Device for monitoring a milk tank and an assembly of such a device with a milking robot and an automatic starting-up unit

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7036981
APP PUB NO 20040025606A1
SERIAL NO

10634761

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A device for monitoring a milk tank. The device is provided with a monitoring unit comprising a computer and a memory for at least temporarily storing data, a thermometer for measuring the temperature of a fluid present in the milk tank, and for supplying to the monitoring unit a temperature signal that is indicative of the measured temperature, and with a meter for measuring an electrical parameter, such as the conductivity, of the fluid present in the milk tank and for supplying to the monitoring unit a parameter signal that is indicative of the measured electrical parameter.

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LELY ENTERPRISES A.G., A SWISS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANYZUG49

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fransen, Renatus Ignatius Jose Vlaardingen, NL 4 19
Veenstra, Aalze Gouda, NL 5 23

Cited Art Landscape

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Siliconform GmbH & Co. KG (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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WESTFALIASURGE, INC. (1)
6089242 Dairy harvesting facility wash system 56 1998
 
LELY ENTERPRISES A.G., A SWISS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
* 2004/0107,913 A DEVICE FOR AND A METHOD OF MONITORING THE CLEANING OF A MILK LINE 2 2003
 
DAIRYSENSE, LLC (1)
6006615 Remote data acquisition system 5 1998
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Patent Citation Ranking

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LELY PATENT N.V. (3)
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* 2011/0308,627 METHOD OF AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR MANAGING ONE OR MORE AGRICULTURAL DEVICES 0 2011
* 2012/0234,355 MILKING DEVICE AND METHOD OF CLEANING SAME 1 2012
 
DELAVAL HOLDING AB (9)
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* 2005/0126,499 Method and an arrangment at a dairy farm 2 2003
* 7448344 Milking device and a method of handling a milking device 2 2004
* 2006/0156,990 Milking device and a method of handling a milking device 2 2004
7412943 Method and an arrangement at a dairy farm 18 2007
* 8191507 Automatic monitoring of milking plant valve means 0 2007
* 2010/0154,715 AUTOMATIC MONITORING OF MILKING PLANT VALVE MEANS 2 2007
7793614 Method and an arrangement at a dairy farm 18 2008
* 2008/0245,307 Method and an arrangement at a dairy farm 0 2008
 
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (2)
7886959 Security monitoring system for a bulk foodstuff transport container 1 2008
* 2008/0230,606 SECURITY MONITORING SYSTEM FOR A BULK FOODSTUFF TRANSPORT CONTAINER 13 2008
 
GEA FARM TECHNOLOGIES GMBH (1)
9526224 Safety valve device 0 2013
 
GEA FARM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (10)
* 8925483 Dairy harvesting facility with milk line protection system and methods 5 2011
* 2012/0017,836 Dairy harvesting facility with milk line protection system and methods 1 2011
9504226 Methods and apparatus for applying teat dip to a dairy animal 0 2014
* 9763421 Dairy harvesting facility with milk line protection system and methods 0 2014
* 2015/0096,498 Dairy Harvesting Facility with Milk Line Protection System and Methods 0 2014
9510556 Dosage valve for a backflushing and teat dip applicator system 0 2014
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9545079 Milk tube dome with flow controller 0 2015
9686958 Methods for preparing a dairy animal for milking 0 2016
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