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Module Auto Load and Sort Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045877D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

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Baker, DE Cruz, RT [+details]


This article describes an automatic module load and sort mechanism. Fig. 1 is a front view of the sorting mechanism, Fig. 2 is a side, cross-sectional view along the section lines 2-2' of Fig. 1. Fig. 3 is a circuit schematic diagram of the solenoid-driving circuit. Figs. 4a and 4b illustrate the de-energized and energized states, respectively, for the slot-blocking mechanism.