|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||700/236; 700/241; 221/006; 221/130; 221/131|
|§371/§102 date||20040324 (20040324)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 9|
A dispenser has an upper loading chamber (38), a dispensing chamber (40) located beneath the loading chamber, first and second openable covers (24, 34) for the loading chamber ( 38) and a dispensing chamber (40) and a gate means (32) mounted in the housing between the two chambers and forming a lower wall of the loading chamber (38). The gate means (32) is movable to allow selective communication of a loading chamber (38) and the dispensing chamber (40) to allow the contents of the loading chamber to fall into the dispensing chamber (40). Opening of the ...
The invention claimed is: 1. A dispenser comprising a loading chamber, access means for removing the contents of the dispenser and means for generating a signal indicative that the loading chamber is empty, wherein the access means comprises a further chamber, and said dispenser further comprising a gate or shutter which is movable to allow the contents of the loading chamber to be discharged from the loading chamber, and wherein the means for generating a signal indicative that the loading chamber is empty comprises means for sensing movement of the ga...