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Publication numberUS3648241 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 7, 1972
Filing dateMar 20, 1969
Priority dateMar 22, 1968
Publication numberUS 3648241 A, US 3648241A, US-A-3648241, US3648241 A, US3648241A
InventorsNaito Han-Ichiro, Yamaguchi Tsuneo
Original AssigneeElecompack Co Ltd
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Stationary stack assembly with remotely controlled access
US 3648241 A
Abstract
A stationary stack assembly comprising a plurality of suitably spaced stacks, which is so designed that the storage position of an article to be stored or taken out is indicated by operating keys on a keyboard in accordance with a code number representative of the storage position information or by means of a position card on which the storage position is previously memorized and the range of activity of an attendant in the stack assembly is restricted by the qualification accorded to the attendant and further the date and time when the article was stored or taken out, the attendant who handled the article and the storage position the article are recorded automatically.
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United States Patent [151 3,648,241 Naito et al. 1 Mar. 7, 1972 [54] STATIONARY STACK ASSEMBLY 2,811,583 /1957 Timms et al ..179/2 R I R LY CONTROLLED 3,076,566 2/1963 Dennis ..2l4/ 16.4 ACCESS 3,304,416 2/1967 Wolf .340/147 A X 3,326,325 6/1967 Bradley... ..l86/1 [72] Inventors: Han-lchiro Naito, Akishima-shi; Tsuneo ,4 1, 70 l/ 1970 Isserstedt 18 /12 X Yamaguchi, Tokyo, both of Japan 3,420,336 l/ 1969 slm lan ..l86/l [73] Assignee: Elecompack Company Limited, Shinjukuprimary Examine, [)0na|d Yusko Tokyo, Japan Attorney-Richard L. Cannaday 22 F1 d: M 1969 1 at 57] ABSTRACT [2]] App! 808,930 A stationary stack assembly comprising a plurality of suitably spaced stacks, which is so designed that the storage position of Foreign Application Priority Data an article to be stored or taken out is indicated by operating keys on a keyboard in accordance with a code number Mar. 22, Japan representative ofthe storage p i information or y means of a position card on which the storage position is previously [52] U.S.Cl ..340/147 R, 340/147 A, 181/1, memorized and the range of activity of an attendant in the 194/4 235/61-7 stack assembly is restricted by the qualification accorded to Int. Cl. the attendant and further the date and time when the article Field 01 Search 147 was stored or taken out, the attendant who handled the article 186/1; 21/ 7; 2 l-7; 1 4/4 and the storage position the article are recorded automatically. [56] References Cited 12 Claims, Drawing Figures UNITED STATES PATENTS 2,661,682 12/1953 Saunders ..340/147 A PAIENTEUMAR vmz 3.648.241

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Classifications
U.S. Classification340/5.5, 340/5.73, 186/56
International ClassificationB65G1/10, A47B53/00, A47B53/02, B65G1/137
Cooperative ClassificationA47B53/02
European ClassificationA47B53/02
Legal Events
DateCodeEventDescription
Jan 22, 1988AS02Assignment of assignor's interest
Owner name: AUTOMATED STORAGE & RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS OF AMERICA,
Owner name: ELECOMPACK COMPANY, LTD.
Effective date: 19871020
Jan 22, 1988ASAssignment
Owner name: AUTOMATED STORAGE & RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS OF AMERICA,
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST.;ASSIGNOR:ELECOMPACK COMPANY, LTD.;REEL/FRAME:004823/0017
Effective date: 19871020
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST;ASSIGNOR:ELECOMPACK COMPANY, LTD.;REEL/FRAME:004823/0017