Abstract: The invention relates to a method for sorting carpet or similar pieces of material to material type and the like, wherein the method comprises the following steps of: placing pieces of carpet on a transport system; disentangling or separating the pieces of carpet on a transport system; fixing pieces of carpet individually to a guide system; recognizing the type of carpet during movement along the guide system; and releasing a piece of carpet into or onto a relevant location determined by the recognition.
April 24, 2000
Date of Patent:
January 29, 2002
Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast-Natuurine
Edwin Langerak, Cornelis Verschut, Johannes Fransiscus Van Middelkoop