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5599159 Pellet conveying device  
A pellet conveying device used with a bonding machine for, for example, semiconductor devices, including a conveying arm that has a collet for holding pellets. The conveying arm can move...
5599152 Multicomponent attachment apparatus for a moveable working device  
A multicomponent attachment apparatus for a movable working device which is detachably attached to the front end of the working device, including a device-sided adapter in order to connect the...
5588789 Load arm for load lock  
Load transferring apparatus comprises a base member, a planar platform for supporting a load and a drive arm pivotally mounted on the base member for moving the platform in plane between a...
5584647 Object handling devices  
An object handling device successively transfers objects such as semiconductor wafers. The object handling device includes first and second collapsible arm units having hands for holding objects,...
5580209 Wrist mechanism of articulated robot  
A wrist mechanism for an articulated robot includes a first wrist link which extends on an extension of the robot arm and which is fixed to the outer peripheral portion of a rotary portion. A...
5577879 Articulated arm transfer device  
An articulated arm transfer device having a pair of upper arms and a pair of forearms. Each upper arm is rotatable at its shoulder end. Each forearm is rotatable at its wrist end. The elbow ends...
5578331 Automated apparatus for preparing contact lenses for inspection and packaging  
An apparatus is provided for removing and transporting articles, such as contact lens sections from a manufacturing line to inspection and packaging stations. The lenses are deposited in a...
5577414 Articulated robot  
An articulated robot comprises a parallelogrammic linkage comprising a fixed base (1) having a horizontal upper surface, a first arm (2) pivotally supported for turning about an axis perpendicular...
5570992 Free-traveling manipulator with optical feedback control and methods  
An automatic, controlled manipulator includes a moveable tool head on an arm and a tool supported at the end of the arm. The manipulator may be moveable in multiple or all directions. A storage...
5570990 Human guided mobile loader stocker  
A human guided mobile loader stocker developed to mechanically assist in SMIF container movement. The assist includes a pushcart, a semi-motorized transport arm, a processor, and communication...
5569014 Frog-leg robot having walking-beams  
The end effector of a frog-leg robot is raised and lowered by using walking-beams to effect a vertical movement of the fore arms at the elbow joint.
5566436 Method of inserting machine parts into a workpiece  
A machine part such as a shaft is inserted or pressure-fitted into a hole in a workpiece by setting the workpiece on a table which is rotatable around at least two axes, rotating the table so as...
5560191 Jumbo bale rotating table for a hay baler  
A hay bale turntable for angularly rotating a rectangular jumbo size hay bale 90° about its longitudnal axis while lowering the bale as it is received from a baler chamber to the surface of the...
5558487 Transporting system for an article  
In an article transporting system, a first linear moving arm and a second linear moving arm are juxtaposed to each other so as to be moved linearly while keeping a parallel positional relationship...
5556248 Semiconductor wafer cassette transfer system  
A semiconductor cassette and transfer system for facilitating the direct loading and unloading of wafers from different sides of a cassette by a first robot handling device moveable along a first...
5553509 Three degree of freedom robotic manipulator constructed from rotary drives  
A three degree-of-freedom robotic manipulator is constructed from three rotary drives. The rotary drive consists of a relatively small diameter cylindrical driving member coupled to a larger...
5549441 Apparatus for moving objects from location and placing them in another  
Objects (240) are picked up from a conveyor (242) by a pickup head (90, 92), moved radially by a transfer assembly (26-50; 82-92) which then is rotated by an actuator (16) to position the pickup...
5549435 Chamber and a chamber combination for a vacuum facility and a method for transporting through at least one workpiece  
A chamber for a vacuum facility comprises at least one opening for the through-transport of workpieces, particularly of circular-disk-shaped workpieces such as storage disks during their...
5540541 Pivotal robot arm  
A pivotal robot arm is disclosed which includes a support body, at least one pivot arm and a working device that is provided at the outer end of the pivot arm. The pivotal robot arm is...
5534761 Mechanism for movements of prefixed path, referable as of elliptical shape  
A mechanism for movement of an object along a prefixed path, substantially of elliptical shape, including a support base provided with a single motor and at least two arms linked to each other at...
5524535 Method and apparatus for high speed decoration of bottles  
Bottles are decorated while advanced by intermittent motion to each of a plurality of decorating stations where a squeegee presses a decorating screen into line contact with a surface of the...
5522275 Industrial robot, particularly for moving pieces from one press to the other in a line of presses  
An industrial robot, particularly for use as an interpress robot, includes a pair of arms rotatable around two axes parallel to and spaced apart from each other, on which there are articulated two...
5516254 Supplementary unit for fork lift trucks  
The present invention refers to a supplementary unit for a travelling fork lift truck used for picking up platelike mounting elements. The platelike mounting elements are picked up by a pick-up...
5513946 Clean robot  
A clean robot capable of a linear conveying motion comprises a base, a first arm rotatably supported by the base, a second arm rotatably supported by the first arm, and a third arm rotatably...
5503513 Robot able to move on fixed or mobile working stations  
A robotic system for use with at least two working stations and for carrying out tasks, is provided. At least one of the two working stations is mobile. The system according to the present...
