Conveying system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5839567
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08584319

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The present invention relates to a conveying system such as in an assembly line, more particularly to a plurality of transport cars without motor that are driven in close contact with each other on an endless path on guide rails having curved sections, and a friction feeder for moving the transport cars. The cars have a main body and a support for objects to be conveyed. The main body has a plurality of movable bodies and means for coupling the movable bodies to allow a relative yielding motion between the movable bodies at the curved sections in the conveying paths. Driven faces are formed on the movable bodies parallel to the running direction, and a feeder along the conveying path and having a motor driven feed roller that acts on the driven faces of the movable bodies.

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DAIFUKU CO LTDOSAKA-SHI OSAKA 555-0012

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hamano, Kiyoshi Moriguchi, JP 12 95
Kyotani, Hisashi Osaka, JP 17 121
Okamura, Takashi Katano, JP 67 362

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