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Number: 414/902
Name: Material or article handling > Associated with forming or dispersing groups of intersupporting articles (e.g., stacking patterns, etc.) > Including control for pattern of group
Description: A collection of art including means which (a) determines, or is encoded with, the proper relative position that the articles should have within the assemblage and (b) directs the operation of at least one component of the apparatus to position the articles properly therein.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8622685 Apparatus and method for stacking objects Jan. 7, 2014
7210894 Method and apparatus for palletizing packages of random size and weight May. 1, 2007
7047710 Apparatus for depositing a packing unit at a desired position on a load carrier May. 23, 2006
6869267 Robotic Stacker Mar. 22, 2005
6817829 Work loading method for automatic palletizer, work loading method, work loading apparatus and attachment replacing method thereof Nov. 16, 2004
6699007 Method and apparatus for palletizing packages of random size and weight Mar. 2, 2004
6612799 Cart loading system Sep. 2, 2003
6238173 Apparatus for placing groups of products on pallets May. 29, 2001
6129503 Combination counter-ejector shingle-output delivery system Oct. 10, 2000
5944479 Stacking apparatus Aug. 31, 1999
5920480 Method and apparatus for detecting pallet full load state in sheet metal machining line and method and apparatus for controlling sheet metal machining line and work identifying apparatus Jul. 6, 1999
5908283 Method and apparatus for palletizing packages of random size and weight Jun. 1, 1999
5844807 Automated system and method for optimizing and palletizing articles Dec. 1, 1998
5656005 Method and apparatus for automatically forming corrugated sheets into block-shaped units of optimal size Aug. 12, 1997
5613826 System to optimize the stacking efficiency of objects Mar. 25, 1997
5501571 Automated palletizing system Mar. 26, 1996
5415518 Automated method and system for loading book mail bundles onto a pallet May. 16, 1995
5363310 System and method for partial order filling Nov. 8, 1994
5281081 Stowage device for plural species of works Jan. 25, 1994
5211528 Industrial robot apparatus May. 18, 1993
5203671 Apparatus for palletizing bundles of paper Apr. 20, 1993
5175692 Method and apparatus for palletizing randomly arriving mixed size and content parcels Dec. 29, 1992
5163808 Layer palletizing apparatus Nov. 17, 1992
5004401 Layer palletizing method Apr. 2, 1991
4900219 Carton loading and unloading method with adjustable pallet Feb. 13, 1990
4832553 Apparatus for loading and palletizing boxes and cartons, especially from an agricultural field May. 23, 1989
4746255 Machine for automatically loading pallets May. 24, 1988
4692876 Automatic freight stacking system Sep. 8, 1987
4641271 Piling planning method and piling system of cargoes by palletizing robot Feb. 3, 1987
4597707 Automatic operating palletizer Jul. 1, 1986
4595331 Automated railcar loader and method Jun. 17, 1986
4247239 Carton palletizing device Jan. 27, 1981
4203695 Automatic bale wagon control system May. 20, 1980
4117943 Device for pre-setting tools for numerical controlled machine Oct. 3, 1978
4063652 Tier pattern sequence activation means Dec. 20, 1977
4015723 Automatic palletizer method and apparatus Apr. 5, 1977
4015732 Automatic palletizer method and apparatus Apr. 5, 1977
3983373 Article control system Sep. 28, 1976

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