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Methods and apparatus for dispensing solid articles
A dispensing apparatus for dispensing articles includes a housing and a drive system. The housing defines a hopper chamber to hold the articles, a dispensing...
Combination child-resistant package and collapsible tube, and method of
A combination includes a child-resistant package and a collapsible tube removably positionable therein. A sidewall of a body of the package has an interior...
Gift bag with integral candy dispenser
A gift bag is provided having a generally traditional gift bag configuration with four side panels, a closed end and an open end opposite the closed end for...
Dispensing device for dispensing a liquid product
A dispensing device (1) includes a first chamber (4) that is longitudinally movable in a second chamber (5) and has an outer surface sealingly contacting an...
Carton blank, carton and container package
A package of multiple containers in a carton formed from a carton blank has a number of panels including a top panel, a bottom panel, opposed side panels and...
ADA-compliant Braille signage printer and method of printing UV LED
curable ink using a flat bed ink jet printer
A printer includes a substrate and a print head. The print head is movable in a print direction. The print head includes an ink jet dispenser configured to jet...
Press for manufacturing a one-piece object and method for using said press
A press for manufacturing a one-piece object includes two rotary plates (110, 210) which are parallel but offset, each carrying a mold (120, 220) having two...
Method and apparatus for sharp color definition on the application of
granules to roofing substrates
A high speed granule delivery system and method for dispensing granules in intermittent patterns onto a moving asphalt coated substrate includes a granule...
Roof adhesive distribution apparatus
A distribution apparatus for applying a one or two-part adhesive to a substrate includes a wand with a plurality of openings through which the adhesive is...
The invention concerns a dosing system for adjusting a dose volume of a fluid medium. The dosing system has a longitudinal center axis, a dosing sleeve with at...
A dispensing device for release of an air treatment material includes a semi-permeable substrate having a mesh size between about 15 strands per cm to about 79...
Treatment of fibrosis using FXR ligands
The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting fibrosis that occurs in an organ where the farnesoid X receptor (FXR) is expressed. This method...
Clinical testing blinding tubes and method of assembly
A blinding tube assembly for concealing a drug delivery tube includes a blinding tube having a tubular sleeve that bounds a compartment and a tubular dispersing...
Multipurpose filament dispensing device
A multipurpose filament dispensing device serves the dual purpose of dispensing a filament, such as dental floss, while simultaneously forming a cap on a...
Ligation band dispensing cap assembly and methods of use
A medical device for resecting a tissue. The medical device includes an elongate shaft having a distal end, a proximal end, and a plurality of channels...
Methods of using applicator instruments for securing prosthetic devices to
A method of securing a prosthetic device to tissue includes providing an applicator instrument including a housing, a shaft, surgical fasteners, a firing rod...
Gravity feed dispenser
A gravity feed dispenser including a dispensing opening that exposes part of a front face and part of a bottom face of a stack of interfolded napkins....
Container for a pack of wet wipes
A container for a pack of wet wipes (W), the pack having a stack of wet wipes and an aperture in the top surface through which the wet wipes are accessible for...
Soap holding bathing assistance device
A soap holding bathing assistance device for holds and dispenses soap from a container usable to scrub a person when bathing includes a container having a...
Liquid dispensing system
A liquid-dispensing system is disclosed. The system includes a container associated with a base, the container and base being mounted within an enclosure (e.g.,...
Applicator with bristle-ended cartridges
Cosmetic or pharmaceutical applicator with a supply of the cosmetic or pharmaceutical fluid provided in the brush outside of the bristle facing, a pump...
Dispenser with spaced thermal member
A dispenser includes a housing having a reservoir for containing a product. An applicator tip is coupled to the housing and has an applicator and a product...
Hair dye applicator and methods of use
A hair dye applicator includes an applicator base having a comb and a dam configured to capture hair dye for dispensing during application, and including a...
Apparatus for making and dispensing nitrogen-charged coffee
A method of making coffee is provided. After a cold-brewed coffee is extracted from coffee beans, nitrogen gas is charged into the cold-brewed coffee. The...
Post mounted dispensing device
A unit for dispensing repellant having a heating element powered by hydrocarbon combustion. A tank connection assembly within the unit attaches a fuel cartridge...
Modular transport system for animals
A system for handling animals includes: a movable series of modules to contain the animals; a plurality of stations at a first location in a facility, at least...
Liquid dispenser having a tapered tip
Dispenser cover simulating a shell
Lottery ticket dispenser with auxiliary compartment
Automatic hygiene compliance assistance
A system for monitoring and improving hygiene compliance in a caregiver setting is provided. The system includes a plurality of hand cleansing dispensers with...
Method of assembling camera for vehicle vision system
A method of assembling a vehicular camera includes providing (i) a lens accommodated in a lens barrel, (ii) a camera front housing, (iii) a printed circuit...
Fuel dispensing environment utilizing retrofit broadband communication
A fueling environment communication system for providing high bandwidth information via existing field wiring to a plurality of forecourt devices. The...
Money handling machine, money handling system and money handling method
The money handling machine (banknote depositing and dispensing machine 1) includes a unique-code generating unit 80 configured to generate a unique code that is...
Lottery system/electronic gaming device interface and gambling game
A lottery system/electronic gaming device interface and gambling game includes at least one detection device operative to detect selected event occurrences of...
Vending apparatus and method
A vending apparatus and method of vending a product. Embodiments of a vending apparatus include a dispense mechanism configured to dispense a product, the...
Retail fueling environment utilizing powered communication over legacy
Various systems and methods are provided for facilitating powered communications over legacy cabling. This can be implemented in a fuel dispensing environment...
System and method for providing the identification of geographically
closest article dispensing machines
A system and method of searching for physical media articles available from article dispensing machines within a geographic proximity is provided. Searching may...
Solid-phase extraction apparatus and viscosity measurement apparatus
A solid-phase extraction apparatus capable of carrying out highly accurate solid-phase extraction by automatically controlling liquid-permeation speeds in an...
Dry product dosage dispenser with multiple storage compartments and method
for producing same
A container with an internal partition within its cavity has multiple compartments for dispensing multiple dry products. The partition comprises a first...
Apparatus for generating heat
An apparatus for heating a liquid includes: a mixing chamber; dispensing means; an electronic control device linked to the dispensing means; one or more pumps;...
Chemical dispense system with reduced contamination
An apparatus includes a production tool and a pipe connected to the production tool. The pipe includes an inner pipe formed of a metal-free material, an outer...
Two-way valve with secure structure for dispensing large bottle of
carbonated beverage into vial
A two-way valve with secure structure for dispensing a large bottle of carbonated beverage into a vial comprises a valve body, valve spool, handle and bottle...
Valve assembly for a dispenser for fluids
A valve assembly for a dispenser for fluids including: a housing having at least an inlet opening and an outlet opening and a further opening connected or...
Methods for bonding substrates using liquid adhesive
Structures in an electronic device such as substrates associated with a display may be bonded together using liquid adhesive. Fiber-based equipment may be used...
System and method for mobile subvehicular access and treatment of ground
surfaces about occupied rail tracks
A system and method are provided for subvehicularly accessed treatment of ground surfaces about a rail track occupied by a rail vehicle. A mobile treatment unit...