Conveyance system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10354902
APP PUB NO 20180350646A1
SERIAL NO

15780680

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A conveyance system includes a track, ceiling conveyance vehicles, storage apparatuses, and a conveyance controller configured or programmed to control operations of the ceiling conveyance vehicles and a local vehicle in accordance with an operation mode. The storage apparatus includes a storage plate and the local vehicle that transfer a FOUP between the storage plate and an apparatus port. The conveyance controller switches the operation mode among a first mode prohibiting transfer from the apparatus port to the storage plate by the local vehicle, a second mode prohibiting transfer to the storage plate by any of the ceiling conveyance vehicles and transfer from the storage plate to the apparatus port by the local vehicle, and a third mode that does not restrict transfer by the local vehicle.

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MURATA MACHINERY LTD3 MINAMI OCHIAI-CHO KISSHOIN MINAMI-KU KYOTO-SHI 601-8326

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Honda, Osamu Toyohashi, JP 9 23
Nozawa, Takashi Toyohashi, JP 33 166
Ono, Daisuke Toyohashi, JP 17 42
Yamada, Keiji Toyohashi, JP 26 443

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