High speed baggage diverter

  • US RE41,360 E1
  • Filed: 08/18/2005
  • Issued: 06/01/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/11/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A diverter assembly comprising:

  • a generally horizontal conveying surface;

    a pair of flipper assemblies on opposite sides of said conveying surface that are collinear in an actuated position;

    a driven diverting surface defined on each flipper assembly; and

    an actuator for substantially concurrently actuating said flipper assemblies to said actuated position and driving said driven diverting surfaces wherein an article on said conveying surface is diverted wherein said actuator extends downwardly from said horizontal conveying surface no more than 18 inches.

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