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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Alfred C Hollingsworth, Richard O Koehler, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation system and method. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, December 15, 1992: US05172328 (141 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Al Hollingsworth, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation system and method. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, July 21, 1992: US05132914 (121 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Al Hollingsworth, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation robot. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, May 1, 1990: US04922435 (80 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Robert L Cahlander, Thomas E Jung, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson: Robotic music store. Robot Aided Manufacturing Center, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, April 27, 1993: US05206814 (71 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an automated vending system which uses a commercially available, multi-axis robot arm to retrieve an article from a storage location and deliver the article to a customer. The invention includes a control system which interacts with at least three entities: (a) the customers; ...


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William E Turold, Marvin O Cufaude, Frank A Diaz, Robert A Hanson: Fresh market tomato harvester. Johnson Farm Machinery Co, Townsend and Townsend, April 21, 1981: US04262477 (28 worldwide citation)

A fresh market tomato harvester comprises a leading knife for severing tomato plants, an inclined ascending conveyor for transporting the cut plants upwardly onto the harvester, a shaker bed for removing the tomatoes from the vines, transverse cross conveyors for receiving the tomatoes after they ha ...


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Keith M Gordon, Robert A Hanson: Superconducting magnetic bearing. MPB Corporation, Fish & Richardson, September 11, 1990: US04956571 (24 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnetic bearing assembly has an outer element having an axis. Disposed about the axis, the outer element has first and second inverted generally conical surfaces, each surface disposed at an acute angle to the axis. These surfaces define a volume. Fixedly disposed within the volum ...


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Peter R Janik, Robert A Hanson: Insert for dampening acoustic vibration and shielding magnetic flux for use in a disc drive. Seagate Technology, Brian D Kaul, Westman Champlin & Kelly, June 25, 2002: US06411463 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an insert for use in a disc drive to dampen acoustic vibration and shield electronic elements from stray magnetic flux generated by a magnet assembly of a voice coil motor. The insert includes an acoustic insulator portion and a magnetic shield. The acoustic insu ...



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