Book Return / Order Fulfillment Sortation
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Hardback Book Returns are
cumbersome to sort by publisher for return and require
Need reasonable ROI with 50 to 80
thousand returned books capacity for a 24 hour period.
Need to provide accurate
accountability with data available to multiple sources (ftp /
ASCII / XML / and ODBC capable) and integrate to HOST system to
comply with industry standards and accepted reporting.
All NEW 24Volt DC prototype Book and
Magazine Return Solution
BOOK SORTMASTER 150
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Rated Thru-put Capacity
60 units of average book size per minute
3,600 units of average book size per hour
28,800 units of average book size per 8 hour shift
Operator places books on in-feed
conveyance face up with no required gap between product. Books convey
to a high speed gapping belt drive to separate books for in-feed
scan and move to appropriate sortation transfer mechanism.
The below designed machinery has 17 chutes to gaylords (any multiple
of sorts can be achieve in parallel or serial configurations).
Overhead belt drive electrical sweep pusher (see pictures below) move books to proper chute.
Ultrasonic photo-eye is used at each Gaylord to detect full, plus a
proximity photo-eye determines if a Gaylord is present. Operator may
cause a Gaylord to be completed at system console to cause automated
packing list and shipping label to be produced.
Includes: Label printer, handheld
back-up scanner, high-rel Data Logic overhead scanner, console
station, SQL database, file import and export for stand-alone or
Total machinery foot print is
about 60 feet long (including in-feed conveyor) by 10 foot wide
(with Gaylord cartons in place).
Overhead wire and electrical track
enclosed above sorter
Yellow photo cell senor on sweep chute to detect carton full
Three scanners positioned to capture
book scan code at entrance
Multiple chutes with overhead sweep
pushers parallel positioned
Overhead belted dual sweeps for
Sweep pushers are shrouded for
complete personal protection
Protective pull wire safety stops to
deactivate entire system
All product accounted as a missed
divert or no scan in last carton.
Reporting indicates where each book is located and a miss divert is
NOT calculated to a carton to keep integrity of return accurate.
The control station server is in a
user ergonomic and protective enclosure to ensure easy access and
secure SQL data system.
Windows based SQL database user
friendly visual real-time book transport and divert displayed on
large screen system console.
Simplistic operator GUI interface
using familiar easy-to-setup configurations with voice system
command output to inform users of operational activity and events.
manufactured server control cabinet to permit operator easy access
for system maintenance inspection.
PRICE $200,000.00 17 Chutes
WARRANTY All hardware and machinery is
backed by a full year phone, email and web based support.
Data Processing Services, Inc. 19345 US HWY 19N Suite 206
Clearwater, Florida 33764-3145
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