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Screw Feeder And Orienting Mechanism Disclosure Number: IPCOM000062227D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

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Hickson, A Hilpert, GW [+details]


To facilitate the pick-up of individual screws by a robotic arm, while eliminating one movement required of that arm, a channel- like guide member, supporting screws by their respective heads, serially feeds the screws to a transversely pivotable shuttle member driven in alternate directions, through I 90Œ, by a suitable actuator.