US Patent No: 7,798,080

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Adjustable singulating brush assembly and method of singulating seeds

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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 Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PRECISION PLANTING LLCTREMONT, IL31

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dunlap, Don L Pekin, IL 15 84
Sauder, Derek A Tremont, IL 53 149
Sauder, Gregg A Tremont, IL 40 142

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KINZE MANUFACTURING, INC. (2)
7,093,548 Air seed meter 4 2004
7,152,542 Air seed meter 5 2006
 
NEW VENTURE GEAR, INC. (1)
6,464,032 Worm drive axle traction assembly 1 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
4,307,822 Metered dispenser 10 1979
6,119,311 Multipurpose angularly adjustable tool handle 7 1998
6,301,740 Disposable brush 13 2000

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CIXI HAOSHENG ELECTRONICS & HARDWARE CO., LTD. (1)
8,413,606 Feed carrier receptacle for use in rotary feed dispensing mechanism 0 2011

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