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Hair styling apparatus
A hair styling apparatus includes first and second handle members adapted for movement between an open position for receiving hair therebetween and a closed...
Electronic cigarette refilling apparatus
An electronic cigarette including an atomizer, a cartridge, a mouthpiece, a power switch, and an electronic cigarette refilling apparatus for use therein is...
Mask for delivery of respiratory therapy to a patient
A mask for delivery of respiratory therapy to a patient may include one or more of the following improvements: rigidizer provided to headgear strap, locking...
Device for dispensing a fluid product
A fluid dispenser device including a body (10), an elongate flexible strip (20) supporting a plurality of reservoirs (21), a reservoir opening mechanism (30); a...
Fuel dispenser flow meter fraud detection and prevention
A fuel flow meter assembly for detecting fraud caused by tampering. The fuel flow meter assembly includes a fuel flow meter comprising a shaft and a...
Fuel dispenser flow meter sensor fraud prevention
Methods and systems for detecting fraud caused by tampering with a fuel flow meter. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a fuel flow meter for...
Chemical injection dispenser and cap
A washing machine having a chemical dispenser for dispensing chemicals into the wash water during a washing operation. The dispenser includes a dispenser body...
Apparatus and method for dispensing ice from a bottom mount refrigerator
A bottom mount household refrigerator is provided with an apparatus to permit the dispensing of ice. According to one embodiment, a sealed ice making...
Vertical ice maker producing clear ice pieces
An ice making assembly and method utilizes a housing having an upper fluid chamber, a plurality of distinct, substantially vertical fluid channels, and at least...
Dispenser device for ice and water, components thereof and process of
A low profile ice maker/dispenser and water dispenser having a high ice making capacity, for ice nugget manufacture is provided, wherein ice nuggets are metered...
Failure mode detection in an appliance dispensing system
An appliance having a dispensing system and a detection system for detecting failure modes related to the dispensing system.
Wash cycle for oxidizing agents
A wash cycle for a clothes washer with a wash zone defined within a rotating drum having an outer wall, for receiving a fabric load. The steps include...
Device for dispensing purified water
Device for dispensing purified water
Holder for liquid dispensers
A cash recycler that is configured to allow deposited money to be dispensed (recycled) in a withdrawal transaction. In one embodiment, multiple currency...
Intelligent refrigerator for storing pharmaceutical product containers
Intelligent refrigerator system for storing pharmaceutical product containers, such as vials, ampules, syringes, bottles, medication tubes, blister packs and...
Systems and methods for dispensing soft goods
Systems and methods for dispensing soft goods are provided. A described method includes receiving a soft good supply at a loading zone of a soft good dispensing...
Systems and methods for facilitating consumer-dispenser interactions
Embodiments of the invention can include systems and methods for facilitating consumer-dispenser interactions. In one embodiment, a product dispenser is...
Automatic mobile communicator depot system and methodology
An automatic mobile communicator depot system including a mobile communicator acceptor for accepting mobile communicators and providing mobile communicator...
Hearing apparatus having a special sound channel
A hearing apparatus has a housing, a receiver in the housing, and a sound conductor through which sound from the receiver is conducted out of the housing. In...
Integrated real estate showing scheduling and key dispensing system
A system and method for dispensing a key from a key kiosk disposed at a realtor's office near a real property based on a showing appointment scheduled with a...
Self-contained apparatus/automatic door having a non-contact sensor switch
A non-contact sensor switch assembly includes a switching transistor adapted for switching on/off the supply of a power supply to the control unit of an...
Charge perturbation detection method for DNA and other molecules
Methods for direct detection of chemical reactions are provided. Electric charge perturbations of the local environment during enzyme-catalyzed reactions are...
Process for hydrophobically coating a pipette tip
Processes for hydrophobically coating a pipette tip by wetting at least regions of the outside and inside of the pipette by with a wetting solution are...
