Patent Number: 6,297,514

Title: Installation for the quality control of yarn bobbins

Abstract: Installation for the quality control of yarn bobbins, said installation comprising one or a plurality of quality control machines (2) which are associated to a system (5) for transporting the bobbins (7) onto supports (6), with stops for inspection purpose, said quality control machines having a housing (19) wherein are provided one or a plurality of inspection stations (11), one or a plurality of loading/unloading stations (20) and a unit for transferring the bobbins (7) from the transport system (5) to said housing (19), the bobbins being positioned successively in the stations (11, 20) and returning to the transport system (5); the unit for transferring the bobbins comprises a rotary frame (3) which makes stops of predetermined duration at each of the inspection stations (11) and loading/unloading stations (20) and incorporates various assemblies provided with a fixing member (4) intended to approach the support (6) carrying the bobbin (7) in order to take the later.

Inventors: Cortes; Albert Sanfeliu (Barcelona Brusi, ES), Castello; Antoni Llorens (Barcelona Passeig Sant Gervasi, ES)

Assignee: Cognivision Research, S.L.

International Classification: B65H 63/00 (20060101); G01N 021/88 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018