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Number: 209
Name: Classifying, separating, and assorting solids >
Description: The class comprises methods and apparatus for separating solid materials and assorting or segregating them in grades or classes according to physical characteristics.










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
209/933

Accumulation receiving separated items

80
209/45

Adhesion

22
209/49

Coated surface or mass

32
209/50

Mercurial

1
209/51

Applying or removing coat

2
209/52

Contact elements

2
209/53

Agitators

1
209/54

Baffles

2
209/55

Disks and spheres

1
209/56

Liners

0
209/57

Percolators

2
209/58

Receivers

2
209/59

Rotating

2
209/60

Centrifugal

2
209/61

Cylinders, external

0
209/62

Cylinders, internal

1
209/63

Endless belt

1
209/64

Shaking

2
209/65

With agitating or conveying

1
209/66

Fluid

3
209/68

Impact

0
209/69

Reciprocating

0
209/70

Rotating

0
209/67

With rubbing

0
209/46

With selective differentiation

14
209/47

Coating

19
209/48

Mercurial (i.e., amalgamators)

3
209/935

Ambulant

28
209/915

Centrifugal feeder

8
209/928

Container closure sorter

16
209/927

Cop sorter

47
209/914

Diverse sequential feeding steps

33
209/925

Driven or fluid conveyor moving item from separating station

35
209/127.1

Electrostatic

134
209/128

Attracting and repelling

67
209/129

Attracting

92
209/127.4

Free fall type particle charging

61
209/130

Repelling

44
209/131

Stratifying

32
209/127.2

With heating of particles

30
209/127.3

With vibrating trough charging of particles

26
209/917

Endless belt pusher feeding item

24
209/912

Endless feed conveyor with means for holding each item individually

109
209/929

Fastener sorter

21
209/910

Feed hopper

27
209/911

Feed means supporting or guiding item moving under influence of gravity

47
209/923

Feed through including at least one endless conveyor

23
209/903

Feeder conveyor having opposed grippers

21
209/904

Feeder conveyor holding item by magnetic attraction

7
209/905

Feeder conveyor holding item by suction

45
209/932

Fluid applied to items

64
209/132

Fluid suspension

26
209/133

Gaseous

67
209/154

Current control

107
209/146

Feeding

25
209/147

Conveyor

42
209/148

Centrifugal

56
209/149

Chute

47
209/150

Disk or cone

16
209/151

Stepped plane

7
209/152

Cylinder internal

24
209/153

Tossers

14
209/142

Grading deposition

83
209/143

With deflection

138
209/722

Fluidically induced unidirectional swirling (e.g., axial, radial, tangential separation, free-vortex, etc.)

81
209/723

Plural extractions at diverse locations along flow path

25
209/715

Fluidically induced, oppositely directed axial flows (e.g., reverse free-vortexes formed, cyclone, etc.)

72
209/716

Including auxiliary fluid

25
209/717

Including inlet characteristic (e.g., helix, spiral, volute, etc.)

34
209/718

Guide vane

16
209/719

Tangential

49
209/721

Including specific overflow outlet feature (e.g., adjustable vortex finder, shape, size, etc.)

49
209/720

Including specific underflow outlet feature (e.g., apex discharge, etc.)

40
209/713

Mechanically induced swirling

38
209/714

Eduction rotor

68
209/710

Plural individual interconnected separation means having swirling currents

52
209/711

Fluidically induced, oppositely directed axial flows only (e.g., multiple cyclone arrangements, etc.)

