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AUTOMATIC RATCHET-TYPE COUNTER FOR A LOG CHAIN CONVEYER

As log 2 is carried by chain conveyer 1, it lifts bracket 3 to which slide 4 is rigidly attached. Slide 4 moves along parallel guides 5 and carries roller 6 which rotates freely about axis A. When slide 4 is raised, weight 7, suspended by rope 8, descends and turns disk 9 counterclockwise. The rotation of disk 9 is transmitted by pawl 10 and ratchet wheel 11 to counter 12 which registers the sum o…