Sensor apparatus for extraction machinery for milking mammals

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7954453
APP PUB NO 20060272580A1
SERIAL NO

10553332

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A sensor apparatus to be used with extraction machinery (2), said extraction machinery (2) including a plurality of extraction elements which when activated are adapted to deliver an extracted fluid from two or more extraction elements into a common collection line (3). The sensor apparatus including at least one sensor (4a/4b) positioned in the common collection line (3), and at least one controller (6) adapted to control the activation of said extraction elements, whereby activation of said extraction elements is controlled to prevent said at least one sensor (4a/4b) being exposed to extracted fluid supplied from all of said extraction elements at any one time.

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LELY PATENT N.V.MAASSLUIS108

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Mein, Graeme Werribee, AU 1 0

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
EISAI CO., LTD. (1)
* 4574736 Milking apparatus 19 1984
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 4538634 Vacuum pulsator valves 3 1984
* 7162970 Automatic milking device with a controllable stimulation device and stimulation system 8 2002
 
Maasland N.V. (1)
6170434 Method of and an implement for milking and/or treating animals 2 1999
 
WESTFALIA-SURGE, INC. (1)
4572104 Method of milking 21 1985
 
Global Tech Systems, Inc. (1)
* 7174848 Controller for monitoring and controlling pulsators in a milking system 15 2005
 
DELAVAL HOLDING AB (1)
* 5992347 Method of milking and a milking machine 26 1998
 
Bio-Melktechnik Hoefelmayer & Co. (1)
5746153 Device for extracting from a milking flow an analysis sample having a proportional amount 6 1995
 
KRYSIUM TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (1)
2006/0124,064 Method and apparatus for detecting mastitis 5 2003
 
N.V. Nederlandsche Apparatenfabrik NEDAP (1)
6378455 Intelligent claw 9 2000
 
LELY ENTERPRISES AG (1)
* 6823817 Method of and a device for automatically milking a dairy animal 8 2002
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TAG IT TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (1)
* 2013/0125,821 MILKING PROCESS MONITORING 0 2011
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