Robert M Pettigrew, Alan J Harry, Paul R Nailor, Fred Adelmann, Peter Franzen, Juergen Schoon: Printing systems. Esselte Meto International Produktions, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, November 3, 1992: US05160943 (131 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a number of improvements useful in printers which may be of the fixed, portable or hand-held types. In one aspect, the printer, which comprises a housing, a printing unit, means for feeding to said printing unit a substrate onto which indicia are to be printed, means for feedi ...

Hiroyuki Minakami, Motoyuki Minakami: Traffic/transportation system. Limbach & Limbach L, October 10, 2000: US06129025 (73 worldwide citation)

In a transportation/logistics system in which a pallet/vehicle with an automobile/container mounted/fixed thereon travels, a normal steering operation is carried out by changing the direction of the wheels (including tires) by an electronically controlled automatic steering system on the basis of st ...

Barry L Ziegenfus, Russell H Scheel: Driverless vehicle shuttle. S I Handling Systems, Seidel Gonda & Goldhammer, January 2, 1979: US04132174 (63 worldwide citation)

A shuttle vehicle reciprocates between sets of tracks for driverless vehicles. The linear movement of the shuttle vehicle causes a turntable on the shuttle vehicle to rotate. The turntable is adapted to support a driverless vehicle to be transported from one set of tracks to another.

Brigitte Leclef, Patrick Cerfontaine, Jean Marie Nicolas, Henri Wantier, Andre Trouet: Process for preparing lipid microparticles. Medgenix Group, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, March 31, 1992: US05100591 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for preparing lipid microparticles of microcrystalline appearance, of a water-insoluble substance possessing an affinity for phospholipids and of at least one phospholipid, the microparticles being stable in suspension in an aqueous solution, characterized ...

Calvin J Brandt: Spike-type railcar mover with optional gate opener. Calbrandt, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, C G Mersereau, May 27, 2008: US07377219 (51 worldwide citation)

A single-carriage reversing train positioning system which includes an extending spike-type car engaging member for engaging and moving one or more railcars. An extending chuck assembly may be provided with the ability to operate gates in bottom-discharging railcars. The system uses a single self-pr ...

Ling Robin D: Straddle-form ski lift. Cohen Jerry, Hieken Charles, January 21, 1975: US3861514 (39 worldwide citation)

A ski lift for moving skiiers up a hill comprises a conveyor belt on which the skiiers are seated in straddle-fashion with their skiis sliding along in fixed tracks. The lift arrangement is supported on a truss frame which is supported from the hill by low posts spaced along its length. The skiiers ...

John Darby Alt: Tram coordinating method and apparatus. Arthur Schwartz, October 14, 1997: US05676059 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coordinating the movement of a plurality of oppositely directed trams operating generally simultaneously along a single, dedicated lane, including a plurality of stop-boarding areas, a plurality of corresponding by-pass lanes, sensors along the lane to sense the location o ...

Michael P Rex: Material handling and sorting system. Plessey Overseas, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, November 26, 1985: US04554873 (34 worldwide citation)

Mechanized mail sorting offices require packets to be sorted according to destination into one of many bags. A typical mechanized system includes a loading mechanism for transferring packets from stationary input pockets onto a continuously moving sequence of containers which pass all destinations i ...

Glen N Ward: Method and apparatus for automated powered pallet. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 12, 1999: US05857413 (33 worldwide citation)

A powered pallet assembly (10) for use on two intersecting trackways (11 and 13). The pallet assembly (10) includes: a pallet frame (23) having an upwardly facing surface (12) formed for support of a load thereon; a first plurality of load-supporting wheels (16a, 16b) rotatably mounted to frame (23) ...

Sieb Reinhard: Vehicle control apparatus for a closed transporting system. H Jungheinrich & Co, Toren McGeady and Stanger, January 20, 1976: US03933099 (27 worldwide citation)

Control apparatus for guiding one or more vehicles along a closed transport system having a plurality of routes and a plurality of junctions each allowing a choice of two directions. The system is illustrated as comprising a number of interconnected sub-systems or networks. Each junction has associa ...