Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Methods for calibration and automatic alignment in friction drive apparatus










Image Number 6 for United States Patent #6637634.

A friction drive apparatus includes an edge detection system for determining a lateral position of a strip material advancing in a longitudinal direction. The edge detection system includes a first sensor and a second sensor for monitoring the lateral position of the strip material. The friction drive apparatus also includes instructions for automatically aligning the strip material as the strip material is advanced a predetermined aligning distance and instructions for calibrating the second sensor with respect to the first sensor to compensate for any potential discrepancies therebetween. The apparatus and methods of the present invention ensure that the strip material is properly aligned in the friction drive apparatus and limit waste of strip material during those operations.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Controlling generation of debug exceptions
Local access to data while roaming with a mobile telephony device
Process for the enzymatic reduction of enoates
Documentation roadmaps and community networking for developers on large projects
Communication apparatus, communication method, and program for exchanging data with a target
Sonic fast-sync system and method for bluetooth
Escutcheon
  Randomly Featured Patents
Device for fastening a rollbar or similar attachment part on a vehicle
Elevated pore phase-change memory
Process for the operation of a pusher centrifuge
Apparatus and method for measuring composite interface properties
Logic circuit
Pull cord safety device
Method, system and apparatus of inspection
Device and process to attach a priming system to the body of a grenade
Adhesive layer for X-ray intensifying screens on polyethylene terephthalate support layers
Device for collecting sap