29
209/712

Serial arrangement

12
209/134

Horizontal current

34
209/135

With deposition

98
209/145

Impetus and countercurrent

31
209/136

Inclined current

38
209/137

With deposition

64
209/138

Vertical current

110
209/140

Expanding

18
209/141

With deposition

17
209/139.1

With deposition

161
209/139.2

With centrifugal feed distribution

69
209/155

Liquid

128
209/162

Floating

44
209/163

Buoyant material

14
 

Bubbles

 
209/168

Apparatus

145
209/169

Agitating

145
209/170

Pneumatic

289
209/164

Processes

279
209/165

Preferential

18
209/166

With modifying agents

711
209/167

Preferential

272
209/171

Oil

22
209/172

Gravity liquid

99
209/174

Metallic (i.e., amalgamators)

3
209/192

Feeding and discharging

3
209/193

Bath

3
 

Feeding and distributing

 
209/183

Submerging

0
209/184

Conveyor

2
209/185

Vacuum

0
209/186

With agitation

0
209/188

Agitators

2
209/187

Baffles

1
209/189

Surface

2
209/190

Impact

1
209/175

Processes

5
209/176

With chemical treatment

3
209/177

Bath

0
209/178

Ore

6
209/179

With electric treatment

0
209/180

Bath

0
209/181

Ore

0
209/182

With heat treatment

1
209/194

Receptacles

2
209/195

Reciprocating

0
209/196

Chutes and tables

1
209/197

With agitators

1
209/198

Rotating

4
209/199

Centrifugal

13
209/200

With agitators

5
209/201

Stationary

2
209/202

Chutes and tables

2
209/203

With agitators

5
209/204

Reciprocating

0
209/205

Rotating

5
209/206

Riffles and traps

9
209/191

With rubbing

1
209/172.5

Suspension

145
209/173

Water or aqueous solution

210
209/207

Surface film tension

6
209/208

Grading deposition

72
209/209

Chronometric

11
209/724

Including circularly flowing liquid separation agent

35
209/725

Rotational hydrodynamic extraction (e.g., unidirectional hydrocyclone, vortical, whirlpool, etc.)

198
209/726

Including condition responsive control

40
209/727

Including oppositely directed axial flows around evacuated core (e.g., hydrocyclone having reverse free-vortexes formed, etc.)

123
209/730

Including auxiliary fluid (e.g., air or gas core, dilution water, elutriation liquid, etc.)

44
209/731

Adjacent or subsequent to underflow discharge (e.g., dilution water, elutriation liquid, sedimentation chamber, sump, etc.)

34
209/734

Including specific inlet feature (e.g., shape, size, etc.)

70
209/732

Including specific overflow discharge feature (e.g., adjustable vortex finder, shape, size, etc.)

70
209/733

Including specific underflow discharge feature (e.g., apex construction, secondary vortex chamber, etc.)

109
209/728

Plural individual interconnected, oppositely directed axial flow producing separation phases (e.g., system arrangements, multiple hydrocyclones, etc.)

