includes slots oriented transversely to the conveying direction...
8590482 Conveying apparatus for dipping workpieces into a treatment bath  
A traveling type dipping apparatus in a painting system of a vehicle body of an automobile, usable as mechanism to rotate and dip the vehicle body having been supported on a conveying traveling...
8549866 Cooling tunnel and method for operating the same  
A cooling tunnel includes an infeed port for feeding objects, a discharge port for discharging objects, successive treatment stations for treating the objects with a cooling medium, and a conveyor...
8469177 Diverter for sorter and method of diverting  
A positive displacement sorter and method of diverting articles includes providing a plurality of interconnected parallel slats defining an endless web that travels in a longitudinal direction, an...
8459440 Article sorting device  
In an article sorting device including a plurality of slats (article support bodies) overlaying between a pair of endless chains (endless rotation bodies) arranged along a main conveyance route,...
8424670 Sorting device in particular for pieces of luggage  
A sorting device for sorting products, such as pieces of luggage. The sorting device includes one or more sorting units which are movable in a conveying direction along a conveying path. Each...
8413791 Board lumber positioning fence  
Provided is a positioning fence for use in lumber sawmills and method of using the positioning fence that facilitates automated positioning of lumber for cutting and a method of positioning lumber...
8413787 Sweeper sorting apparatus and method  
A sweeper sorting apparatus for use with a transport belt includes first and second drive belts and a sweeper. The first and second drive belts are positioned adjacent to first and second ends,...
8371431 Sortation conveyor  
A sortation conveyor has a divert guide path which is configured to guide pushers to engage articles disposed on an endless conveying surface at an initial impact which does not result in an out...
8297430 Sorting device, in particular for pieces of luggage  
A sorting device for sorting products, for example pieces of luggage, including a removing mechanism moving the product to be sorted off the supporting surface at a desired sorting location,...
8220617 Device for feeding sample containers with an analysis sample to a treating apparatus  
The invention provides a device (10) for feeding sample containers (18) with an analysis sample (P) to be treated, to a treating apparatus (12) for treating the analysis sample (P), in particular...
8196731 Modular manufacturing chain including a reverse transport direction and method of operation therefor  
A manufacturing chain includes a plurality of modular manufacturing stations positioned in series and defining a forward transport direction. An article transportation device of at least one...
8167116 Reducing drag on the web of a positive displacement sorter  
A method of reducing drag on the web of a positive displacement sorter is used with a web made up of a plurality of parallel slats interconnected at their opposite ends with chain assemblies in an...
8167111 Sort gap control  
A sortation conveyor includes a method of calibrating the control system to provide a calibration value indicative of the spacial correlation between the sort induct sensor and the first shoe sensor.
8069969 Transport device  
A transport device for objects comprises a frame with a series of carriers that run mutually parallel and are pivotally coupled to an endless drivable moving track so as to enable displacement in...
7886891 Deflector assembly, valve arrangement for a deflector assembly and method for calibrating same  
An assembly comprising a plurality of pistons, each of the pistons comprising of a cylinder and a piston rod, a first collar for supporting the cylinders at a first end and a second collar for...
7857116 Sortation system  
A sortation conveyor has a plurality of pairs of slats which are generally aligned with each other and which define a portion of an upper conveying surface. A gap is defined between the slats of...
7798306 Retractable diverter nose  
A diverter assembly for a positive displacement sorter apparatus having a plurality of interconnected slats that define a conveying surface adapted to convey articles in a longitudinal direction...
7779986 Transfer system  
In a transfer system used for transferring articles that are conveyed on a main conveying path to branching conveying paths, change-over guiding sections of change-over units have an upper guiding...
7726461 Apparatuses and methods for controlling the spacing of and ejecting conveyed objects  
In one embodiment, apparatus for controlling spacing of objects conveyed by an object conveyor and for selectively ejecting objects from the object conveyor include flights that extend...
7690496 High speed switch for a diverter conveyor, related article diverter, and related methods  
A diverter is for intended use in connection with a diverter conveyor for diverting articles moving in a conveying direction from a first path of travel to a second path of travel. The diverter...
7641039 Skewed slat control system for article conveyor  
A positive displacement article sorter and method of monitoring a positive displacement article sorter, wherein the article sorter includes a frame, an endless web traveling in a longitudinal...
7628265 Positive displacement sorter shoe  
A positive displacement sorter apparatus and method includes providing a plurality of interconnected slats defining an endless web, an upper run of the web defining a conveying surface. A...
7611006 Conveyor systems and methods  
Embodiments are directed to conveyor systems and methods which can accommodate negative gap between articles (e.g., cartons, packages, products, etc.) conveyed upon a sortation conveyor. Negative...
7568572 Tiered control architecture for material handling  
A control architecture for material handling includes multiple tiers of controllers, such as three. The lowest-level controllers interact directly with sensors and actuators used in the material...
7562761 Slat driven positive displacement sorter  
An article sorter is made up of a web defined by a plurality of interconnected, laterally elongated, slats. An upper portion of the web defines a longitudinally extending conveying surface. Each...
7549527 Sortation conveyor  
A sortation conveyor has a divert guide path which is configured to guide pushers to engage articles disposed on an endless conveying surface at an initial impact which does not result in an out...
7530441 Sortation conveyor and crossover switch therefor  
A crossover switch for a sortation conveyor has actuators that extend into the divert guide path which are operable to respond to the travel of a guide element through the path to move the switch...
7513356 Positive displacement sorter  
A positive displacement sorter apparatus includes a plurality of interconnected slats defining an endless traveling web. An upper run of the web defines a first conveying surface traveling in a...
7506744 Changeover system  
In a changeover system of the present invention, the upper part of the transverse pushing action section of the article transverse pushing body is formed as a tilted upper surface with a middle...
7497316 Sortation conveyor apparatus and methods  
Sortation conveyor apparatus and methods for selectively diverting articles from a primary conveying surface onto branch lines are provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a control...
7441646 Sortation system pusher  
A sortation conveyor has overlapping pusher shoes stealth profile upper surface and a “cow catcher” edge which reduces interference with mislocated packages. In a tube type sortation conveyor of...
7431140 Combining conveyor with product path switching arrangement  
A combiner conveyor arrangement for conveying articles of product has a first longitudinal conveyor for urging a plurality of the articles of product in parallel in a predetermined direction of...
7422098 Saw toothed merging conveyor and method  
A sawtooth merging conveyor system that more accurately controls the position of merging cartons or other objects of varying size, shape, weight or condition. Rollers define entry portions...
7383936 Conveying apparatus  
When a pulling force acts on an insertion joint in a conveying apparatus used for transferring an article conveyed on a main conveying path to a branch conveying path, an endless chain separates...

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