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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Specimen carrier. Board of Regents University of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, May 23, 1995: US05417922 (88 worldwide citation)

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


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Automated laboratory conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, October 4, 1994: US05351801 (49 worldwide citation)

An automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A receiving station marks an individual specimen carrier to identify the carrier with a particular specimen. The receiving st ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Restraining apparatus for a conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, November 22, 1994: US05366062 (19 worldwide citation)

An automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A restraining apparatus is operably mounted on the track to restrain movement of the specimen carrier at predetermined locati ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Specimen carrier transfer apparatus for a conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, December 6, 1994: US05370215 (18 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring a laboratory specimen carrier onto and off of a conveyor track includes a conveyor track with a moving transport surface and a support frame mounted adjacent the track. A cylinder with an extendable plunger is operably mounted on the support frame and located such that ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Central control apparatus for an automated laboratory conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, June 25, 1996: US05529166 (16 worldwide citation)

A central control apparatus for an automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A receiving station is provided along the track which is connected to a laboratory informatio ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Transfer apparatus with operable jaws for a conveyor system. Board of Regents of the Univ of NE at Lincoln, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, April 4, 1995: US05402875 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring a laboratory specimen carrier onto and off of a conveyor track includes a conveyor track with a carrier transport surface. A support surface is mounted adjacent the conveyor track, and a pair of jaw members are operably mounted on a frame next to the support surface. Th ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Corner track for a conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, January 3, 1995: US05377813 (8 worldwide citation)

A corner track for an automated lab conveyor system includes a first length of track connected at its upstream end to the downstream end of a second length of track. Each track length includes a pair of guide rails on opposite sides of an operable transport surface for moving a specimen carrier ther ...