Resources Contact Us Home
Method and apparatus for automatically dispensing items from shelves

Image Number 7 for United States Patent #5108005.

A method for automatically dispensing items from shelves includes the steps of orienting magazines for a particular type of item horizontally in multi-tier shelves in such a way that removal openings in the respective bottom side face walls of the item type magazines are horizontally aligned, assigning to each magazine tier at least one item pusher, simultaneously removing from the respective tiers the items belonging to a particular requisition order, collecting them in a collecting device, depositing them on or in a conveying device, and transporting them to merchandise delivery sites. The apparatus for facilitating use of the method includes a multi-tier shelf with item type magazines on each tier, an item pusher on each tier, and a conveyor for conveying the items removed from the magazines to transport apparatus.

  Recently Added Patents
Digital image processing device and processing method thereof
Cantilever of scanning probe microscope and method for manufacturing the same, method for inspecting thermal assist type magnetic head device and its apparatus
Magnetic reading and writing device
Thin film switch and press key/keyboard using the same
System and method for advertising messages on distributed document processing devices
Maize variety X00C175
Image erasing apparatus and recording medium conveying method for image erasing apparatus
  Randomly Featured Patents
Redundant two-dimensional code and a decoding method
Closed loop propagation pattern for bubble lattices
Axle attachment for sun visor assemblies
Quaternary ammonium halides
Metal cutting shear with inner bolt support for indexable blade insert
Pneumatic tire including circumferential groove
Apparatus and method for sealing a vertical protrusion on a roof
Electroplating method and apparatus
Method for the preparation of polymeric micelle via phase separation of block copolymer
Variable mirror and information apparatus comprising variable mirror