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Liquid reservoir and bird feeder incorporating the same
A bird feeder generally in the form of hopper feeder that is coupled with a water reservoir. The hopper feeder generally includes a seed reservoir that receives...
Side mounted air seeder product container
An air seeder cart apparatus has a primary container assembly with a plurality of primary product containers, with primary fill hatches at tops thereof. An air...
System to determine product density
A system for determining the product density value of a zone of preferable small fungible products within an acceptable size range and potentially in an...
System and method for providing user media
An identification system includes at least one user medium, which is equipped to store a derived key and authenticate itself using the same with respect to a...
Control circuit for controlling heating element power
A control circuit and associated method for dynamically controlling power to one or more heating elements are provided. A power source supplies power to a load...
Microbial detection apparatus, microbial detection method, and sample
container used therein
The sample container has a two-layer membrane filter comprising a first layer as an upper layer serving as a hydrophilic membrane filter and a hydrophobic...
Method of making frozen confections
A method of preparing customized micro batches of ice cream is disclosed. Ice cream premix is poured into a shallow eight quart bowl and flavorings and mix-ins...
High alcohol content foaming compositions with silicone-based surfactants
This invention relates to a "high lower alcohol content" (>40% v/v of a C.sub.1-4 alcohol) liquid composition able to be dispensed as a stable foam with the...
Dispensing device and analyzer
A dispensing device and an analyzer capable of improving dispensing accuracy as well as improving jamming detection accuracy can be realized by having a short...
Automated developer for immuno-stained biological samples
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for the developing of immuno-stained biological samples. The systems disclosed herein are automated and are configured...
PVDF pyrolyzate adsorbent and gas storage and dispensing system utilizing
A polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) pyrolyzate adsorbent is described, having utility for storing gases in an adsorbed state, and from which adsorbed gas may be...
Surgical mesh maker
A surgical mesh maker applicator for applying an in situ forming material to subdermal tissue is disclosed and includes a handle and an outer tube extending...
Method and apparatus for harvesting and dispensing a fibrin clot
Apparatus for extracting fibrin from blood so as to form a fibrin clot, the apparatus comprising: a vessel for holding drawn blood; a lid for selectively...
A housing for a dispensing apparatus. The housing comprising a main housing and a dose dial sleeve. The dose dial sleeve comprising a helical groove configured...
Pre-filled syringe including an oxygen absorber
The invention provides a syringe or autoinjector for dispensing a drug comprising a rigid syringe body containing the drug, an oxygen absorbing material, a...
Ultrasonic device with integrated specimen dispenser
This application teaches a novel ultrasonic skin care device with a built-in specimen containment and a dispensing mechanism to enable easy application of the...
Radioactive therapeutic fastening instrument
An instrument used for brachytherapy delivery in the treatment of cancer by radiation therapy including a handle having first and second handle actuators; an...
Methods and apparatus for providing tickets from gaming devices and/or
Gaming devices dispense tickets which are unrelated to a player's success on a particular game played on a gaming device or to the player's credits on a credit...
Coin storage cassette
A cassette having a plurality of coin stores for storing and dispensing coins in a coin changer, the coin stores arranged in a plurality of rows of coin stores,...
Food-product loader for food process lines
A food-product loader (16) has a conveyor (18) passing through its cabinet (26), and the cabinet (26) is formed with a bulk hopper (28). The loader (16) is...
A reusable, programmable, interactive, and talking pinata for being hit by a stick by a size-insensitive user to dispense bounty and for depicting...
System and method for position control of a mechanical piston in a pump
Embodiments of the systems and methods disclosed herein utilize a brushless DC motor (BLDCM) to drive a single-stage or a multi-stage pump in a pumping system...
Vehicle load securing apparatus
A vehicle load securing apparatus for securing a load to a vehicle, and including a housing substantially enclosing an interior and having a dispensing opening...
