0432081-A1 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 6 patents.

A machine for automatically positioning and feeding containers It includes a main hopper (2) for receiving randomly containers (1), and a bottom (4) with a peripheral edge portion at a distance from the side wall of the hopper (2) to provide a space through which the containers can drop, by gravity towards a lower section, a lateral aperture (32) in the side wall of the hopper in a curved lateral area (13) preceding the container unloading station (14), the aperture being adapted to remove mainly by centrifugal force malpositioned containers housed only partially in and protruding from holding and transporting units (6), or located external to them and conveyed by other containers, the aperture communicating with a recovering auxiliary hopper (15), external to the main hopper and a coupled belt type conveyor (16); associated with the external hopper for recycling containers into the loading area preceding the lateral aperture (32). An air jet (33) or at least one rotating brush (18) impinging on containers not correctly positioned may be incorporated as a supplement to the action of centrifugal force.

Title
Machine for automatically positioning and feeding containers.
Application Number
EP19900500111 19901203
Publication Number
0432081 (A1)
Application Date
December 3, 1990
Publication Date
June 12, 1991
Inventor
Sala Jaime Marti
ES
Assignee
Sala Jaime Marti
ES
IPC
B65G 47/14
B65B 35/56
B65G 47/84
B65G 47/24
B65G 47/14
B65G 29/00
B65B 35/00
B65G 47/56
B65G 47/84
B65G 47/256
B65G 47/24
B65G 47/14
B65G 29/00
B65B 35/56
B65G 47/57
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