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STATOR REDUCTION IN ROPELESS ELEVATOR TRANSFER STATION
An elevator system (20) is disclosed. The elevator system (20) includes a hoistway (22, 26, a transfer station (34, 36, 42), and a propulsion system (50). The...
LINEAR PROPULSION SYSTEM
A linear propulsion machine and system (10) is disclosed that includes a stator (30) having a plurality of teeth (34) and a mover (32) moveable in a linear...
ROPELESS ELEVATOR SYSTEM
An elevator system (10) is disclosed. The elevator system (10) may comprise a hoistway (18) including first and second hoistway portions (12, 16), a first car...
An elevator installation includes a shaft in which a first elevator car and a second elevator car arranged below the first elevator car are movable upward and...
RESURFACING OF BELT FOR ELEVATOR SYSTEM
A resurfacer for a belt of an elevator system includes a resurfacing roller having a selected surface roughness and a heater element to heat the belt to a...
LOCKING ACTUATOR WITH A COLLISION DETECTION SYSTEM FOR A LIFT
A locking actuator with a collision detection system for a lift is arranged to detect misalignment relative to a locking receptacle and to stop activation of...
INTELLIGENT BUILDING SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ELEVATOR OCCUPANCY INFORMATION
A system and/or method for detecting an occupancy of an elevator cab of an elevator to generate occupancy information is provided. The system and/or method...
SAFETY SYSTEM FOR AN ELEVATOR, ELEVATOR SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR OPERATING
SUCH A SAFETY SYSTEM
A safety system for an elevator that includes at least one control unit, which control unit is operable in at least two different operating modes. The safety...
DESTINATION ASSIGNMENT AND VARIABLE CAPABILITIES IN ELEVATOR GROUPS
A ropeless elevator system (80) is disclosed. The ropeless elevator system (80) may include a plurality of elevator cars (24), a first hoistway (22), a second...
DRIVE FOR ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTROL OF LINES
The claimed subject matter includes techniques for controlling lines. An example method includes receiving power at a motor to rotate a control surface and a...
COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR AND METHOD OF COLLECTING SHEET-SHAPED OBJECTS
A collection system for collecting flat objects, including a plurality of collection trays disposed one on top of the other, each of the collection trays...
In one embodiment, a roll spindle comprises two roll supports and a differential.
SHEET TRANSPORT DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
A sheet transport device includes a transport path along which a sheet is transported in one direction, the sheet being transported with a corner at a leading...
PAPER CONVEYING APPARATUS, JAM DETECTION METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
Provided is a paper transporting device and the like capable of suppressing errors in determining jam occurrences. A paper transporting device has: a transport...
AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME
An automatic document feeder (300) includes a housing (301), conveyance roller pairs (313 to 317), and a pressure releasing mechanism. The housing (301) is...
SHEET FEEDING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
Provided are a sheet feeding device and an image forming apparatus which can separately feed a sheet with safety without causing the length of an adsorption...
ARTICLE FEEDER WITH A RETRACTABLE PRODUCT GUIDE
An automatic stack feeder having a moveable stack or product guide is disclosed. The automatic stack feeder may be configured to receive a stack of articles...
SHEET SUPPORTING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
A sheet supporting apparatus includes a body, a supporting portion configured to be held in an elevating manner by the body and to support a sheet, a sheet...
PAPER FEEDING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS
A gear engagement mechanism of a life device includes a lifting member interlocking with a lifting tray to linearly move in a vertical direction, and a gear...
LOW PROFILE TRANSFER CONVEYOR
A transfer conveyor apparatus has a horizontally oriented receiving hopper defined by walls and a floor. A transition auger slopes upward and rearward from a...
Seed Carrier With Pivoting Conveyor
A seed carrier includes a frame and a main hopper mounted to the frame. The seed carrier also includes a support arm extending upwardly in relation to the...
Tray separator method and apparatus
A method and apparatus for separating a stack of trays, each tray being comprised of a plurality of spaced apart containers arranged in rows and columns and...
METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING MOVEMENT OF RECEPTACLES
Methods and apparatus for controlling the movement of portable receptacles within a materials handling facility are described. The materials handling facility...
VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE COMBINED WITH FLOW LIMITER SET FOR LIMITING FLOW
TO SELECTED LEVEL ABOVE DESIGN CHOICE
Apparatus has a vacuum pump for conveying granular plastic resin material from a supply to receivers retaining and dispensing resin when needed by a process...
PNEUMATICALLY POWERED LOCOMOTIVE SANDER
A separation device is provided for use with a locomotive sanding system, and includes a body defining a chamber and having an intake port connected to an...
