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Elevator system including a 4:1 roping arrangement
An exemplary elevator system includes an elevator car. A plurality of belts are situated relative to the elevator car such that movement of the belts for...
Drive frame for an elevator installation
An elevator installation comprises a drive frame and a drive unit, wherein a support element couples an elevator cage with a counterweight, wherein a drive...
Elevator safety system having multiple buses
An elevator safety system including a controller, and a hoistway safety node arranged at a pit portion of an elevator hoistway. The hoistway node is operatively...
Single path single web single-fold interfolder and methods
Embodiments of the present invention provide new and improved folding apparatuses and methods for interfolding a continuous stream of sheets into a single-fold...
Systems and methods for implementing an auger-based transport mechanism
for vertical transport of image...
A system and method are provided for implementing an auger-based transport device as a vertical compiler in an image forming system. The auger-based transport...
Image forming apparatus having first conveying path, re-conveying path,
and second conveying path
In an image forming apparatus, a discharge roller discharges a sheet conveyed by a first conveying path. The discharge roller switches between: a mode of...
Horizontal strip accumulator with telescoping of strip support roll
carriages and passive location systems thereof
The present invention relates to a horizontal strip accumulator in a continuous processing strip line, comprising a looping carriage riding on a pair of...
Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus including: a supporting section over which a sheet is hung to be supported from below, the sheet being folded in a mountain shape...
Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
The sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet tray on which sheets are stacked, a feeding roller which contacts a top sheet on the sheet tray and feeds the sheet...
Cash cassette comprising a press-on unit having an elastic snap-in element
The invention relates to a cash cassette (10) having a receiving compartment (20) for receiving a value note stack (60) and a press-on unit (24) for exerting a...
Dock ramp assembly
A dock ramp assembly for a docking opening on a facility; the assembly comprising a seal for sealing the docking opening with at least one access door opening...
The invention is directed to a material loader for quickly and easily loading material, particularly bulk material, into a containment apparatus. Material to be...
Device the conveying and handling of products
The invention relates to a method for the handling of products in a product-handling installation, comprising the following method steps: a) providing at least...
Apparatus for palletizing bottles or similar containers
Apparatus for palletizing bottles or similar containers, comprising: a conveyor including a support structure and a closed ring belt having a horizontal branch...
Air flow regulator
Method and apparatus for air flow regulation comprise a vertically oriented tube and a sail assembly positioned in the tube and moveable therewithin...
Systems and processes for storing resin
Improved systems and processes for storing resins are disclosed herein. These systems and processes are especially useful for reducing the tendency of resins to...
Transportation method and transportation device of liquid crystal panel
The present invention provides a transportation method and a transportation device of a liquid crystal panel. The method includes (1) providing a transportation...
Adjustment system for a rotary device
An adjustment mechanism for adjusting the configuration of the pockets of a star wheel conveyor is disclosed. The adjustment mechanism may be in the form of a...
Diverting conveyor with magnetically driven movers
A conveyor and method for moving articles across a conveying surface using electromagnetically operated movers in a conveyor belt. The movers are retained in...
Electromagnetically actuated sorter
A sorting conveyor having electromagnetically actuated rollers for sorting articles off one or both sides of the conveyor. A linear stator creates a magnetic...
Container-treatment installation having holder devices configured to
An installation comprising a first platform having a first holder device comprising a first pair of jaws, and a second platform having a second holder device...
Bucket for a bucket elevator
A bucket is adapted to be spaced relatively close to adjacent buckets and has sides with a contoured upper edge to facilitate carrying material above the water...
Link for a lateral chain for conveyor belts
A lateral chain link for conveyor belts, particularly for food, includes a substantially U-shaped body wherein the front portion is shaped to be inserted...
Telescoping belt tightener with integrated bearing housing
A belt tightening assembly for conveyor systems includes an elongated outer tube and an inner tube sized to be complementarily received in the outer tube. The...
Belt unit and image forming apparatus
A belt unit including an endless belt, a first roller, a second roller, and a guiding member is provided. The guiding member includes a groove, in which a...
