|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B65D-047/00 B65D-003/00 B65D-005/38|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/557 ; 222/555 ; 222/548 ; 222/485 ; 222/486 ; 222/156|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 35 인용 특허 : 6|
An apparatus for storing and dispensing particulate material, such as bird seed, employs a dispensing valve having a first disk fixedly mounted in a housing and a second disk rotatably mounted in the housing. The first disk has circumferentially spaced first apertures and the second disk has circumferentially spaced second apertures. The boundaries of the first apertures intersect the periphery of the first disk, and the boundaries of the second apertures intersect the periphery of the second disk. The second disk can be rotated to select a desired posit...
[ That which is claimed is:] [1.] A valve comprising:a tubular housing having an interior surface and a longitudinal axis;a first disk fixedly and substantially coaxially mounted within the housing and having--a substantially circular first periphery, at least two (hereafter a number "n") circumferentially spaced first apertures of which each has a single first boundary defining the first aperture and intersecting the first periphery, and "n" peripheral first edges defining the first periphery and contacting or being immediately adjacent to the housing i...