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Number: 198/394
Name: Conveyors: power-driven > Conveyor for changing attitude of item relative to conveyed direction > By conveying randomly faced items and turning items to uniform facing > By conveying an item that has a position characteristic and rotating the item until it is positioned
Description: Apparatus wherein the article to be conveyed is formed with a particular point or zone thereon which is identifiable to the apparatus as that point which should face in a predetermined direction relative to the conveyor, and wherein the article, while it is being conveyed, is caused to turn on its own axis and is caused to stop turning when said point or zone is faced in said predetermined direction.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8701865 Unscrambling machine for containers and relative process Apr. 22, 2014
8632333 Apparatus and method for handling a container product Jan. 21, 2014
8607960 Apparatus and method of egg transfer within an egg handling machine Dec. 17, 2013
8584832 System and method for mailpiece skew correction Nov. 19, 2013
8534485 Lid for a can and method for orientating such a Lid Sep. 17, 2013
8534454 Conveyor and method of manufacturing absorbent article Sep. 17, 2013
8413788 Turning mechanism for polarized electronic components Apr. 9, 2013
8028816 Container handling system Oct. 4, 2011
7980380 Beverage bottling plant for filling bottles with a liquid beverage material having bottle plate support tables therein Jul. 19, 2011
7975828 Apparatus for processing elongate products such as cucumbers Jul. 12, 2011
7861889 Thin-part feeding device Jan. 4, 2011
7735628 Article transfer system Jun. 15, 2010
7666069 Wafer holder and wafer conveyor equipped with the same Feb. 23, 2010
7631750 Apparatus for and method of arranging bakery products Dec. 15, 2009
7556138 Method and apparatus for collating nails Jul. 7, 2009
7552815 Method for pivoting plate elements and device for applying said method Jun. 30, 2009
7551979 Robot calibration system and method Jun. 23, 2009
7433759 Apparatus and methods for positioning wafers Oct. 7, 2008
7390158 Handling device for electronic chip components and handling method for electronic chip components Jun. 24, 2008
7287951 Device and method for the harmonized positioning of wafer disks Oct. 30, 2007
7219789 Bailing apparatus with handle orienter May. 22, 2007
6918485 Orientation detection and control system Jul. 19, 2005
6866137 Article turning-round apparatus Mar. 15, 2005
6857838 Substrate processing system with positioning device and substrate positioning method Feb. 22, 2005
6854585 Multidirectional part transporter and sorter Feb. 15, 2005
6823980 Tablet conveying apparatus and tablet cutting apparatus Nov. 30, 2004
6793755 Method and machine for placement of multiple labels Sep. 21, 2004
6752162 Edge roller assembly, method for contacting an edge of a substrate, and transport system for transporting semiconductor wafers to a wafer processing station Jun. 22, 2004
6651800 Object orientation system Nov. 25, 2003
6598730 Parts feed device Jul. 29, 2003
6510937 Apparatus for aligning fabricated snack food chips Jan. 28, 2003
6508351 Method and apparatus for orienting flexible walled articles Jan. 21, 2003
6494668 Method and device for stacking unpacked processed cheese slices Dec. 17, 2002
6484068 Robot apparatus and method for controlling jumping of robot device Nov. 19, 2002
6454516 Semiconductor substrate aligner apparatus and method Sep. 24, 2002
6446784 Method and apparatus for turning eggs Sep. 10, 2002
6401905 Device for orientating bottles in labeling, filling, capping machines and the like Jun. 11, 2002
6283272 Automatic tube orientation apparatus Sep. 4, 2001
6270307 Method for aligning wafers in a cassette Aug. 7, 2001
6229108 Apparatus for distributing objects with a particular longitudinal orientation May. 8, 2001
6189675 Apparatus for orienting containers Feb. 20, 2001
6188467 Method and apparatus for fabricating semiconductor devices Feb. 13, 2001
6162008 Wafer orientation sensor Dec. 19, 2000
6126382 Apparatus for aligning substrate to chuck in processing chamber Oct. 3, 2000
6027301 Semiconductor wafer testing apparatus with a combined wafer alignment/wafer recognition station Feb. 22, 2000
6019591 System for molding a footed plastic bottle Feb. 1, 2000
5941109 Method and apparatus for the registration of containers Aug. 24, 1999
5927468 Method and unit for orienting pump-operated caps Jul. 27, 1999
5919028 Method and a device for positioning cylindrical items Jul. 6, 1999
5905850 Method and apparatus for positioning substrates May. 18, 1999

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