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Method for changing the orientation of packages in a transport system

A method for placing packets having a length different from the width into and out of storage in a storage rack in which the packet is oriented extending longitudinally and transversely as selected and the orientation can be changed between a distribution path and it being placed into or out of storage. The orientation of the packet can be changed by 90 degrees between a distribution path and the storage rack, for which purpose in each case two incoming paths and/or outgoing paths are disposed in a crossing arrangement between the distribution path and the storage rack, wherein via each incoming path and/or outgoing path at least two storage rack aisles can be reached or emptied, and a 90 degree deflector is disposed at the crossing point in order to change the incoming or outgoing path as selected.. ... Dematic Corp

Bellows connecting adjacent carriages, in particular carriages of a material handling sorter

Bellows (1) connecting adjacent carriages (3), in particular carriages of a material handling sorter (2) along a predetermined path (p), being robust and reliable, comprises opposite heads (4a, 4b) each being associated with a carriage (3) and a pleated structure (5) with a preset number of substantially m-shaped elements (6) being provided with a plurality of vertices (7), as well as a bearing structure (8) formed by a base structure (8) and by a frame (8″) slidingly abutting on the base structure (8% such base structure (8′) and such frame (8″) being rigid and cooperating with each other, being placed between adjacent carriages inside the bellows (1).. . ... Dematic Corp

Method for placing packets into and/or out of storage into/from a particular storage rack aisle of a storage rack

A method for placing packets into and/or out of storage with or without loading aids into/from a particular storage rack aisle of a storage rack, wherein a distribution path conveys packets into storage and/or out of storage, wherein the distribution path comprises adjacent introducing and/or discharging devices which lead to incoming and/or outgoing paths which each supply goods to a storage rack aisle or remove goods therefrom. If the incoming/outgoing path of a destination storage rack aisle is overloaded, the packet is supplied to another incoming/outgoing path of another intermediate storage rack aisle, wherein a transfer takes place from the intermediate storage rack aisle to the destination storage rack aisle or vice-versa within the storage rack.. ... Dematic Corp

Autonomous mobile picking

An order-picking method includes autonomously routing a plurality of mobile robotic units in an order fulfillment facility and picking articles to or putting articles from the robotic units in the order fulfillment facility. A material-handling robotic unit that is adapted for use in an order fulfillment facility includes an autonomous mobile vehicle base and a plurality of article receptacles positioned on the base. ... Dematic Corp

Waveless order fulfillment

A job fulfillment system and method includes a storage module having article storage and access to the article storage for retrieval of articles and a unit sortation module that is adapted to receive articles retrieved from the storage module and sorting those articles into jobs. A control system includes a storage module controller that is adapted to control operation of the storage module and a unit sortation module controller that is adapted to control operation of the unit sortation module. ... Dematic Corp

Communication system for operation and management of workflows and integration of multiple devices utilizing different operating platforms

A communication and control system for enabling and controlling communications for execution of one or more tasks, functions, and/or operations within a facility can include devices that utilize disparate operating systems and/or software programs, and engines resident on or accessed by the devices. The engines be can operable to access one or more device-neutral workflows that have a set of instructions for directing performance of a selected one or more of the tasks, functions, and/or operations to be performed at the facility. ... Dematic Corp

Method and device for changing the alignment of articles in a conveying flow

A method for changing the alignment of articles in a conveying flow, wherein, by a rotary projection projecting into the conveying path of a conveyor of a material handling system, the alignment of the article is achieved via the force of the conveying flow, and the conveying flow runs obliquely in front of the rotary projection in relation to the direction thereof, in order to ensure the contacting of the article on the rotary projection. The rotary projection is configured such that it can move in a transverse manner in relation to the conveying flow, in such a way that the extension thereof into the conveying flow is variable, wherein the scale of the extension of the rotary projection into the conveying flow is determined based on the respective article.. ... Dematic Corp

Free ranging automated guided vehicle and operational system

An automated guided vehicle (agv) that is configured to operate with a navigation and guidance system includes a base frame structure that supports a material handling apparatus. Casters may be attached at peripheral portions of the base frame structure to movably support the base frame structure away from a ground surface. ... Dematic Corp

Container forming system and method

A bulk bin forming system configured as a container forming cell includes a multi-axis robot to which is attached a multifunction tool. One or more collapsed card board boxes are located at a first station of the container forming cell adjacent the robot. ... Dematic Corp

Diverter for sorter and method of diverting

A plurality of diverters each selectively divert at least one article moving member having a diverting member from a non-diverting path extending longitudinally along said sorter to a diverting rails in a diverting state. At least one of the diverters has a gate having a diverting surface. ... Dematic Corp

