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Photos by Fritz Rethage  Posted June 21, 2003

AFSM Sorting Operations
AFSM -- Advance Flats Sorter Machine

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Mail ready for sorting


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Mail is transported using ergonomic carts.
When loaded, it sinks (left side).  When empty it rises (right side)

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Movie:  Destacker [492]  - Run continuous loop 200k

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Inventory of bins ready to be inserted in sorting machine.

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Another unit being installed.

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UPSP Index
Northern New Jersey Metro P & DC,   Teterboro, NJ

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held September 15, 2003

Virtual plant tour sneak preview from June 21, 2003
Photos and Stories
USPS Home Page
Outside Facility
Truck Bays
The Big Picture
Loading pallets into bins
AFSM Sorting (Advance Flats Sorter Machine)
MLOCR Sorting (Multi Line Optical Character Reader)
"Barney" The canceling machine
DBCS Sorting (Delivery Bar Code Sorter)
Building inside
Employee

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mpeg movies
Image size: 320 x 240  -- Camera used: Sony   F717
Editors note: [Play] continuously on media player

Tug in operation [546] 400k
Pan across facility [542] 900k
DBCS Machine intake [529] 60k
DBCS Machine sorting [538] 200k
Hamper Dumper conveyor belt going up [520] 200k
Hamper Dumper conveyor belt in mirror [525] 200k
Hamper Dumper several employees sorting [508] 100k
Hamper Dumper an employee sorting [521] 100k
Destacker conveyor line [492] 200k

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Special thanks to:
United States Postal Service for their cooperation

Photos by Fritz Rethage  2003, All rights reserved. 
Permission required for commercial reproduction.

 

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