89
209/729

Serially connected

63
209/210

With deflection

95
209/156

Horizontal current

66
209/157

Inclined current

43
209/158

Vertical current

80
209/160

Expanding

20
209/161

With agitation

16
209/159

With agitation

47
209/901

Froth flotation; copper

5
209/902

Froth flotation; phosphate

11
209/924

Gravity conveyor moving item from separating station

21
209/938

Illuminating means facilitating visual inspection

62
209/941

Item carrying bridge raisable to expose discharge opening

11
209/908

Item fed by free fall

22
209/909

Item holding feed magazine insertable in sorting apparatus

16
209/937

Laundry sorting

42
209/907

Magnetic feeder

4
 

Magnetic

 
209/212

Diamagnetic

100
209/213

Paramagnetic

81
209/228

Discharging

54
209/229

Doffers

39
209/230

Magnetic

7
209/231

Feeding

48
209/232

Fluid suspension

175
209/216

Multiple type

23
209/214

Processes

300
209/217

Reciprocating magnets

44
 

Rotating magnets

 
209/218

Belt

30
209/219

Cylinder external

80
209/220

Vertical axis

6
209/221

Cylinder internal

27
209/222

Disk

27
209/215

Special application

136
209/223.1

Stationary magnets

219
209/223.2

Cylinder external

71
209/224

Cylinder internal

50
209/225

With agitating or conveying

79
209/226

Magnetic

37
209/227

Traveling field

58
209/931

Materials of construction

35
209/922

Miscellaneous feed conveyors

33
209/1

Miscellaneous

133
209/934

Moving items to sorting means in spaced relation lengthwise of feed path

36
209/930

Municipal solid waste sorting

258
209/940

Noncondition-responsive sorting by contour

30
209/942

Operator selects destination of item

78
209/936

Plural items tested as group

31
209/12.1

Plural, diverse separating operations

164
209/17

Aqueous suspension and sifting

324
209/18

Aqueous suspension and stratifying

76
209/13

Aqueous suspension, sifting, and stratifying

38
209/21

Gaseous suspension and sifting

30
209/22

Coincident

13
209/24

Horizontal current

11
209/25

With deposition

6
209/26

Inclined current

4
209/27

With deposition

8
209/28

Vertical current

8
209/29

With deposition

20
209/23

With deposition

22
209/30

Successive

25
209/32

Horizontal current

12
209/33

With deposition

24
209/34

Inclined current

10
209/35

With deposition

11
209/36

Vertical current

7
209/37

With deposition

29
209/31

With deposition

52
209/20

Gaseous suspension and stratifying

37
209/19

Gaseous suspension, sifting, and stratifying

21
209/12.2

Including electrostatic

58
209/44.1

Including sorting of special items or sorting by methods or apparatus includible in subclasses 509 through 707

63
209/44.3

Drum-type sifter

20
209/44.2

Fluid jet

41
209/44.4

Manual sorting

22
209/39

Magnetic and fluid suspension

202
209/38

Magnetic and sifting

135
209/40

Magnetic and stratifying

40
209/42

Mercurial adhesion or suspension and sifting

3
209/43

Mercurial adhesion or suspension and stratifying

2
209/14

Mercurial adhesion, sifting, and stratifying

3
209/41

Mercurial suspension and mercurial adhesion

2
209/15

Mercurial suspension or adhesion and fluid suspension

2
209/16

Aqueous suspension

3
209/44

Sifting and stratifying

99
209/906

Pneumatic or liquid stream feeding item

89
209/3

Precedent preparation of items or materials to facilitate separation

376
209/4

Selective differentiation

67
209/5

Deflocculation and flocculation

394
209/7

Form

18
209/8

Magnetizing and demagnetizing

105
209/9

Surface

101
209/3.1

Sorting special items or sorting by methods and apparatus includible in subclasses 509 through 707

154
209/3.2

Condition responsive sensor controlling preparation

35
209/3.3

Marking or tagging item

171
209/921

Reciprocating or oscillating feed conveyor

15
209/916

Reciprocating pusher feeding item

22
209/919

Rotary feed conveyor

69
209/913

Screw feed conveyor

19
209/233

Sifting

39
209/234

Combined type

63
209/274

Concave and convex sifters

36
209/275

Reciprocating

24
209/276

With agitators

7
209/277

Reciprocating

1
209/278

Rotating

3
209/279

Rotating

10
209/280

With agitators

3
209/281

Stationary

43
209/282

With reciprocating agitators

6
209/283

With rotating agitators

46
209/261

Conveying

30
209/262

Material forcing

15
209/263

Material positioning

10
209/264

Guides

15
209/265

Imperforate sections

4
209/266

Superposed

3
209/267

Retarders

17
209/255

Discharging

35
209/256

Conveyors and valves

4
209/257

Conveyors

57
209/259

Receptacles

17
209/260

Tilting

30
209/258

Valves

15
209/254

Distributers or spreaders

67
 

Drum sifters

 
 

