Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by Category: Main > Industrial
Class Information
Number: 198/348
Name: Conveyors: power-driven > Conveyor arrangement for selecting among plural sources or destinations
Description: Apparatus having at least one driven conveyor section, said apparatus further having either a plurality of supply points or zones or a plurality of discharge points or zones arranged such that a discrimination may be made as to which supply or discharge point is to be used.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
198/368 By a selectively movable stop means 48
198/370.01 By loading or unloading section at selected one of a plurality of pre-established locations along the length thereof 117
198/364 By moving a load directing means along the length of the section 53
198/367 By passive material-diverting means placed across the flow path 176
198/363 By proportioning the feed from multiple sources 10
198/358 Condition responsive control means including sensing condition of source or destination 192
198/357 Condition responsive control means to prevent collision on merging conveyors 56
198/369.1 One of a plurality of main line conveyors selectively moves to connect with a spaced path 58
198/890 Plural laterally spaced locations fed to or received from a conveyor having laterally movable article supports or pushers 50
198/359 With gravity-conveying means 42
198/349 With selection responsive to means containing or introducing changeable operating instructions 122

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8631923 Device sorting apparatus Jan. 21, 2014
8521406 Traveling vehicle system Aug. 27, 2013
8479912 Matrix sorter system with transpositor conveyor Jul. 9, 2013
8483866 Automated materials handling system having multiple categories of overhead buffers Jul. 9, 2013
8376118 Matrix sorter system Feb. 19, 2013
8329102 Conveying device and sample processing method Dec. 11, 2012
8284993 Decentralized tracking of packages on a conveyor Oct. 9, 2012
8267243 Postal sorting machine with a manual feed station Sep. 18, 2012
8113334 Matrix sorter system Feb. 14, 2012
8083096 Automatic supply apparatus and automatic supply method Dec. 27, 2011
8012281 Feed unit for feeding elastomeric material to a user unit Sep. 6, 2011
7963386 Method and device for the selective processing of printed products Jun. 21, 2011
7441387 Method and system for commissioning articles which are suitable for a central belt and articles which are not suitable for a central belt Oct. 28, 2008
7353955 Baggage screening system and method Apr. 8, 2008
7038145 Combinational weighing apparatus with side mounted article supply members May. 2, 2006
6998094 Apparatus for and methods of handling biological sample containers Feb. 14, 2006
6971500 Conveyorized storage and transportation system Dec. 6, 2005
6854583 Conveyorized storage and transportation system Feb. 15, 2005
6843172 Device for feeding cigarette packets out of a packing machine Jan. 18, 2005
6718727 Arrangement for supplying packaging machines with packaging material Apr. 13, 2004
6685884 Methods for rapidly identifying useful chemicals in liquid sample Feb. 3, 2004
6579053 Robotic containerization and palletizing system Jun. 17, 2003
6562298 Structure for determination of item of interest in a sample May. 13, 2003
6427824 Overhead conveying device and overhead conveying vehicle Aug. 6, 2002
6332527 Transport apparatus for handling cut products Dec. 25, 2001
6276508 Chute having sortation features Aug. 21, 2001
6170633 Electronic-component supplying apparatus and method Jan. 9, 2001
5887698 Method and apparatus for sorting articles received from vertically spaced platforms of a moving transport device Mar. 30, 1999
5564879 Three-dimensional warehouse Oct. 15, 1996
4262792 Distributing streams of articles Apr. 21, 1981
3985264 Security system for controlled drugs Oct. 12, 1976
3944056 Pivoted bucket conveyor Mar. 16, 1976

  Recently Added Patents
Human and mouse targeting peptides identified by phage display
Flame-proofed thermoplastic compositions
Pharmaceutical dosage form
Method and apparatus for rebuilding data in a dispersed data storage network
Fusing apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with the same, and heating apparatus
Transducer displacement protection
Bi-directional pattern dependent noise prediction
  Randomly Featured Patents
Missile tracking with interceptor launch and control
Method and apparatus for digitizing a waveform
Safety locking dispenser
Toy animal
Spacer configured to prevent electric charges from being accumulated on the surface thereof and electron emission display including the spacer
Use of the Krit1 gene in the field of angiogenesis
Toner for developing static image and an image forming method
Plow attachment for a forklift truck
Tamper secure circuitry especially for point of sale terminal
Connecting structure for the signal lines of the liquid crystal display screen of a notebook computer