Automated Flats Sorting Machine 100 (AFSM 100)
A fully automated machine that processes flatsize mail. The machine receives mail via automatic feeders, acquires images of script and typed mail for video encoding, and processes mail using optical character recognition technology. Its design includes a tray take-away conveyor with adaptability for robotic handling or Tray Management System induction. An optional buffer system automatically accumulates and indexes arriving flat mail trays from the take-away conveyor.