Global Patent Index - EP 1005398 A1

EP 1005398 A1 2000-06-07 - SYSTEM FOR SORTING PRODUCTS ACCORDING TO THEIR FEATURES AND ITS METHOD OF OPERATION

Title (en)

SYSTEM FOR SORTING PRODUCTS ACCORDING TO THEIR FEATURES AND ITS METHOD OF OPERATION

Title (de)

EINRICHTUNG ZU EINER MERKMALSBEZOGENEN SORTIERUNG VON PRODUKTEN UND VERFAHREN ZU DEREN BETRIEB

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF PERMETTANT DE TRIER DES PRODUITS EN FONCTION DE CERTAINES CARACTERISTIQUES ET SON MODE DE FONCTIONNEMENT

Publication

EP 1005398 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98945211 A

Priority

  • DE 19736567 A
  • EP 9805088 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19736567C1] The arrangement has a first proximity zone (a) through which the products (51,52,53) pass into a second zone (b) contg. a separation element (1) rotated by a stepper motor (2) and with peripheral fingers at equal intervals. The separation elements transfers the products into three or more further zones (c1,c2,c3). A real-time imaging following system (3) detects the entire path of the products through the zones (a,b,c1,c2,c3). The system places information associated with the individual products, e.g. vol., speed, shape, centre of gravity, damage points, etc. into individual microprocessors or address regions and passes the data to a main coordinate processor (4) whose outputs control the stepper motor and separating element with individual product related rotation direction and acceleration.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B07C 5/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B07C 5/342 (2006.01); B07C 5/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B07C 5/362 (2013.01); B07C 5/3425 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9910113A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE DK ES FR GB NL SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 19736567 C1 19981126; AT 229379 T 20021215; AU 9260398 A 19990316; DK 1005398 T3 20030331; EP 1005398 A1 20000607; EP 1005398 B1 20021211; ES 2190813 T3 20030816; US 6444936 B1 20020903; WO 9910113 A1 19990304

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