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An Electronic Approach to Sortation Control

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Burtness, Roger W. ; Stewart-Warner Electronics, Chicago, Illinois

Various sorting operations, such as the sorting of sacked mail in terminals throughout the country, become very complex operations. In order to meet the requirements of complex systems such as these, a rugged, trouble free control system has been developed around computer techniques which give an extremely high degree of versatility. This article describes such a system which has been installed and is now operating in Philadelphia.

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Industrial Electronics, IRE Transactions on  (Volume:PGIE-6 )