Brush head for use on a container for dispensing a composition
A brush for providing a composition to a surface. The brush includes a base and a plurality of bristles. The plurality of bristles have a distal end and a...
Quantitation and analysis of droplets ejected from an inkjet device
A method for determining either the mass of one or more drops dispensed from an inkjet dispensing device or the concentration of dissolved solutes form one or...
Hollow actuator-driven droplet dispensing apparatus
A hollow actuator-driven droplet dispensing apparatus may include an elastic tube having an elastic body, defining a storage space therein, and extending a...
Automated banking machine that operates responsive to data bearing records
An automated banking machine system operates to cause financial transfers responsive to data read from data bearing records. The system is operative to read a...
Creamy foam beer dispensing system
A creamy foam beer dispensing system includes a coupler removably securable with a keg, a transportation tube, and a faucet having a handle coupled with a...
What is being proposed is a dispensing device for a preferably cosmetic liquid and a manufacturing method. A first material is pretreated in areas through the...
Soap dispensing units with anti-drip valve
A soap dispenser can be configured to dispense an amount of liquid soap, for example, upon detecting the presence of an object. Certain embodiments of the...
One aspect of the invention provides a component for a fluid dispenser which defines a dosing chamber for a piston member to stroke in and has an end adapted...
Dosage-dispensing device for free-flowing substances
A device (110, 10) dispenses dosages of a free-flowing substance from a source unit (70) containing the substance. The device has a base unit (120, 20) and a...
Dispenser with actuating means unengaged with the dispensing means
A manually operated product dispenser includes a user interface which operates via a linkage mechanism on a dispensing mechanism. The linkage mechanism...
Clean in place system for beverage dispensers
A flush system for a dispenser nozzle may include a flush diverter and a carrier. The flush diverter may include a dispense position and a flush position. The...
Self-contained hand-held yoke-connected device for dispensing a two-part
A self-contained, hand-held spray dispensing device includes an internal source of pressurized fluid that exerts a motive force on a pair of liquid ejecting...
Micro dosing panel system
Chemical dispensing systems and related methods for precision handling of fluids including water and bulk chemicals. Representative chemical dispensing system...
Simple serve topping dispenser
A dispenser for dispensing serving portions of topping onto beverages and desserts comprises a first compartment portion and a second compartment portion...
Liquid food dispenser system and method
A system and method for dispensing fluids is introduced. A preferred embodiment comprises a sealed tank, a bag containing fluid inside the sealed tank, an...
Compact spray device
A method of operating a dispensing unit includes the step of providing a power source to a dispensing unit that includes a housing having at least two aerosol...
Inventory storage and dispensing mechanism
A vending arrangement for computerized vending machines, retail displays, automated retail stores, utilizes a centralized, robotic gantry associated with...
Medicine dispensing device
A medicine dispensing device capable of appropriately dispensing medicines independent of their form and having a compact structure. The medicine dispensing...
Liquid metering assembly
A liquid metering assembly is described and which includes a container for enclosing a source of a liquid to be dispensed; a container cap defining a dispensing...
Material dispenser for fine particles
A measuring cup or measuring spoon, the bottom of which has a plurality of openings through which particles can be sifted and a top edge of which has a tab that...
System and method for dispensing additives to a container
A method and system for liquid dispensing provides an additive to a base liquid in a container. The additive may be enclosed by an additive bladder that is...
Paper currency handling apparatus and method of depositing paper
currencies using same
A paper currency handling apparatus associated with the present invention has a paper currency storage unit which receives paper currencies, a feeder port which...
Bill handling apparatus
A bill handling apparatus includes: a first loop-like conveying path that includes a bill discriminating unit, is connected to a bill receiving and dispensing...
Coin depositing and dispensing machine
The present invention provides a coin depositing and dispensing machine 11 that can be continuously used without going out-of-service even if a failure occurs...
Applicator roll for a labeling apparatus
An applicator roll (1) is described for a labeling apparatus for paying out and applying self-adhesive labels, which with each operating cycle moves one...