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John F Boje, Samuel R Brown, Rodney S Markin: Automated laboratory specimen organizer and storage unit. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen P C A Liability Organization, May 30, 2000: US06068437 (70 worldwide citation)

A laboratory organizer unit includes an enclosed housing with a storage area containing a plurality of racks for storing specimen containers, the racks movable throughout the storage area to permit access to all of the racks from an opening in the upper end of the storage area. A robotic transfer ap ...


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John F Boje, Samuel R Brown, J Michael Seaton: Specimen tube rack. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen Daubman & Rupiper P C, December 7, 1999: US05996818 (59 worldwide citation)

A specimen tube storage rack includes a hollow housing having a plurality of wells formed in the top wall and extending into the interior of the housing. An assembly of three parallel plates is mounted in an upper portion of the housing, with the top plate forming the top wall of the housing. Each p ...


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Rodney S Markin, Michael R Newcomb: Specimen carrier. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, December 31, 1996: US05589137 (30 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier is designed for transporting specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system. The specimen carrier includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identif ...


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Rothman Greg, Bybee Thomas, Murphy Dave, Harvey Chris, Kime Sheri, Wright Steve: Two-axis robot for specimen transfer. Lab Interlink, February 12, 2004: WO/2004/013640 (30 worldwide citation)

A two-axis robot (10) includes a vertical tubular post (66) mounted for rotation about its vertical axis, with a vertically slidable shaft (78) extending through the post.


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Thomas L Bybee, Inna M Zevakina: Container positioning device. LAB Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen P C, January 23, 2001: US06177050 (14 worldwide citation)

A container positioning device includes a stop mechanism for stopping a carrier moving along a conveyor, the carrier supporting a container thereon. A pair of arms are pivotally mounted to move between an open position permitting the container to pass along the conveyor track, and a centering positi ...


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Michael R Newcomb, Kenneth R Bermel: Track for automated conveyor system. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, October 8, 1996: US05562202 (12 worldwide citation)

A conveyor track has a generally U-shaped cross-section with a conveyor operably mounted within the track to transport specimen carriers along the track length. A pair of "J-shaped" legs depend from the lower end of the track and are spaced apart a distance to receive a horizontal support rail there ...


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Patrick S Moss, Douglas A Barry: Bar code reader. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen P C A Liability Organization, December 19, 2000: US06161759 (9 worldwide citation)

A scanning apparatus includes a pair of operable scanners which project scan beams along beam paths that reflect off of a back mirror. Each beam path has an initial portion prior to reflection off the back mirror, and a reflected portion after reflection. A passageway is created which crosses throug ...


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Barry Douglas, Simms Don, Zevakina Inna: Passive transfer guide for conveyor track. Lab Interlink, June 29, 2005: EP1546009-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A two-axis robot (10) includes a vertical tubular post (66) mounted for rotation about its vertical axis, with a vertically slidable shaft (78) extending through the post.


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Barry Douglas, Simms Don, Zevakina Inna, Rothman Greg, Bybee Thomas, Chan Adrian, Turner Michael, Fuller John, Woods Jay, Puseman Ray: Specimen carrier transfer apparatus for a conveyor track. Lab Interlink, June 29, 2005: EP1546680-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A two-axis robot (10) includes a vertical tubular post (66) mounted for rotation about its vertical axis, with a vertically slidable shaft (78) extending through the post.


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Barry Douglas, Simms Don, Zevakina Inna, Rothman Greg, Bybee Thomas, Chan Adrian, Turner Michael, Fuller John, Woods Jay, Puseman Ray: Transfer and positioning apparatus for automated conveyor system. Lab Interlink, June 29, 2005: EP1546736-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A two-axis robot (10) includes a vertical tubular post (66) mounted for rotation about its vertical axis, with a vertically slidable shaft (78) extending through the post.