Patent Number: 6,332,749

Title: System for tortilla stack transfer

Abstract: A tortilla stack transfer system for moving a plurality of tortilla stacks from a counter-stacker machine to a packaging area comprises a plurality of transfer finger sets, a plurality of transfer stack supports corresponding to the transfer finger sets, a plurality of finger set actuators adapted to move each of the transfer finger sets from a loaded position to an unloaded position, a transfer conveyor located elevationally below the transfer finger sets and carrying a plurality of conveyor blocks, a block position detector, a conveyor position counter, and a processor in electrical communication with the finger set actuators, the block position detector, and the conveyor position counter.

Inventors: Garcia-Balleza; Silvestre (Atizapan de Zaragoza, MX), Lojero Perez; Vincente (Ecatepec, MX), Meza Loreto; Rafael (Tlalnepantla, MX)

Assignee: Central Impulsors S.A. de C.V.

International Classification: B65G 47/52 (20060101); B65G 057/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018