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Taichi Horii: Method and apparatus for sorting fruits and vegetables. Kabushiki Kaisha Maki Seisakusho, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 6, 1986: US04586613 (42 worldwide citation)

In a method and an apparatus for sorting fruits and vegetables which is arranged to convey fruits and vegetables of various shapes such as spheroidal shapes, spherical massive shapes, non-spherical massive shapes or amorphous shapes one by one on a tray device, a measuring device including a planar- ...


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Harry C Power Jr: Fruit sizing and weighing. Powell Machinery, Nixon & Vanderhye, April 4, 1989: US04817744 (12 worldwide citation)

A simple and inexpensive method and apparatus are provided for weighing product, such as fruits and vegetables, with a separate, simple yet effective method and apparatus for sorting fruits and vegetables having the same characteristics. The weighing apparatus includes a pair of chains having inward ...