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Cable configuration assistance
In one implementation, a cable assistance apparatus includes a cable including a segment having a helical shape about an axis and an assist mechanism...
Belt delivery and removal system
A delivery and removal system used to transport, install, and remove a belt for use with mining equipment. The system includes a first frame member and a second...
Apparatus for continuously winding up a thread
An apparatus for continuously winding up a thread is described and includes two winding spindles that are held in a projecting manner on a rotary table and are...
Motorized tensioning system with sensors
A tensioning system for articles of footwear and articles of apparel is disclosed. The tensioning system includes a tensioning member that is tightened or...
Sheet processing apparatus that performs post-processing, and image
forming system having the same
A sheet processing apparatus capable of determining whether or not a press operation is to be performed on a folded part of a sheet bundle according to the...
Fiberboard surface protector
A fiberboard sheet is provided comprising a surface protector with a plurality of embedded creases wherein each of the creases can be folded in order to...
Hand held masking sheet material dispenser
A hand held dispenser for dispensing sheet material from a roll. The dispenser includes a handle assembly, an elongated blade, and a support assembly. The...
Feed roller of conveying device
A pick roller as a feed roller of a conveying device includes an inner core portion rotatably disposed on a rotational shaft, a rubber in contact with a sheet,...
Installation for processing a paper web or corrugated cardboard web
An installation for the detection of projecting material defects in a paper web or corrugated cardboard web moved in a feed direction. The device comprises a...
Compact printer with print frame interlock
A compact printer having improved operational features. The printer includes an articulating print frame assembly coupled to a top cover that is adapted to...
Image formation apparatus that laterally shifts a continuous web
An image formation apparatus includes: an image formation unit that forms an image on continuous paper; a paper conveyance unit that conveys the paper through a...
Rewinding machine and method for producing logs of web material
The machine includes a first winding roller and a concave plate extending around the first winding roller. The first winding roller and the concave plate define...
A winder for winding continuous webs or interleaved web segments having a machine direction and a cross-machine direction coplanar and orthogonal thereto into...
Splicing tape with adjacently disposed strips of laminating composition
and method of using the splicing tape
A splicing tape and a method of using such tape to equip a wound roll for flying splice. The tape includes a first and second carrier and two strips of...
Coreless tissue rolls and method of making the same
Coreless tissue rolls can be produced without having to use an adhesive to form a hollow center. Instead, moisture can be used to promote light hydrogen bonding...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus reflecting one aspect of the present invention includes a deviation detecting portion, a registration roller, and a leading end...
Sheet transport device and image forming system
A sheet transport device includes first to third rotating members, a sheet position detector, and a controller. The first member transports a sheet at a first...
Laboratory tube cap presenter for capping laboratory tubes
A laboratory tube cap presenter for a tube, such as a test tube, a medical vial or other vessel that may be capped by an automated capper in a robotic tube...
Printing medium supplying apparatus and image forming apparatus having the
A printing medium supplying apparatus may include a body, a feed tray configured to rotate between a first position in which the feed tray forms an external...
Sheet width aligning device and sheet feeding device
A sheet width aligning device includes an elevator tray, a pair of guides, and a pinion. The pinion is rotatably supported by inserting a shaft portion into a...
Bulk material storage and reclaim system
Systems and methods for reclaiming bulk solid material from storage stockpiles or from watercraft. A storage and reclaim system includes a support surface for...
Apparatus and method for stacking items
A method and apparatus are disclosed that allow items to be placed on a stack of items in a manner that minimizes interference with the existing stack. Further,...
Noise reduction unit for vacuum suction drains
A noise reduction unit for inserting in a vacuum suction drain is adapted to be flown through by a material to be conveyed through the vacuum suction drain and...
Pneumatic conveyor for transporting bulk materials
A pneumatic conveyor for transporting bulk materials, in particular tablets, has a compressor for conveyor gas and has a bulk material feed and a conveyor line,...
Robotic container reorganizer
A robotic container reorganizer has a robot arm that holds a robotic tool. The robotic tool can reconfigure a plurality of articles from a first configuration...