Horizontal and inclined

 
209/284

Feeding or dischargingd

67
209/285

Peripheral feed

23
209/286

Inlets

6
209/287

Reciprocating and rotating

9
209/288

Rotating

88
209/299

Lifters and beaters

10
209/289

Multiple

8
209/290

Concentric

17
209/291

Nested

26
209/292

Superposed

3
209/293

With agitators and conveyors

18
209/294

Lifters and deflectors

24
209/295

Pneumatic

6
209/296

Rotating

25
209/297

Attached

23
209/298

Lifters

10
209/300

Stationary

55
 

Vertical

 
209/301

Reciprocating and rotating

7
209/302

Reciprocating

6
209/303

Rotating

22
209/304

With agitators

14
209/305

Stationary

52
209/306

With agitators

120
209/363

Elements

22
209/364

Actuating

21
209/365.1

Reciprocating

60
209/365.2

Cam and linkage

12
209/365.4

Differential motion

27
209/366

Gyrating

19
209/366.5

Unbalanced weight

59
209/368

Magnetic

10
209/367

Unbalanced weight

45
209/365.3

With cushioning

15
209/369

Rotating

18
209/370

Bins and casings

28
209/371

Adapters

8
209/372

Closures

14
209/373

Compartments and receptacles

25
209/374

Household

20
209/375

Chutes

4
209/376

Hods

1
209/377

Stoves and furnaces

0
209/378

Venting

1
209/379

Clearers

68
209/380

Fluid

71
209/381

Jarring

23
209/382

Knockers

32
209/383

Whips

4
209/384

Pressers

15
209/385

Wipers

25
209/386

Brush

9
209/387

Reciprocating

15
209/388

Brush

8
209/389

Rotating

43
209/390

Brush

27
209/392

Dress

54
209/393

Bars

82
209/394

Adjusting

44
209/395

Attaching

88
209/396

Reciprocating

22
209/400

Cords and wires

50
209/397

Perforated sheet

131
209/398

Adjusting

7
209/399

Attaching

182
209/401

Woven

76
209/402

Adjusting

12
209/403

Attaching

195
 

Frames

 
209/404

Adjusting

52
209/405

Attaching

268
209/406

Drum

31
209/407

Sectional

26
209/408

Plane

84
209/391

Mesh closures

6
209/409

Supports

72
209/410

Axial

10
209/412

Framework

80
209/413

Adjustable

42
209/414

Knockdown

12
209/415

Hangers and standards

14
209/416

Levelers

5
209/417

Manual

47
209/418

Scoop

32
209/419

Shovel

26
209/420

Portable

100
209/421

Vehicles

99
209/411

Rim

38
209/307

Endless belt sifters

39
209/308

With agitators

28
209/240

Feeding and discharging

88
209/241

Conveyors

55
209/242

Interconnected

9
209/243

Feeding

30
209/247

Conveyors

34
209/250

Fluid

126
209/248

Receptacles

10
209/249

Ash pan

2
209/244

Hoppers

21
209/246

Cut-offs and valves

20
209/245

With agitators or conveyors

29
209/251

Reversible

6
209/253

Selective

10
209/252

Sifter movement

11
 

Plane sifters

 
 

