|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||62/250 ; 62/337 ; 62/381|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 8|
A cooler has a housing with a plurality of rotatable shelves. The shelves can move from an interior portion of the housing to an exposed exterior portion adjacent a discharge port of the cooler. The cooler is doorless so that access and viewing of the products in the port are unobstructed. An interior storage area is provided in the cooler for replenishment of removed products. An escapement mechanism can automatically load products from the storage area to empty slots on the periphery of the rotating shelf. Efficient cooling of the products is obtained....
[ We claim:] [1.] A cooler comprising:a housing with a discharge port, the housing having an interior portion and an exposed portion, the exposed portion being adjacent the discharge port, the exposed portion of the housing being open to ambient environment through the port for unobstructed access to the exposed portion of the housing;a movable shelf;a drive for moving the shelf between the interior portion of the housing and the exposed portion of the housing;a refrigeration device for cooling at least the interior portion of the housing;a storage area ...