Patents Assigned to Computer Controlled Machines of Mn., Inc.
  • Patent number: 5238121
    Abstract: A device for the automatic and rapid inspection of ears of corn to select ears having a predetermined length wherein the kernels meet selection standards and the ear has uniform characteristics which length will be trimmed from the ear to provide cut lengths of corn for subsequent treatment. The device includes a first conveyor and inspection area for segregating ears as to conditions of acceptability and determination of quality for ultimate use including trimming of certain of the ears into predetermined lengths with a second transport station arranged to receive the ears and to sort them for subsequent use and to convey the ears of predetermined quality to a trimming device wherein the ear of corn is cut into at least one acceptable length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1991
    Date of Patent: August 24, 1993
    Assignee: Computer Controlled Machines of Mn., Inc.
    Inventor: Donald Frisbie