Supercharging feed system and method for a belt in tube conveyor
A system and method for supercharging the feed system for a belt in tube conveyor for agricultural products, which enables achieving a full or near full fill...
Friction drive for force transmission, in particular for a transport
The invention relates to a friction drive for force transmission, in particular for a transport conveying device, comprising a drive element (31) and an output...
Method for distributed storage and use of underground water in mine
Disclosed is a method for distributed storage and use of mine groundwater. The method comprises the following steps: A. prospecting an area of an underground...
Mobile drive unit charging
Some examples include charging an onboard power source of a mobile drive unit (MDU) of an inventory system while the MDU is operating in the inventory system,...
Multilevel vertical conveyor platform guides
A multilevel vertical conveyor system for transporting uncontained case units to and from a multilevel storage structure having an array of vertically stacked...
An apparatus for archiving specimens in specimen vessels. The apparatus includes an archive room accessible via a lock for automated feeding of vessels into and...
Secure accumulation/disposal bin
An accumulation/disposal bin includes a container body with an upper opening. The lid pivots about the forward edge of the opening, allowing a lock to be formed...
System and method for securing a liner within a container
An apparatus including a liner ring, configured with a wall, to fit within the container so that the liner ring remains in place at a defined distance within...
Collapsible nestable container
A collapsible nestable container is provided. The collapsible nestable container may comprise a plurality of panels, each having one or more locking features...
Transportation and storage system for wind turbine blades
A transportation and storage system for a wind turbine rotor blade comprises a tip end frame assembly comprising a tip end receptacle and a tip end frame. The...
Coffee pod having a flexible microporous or microperforated casing
A coffee pod which can be used for machines for preparing and dispensing coffee beverages that comprise at least one extraction chamber, and at least one piston...
Capsule for preparing a beverage or nutritional product
A capsule for preparing a beverage and/or nutritional product is disclosed that includes a body that forms a first compartment for liquid injection and a second...
Capsule for use in a beverage preparation machine
The present invention concerns a capsule (1) defining a closed chamber for enclosing a mass of soluble and/or extractable food material, for use in a beverage...
Capsule for preparing a pre-determined quantity of beverage
A disposable capsule for preparing a beverage suitable for consumption from an extractable product includes a chamber for enclosing an inner space containing...
Self-lubricating surfaces for food packaging and food processing equipment
In certain embodiments, the invention relates to an article having a liquid-impregnated surface. The surface includes a matrix of solid features (e.g.,...
Various embodiments of the invention provided a garment box comprising a bottom panel and a container portion that includes a first side wall, a second side...
Non-reel dispensing carton
A carton has a series of panels including top and bottom panels, side panels, and front and rear panels which collectively define an interior space for carrying...
Package cushioning material for liquid crystal glass
The present invention provides a package cushioning material for liquid crystal glass, which includes an air sack sheet and scratch protection layers arranged...
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for securing cell-based products for
transport in thermal isolation
Transport of containers for biologic products in secure thermal isolation may be facilitated by a containment apparatus. The containment apparatus may include a...
Tamper-resistant container liner
A protective liner for shipping containers having top, bottom and side walls has a plurality of panels each having peripheral dimensions chosen to permit each...
Anti-collapse flexible fluid container
A valve assembly for use with a flexible container, in which the valve assembly is anchored to the flexible container. The valve assembly provides for the...
Oxygen generating bottle
There is provided a system for delivering an oxygen rich lotion. The system uses a single reservoir dispensing bottle that contains a peroxide-rich liquid. The...
Two-piece child-resistant dispensing closure
A child resistant dispensing closure for dispensing a product from a container has a cap base and a cap that can be secured to a container. The cap base has a...
Adjustable dispensing cap
Embodiments of the present invention provide dispensing caps, containers, and methods for quickly and easily dispensing liquids of varying viscosities at...
Container, in particular for food use
The invention relates to a container (1) which includes a body (2) forming an opening, a mobile ring (4) capable of pivoting relative to said body (2), and a...