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1. WO2010096089 - APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PREPARING EARS OF CORN FOR AUTOMATED HANDLING, POSITIONING AND ORIENTING

Publication Number WO/2010/096089
Publication Date 26.08.2010
International Application No. PCT/US2009/054650
International Filing Date 21.08.2009
IPC
B07C 5/344 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
07SEPARATING SOLIDS FROM SOLIDS; SORTING
CPOSTAL SORTING; SORTING INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES, OR BULK MATERIAL FIT TO BE SORTED PIECE-MEAL, e.g. BY PICKING
5Sorting according to a characteristic or feature of the articles or material being sorted, e.g. by control effected by devices which detect or measure such characteristic or feature; Sorting by manually actuated devices, e.g. switches
34Sorting according to other particular properties
344according to electric or electromagnetic properties
B07C 5/02 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
07SEPARATING SOLIDS FROM SOLIDS; SORTING
CPOSTAL SORTING; SORTING INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES, OR BULK MATERIAL FIT TO BE SORTED PIECE-MEAL, e.g. BY PICKING
5Sorting according to a characteristic or feature of the articles or material being sorted, e.g. by control effected by devices which detect or measure such characteristic or feature; Sorting by manually actuated devices, e.g. switches
02Measures preceding sorting, e.g. arranging articles in a stream, orientating
CPC
A01C 1/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
CPLANTING; SOWING; FERTILISING
1Apparatus, or methods of use thereof, for testing or treating seed, roots, or the like, prior to sowing or planting
B05B 13/0235
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
05SPRAYING OR ATOMISING IN GENERAL; APPLYING FLUENT MATERIALS TO SURFACES, IN GENERAL
BSPRAYING APPARATUS; ATOMISING APPARATUS; NOZZLES
13Machines or plants for applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces of objects or other work by spraying, not covered by groups B05B1/00 - B05B11/00
02Means for supporting work; Arrangement or mounting of spray heads; Adaptation or arrangement of means for feeding work
0221characterised by the means for moving or conveying the objects or other work, e.g. conveyor belts
0235the movement of the objects being a combination of rotation and linear displacement
B25J 11/00
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
11Manipulators not otherwise provided for
G01N 1/286
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1Sampling; Preparing specimens for investigation
28Preparing specimens for investigation ; including physical details of (bio-)chemical methods covered elsewhere, e.g. G01N33/50, C12Q
286involving mechanical work, e.g. chopping, disintegrating, compacting, homogenising
G01N 33/025
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
33Investigating or analysing materials by specific methods not covered by groups G01N1/00 - G01N31/00
02Food
025Fruits or vegetables
Y10T 83/566
YSECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
83Cutting
566Interrelated tool actuating means and means to actuate work immobilizer
Applicants
  • PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • COPE, Jason, M. [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • KURTH, David [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • COPE, Jason, M.
  • KURTH, David
Agents
  • STREAN, R. Flynt
Priority Data
61/153,54318.02.2009US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR PREPARING EARS OF CORN FOR AUTOMATED HANDLING, POSITIONING AND ORIENTING
(FR) APPAREIL ET SYSTÈME DE PRÉPARATION D'ÉPIS DE MAÏS POUR LEUR TRAITEMENT, LEUR POSITIONNEMENT LEUR ORIENTATION AUTOMATISÉS
Abstract
(EN)
An apparatus and system for automated handling, positioning and orienting of an ear of corn includes apparatuses and systems for altering a portion of an ear of corn. Optionally included are one or more stations for automatically processing, testing, sampling and preparing the ear of corn for processing, testing or sampling and an automated transport means automatically moving ears of corn from station to station using alterations made to the ear of corn.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un appareil et un système destinés au traitement, au positionnement et à l'orientation automatisés d'un épi de maïs. Cette invention comprend des appareils et des systèmes visant à modifier une partie de l'épi de maïs. Un ou plusieurs postes peuvent être inclus en vue du traitement, du test, de l'échantillonnage et de la préparation automatiques d'épis de maïs aux fins de leur traitement, leur test ou leur échantillonnage, ainsi qu'un moyen de transport automatisé déplaçant automatiquement les épis de maïs d'un poste à un autre à l'aide des modifications effectuées sur l'épi de maïs.
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