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Brian J Feenstra

from Grand Rapids, MI
Age ~52

Brian Feenstra Phones & Addresses

  • 2430 Belfast Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
  • 2355 Nelson Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
  • 4083 Forest Creek Dr, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
  • 3056 Sunchase Ave, Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Allendale, MI

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Us Patents

Positive Displacement Sorter Shoe

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US Patent:
7628265, Dec 8, 2009
Filed:
Jul 24, 2007
Appl. No.:
11/782375
Inventors:
Rhonda J. Verploegen - Sparta MI,
Frank W. Veit - Spring Lake MI,
Brian J. Feenstra - Hudsonville MI,
Gerald A. Brouwer - Grandville MI,
Assignee:
Dematic Corp. - Grand Rapids MI
International Classification:
B65G 47/00
US Classification:
19837002, 19837001, 198456, 19845701, 198458, 198890, 1988901
Abstract:
A positive displacement sorter apparatus and method includes providing a plurality of interconnected slats defining an endless web, an upper run of the web defining a conveying surface. A plurality of pusher shoes are provided, each moving along at least one of the plurality of slats to laterally displace articles on the conveying surface. Each of the pusher shoes includes a diverting portion extending above the conveying surface. The diverting portion includes a diverting surface and a stop surface. The diverting surface contacts an article and laterally displaces that article. A lifting force is applied by the diverting surface to a portion of the article being diverted. The stop surface limits movement of the article relative to the pusher shoe.

Positive Displacement Sorter Shoe

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US Patent:
2005002, Feb 3, 2005
Filed:
Jul 30, 2004
Appl. No.:
10/903707
Inventors:
Rhonda Verploegen - Sparta MI,
Frank Veit - Spring Lake MI,
Brian Feenstra - Hudsonville MI,
Gerald Brouwer - Grandville MI,
International Classification:
B65G047/46
US Classification:
198370020, 198890000
Abstract:
A positive displacement sorter apparatus and method includes providing a plurality of interconnected slats defining an endless web, an upper run of the web defining a conveying surface. A plurality of pusher shoes are provided, each moving along at least one of the plurality of slats to laterally displace articles on the conveying surface. Each of the pusher shoes includes a diverting portion extending above the conveying surface. The diverting portion includes a diverting surface and a stop surface. The diverting surface contacts an article and laterally displaces that article. A lifting force is applied by the diverting surface to a portion of the article being diverted. The stop surface limits movement of the article relative to the pusher shoe.
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