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8550293 Replacement shelf for a vending machine  
A replacement shelf for displaying, storing, and vending flat pack gum and candy replaces an existing shelf which was dedicated solely to vending old style five stick gum and roll candy. The...
8459496 Pneumatic vending machine  
A machine particularly adapted for dispensing light items (19) packaged in symmetrical, frustum-shaped containers. The items are propelled through a tubular cartridge (3) by compressed air, and in...
8459929 High-capacity automatic loader device  
A mailpiece loader device comprising a storage tower for receiving mailpieces and whose mailpieces are separated into a plurality of independent stacks that are superposed one above another and...
8381947 Bead feeder  
A bead feeder serially delivering beads to a downstream location comprises a bead supply wheel connected to rotate about a vertical axis. The bead supply wheel includes a bead supply bowl and a...
8365950 Medicine dispensing device  
A medicine dispensing device has a device body (1), shelf members (2) arranged in the vertical directions in the device body (1), and a medicine conveyance member (3) for conveying medicines (D),...
8215520 Secure merchandising system  
Systems for deterring theft of retail products. Systems of this invention provide theft deterrent dispensing modules for dispensing products and may incorporate theft deterrent measures including...
8061555 Automatic product vending machine  
An automatic product vending machine is provided where the user can withdraw the selected product directly from the machine, the storage area for the products is a rack and the dispensing device...
7686185 Dispenser tray for a vending machine  
A tray for a product vending machine including a flat base upon which product to be vended may be placed. A plurality of walls are attached to the base which define rows into which product is...
7565222 Economical optical system to provide reasonable assurance of completed vend or vendible items from vending machines  
A monitor and method for reasonable confirmation of a vend from a vending machine includes a set of optical emitters positionable on one side of a dispensing area and a set of optical detectors,...
7559437 Merchandise dispenser with coil actuation  
A theft-deterring merchandise dispensing apparatus has a chassis configured to provide limited access to an interior space housing merchandise in a secure manner. A knob is secured to a front...
7401709 Container storage and dispensing apparatus with adjustable container position  
An adjustable positioning apparatus for positioning containers on a shelf tray assembly of a vertically accumulating storage and retrieval apparatus has a container abutting portion and engagement...
7367471 Vending apparatus  
A vending apparatus has a housing and at least one rotatable dispensing coil disposed within the housing. The coil is vertically oriented and rotates in a manner such that products placed between...
7320412 Dispensing systems and methods  
A dispenser comprising a first barrier, and a second barrier that is spaced apart from the first barrier. These two barriers define a first item-receiving space between the barriers, and the...
7286901 Method and system for accomplishing product detection  
The present invention provides for a vending system wherein a monitoring system verifies that a product ordered by a vending customer is actually delivered through a delivery area to the customer....
7066348 Vending machine with horizontal product presentation  
A vending machine with a cabinet for articles having a long dimension and a short dimension. A multiplicity of shelves are supported in cabinet. Helical feeder coils rest within slots on each...
7007820 Dental hygiene vending machine  
A dental hygiene vending machine comprises a housing having multiple dispensing compartments. A dispensing coil is rotatably connected to the housing and is capable of actuation. A cover is...
6971543 Rotating vend mechanism  
A vend mechanism for transferring articles, or prizes, to a receiving area of a vending machine accessible from outside the machine, including an amusement game machine, has a plurality of...
6902083 Method for dispensing medical items  
A dispenser (10) for dispensing medical items (68, 70, 72) includes dispenser modules (28, 30) movably mounted thereon. The dispenser modules are selectively operative to dispense medical items...
6871756 Method and apparatus for the conversion of beverage vending machine  
The present invention is a method and apparatus a method and apparatus for the refurbishment of a beverage vending machine to enable a can vending machine to be reconfigured for the dispensing of...
6860401 Newspaper dispenser  
A newspaper dispenser includes a housing with forward and rearward walls and a bottom. A cylindrical coil is rotatably mounted in the housing and projects forwardly from the rearward wall, with...
6712688 Coin changer  
A series of staggered, overlapping coin carousels with coin stalls that receive coins, drive motors that operate to rotate the carousels and position the coin stalls so that the coins can be...
6644497 Candy dispenser including a translucent tube with an internal spring  
A candy dispenser comprises a head end and a tail end linked by a substantially translucent tube, a spring being contained in and visible through the tube and extending from the head end of the...
6564964 Apparatus for dispensing items from a vending machine  
A coordinate selectable vending machine assembly for dispensing articles from a plurality of article storage compartments, including horizontally arranged helical coils, comprises a single...
6553703 Information panel attachable to vend machine spirals  
An information panel that is easily installed on a vending machine spiral in order to identify the product associated with the spiral. The invention comprises a convex channel, that nests with the...
6540102 Apparatus and method for article dispensing  
An apparatus and method for article dispensing includes an article bay for holding a plurality of articles, and a conveying mechanism below the article bay operable to move an article. The...
