|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||414/403 ; 414/412 ; 221/197|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 53 인용 특허 : 13|
An automatic bulk vending machine is described including specific details as to various aspects of accurate volumetric dispensing, the separation of small broken pieces or fines from the dispensed product, and the easy and sanitary loading of such a machine. Further details as to how to provide a highly flexible selection process are provided. An automatic bulk vending machine according to the present invention may include a touch-screen for providing a visually entertaining and instructive display to guide a customer through the product selection proces...
[ We claim:] [1.] A vending machine trolley assembly that facilitates loading of an automatic bulk vending machine and that prevents tipping of the machine, comprising:a frame;guide means connected to the top of the frame for slidable attachment to the vending machine;at least one bin for accepting products connected to the frame; andat least one removable, sanitary refill container having dimensions to fit within at least one bin, the refill container having a top and a base with a funnel shaped lower portion connected at its widest part to the base and...