04952109 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 23 patents.

An apparatus for advancing a plurality of components comprising a vibrating feed tray, having a plurality of interchangeable modular troughs, each sized to receive a component of a particular size. The troughs are removably and slidably secured to the tray, and can be used in any combination. One end of each trough is characterized by only one side wall. A second, parallel side wall is provided each trough by means of sharing the side wall of the adjoining trough. In the event that there is no directly adjacent trough, a side stop is positioned adjacent the open side of the trough.

Title
Modular feeding tray for vibrating conveyors
Application Number
7/158277
Publication Number
4952109
Application Date
February 19, 1988
Publication Date
August 28, 1990
Inventor
Ross D Hendricks
Palos Verdes Peninsula
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Excellon Automation
CA, US
IPC
H05K 3/30
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