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Number: 198/347.2
Name: Conveyors: power-driven > Conveyor system having auxiliary section for storing items moving between source and destination > Auxiliary section has the same entrance and exit
Description: Subject matter wherein the supplementary section receives and discharges articles relative to the primary path conveyor through the same passageway.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
198/347.3 Auxiliary section has a reversibly driven conveyor for bidirectional article movement 177

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8616381 Cantilever carousel system Dec. 31, 2013
8590481 Dipping apparatus for treatment of a workpiece on a conveying traveling body Nov. 26, 2013
8286779 Dampened spring-operated vertically accumulating container storage and retrieval system Oct. 16, 2012
8220613 Stackable carrier assembly, system, and method for storing carrier assemblies Jul. 17, 2012
7963383 Dampened spring-operated vertically accumulating container storage and retrieval system Jun. 21, 2011
7926642 Device for the buffering of objects Apr. 19, 2011
7845484 Storage module for flat postal items with last-in/first-out operation Dec. 7, 2010
7748515 Storage conveyor Jul. 6, 2010
7689480 Inventory control system Mar. 30, 2010
7637712 Tray stacking and buffer system and method of use Dec. 29, 2009
7571798 Method and device for controlled filling of a feed channel supplying tobacco articles Aug. 11, 2009
7553118 Diverter and method for moving bodies between levels of an assembly line or other structure Jun. 30, 2009
7527139 Stock retrieval system May. 5, 2009
7350637 Apparatus and method for the transport of articles forming a mass flow as well as apparatus for filling a subsequent apparatus with rod-shaped articles Apr. 1, 2008
7255221 Transport device in a card embossing system Aug. 14, 2007
7219788 Variable capacity store for elongated articles May. 22, 2007
7198452 Bar stock loading table and apparatus Apr. 3, 2007
7074002 Parts container with in and out conveyors driven in unison Jul. 11, 2006
7028828 Magazine for rod-shaped articles, in particular filter rods, in the tobacco-processing industry Apr. 18, 2006
6998094 Apparatus for and methods of handling biological sample containers Feb. 14, 2006
6948899 Palletless loading structure for storage system Sep. 27, 2005
6824345 Load-bearing frame for a shelf-stacking device Nov. 30, 2004
6823991 Container for use with and method of managing an overhead track chain Nov. 30, 2004
6789660 Conveyor system with buffer arrangement Sep. 14, 2004
6685884 Methods for rapidly identifying useful chemicals in liquid sample Feb. 3, 2004
6591963 Storage apparatus Jul. 15, 2003
6568522 Accumulation system May. 27, 2003
6347709 Method and apparatus for transferring packing units Feb. 19, 2002
6193050 In-line conveyor accumulator system and method Feb. 27, 2001
6086065 Apparatus for feeding sheets from a sheet store Jul. 11, 2000
6073534 Transfer mechanism and method for uploading and downloading propellant charges and projectiles Jun. 13, 2000
5880443 Automated system for selecting packages from a cylindrical storage area Mar. 9, 1999
5746300 Storage unit for elongated elements particularly cigarettes May. 5, 1998
5588790 High speed storage system Dec. 31, 1996
5568856 Device for transporting and storing cigarettes Oct. 29, 1996
5529164 Apparatus for transporting rod-shaped articles Jun. 25, 1996
5489016 Pusher bar apparatus to remove containers from a splice plate between conveyors Feb. 6, 1996
5462153 Container handling system Oct. 31, 1995
5441146 Packaging machine Aug. 15, 1995
5439092 Conveying rod like articles Aug. 8, 1995
5400894 Production line accumulator Mar. 28, 1995
5394970 Device for feeding packets of cigarettes to a cartoning machine Mar. 7, 1995
5318201 Apparatus for agitating cigarette filters in a filter hopper Jun. 7, 1994
5304027 Buffer storage machine for container conveyor line Apr. 19, 1994
5217101 Apparatus for merging mass flows of rod-shaped articles of the tobacco processing industry Jun. 8, 1993
5171120 System for delivery Dec. 15, 1992
5161663 Conveyer system for rod-like articles Nov. 10, 1992
5147022 Apparatus for merging mass flows of rod-shaped articles of the tobacco processing industry Sep. 15, 1992
5121825 Method and means for temporarily storing a succession of newspapers or the like Jun. 16, 1992
5099896 Rotary board pick/store/place method and apparatus Mar. 31, 1992

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