CA920694A - Material container sorting apparatus and method - Google Patents

Material container sorting apparatus and method

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Publication number
CA920694A
CA920694A CA111998A CA111998A CA920694A CA 920694 A CA920694 A CA 920694A CA 111998 A CA111998 A CA 111998A CA 111998 A CA111998 A CA 111998A CA 920694 A CA920694 A CA 920694A
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container sorting
sorting
container
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E. Helfand Fredric
B. Baer Marvin
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E. Helfand Fredric
B. Baer Marvin
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K7/00Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns
    • G06K7/10Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation
    • G06K7/10544Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation by scanning of the records by radiation in the optical part of the electromagnetic spectrum
    • G06K7/10821Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation by scanning of the records by radiation in the optical part of the electromagnetic spectrum further details of bar or optical code scanning devices
    • G06K7/10861Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation by scanning of the records by radiation in the optical part of the electromagnetic spectrum further details of bar or optical code scanning devices sensing of data fields affixed to objects or articles, e.g. coded labels
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65GTRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
    • B65G47/00Article or material-handling devices associated with conveyors; Methods employing such devices
    • B65G47/34Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyor 
    • B65G47/46Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyor  and distributing, e.g. automatically, to desired points
    • B65G47/48Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyor  and distributing, e.g. automatically, to desired points according to bodily destination marks on either articles or load-carriers
    • B65G47/49Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyor  and distributing, e.g. automatically, to desired points according to bodily destination marks on either articles or load-carriers without bodily contact between article or load carrier and automatic control device, e.g. the destination marks being electrically or electronically detected
    • B65G47/493Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyor  and distributing, e.g. automatically, to desired points according to bodily destination marks on either articles or load-carriers without bodily contact between article or load carrier and automatic control device, e.g. the destination marks being electrically or electronically detected by use of light responsive means
CA111998A 1970-07-17 1971-05-03 Material container sorting apparatus and method Expired CA920694A (en)

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US5588470A true 1970-07-17 1970-07-17

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US (1) US3639728A (en)
CA (1) CA920694A (en)
CH (1) CH535614A (en)
DE (1) DE2125789A1 (en)
FR (1) FR2107033A5 (en)
GB (1) GB1309201A (en)

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GB1309201A (en) 1973-03-07
FR2107033A5 (en) 1972-05-05
CH535614A (en) 1973-04-15
US3639728A (en) 1972-02-01
DE2125789A1 (en) 1972-02-03

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