This is a shot in the dark here but I was curious if there was any sort of documentation or ideas of how to properly control a conveyer belt loading system. I figured in the robotics world this has to be a problem that was solved.
Basically our issue is we have a conveyer intake system, that we want to maximize the number of balls we can carry.
To do this we need to load in 1 ball at a time, and minimize space drastically.
The thought was having a ball sit basically at the edge of the conveyer, and each time we get a new ball move it just enough… but I am not sure that works…
Has anyone found any clever ideas to do this? is there a name for this type of control method. A lot of times I feel like there are names.