MECHANISMS THAT SORT, FEED, OR WEIGH
Here’s a common problem; Parts arrive in either open-end or closed-end first; you need a device that will orient all the parts so they feed out facing the same way. In Fig. A. when a part comes in open-end first, it is pivoted by the swinging lever so that the open end is up. When it comes in closed-end first, the part brushes away the lever to flip over headfirst. Fig. B and C show a simpler arrangement with pin in place of lever....