Adjustable singulating brush assembly and method of singulating seeds

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7798080
APP PUB NO 20070107644A1
SERIAL NO

11623130

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An adjustable singulating brush assembly for a seed meter and method to improve seed singulation of a seed meter. The assembly includes a carrier and a brush selectively adjustably moveable with respect to the carrier. The method to improve seed singulation of a seed meter includes disposing a selectively adjustable moveable brush along a path of travel of the seed selection mechanism of the seed meter between the meter's seed reservoir and the seed discharge opening and selectively moving the adjustably moveable brush with respect to the path of travel of the seed selection mechanism such that the selected seeds meet the preselected brush position to affect removal of extra seeds from the seed selection mechanism so singular seeds are sequentially discharged through the seed discharge opening.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PRECISION PLANTING LLCTREMONT, IL51

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dunlap, Don L Pekin, US 8 133
Sauder, Derek A Tremont, US 39 410
Sauder, Gregg A Tremont, US 27 323

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* 6119311 Multipurpose angularly adjustable tool handle 9 1998
* 6301740 Disposable brush 15 2000
 
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. (2)
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7152542 Air seed meter 14 2006
 
NEW VENTURE GEAR, INC. (1)
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Cixi Haosheng Electronics & Hardware Co., Ltd. (1)
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