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1. (WO2018138311) DEVICE FOR SORTING USED BEVERAGE OR FOOD CONTAINERS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/138311    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/052075
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jan 30 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G07F 11/00
B07C 5/36
B65G 47/96
G07F 7/06
Applicants: TOMRA SYSTEMS ASA
Inventors: MARTINSEN, Oddvar
Title: DEVICE FOR SORTING USED BEVERAGE OR FOOD CONTAINERS
Abstract:
A device (7) for sorting objects, such as used beverage or food containers (14, 16, 18), that are conveyed on a conveyor (5). The device (7) comprises a first guiding member (13) which is pivotable about a first pivot axis (23) and configured to, when the sorting device (7) is situated in a first sorting position, guide containers (16) in a first sorting direction, a second guiding member (15) which is pivotable about a second pivot axis (27), a rotatable drive member (17), a first cam mechanism (31, 33, 51,) interconnecting the rotatable drive member (17) with the first guiding member (13), and a second cam mechanism (37, 39, 53) interconnecting the rotatable drive member (17) with the second guiding member (15), wherein the device (7) is configured to, upon rotation of the drive member (17), be actuated between said first sorting position and a second sorting position.