Jetting dispenser and method of jetting highly cohesive adhesives
Jetting dispensers and methods of non-contact dispensing a hot melt adhesive onto a substrate. The method may include jetting a plurality of droplets of the hot...
Solventless method for forming a coating on a medical electrical lead body
A solventless method for forming a coating on a medical electrical lead is described. The method includes combining particles of a therapeutic agent with a...
Reduction of edge chipping during wafer handling
Methods and systems for reinforcing the periphery of a semiconductor wafer bonded to a carrier are disclosed. In one embodiment, additional adhesive is applied...
Electrosurgical instrument employing a thermal management system
An electrosurgical surgical instrument can comprise a handle and an end effector, wherein the end effector can comprise first and second jaws which can be...
Drug delivery system
A method and system for delivering a user-settable dose of a first medicament and a non-user settable dose of a second medicament through a single dose setter...
Manual basal bolus drug delivery device
A fully manually powered infusion device provides both basal and bolus delivery of a liquid medicament to a patient. In some embodiments, the device includes a...
Methods for administering small volume oral transmucosal dosage forms
using a dispensing device
Systems and methods for administration of small volume sufentanil drug dosage forms to the sublingual mucosa of a subject using a device are disclosed. The...
Method and system for high viscosity pump
Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for high viscosity pumps including a noncompliant filter. One embodiment can include a multi-stage pump...
Liquid applicator device
A liquid applicator device for dispensing an applicator liquid from an applicator liquid container comprising a closure for sealing with the applicator liquid...
Methods and systems to remotely issue proximity payment devices
Pursuant to some embodiments, methods, apparatus, systems, devices, and means for issuing a payment device from a remote dispensing device are provided which...
Dispenser and methods
A chamber member is mounted to a bottle body and has an opening and partially bounds a first chamber and a second chamber. A selector is mounted to the chamber...
A roller apparatus for dispensing the contents of a flexible tube may include a housing, a shaft and a cap. The shaft being positioned in the housing and...
Fluid dispensing system
An apparatus including a fluid reservoir and a compressible metering chamber including a first end coupled to the fluid reservoir and a second end. The...
Method for producing a device for dispensing fluid product under pressure,
apparatus for implementing such a...
Disclosed is a method for producing a dispensing device (1). The method includes mounting a valve (4) into a dispensing opening (7) of an internal reservoir (3)...
Viscous material selective packet method
A viscous material dispenser comprises a container having at least two opposing sidewalls; a first closure end; and a second closure end; the sidewalls and...
Combination dispensing and disposal container
The present invention fulfills the above and other objects by providing a combination dispensing and disposal container (1) having a dispensing end (2) with a...
Portable, time-release dosage form dispensing assembly
A portable, time-release, dosage form dispensing assembly is provided. A hopper holds a supply of like, loose and randomly oriented dosage forms. The hopper...
Fuel dispensing nozzle
A fluid dispensing nozzle includes a removable valve subassembly that controls the flow of fluid and the recovery of fluid vapor through the body of the nozzle....
Check valve for fluid injector
A backflow-prevention system that substantially prevents contaminant backflow at a treatment site. The system includes a fluid ejector tube for insertion into...
Fluid dispensing device
A fluid dispensing device for dispensing a fluid having a viscosity of from 10 to 2000 mPas at 25.degree. C., the dispensing device having at least one...
Systems and methods for dispensing a fluid
A fluid dispensing system may include a first die portion having a first face defining a first edge and a second die portion spaced from the first die portion...
Device for reducing loss of liquid during fraction collection
A fraction collector comprising a liquid holding means (31) wherein it further comprises a fluid front control arrangement (43) arranged for locating the fluid...
Refrigerating device, in particular for aircraft
The invention relates to a refrigerating device (10), in particular for an aircraft, having a refrigerant circuit, in which a refrigerant container (12), an...
Magazine for firearm
A magazine for storing and dispensing cartridges to a firearm. In one embodiment, the magazine includes a tubular body, a compression spring, and a two-piece...