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Automated ice delivery apparatus and methods

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) B65B-001/04   
미국특허분류(USC) 053/467; 053/502; 141/082; 141/083; 222/146.6
출원번호 US-0767903 (2010-04-27)
등록번호 US-8245488 (2012-08-21)
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출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Haynes and Boone, LLP
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 8  인용 특허 : 80
초록

An ice vending apparatus that includes a holding vessel, an ice metering device, an ice transferring device, and a device for facilitating the movement of ice through the aperture, such as an ice circulation device or moisture inhibiting device, are provided. The ice circulation device inhibits or prevents the freezing together and buildup of ice pieces within the apparatus, while the moisture inhibiting device inhibits or prevents the undesirable transfer of moisture to different parts of the apparatus. Methods of delivering ice to a consumer are also i...

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청구항

1. A method of delivering ice pieces to a consumer which comprises: providing a holding zone capable of housing a quantity of ice pieces received from an operatively associated ice supply;providing a container filling zone that receives ice pieces from the holding zone and deposits a pre-selected amount of ice pieces in a container;moving ice pieces housed within the holding zone toward and through an aperture thereof to the container filling zone; andinhibiting or preventing the buildup of ice formations in the holding zone and container filling zone so...

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