05751833 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 30 patents.

A complete sorting system is provided herein including a sequence of interlacing cable conveyors for conveying objects to be sorted, such as apples or other agricultural produce, from bulk storage at the input to the system, through the system, and along to drops at the output of the system. The cable conveyors are configured and arranged to handle even delicate agricultural produce without damage and at high speed. The produce or objects which are conveyed typically do not roll along the conveyors. Preferably, objects of substantially any shape can be conveyed along the system.

Title
Apparatus and method for inspecting articles such as agricultural produce
Application Number
49713
Publication Number
5751833
Application Date
May 29, 1996
Publication Date
May 12, 1998
Inventor
Doron Katzin
Hod Hasharon
IL
Israel Laron
Rehovot
IL
Haim Bezdin
Bat Yam
IL
Efraim Vallach
Jerusalem
IL
Yair Eilam
Kfar Saba
IL
Idan Pais
Tel Aviv
IL
Eyal Bartfeld
Mazkeret Batya
IL
Shmuel Blit
Rehovot
IL
Agent
Weiser & Associates P C
Assignee
Elop Electro Optics
IL
IPC
B07C 5/342
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