6520373 Apparatus and method for vending products in a glass front merchandiser  
The invention is a snack style clear front merchandiser having a horizontal product column with a front opening leading into a vend space. A product mover pushes a product through the front...
6478187 Compact vending machine  
A vending machine is housed in a light, yet sturdy enclosure made of an external sheet metal shell and an internal seamless plastic liner between which a volume of expanded synthetic foam material...
6474501 Automatic dispenser of fresh cut flowers making bouquets on request  
Automatic dispenser of natural flowers which is adapted to making bouquets on request by a user comprising a structure for storing and preserving several series of natural flowers. The structure...
6330958 Compact table-top vending machine  
A light and compact vending machine suitable for use on a table or counter top, uses interchangeable magazines that can be preloaded with goods at a service center and quickly and conveniently...
6293425 System for dispensing copperplates for imprinting captions on a film in a caption printer  
Disclosed is a system capable of automatically dispensing copperplates one by one in sequence to be used in imprinting captions on a film in a caption printer. The system has a casing shaped as a...
6213185 Feeder for outserts and other articles  
In a device for feeding articles, cylindrical feed screws having left and right hand pitched helical grooves are arranged in parallel and are driven rotationally in opposite directions such that...
6202888 System and method for performing vend operation  
A method and system are provided for performing vend operations on articles selected by a purchaser. Articles to be dispensed are stored in a storage section, and purchased articles are...
6145699 Helix alignment device for a packaged-article product-vending machine  
In a packaged article vending machine having a forwardly, projecting motorized helix supported on a horizontally arranged tray in a wide column delimited by side walls which are disposed...
6041962 Product-tipping device for vending machine  
The mounting channel for product price, product identity and/or column identity chips or cards provided across the front of a tray of a glass-front vending machine of the motorized helical...
5996838 Vending machine  
A vending machine including a housing with one or more assembly units and one or more stacking shafts positioned in the housing. The assembly unit include a plurality of product dispensing coils...
5884806 Device that counts and dispenses pills  
The present invention features a pill-dispensing system which has a number of standardized, or universal-type, modules. Each module has a rotating, helix-drive mechanism, which is rotationally...
5779094 Article reception system for storage and dispensing apparatus  
A storage and conveying rack having respective sets of shelves which independently pivot in a coordinating manner on a rack in an orientation enabling articles to be conveyed downwardly, back and...
5738243 Small parts vending machine for airplanes  
A small parts vending machine for airplanes including a housing having an opening therethrough in a lower portion thereof. The housing includes a dispensing ramp secured therein the hollow...
5649641 Cartridge for a dispensing system  
There is disclosed a system for maintaining and dispensing articles in an aseptic environment. The system includes a cabinet of modular units having at least one bank of shelves. Each bank has an...
5553736 Vending apparatus  
A vending apparatus for supplying articles such as snacks is disclosed. Articles to be dispensed from the apparatus travel horizontally in a direction parallel with the front surface of the...
5513771 Shaving dispenser  
A dispenser for razors having a housing, a helical coil for stacking and dispensing the packages of razors, coin activating means for activating the helical coil for dispensing one package from...
5509573 Aseptic dispensing system  
There is disclosed a system for maintaining and dispensing articles in an aseptic environment. The system includes a cabinet of modular units having at least one bank of shelves. Each bank has an...
5480061 Portable tabletop cookie dispenser  
A portable tabletop or counter top cookie dispenser has a transparent container. A pair of laterally spaced partitions extends lengthwise of the container along the bottom of the latter, and the...
5439134 Food storage and delivery device  
A food storage and delivery device is formed of a reservoir for food items, a holding and transferring section situated adjacent to the reservoir, an ascending section for moving the holding and...
5407388 Coin storage device  
A coin store comprising a helical structure for receiving coins and storing them between turns so that they can be moved in either of two directions by rotation of the structure, drive for...
5366111 Device for feeding supporting member of construction panel  
A supporting member feeding device utilized for manufacturing a construction panel of three dimensional structure, has gears whose teeth partially extend into an interior of an inclined wall of a...
5356333 Coin storage device  
A coin handling system includes two coin escrows which receive respectively high and low denomination coins. Each escrow comprises a helical structure with coins individually supported between...
5337876 Counter-top vending machine  
A vending machine has an outer housing with a hollow interior and a manual retrieval opening. At least one tray is removably supported by the housing inside the interior thereof. The tray has a...
5333754 Shelf for housing products in an automatic frozen-product vending machine  
Frozen products housed in a rack are retained in a spiral wire and is guided by plastic guide pieces formed at portions necessary to hold the products. The guide pieces are fixed onto fitting...
5307941 File folder conveyor  
A file folder conveyor which comprises a rotatable spiral mounted in a base that has opposite ends and has a back wall which extends higher than the front wall such that as the spiral is rotated,...

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