Horizontal and inclined

 
209/309

Reciprocating and rotating

47
 

Reciprocating

 
209/310

Distorting

19
209/311

Multiple

39
209/313

Alined

17
209/314

Stepped

50
209/315

Superposed

97
209/319

Attaching and adjusting

57
209/317

With dischargers

32
209/316

With intermediate conveyors

18
209/318

With pneumatic treatment

17
209/312

With pneumatic treatment

11
209/320

With agitators and conveyors

17
209/321

Pneumatic

16
209/322

Reciprocating

9
209/323

Unattached

14
209/324

Rotating

6
209/325

With horizontal and vertical shake

40
209/326

Gyratory

40
209/327

Lateral

4
209/328

With impact

3
209/329

Longitudinal

23
209/330

With impact

2
 

With horizontal shake

 
209/333

Lateral

4
209/334

Impactive

0
209/335

Pivoted

2
209/336

With impact

0
209/337

Sliding

2
209/338

With impact

0
209/339

Swinging

1
209/340

With impact

0
209/331

Longitudinal and transverse

14
209/332

Gyratory

38
209/341

Longitudinal

19
209/342

Sliding

5
209/343

With impact

1
209/344

Swinging

2
209/345

With impact

0
209/346

With vertical shake

18
209/347

Impactive

9
209/348

Pivoted

3
209/349

With impact

0
209/350

Rotating

11
209/351

With agitators

3
209/352

Stationary

30
209/353

Multiple

16
209/354

Stepped

13
209/355

Superposed

24
209/356

Zigzag

7
 

With agitators

 
209/357

Reciprocating

8
209/358

Rotating

21
209/359

Vertical

10
209/360

Reciprocating

8
209/361

Rotating

7
209/235

Special applications

106
209/236

Distributing

23
209/237

Material testing

24
209/362

Spiral sifters

15
209/238

With heating or cooling

34
209/268

With liquid treatment

44
209/269

Reciprocating sifters

49
 

Rotating sifters

 
209/271

Disk

14
209/270

Drum

102
209/272

Endless belt

26
209/273

Stationary sifters

293
209/239

With weighting

17
209/926

Silverware sorter

27
209/900

Sorting flat-type mail

545
209/509

Sorting special items, and certain methods and apparatus (e.g., pocket type and light responsive sorting, etc.) for sorting any items

65
209/552

Condition responsive means controls separating means

230
209/553

Cards or sheets separated by rotatable suction drum

9
209/555

Diverse

54
209/558

At single station

38
209/556

Diverse electrical tests

51
209/557

Including noncondition-responsive separating means

39
209/571

Electrical test sensing property of item

142
209/572

Detecting flaw in dielectric

6
209/573

Electrical component tested

210
209/575

Lamp or battery

9
209/574

Resistor or capacitor

33
209/567

Magnetic test sensing property of item

67
209/568

Magnetic core tested

3
209/570

Permeability

28
209/569

Reading indicia

51
209/559

Means (e.g., information storing device, timer, delaying relay, etc.) delaying actuation of separating means

53
209/562

Magnetic

8
209/563

Electrical

12
209/564

Electronic

94
209/565

Shift register

37
209/566

Controlled by article

19
209/560

Mechanical

9
209/561

Rotatable pin carrier

3
209/592

Responsive to weight of item

122
209/593

Detecting movement of item support with electrical sensor

31
209/594

Photodetector

5
209/595

Switch

4
209/596

Pusher or deflector controls movement of item on separate support

11
209/591

Sensing by applying fluid or vacuum to item

19
209/598

Sensing contour of item having no missing parts

45
209/597

Sensing position, shape, or presence of closure or end wall on container

27
209/576

Sensing radiant energy reflected, absorbed, emitted, or obstructed by item or adjunct thereof

242
209/577

Infrared, visible light, or ultraviolet

212
209/580

Color detection

198
209/581

Intensity

84
209/582

Measuring ratio of sensed intensities

72
209/579

Laser

93
209/585

Mirror or prism in optical path

35
209/583

Reading indicia

311
209/584

On mail

498
209/587

Reflected from item

311
209/586

Sizing

137
209/588

Transmitted through item

121
209/578

Ultraviolet

49
209/590

Sonic or supersonic energy

45
209/589

X-ray or gamma ray

75
209/600

Sensor contacts item

20
209/601

Gauge

17
209/602

Relatively movable calipers closed against item

12
209/604

Sensor generates electrical signal

41
209/605

Items separated into at least three classes

6
209/603

Sheet gauging

30
209/554

Sorting cards or sheets coded by perforation

11
209/599

Sorting items according to susceptibility to deform (e.g., malleability, hardness, compressibility, etc.), rupture, or vibrate

46
209/538

Nonconveying driven means for turning item at separating or inspecting station to facilitate sorting

71
209/606

Separating means

82
209/615

Brush, flail, or rake used other than as one of opposed pair of gauge elements to separate, or to facilitate separation of, items

25
209/616

Rotatable

44
209/607

Corn silk separator

1
209/629

Diverse

24
209/630

Including means supporting items for manual sorting or allowing operator to control item destination

86
209/635

Including separation effected by different items traveling in different directions while contacting a surface

10
209/634

Including separation effected by item of particular size passing through gauging aperture in wall (e.g., perforated panel, etc.)

25
209/632

Including separation effected by item of particular size passing through gauging passage between separate elements

29
209/633

Stationary elements

6
209/631

Including separation effected by items following different trajectories through space

32
209/644

Fluid jet

139
209/619

Gauge enters hole in item

7
209/625

Gauge with clearer other than continuous feeder

22
209/627

Rotatable or pivotable clearer

9
209/626

Spacing between gauge elements increased to free item

13
209/628

Stationary clearer

10
209/620

Gauging passage between orbiting belts

19
209/655

Gravity-type conveyor (e.g., chute, etc.) movable between different discharge positions

72
209/614

Hand supported implements

22
209/617

Item gripped between opposed elements

54
209/618

Rollers

26
209/701

Item turned while traveling

45
209/638

Items separate by following different trajectories through space

59
209/639

Fluid jet changes trajectory of item

126
209/640

Items thrown or falling through space strike surface and rebound with different trajectories

28
209/641

Takeoff ramp adjustable to different angular positions relative to horizontal plane

2
209/642

Thrower

22
209/689

Items separate by traveling in different directions while contacting drumlike body (e.g., roller, hollow cylinder, etc.) turning about longitudinal axis thereof

15
209/690

Items travel circumferentially and longitudinally of turning axis

7
209/695

Items separate by traveling in different directions while contacting same horizontal surface of moving support

20
209/691

Items separate by traveling in different directions while contacting same inclined surface of moving support

33
209/692

Items contact inclined reach of orbiting belt

19
209/693

Item separating reach inclined only in direction of belt movement

20
209/694

Translating support

17
209/696

Items separate by traveling in different directions while contacting same inclined surface of static support

8
209/697

Helical ramp

14
209/707

Items separated by tipping, rolling, or sliding off support under force of gravity

42
209/637

Items thrown or falling through space strike surface and only some rebound

14
209/636

Magnet attracts or repels item

88
209/702

Manual sorting

109
209/705

Item supported on orbiting or rotating carrier

47
209/703

Item supported on table or chute

60
209/704

Rotated about vertical axis

10
209/698

Means movable between horizontal item-supporting position and gravity discharge position

97
209/688

Means pierces, or enters preformed hole in, item

17
209/656

Movement of items along different paths controlled by passive deflector

56
209/657

Deflector movable into and out of path of item

140
209/658

Deflector spaced above conveying means to pass item of particular size thereunder

22
209/651

Pusher moving item on separate surface

43
209/652

Pivotable

31
209/653

Reciprocable

39
209/654

Rotatable

22
209/621

Rotating or orbiting carrier having expandable gauging passage passing items of different size at different points along carrier travel path

17
209/622

Belt

13
209/623

With gauging pocket for individual item

0
209/624

Pocket formed by rollers, disks, or wheels spaced transversely of belt or by contoured transverse roller, bar, or slat

5
209/613

Sorting cards, file folders, or like items having coded sorting holes

9
209/608

Sorting items according to edge coding

13
209/612

Cards, file folders, or like items alternatively having notch or hole at particular location thereon

5
209/611

Cards, file folders, or like items sorted by means of necked-down notch thereon

1
209/610

Keyboard control

17
209/609

Magnet attracts or repels item

7
209/700

Sorting items according to roughness or adhesiveness

28
209/699

Sorting items according to susceptibility to deform (e.g., malleability, hardness, compressibility, etc.), rupture, or vibrate

37
209/659

Sorting items by size

74
209/684

Item of particular size or shape enters pocket

21
209/686

On exterior of drumlike body (e.g., roller, etc.) rotatable about longitudinal axis thereof

4
209/687

On interior of hollow drumlike body (e.g., tube, etc.) rotatable about longitudinal axis thereof

17
209/685

On orbiting belt

7
209/680

Item of particular size passed through gauging aperture in wall (e.g., perforated panel, etc.)

54
209/682

Aperture in chute or trough

42
209/683

Aperture in circumferential wall of hollow body (e.g., tube, etc.) rotatable about longitudinal axis thereof

38
209/681

Aperture in orbiting belt

8
209/660

Item of particular size passed through gauging passage between separate elements

41
209/665

Gauging passage between elements of orbiting belt

35
209/664

Gauging passage between elements of rotating cage

35
209/674

Gauging passage between moving elements (e.g., vibrating bars, slats, etc.)

70
209/663

Gauging passage between orbiting belt and roller or wheel

25
209/667

Gauging passage between rotatable elements

65
209/673

Cylindrical rollers

66
209/668

Element adjustable to change width of gauging passage

53
209/669

Helical roller

18
209/670

Items move longitudinally of gauging passage varying in width along length thereof

14
209/672

Spindle or roller having axially spaced, flat-sided circumferential elements (e.g., flanges, disks, wheels, etc.) projecting therefrom

100
209/671

Spindle or roller having projecting elements spaced circumferentially thereof

42
209/661

Gauging passage between stationary element (e.g., bar, slat, etc.) and orbiting belt

5
209/662

Gauging passage between stationary element (e.g., bar, slat, etc.) and roller

7
209/675

Gauging passage between stationary elements (e.g., bars, slats, etc.)

29
209/676

Element adjustable to change width of gauging passage

14
209/677

Items move longitudinally of elongate elements

10
209/679

Width of gauging passage varies

10
209/678

With means moving, or regulating movement of, items along elements

16
209/666

Item moves along curved gauging passage

13
209/645

Sorting items by weight

53
209/650

Item support swings about fixed horizontal axis to discharge at different vertically spaced points

6
209/646

Orbiting or rotating carrier responsive to item weight

7
209/648

Carrier tilted by means (e.g., trip, cam, etc.) adjacent travel path when depressed to particular elevation

6
209/647

Counterbalance on balance beam moved until beam tilts to item discharging position

2
209/649

Same items successively placed on means (e.g., balance beams, etc.) responsive to different weights

1
209/706

Specific compartment of receptacle brought into alignment with feed means by operator

29
209/643

Suction

87
209/546

Signalling, indicating, or display means

101
209/550

Indicating scale

1
209/547

Indicia associated with cards, file folders, or like coded items, or with sorting means therefor (including cards, per se, with edge coding)

28
209/551

Item counter

66
209/548

Operation of apparatus stopped

33
209/549

Signal lamp or audible alarm

32
209/522

Sorting bottles, ampoules, jars, drinking vessels, or like ceramic or glass containers

66
209/523

Condition responsive means controls separating means

68
209/529

Sensing position, shape, or presence of closure

17
209/524

Sensing radiant energy reflected, absorbed, emitted, or obstructed by item or adjunct (e.g., label, cap, etc.) thereof

115
209/528

Detecting flaw in, or absence or misplacement of, label on item

6
209/526

Detecting internal flaw (e.g., air bubble, crack, etc.) in wall of item

68
209/527

By means of radio frequency radiation

5
209/525

Sizing with visible light beam

27
209/530

Sensor contacts item

5
209/531

Gauge

7
209/532

Plug

6
209/533

Relatively movable calipers closed against item

4
209/535

Sorting cigarettes, cigars, or packages thereof

77
209/537

Fluid or vacuum sensing means controls separating means

11
209/536

Sensing radiant energy reflected, absorbed, emitted, or obstructed by item or adjunct thereof

65
209/510

Sorting eggs or components thereof

36
209/512

By weight

4
209/514

Orbiting or rotating carrier responsive to egg weight

3
209/515

Carrier tilted by means (e.g., trip, cam, etc.) adjacent travel path when depressed to particular elevation

1
209/516

Same eggs successively placed on means (e.g., balance beams, etc.) responsive to different weights

1
209/513

Sensing egg weight and controlling separating means in accordance therewith

20
209/511

Radiant energy sensing means controls separating means

22
209/517

Sorting lumber, logs, pipes, rails, or like items

46
209/518

Condition responsive means controls separating means

46
209/519

Relatively movable calipers closed against item

4
209/520

Sensor responsive to item contact

7
209/521

With endless conveyor belt

37
209/534

Sorting paper money

472
209/540

Traveling item turned to predetermined position

58
209/545

Driven orienting means

29
209/543

Fluid orienting means

4
209/544

Means orienting item moved by gravity

15
209/541

Plural orienting means

28
209/542

Reciprocable or pivotable orienting means

37
209/539

Traveling items shifted to form line, or into end or edge alignment, to facilitate inspection or separation

113
209/2

Special applications

179
209/422

Stratifiers

16
209/484

Elements

1
209/485

Beds

22
209/486

Permeable

32
209/487

Cleaners

7
209/490

Discharging

16
209/491

Automatic control

23
209/492

Conveyers

25
209/493

Dividers and skimmers

44
209/494

Exits

29
209/496

Automatic control

25
209/495

With positively operated dischargers

10
209/488

Feeding and discharging

21
209/489

Automatic control

11
209/497

Feeding

11
209/498

Distributing

28
209/499

Regulating

10
 

Fluid supply

 
209/500

Liquid

48
209/501

Circuit

12
209/502

Pneumatic

36
209/503

Operating mechanism

9
209/504

Reciprocating

31
209/505

Rotating

8
209/506

Riffles

53
209/507

Overhung

7
209/508

Supports

19
209/478

Magnetic

12
 

Movable bed

 
209/479

Chutes, tables, and receptacles

18
209/480

Divergent travel

16
209/481

Opposite travel

14
209/482

Drums

10
209/483

Stationary bed

5
 

With liquid treatment

 
 

Movable bed

 
209/428

Belt

4
209/429

Divergent travel

1
209/430

Opposite travel

10
209/431

Reciprocating support

1
209/432

Divergent travel

3
209/433

Opposite travel

3
 

Chutes and tables

 
209/435

Reciprocating-rotating

5
209/436

Divergent or opposite travel

1
209/437

Reciprocating

17
209/438

Annular

3
209/439

Divergent or opposite travel

3
209/441

Divergent travel

8
209/442

Opposite travel

3
209/443

Parallel travel

8
209/440

With agitators

0
209/444

Rotating

20
209/434

Spiral

19
 

Permeable

 
209/423

Constant current

5
209/424

Divergent or opposite travel

0
209/425

Pulsating current

12
209/426

Divergent or opposite travel

4
209/427

Parallel travel

9
 

Receptacles

 
209/445

Reciprocating-rotating

8
209/446

Reciprocating

6
209/447

Manual support

10
209/448

With agitators

3
209/449

Reciprocating

1
209/450

Rotating

1
 

Rotating

 
209/451

Horizontal or inclined axis

14
209/452

With agitators or conveyors

35
209/453

Vertical axis

24
 

Stationary bed

 
209/458

Chutes and tables

38
209/459

Annular, circular or spiral

48
209/460

With divergent or opposite travel

11
 

Permeable

 
209/454

Constant current

23
209/455

Pulsating current

21
209/456

Divergent or opposite travel

8
209/457

Parallel travel

20
 

Receptacles

 
209/461

With agitators or conveyors

10
209/462

Reciprocating

3
209/463

Rotating

1
209/464

Horizontal or inclined axis

17
209/465

Vertical axis

8
 

With pneumatic treatment

 
209/477

Chutes, tables, and receptacles

13
 

Movable bed

 
209/470

Belts

5
209/471

Chutes, tables, and receptacles

9
209/472

Divergent or opposite travel

9
209/473

Drums

7
 

Permeable

 
209/466

Constant current

30
209/467

Divergent or opposite travel

24
209/468

Pulsating current

8
209/469

Divergent or opposite travel

7
 

Stationary bed

 
 

Permeable

 
209/474

With constant current

45
209/475

With pulsating current

4
209/476

Divergent or opposite travel

4
209/918

Swinging or rotating pusher feeding item

16
209/10

Treatment subsequent

203
209/920

Vibratory feed conveyor

57
209/939

Video scanning

141
209/11

With heat treatment

262
 
 
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