Wood veneer diverter and processing system
A wood veneer diverter system comprises a plurality of veneer diverters operable to divert veneer downwardly and away from a belt based on the category or grade...
Controlled acceleration and transfer of items via a rotating platform
A method and system for accelerating an item with a rotating platform having a center point, a perimeter, and a radius from the center point to the perimeter....
Baggage jamming prevention structure and belt conveyor device including
A structure for suppressing a baggage jam, includes: a jam suppressing unit which is provided at a gap between a first conveyor and a second conveyor to...
A conveyer device, including a body; a first path member forming a part of conveyer path with a curve; and a second path member arranged on an inner side of the...
90 degree cross transfer conveyor
A transverse belt drive assembly has multiple belt drive frames spaced in a first direction and positioned between the rollers of a main conveyor which advances...
Apparatus for transporting food products to a loading head
An apparatus and method of transporting food products to a loading station having a cooling conveyor that selectively drops food product into a distributor. The...
Method and system for feeding components
A component feeder including a lift for elevating a selection of components from a bulk storage, and a pick surface adjacent to the lift for receiving the...
Continuous motion product selection and grouping system
A product selection and grouping system for the metering, selection, grouping and accumulation of varying size and/or configuration products into packs for...
Conveyor system including tracking of the conveyed articles by using
imaging and virtual sensors
A postal sorting machine comprises a conveyor system having a conveyor adapted to move mailpieces along a certain conveyor path along sorting outlets of the...
Floating hanger for assembling vehicle body roof
A floating hanger for assembling a vehicle body roof sets a roof panel at a home position of a roof surface of a vehicle body which is transferred to a work...
The invention relates to a conveyor including a frame having a supporting grille mounted therein, and a clamping mechanism which can move longitudinally with...
A linear conveyor is provided with a linear motor stator including electromagnets and operable to individually undergo electric current supply control with...
Longitudinal member for a conveyor, and assembly comprising a longitudinal
member of this kind and a plurality...
A longitudinal member is provided for a load conveyor, including a main body having a plurality of holes suitable for receiving one end of a load supporting...
A conveyor comprises a frame, an endless conveyor belt supported by the frame in a conveying direction along a helical path, a non-helical path and a transfer...
Conveying device, carrier, and feeding device for conveying bulk goods
The conveying device (1) according to the invention has a conveying channel (4). The conveying channel (4) is formed in particular as a conveying pipe (5). At...
Inverted vacuum belt conveyor system
This invention is a vacuum belt conveyor designed to operate inverted and move articles suspended from its lower side rather than laying on top. This is...
Use of multiple storage caverns for product impurity control
An inventory management method is also provided. This method includes removing and replacing the gas product from a first salt cavern as supply and demand...
Item retrieval using a robotic drive unit
Disclosed are various embodiments that may facilitate items being retrieved from a storage location. A robotic drive unit transports a carrier storage unit to...
A transfer device includes a conveyor, a slide arm, hooks, and a controller. The conveyor can is configured to transport an article placed on a top surface...
Lift mechanism for roll-out waste bin and method
A roll-out waste bin includes a retention bar that is held in place on the bin by a pair of retention bar housings. A rib in one of the retention bar housings...
Method of lifting a load using a bag coupled to a lifting sling
A method of lifting a loaded bag with a coupled lifting sling. The bag has a top portion, a closed sidewall, a closed bottom portion, and an opening on the top...
Method for the production of a can body, and can body
To fix a valve piece encompassing a connecting shell and a valve to a can jacket, an embodiment of a method includes a welding step in which the connecting...
Dispenser with motor, gear plate, and snap fit cap
An assembly including a drive motor and a gear plate. The gear plate includes a seat for retaining the drive motor. The assembly also includes a motor cap...
Metering device and dispensing container
The invention relates a metering device for fluids from a containment volume. The metering device is a means to dispense metered volumes of fluids such as...
Distribution device and production method thereof
A fluid dispenser device having at least one reservoir containing fluid to be dispensed and dispenser mechanism that is actuatable by a user so as to dispense...