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Number: 209/926
Name: Classifying, separating, and assorting solids > Silverware sorter
Description: Apparatus for sorting knives, forks, and spoons used in dining.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8534466 Utensil sorting apparatus Sep. 17, 2013
6724305 Pulse induction silverware detector Apr. 20, 2004
6667689 Silverware detector Dec. 23, 2003
6626297 Magnetic separator device for disposal unit Sep. 30, 2003
6547080 Collapsible colander for straining and rinsing Apr. 15, 2003
6460707 Utensil sorting apparatus Oct. 8, 2002
6352160 System and method for capturing ferrous articles from food waste systems Mar. 5, 2002
6237779 Utensil sorting apparatus May. 29, 2001
6129213 Magnetic trash container lid with plate scraper Oct. 10, 2000
5996809 Flatware sorting machine Dec. 7, 1999
5931307 Self separating flatware and method for sorting same Aug. 3, 1999
5797497 Flatware trap for waste containers Aug. 25, 1998
5655663 Self-separating flatware and method for sorting same Aug. 12, 1997
5538143 Apparatus for separating cutlery from food scraps Jul. 23, 1996
5117928 Apparatus for sorting and transferring flatware into a flatware holding device Jun. 2, 1992
5066396 Trash apparatus and colander Nov. 19, 1991
4954250 Flatware separating apparatus Sep. 4, 1990
4782970 Magnetic trash container lid Nov. 8, 1988
4750621 Apparatus for sorting cutlery Jun. 14, 1988
4744469 Magnetic cutlery sorting machine May. 17, 1988
4706818 Magnetic flatware retriever Nov. 17, 1987
4632253 Apparatus for separating cutlery from restaurant waste Dec. 30, 1986
4485927 Flatware sorter Dec. 4, 1984
4367138 Flatware recovery food scraper Jan. 4, 1983
4233083 Presorted flatware washing method and apparatus Nov. 11, 1980
3956109 Automatic silverware sorting construction May. 11, 1976
3938533 Automatic scullery system Feb. 17, 1976

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