Global patent index - EP 1087900 A1

EP 1087900 A1 2001-04-04 - IMPROVED PALLETIZER

Title (en)

IMPROVED PALLETIZER

Title (de)

PALETTISIERGERÄT

Title (fr)

PALETTISEUR PERFECTIONNE

Publication

EP 1087900 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99910019 A

Priority

  • AU 9900172 W
  • AU PP247498 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9947439A1] A gripping mechanism (11) for picking up objects (O) from a pick-up zone (3) on a conveyor (C), comprising an array of six rods (16) which can be extended and retracted by pneumatic cylinders (18), clamping means (17) mounted over said rods and operable to clamp the objects (O) between the rods (16) and the clamping means (17). Also disclosed is a system for palletizing or stacking objects comprising a conveyor (C) for conveying objects to a pick-up zone (3), a side barrier (5) comprising an array of upstanding bars arranged along a discharge side (7) of the pick-up zone (3), the bars being spaced to allow the rods of said clamping mechanism to pass with a stack of objects clamped between the rods and the clamping plates (17).

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

B65G 57/24; B65G 47/91

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65G 47/90 (2006.01); B65H 31/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65H 31/34 (2013.01); B65G 47/90 (2013.01); B65H 31/3045 (2013.01); B65H 2301/42242 (2013.01); B65H 2405/572 (2013.01); B65H 2405/581 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9947439 A1 19990923; AU PP247498 D0 19980409; EP 1087900 A1 20010404; EP 1087900 A4 20020515; NZ 506871 A 20030131

INPADOC legal status

2002-06-19 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Date of withdrawal: 20020422

2002-05-15 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20020403

2002-05-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2002-05-15 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- Free Format Text: 7B 65G 57/24 A, 7B 65G 47/91 B, 7B 65G 61/00 B, 7B 65G 47/90 B, 7B 65H 31/30 B

2001-04-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000922

2001-04-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE