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1. (WO2018060527) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING UNITS FROM A STORAGE SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/060527    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/075018
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 03 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65G 1/04
Applicants: OCADO INNOVATION LIMITED
Inventors: LINDBO, Lars, Sverker, Ture,
INGRAM-TEDD, Andrew, John,
KAROLINCZAK, Pawel
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING UNITS FROM A STORAGE SYSTEM
Abstract:
A load handling device (100) is described for use in a storage system in which goods are stored in stackable containers within a framework. The load handling device (100) according one embodiment of the invention includes a container-receiving space (120) into which a plurality of containers (106) can be lifted. The container-receiving space (120) is arranged beneath a corresponding number of vehicle modules (103) as containers (106) to be lifted, and components such as power components, control components, drive components and lifting components are housed.