Order fulfillment system and method with sortation at induct

An order fulfillment system and method includes storing a plurality of inventory items in a warehouse and a plurality of customer orders in a data base, wherein the inventory items make up the customer orders. Some of the orders being a single item order having only one inventory item assigned to that order and other of the orders being multiple item orders having multiple inventory items assigned to that order. ... Dematic Corp

Automatically centering load support for shuttle vehicles having a variable receiving width

A single-level rack serving apparatus for transporting load units, which comprises two chassis halves each having a pair of rollers and each having an extendible arm, a storage region between the chassis halves and a connection structure, wherein the chassis halves are connected to one another by the connection structure and travel on running rails by the rollers. The arms serve to pull up or push down load units onto or from the storage region which comprises at least two first and second lateral supporting plates for supportingly carrying the load units. ... Dematic Corp

Motor driven roller support

A motor driven roller support assembly includes a motorized roller having a cylindrical outer surface that is configured to rotate, a support frame within which the roller is mounted, and a roller support connected to the support frame and engaging the outer surface of the motorized roller. The roller support may include a pair of support wheels for contacting the outer surface of the motorized roller, and include a pivot whereby the roller support is moveable relative to the support frame. ... Dematic Corp

Unloading station of a conveying device and conveying device

A discharging station of a conveyor for deposit tables disposed to be movable along a conveying path and having pushers which can move transversely to the movement direction of the deposit tables includes a frame, a rail arrangement having a first rail track and a second rail track extending in parallel therewith, along which the deposit tables are movably disposed, and a guide element disposed on the frame for guiding an entrainer of the pushers, with which the objects to be conveyed can be pushed down from the respective deposit table in the direction of at least one of the rail tracks. The guide element is fixed to the frame such that it can be lowered from an operational position into a decoupling position.. ... Dematic Corp

10/05/17 / #20170283173

Conveyor for conveying suspended objects

A conveyor for suspended objects has a first rail profile having a first, upper track and a second track arranged below the first track, a conveyor chain having lateral friction roller pressing surfaces to drive the conveyor chain continuously in the first track. Holding adapters for conveyed objects are coupled to the conveyor chain, with the holding adapters being transferred into the first rail profile by an induct switch. ... Dematic Corp

10/05/17 / #20170283172

Conveyor for conveying suspended objects

A conveyor for suspended objects includes a first rail profile having a first upper track and a second track arranged below the first track, a conveyor chain that can be moved continuously in a direction of conveyance in the first track. The conveyor includes holding adapters for holding objects to be conveyed, with each holding adapter having a head part that is mounted so as to roll in the second track and is coupled to the conveyor chain. ... Dematic Corp

08/10/17 / #20170225893

Picking station with automated warehouse

A method of filling orders and order fulfillment system includes storing inventory receptacles in an automated warehouse, some having a plurality of different types of inventory items. A queue of orders is maintained in a computer system, each including at least one inventory item. ... Dematic Corp

07/06/17 / #20170195091

Transportation system with guides for guided transportation vehicles and method for operating said transportation system

Transportation system with guides for guided transportation vehicles, wherein the transportation vehicles are supplied with electrical power via a contact line, wherein the transportation vehicles are also supplied with data from a control unit via the same contact line.. . ... Dematic Corp

06/29/17 / #20170185959

Supply method for palletizing devices in distribution centers

A method of supplying a palletizing device with goods for order-related palletization in a warehouse, which method may include delivering pallets to the incoming goods area of the warehouse and temporarily storing the pallets. Pallets containing goods required for replenishing of a buffer storage area may be removed from temporary storage and depalletized from the pallets in a depalletizer. ... Dematic Corp

06/22/17 / #20170174446

Pick or put station with controllable receptacle exchange

A receptacle exchange for a pick or put receptacle and method for exchanging a pick or put receptacle includes a process location at which an operator processes a receptacle by picking articles from or putting articles to a receptacle. A lift moves a receptacle from a supply location to the process location. ... Dematic Corp

03/30/17 / #20170088355

Autonomous mobile picking

An order fulfillment system and method of fulfilling orders, each with at least one article, includes at least one mobile robotic unit that is capable of autonomous routing in an order fulfillment facility. A stationary robotic order-picking station with a stationary robot and vision equipment sorts articles into orders. ... Dematic Corp

03/09/17 / #20170068928

Heads up display for material handling systems

A method for managing container information in a warehouse system. The method includes identifying a container identification (id) of a container with a scanner communicatively coupled to a portable computing device. ... Dematic Corp

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