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Classifying, Separating, And Assorting Solids > Sorting Special Items, And Certain Methods And Apparatus (e.g., Pocket Type And Light Responsive Sorting, Etc.) For Sorting Any Items

Sorting Special Items, And Certain Methods And Apparatus (e.g., Pocket Type And Light Responsive Sorting, Etc.) For Sorting Any Items

Sorting Special Items, And Certain Methods And Apparatus (e.g., Pocket Type And Light Responsive Sorting, Etc.) For Sorting Any Items patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

06/19/14 - 20140166548 - Textile substrate of multiple different disposable and/or recyclable materials, use of such a textile substrate and method for processing such a textile substrate
The invention relates to a textile substrate (1A), comprising a warp and a weft and containing several different disposable and/or usable materials. A first subset of the totality of all warp threads and weft threads contains one or more warp threads (K1(1), K2(1), K3(1)) and one or more weft threads...

09/20/12 - 20120234738 - stacker device for stacking flat articles on edge, and a postal sorting machine equipped with at least one such device
The invention relates to a stacker device comprising a support surface (24, 24′) on which a stack (P) of flat articles (O1-On) is formed as the flat articles are inserted and pushed on-edge one-by-one in a main direction (D) against a retaining element (18) for retaining the stack, which element...

05/03/12 - 20120103878 - Sorting installation with a plurality of holding apparatuses
A sorting installation and a sorting method sort articles, in particular flat mail items, via a plurality of holding apparatuses on the basis of a prescribed sorting feature. The sorting installation contains a plurality of sorting outputs, a loading station and a plurality of holding apparatuses. Each holding apparatus contains...

05/03/12 - 20120103879 - Sorting installation and sorting method with a plurality of holding apparatuses
A sorting installation and a sorting method sort articles, in particular flat mail items, by use of a plurality of holding apparatuses on a basis of a sorting feature. The sorting installation contains a plurality of sorting outputs, a loading station and a plurality of holding apparatuses. Each holding apparatus...

03/22/12 - 20120067790 - Method of optimizing a process for handling and transporting mail in bins using layered sorting
The invention relates to a method of optimizing a process for handling mail, which method comprises the following steps: subjecting mailpieces to a first machine-sorting cycle in which a plurality of first sorting outlets are allocated to respective ones of a plurality of first delivery destinations having high rates of...

03/01/12 - 20120048784 - Utensil sorting apparatus
An apparatus and method are provided for managing (e.g. sorting, orienting, arranging, and stacking, etc.) one or more utensils; the utensils having a first and second end that define a longitudinal axis. The utensil sorting apparatus comprises of a plurality of arms to which a mechanism for locating a utensil,...

09/22/11 - 20110226678 - Method for sorting postal objects
A method including treating packs of overlapping postal objects for generating singulated postal objects, directing each postal object towards a respective outlet selected from among a number n of selectable outlets. The method includes performing a first sorting step, accumulating, within an i-th selected outlet, postal objects belonging to K...

07/28/11 - 20110180462 - machine for sorting "flats" and letters
A sorting machine for sorting mailpieces including both letters and flats comprises: a first sorting system (20) adapted for flats and including a first mailpiece conveyor suitable for directing the flats towards sorting outlets of the type having racks (26) into which the flats fall by gravity; and a second...

08/12/10 - 20100200473 - Fragile premium separator
Upstream and downstream grippers clamp to one or more seal zones on a bandolier of packaged premiums, such that the downstream gripper(s) and upstream clipper(a) are on opposite sides of a wakened separation line. The upstream and downstream gripper(s) are independently displaced by motive devices in a downstream direction. Further...

08/05/10 - 20100193411 - Harvesting corn cobs
A cart is towed behind a combine harvester for collecting corn cobs and includes a conveyer belt feeding into a system for separating cobs from residue to be discharged and a tank for receiving and transporting the cobs. An unload auger is provided from the tank to one side of...

10/01/09 - 20090242464 - Mail feeder auxiliary paddle
A mail sorter including a conveying surface and a main paddle movably disposed on a slide member for supporting a first end of a main stack of mail pieces while traversing along the conveying surface to apply a first stacking pressure to the mail pieces. An auxiliary paddle is also...

10/01/09 - 20090242465 - Method and arrangement for synchronizing the distribution information of sorting stock with the information relating to a sorter element loaded with this sorting stock
A method and an arrangement for synchronizing distribution information of a sorting stock are disclosed. The sorting stock has information relating to a sorter element of a sorter loaded with the sorting stock. The sorter element is moved, together with a plurality of further sorter elements, on a path closed...

09/17/09 - 20090230030 - In-line justifier for letter and flat mail sorter
A mail justifier system including at least one bucket for holding a flat article and a plurality of ramps configured to contact the flat article through an opening defined on the bucket to raise the flat article to a desired level. A plurality of parallel rollers is configured to enter...

06/18/09 - 20090152175 - Apparatus for discriminating sheet material
The present invention provides an apparatus for discriminating the kind of a sheet material, comprising: a substrate having a recessed portion; a press member situated so that a sheet material can be deflected using the recessed portion; a support member that is deformed as the sheet material situated to cover...

04/16/09 - 20090095662 - Harvesting corn cobs
A cart is towed behind a combine harvester for collecting corn cobs and includes a conveyer belt feeding into a system for separating cobs from residue to be discharged and a tank for receiving and transporting the cobs. An unload auger is provided from the tank to one side of...

03/12/09 - 20090065407 - Method and device for transporting an object at variable speed
A device and a method for transporting a flat object are provided. A feeder module temporarily holds the object in a feeder gripping area and transports it. A first transfer component takes the object over from the feeder module, holds it temporarily in a first transfer gripping area, transports it...