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1. (WO2017178939) A DEVICE FOR SELECTIVELY PICKING AND DEPOSITING ARTICLES TO AN AUTOMATIC WAREHOUSE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/178939    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/052010
Publication Date: Fri Oct 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65G 47/90
B65G 1/12
B65G 1/137
Applicants: MODULA S.P.A. CON SOCIO UNICO
Inventors: STEFANI, Franco
Title: A DEVICE FOR SELECTIVELY PICKING AND DEPOSITING ARTICLES TO AN AUTOMATIC WAREHOUSE
Abstract:
A device for selectively picking up and depositing articles to an automatic warehouse, comprising: a support plane (2), for the temporary support of an article (A); a temporary support (3), for the temporary support of a tray (V) intended to contain a predetermined number of articles (A); a manipulator (4, 5), structured to grasp and release an article (A) and to translate the article (A) between the support plane (2) and the temporary support (3). The manipulator (4, 5) and the temporary support (3) are movable relative to one another along a vertical direction, between a position of maximum distance and a position of minimum distance.