AP2096A - An apparatus for and method of sorting objects using reflectance spectroscopy - Google Patents

An apparatus for and method of sorting objects using reflectance spectroscopy

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Publication number
AP2096A
AP2096A AP200704009A AP200704009A AP2096A AP 2096 A AP2096 A AP 2096A AP 200704009 A AP200704009 A AP 200704009A AP 200704009 A AP200704009 A AP 200704009A AP 2096 A AP2096 A AP 2096A
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Prior art keywords
reflectance spectroscopy
sorting objects
sorting
objects
reflectance
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AP200704009A
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AP200704009A0 (en
Inventor
Alexeii Ucamel Labotski
Graeme John Hill
Jaco Sapphire Dirker
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De Beers Cons Mines Ltd
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Priority to ZA200409204 priority Critical
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Priority to PCT/IB2005/003443 priority patent/WO2006054154A1/en
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B07SEPARATING SOLIDS FROM SOLIDS; SORTING
    • B07CPOSTAL SORTING; SORTING INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES, OR BULK MATERIAL FIT TO BE SORTED PIECE-MEAL, e.g. BY PICKING
    • B07C5/00Sorting according to a characteristic or feature of the articles or material being sorted, e.g. by control effected by devices which detect or measure such characteristic or feature; Sorting by manually actuated devices, e.g. switches
    • B07C5/34Sorting according to other particular properties
    • B07C5/342Sorting according to other particular properties according to optical properties, e.g. colour
    • B07C5/3425Sorting according to other particular properties according to optical properties, e.g. colour of granular material, e.g. ore particles, grain
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N15/00Investigating characteristics of particles; Investigating permeability, pore-volume, or surface-area of porous materials
    • G01N15/10Investigating individual particles
    • G01N15/14Electro-optical investigation, e.g. flow cytometers
    • G01N15/1456Electro-optical investigation, e.g. flow cytometers without spatial resolution of the texture or inner structure of the particle, e.g. processing of pulse signals
    • G01N15/1459Electro-optical investigation, e.g. flow cytometers without spatial resolution of the texture or inner structure of the particle, e.g. processing of pulse signals the analysis being performed on a sample stream
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N21/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of optical means, i.e. using sub-millimetre waves, infrared, visible or ultraviolet light
    • G01N21/84Systems specially adapted for particular applications
    • G01N21/85Investigating moving fluids or granular solids
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N21/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of optical means, i.e. using sub-millimetre waves, infrared, visible or ultraviolet light
    • G01N21/84Systems specially adapted for particular applications
    • G01N21/87Investigating jewels
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N15/00Investigating characteristics of particles; Investigating permeability, pore-volume, or surface-area of porous materials
    • G01N15/10Investigating individual particles
    • G01N15/14Electro-optical investigation, e.g. flow cytometers
    • G01N2015/149Sorting the particles
AP200704009A 2004-11-17 2005-11-17 An apparatus for and method of sorting objects using reflectance spectroscopy AP2096A (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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ZA200409204 2004-11-17
PCT/IB2005/003443 WO2006054154A1 (en) 2004-11-17 2005-11-17 An apparatus for and method of sorting objects using reflectance spectroscopy

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CA (1) CA2587728A1 (en)
WO (1) WO2006054154A1 (en)
ZA (1) ZA200704772B (en)

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CA2587728A1 (en) 2006-05-26

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