5492443 Apparatus for handling a workpiece between work stations  
An apparatus for automatically handling a workpiece between automated workstations wherein the workpiece is lifted from an unloading workstation, moved along a predetermined linear reciprocal path...
5489192 Heat resisting robot hand apparatus  
A heat resisting robot hand apparatus suitable for use within a highly-heated and pressure-reduced chamber in which radiant heat emitted from a heat stage and a material to be heated, such as a...
5487638 Apparatus and method for loading rolls of web into a chamber  
An apparatus (10) for loading a roll of web (1) from a stack (3) along a first axis (7) into a chamber (2) along a second axis (8) has a pivotable support member (12) and an engaging means (16)...
5486080 High speed movement of workpieces in vacuum processing  
A high speed wafer processing apparatus employs two wafer transport robots to move wafers from two load locks past a processing station with gentle vacuum cycling and without pumpdown delays. Both...
5480279 Gripper for handling and storing products in roll form  
A gripper for handling printed product rolls and empty roll cores is used for intermittently storing printed products wound on roll cores. The gripper has a central piece (10), which is fixed to a...
5474410 Multi-chamber system provided with carrier units  
A cassette carrier unit for carrying a cassette, in which a plurality of substrates are housed, into and out of cassette chambers of the multi-chamber system including a hand on which the cassette...
5470195 Vacuum turret  
A vacuum turret apparatus for moving objects from a first location to a second location is disclosed. The turret is specifically designed to move individual plate-like objects from a stack of such...
5467813 Robot with suction cup attachment to steam generator partition  
A robot for carrying out operations in, for example, a chamber of a heat exchanger being divided into two compartments by means of a partition can be attached to said partition by means of suction...
5456561 Robot prealigner  
An alignment station for elements such as semiconductor wafers on a robot arm uses a rotating support and edge detector which in combination are operative to place a wafer on the rotating support,...
5456569 Balanced horizontal axis assembly for use in an automated memory cartridge system  
For primary use in a storage and retrieval subsystem in a data processing system, a robotic transfer system acts to transfer selected electronic magnetic storage cartridges between their storage...
5440943 Electronic test head manipulator  
A positioner facilitates docking and undocking of an electronic test head with a device handler. The position provides for rotation of the test head about a first axis. The positioner includes a...
5439343 Mini boom bumper  
A combined bumper and hoist for use on a vehicle has an elongate housing that mounts transversely across the end of the vehicle as a bumper. A hoist having a mast and a boom is pivotally mounted...
5425133 Robot apparatus with an electrical driver for controlling a detachable rotor hand  
A robot apparatus includes a robot arm, a robot hand, an electrical/electronic device mounted on the robot hand for operating the robot hand, and a hand attaching/detaching device, arranged...
5421697 Telescopic pick-and-place robotic mechanism  
A telescopic pick-and-place robotic mechanism used to retrieve and deposit magnetic tape cartridges from a remote position, configured to be mounted to a typical robotic assembly located in...
5421695 Transfer apparatus and method  
A transfer apparatus for moving a transfer stage. Two pairs of links are joined by a first pair of shafts. Each pair of links includes two arms joined together by a corresponding, respective shaft...
5397212 Robot with dust-free and maintenance-free actuators  
A robot with no mechanically contacting components are suitable for use in special environments such as semiconductor manufacturing processes where dust and lubrication are matters of important...
5391050 Device for picking up, moving and depositing a pile of carton blanks  
The device (1) for picking up, moving and depositing a pile (9) of carton blanks comprises an element (3) suitable for moving according to three Cartesian axes, and to cause to rotate on itself,...
5388946 Systems and methods for the automated archiving and retrieval of computer data storage cassettes  
A system especially adapted to retrieve, insert and transport a computer data storage cassette between spaced-apart cassette library and cassette drive unit sites. The system includes a robot...
5387067 Direct load/unload semiconductor wafer cassette apparatus and transfer system  
A semiconductor cassetteand transfer system for facilitating the direct loading and unloading of wafers from different sides of a cassette by a first robot handling means moveable along a first...
5386318 Apparatus for handling biological specimens  
Apparatus for handling biological specimens for a diagnostic device and an apparatus to load the diagnostic device, the diagnostic device including a transport system and a carousel bearing...
5382152 Device for the automatic supply of a press for moulding thermoplastic material sheets  
Apparatus for loading and unloading a frame bearing a cover material for application to a formed thermoplastic sheet, especially in the production of cover panels for motor vehicles, is associated...
5375964 Arm robot apparatus  
An arm robot apparatus for removing workpieces such as injected molded articles includes a gripping device mounted on an arm and a race member mounted on the arm for circulating balls. The race...
5364222 Apparatus for processing wafer-shaped substrates  
An apparatus for coating and developing a resist on a wafer comprises a carrier station provided with a plurality of carriers for receiving wafers and transfer tables, a processing section having...
5356261 Wafer boat rotating apparatus  
A wafer boat rotating apparatus is disclosed, which includes a boat holding portion for holding both ends of the wafer boat, a vertical rotation drive mechanism for rotating the boat holding...
5348519 Exercise and diagnostic apparatus and method  
A horizontal support arm is mounted for upward and downward movement on a vertical support column. An interface unit having an actual mass value is disposed on a free end of the horizontal support...