Labelling apparatus and method

  • US 6,729,375 B2
  • Filed: 06/19/2001
  • Issued: 05/04/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/19/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. Labelling apparatus for use with a conveyor for conveying products in a downstream direction, comprising:

  • a vision system for imaging products on said conveyor;

    a plurality of labellers downstream of said vision system, each labeller fixed above said conveyor at a different transverse position;

    a processor for, responsive to an input from said vision system, determining a transverse position of a given product and sending an activation signal to one said labeller closest to said determined transverse position.

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