PLANTS FOR THE IMMERSION TREATMENT OF BODYWORKS
A plant for clip-treatment of bodies may include: at least one skid configured to support a body to be treated; at least one tank; a transportation line;...
APPARATUS FOR POSITIONING CONTAINERS
Apparatus for positioning containers houses containers (5) upright in lower and upper compartment sections (12, 13) vertically aligned with one another on a...
BOTTLE RECEIVING AND DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREFORE
An apparatus for receiving and detecting a bottle having a chute configured for receiving the bottle therein, a first sensor disposed to detect the bottle at a...
U-SHAPED BOARD UNSCRAMBLER
A board unscrambler for sorting a plurality of boards comprises a frame having an entrance and an exit. The frame comprises a U-shaped accumulator near the...
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GROUPING CONTAINERS
Described are a device and a method for grouping, and in particular, for sorting out containers conveyed in a container flow. Provided for this purpose are an...
MULTI-CONVEYOR SPEED ADJUSTER
A device and a method for transferring articles between an infeed conveyor at a first speed and an outfeed conveyor at a second speed different than the first...
End Of Travel Arrangement
An end of travel arrangement for shutting down an assembly line conveyor when an ergo assist arm at a conveyor station moves beyond an end of travel limit...
MACHINE FOR PROCESSING AND/OR PACKAGING OBJECTS AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING A
CONVEYING SECTION OF THIS MACHINE
The present invention relates to a machine (8) for processing and/or packaging objects, said machine having an essentially horizontal conveying section (10)...
AN APPARATUS FOR CONVEYING ARTICLES TOWARDS CORRESPONDING POINTS OF USE
Described is an apparatus for conveying articles towards corresponding points of use and preferably located between an upstream machine for making rolls, in...
CIRCUMFERENTIALLY FOLDABLE MULTIPLE PRONGED HOOK
A multiple pronged hook assembly that has hook shafts that can be rotated and locked into desired positions individually, independent from the other hook...
Article Transport Facility and Maintenance Operation Method of Article
A supporting portion of an article transport device supports a position detection device for detecting the position of a detection target object. A control...
PARTS SUPPLY APPARATUS, PARTS SUPPLY METHOD AND ROBOT SYSTEM
A parts supply apparatus includes a supply tray stacking portion where a supply tray containing parts is stacked; a tray raising/lowering unit for separating...
TELEPRESENCE BASED INVENTORY PICK AND PLACE OPERATIONS THROUGH ROBOTIC
ARMS AFFIXED TO EACH ROW OF A SHELF
Disclosed are a system and/or a method of telepresence based inventory pick and place operations through actuator controlled robotic arms affixed to each row...
AUTOMATIC RACK STORAGE SYSTEM
The invention relates to a rack storage system comprising a storage rack (1) with storage shelves (12a, 12b) having storage spaces (17) for articles in rack...
DUST LIMITING INSULATION COLLECTION BAG AND METHOD OF COLLECTING
Provided is a dust limiting collection bag for collecting used insulation and a method of collecting used insulation. The bag is formed from a non-porous,...
Offset Laminate Seam System For Storage Bins
An offset laminate seam system for storage bins for increasing the capacity of bolts in a seam of a storage bin. The offset laminate seam system for storage...
THERMOSET POLYMER UTILITY VAULT LID
A fiber reinforced polymer material lid or cover for a utility vault made from an unsaturated polyester thermosetting resin matrix, glass fiber reinforcement,...
Rigid Refrigerated Offshore Shipping Container
A refrigerated stainless steel shipping container for use in transporting and holding perishable foods in a refrigerated or frozen condition for offshore oil...
An interlocking container for intermodal transportation includes a plurality of storage chambers that are surrounded by a frame. The frame is configured to...
Container and stirring device
A combined container and stirring device which can be used with and resembles the shape of known infusion bags is disclosed. The combined container and...
HEADER FOR PACKAGING A ROLL OF PAPER
There is provided a header for packaging a roll of paper having two opposite roll ends and an outer roll surface extending between the roll ends, the outer...
Swipe Assist Bag for a Magnetic Stripe Card
A swipe assist bag for a magnetic stripe card which facilitates proper reading by a card reader. The swipe assist bag includes a first film, a second film, and...
Automatic Shoe-Cover Machine and Shoe-Cover Packaging Mechanism
An automatic shoe-cover machine includes a shoe cover roller, multiple serially-connected shoe covers having foot-insertion openings wound on the show cover...
A product tray (20) comprising a product pusher (10), wherein the product pusher (10) is formed from a length of elastically stretchable fabric or material...
Container With Integrated Closure And Methods
Containers for products such as glue sticks are provided. The containers include a valve and a mechanical device for advancing a product through the container...