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Air-vented liquid dispensers and refill units therefor
Air-vented liquid dispensers are disclosed herein, including refill units for use in connection with such dispensers. A rigid container holds a liquid and has a...
Beverage dispenser with hygienic cleaning cycle
A flavored-beverage preparation machine (1) comprises: --a fluid circuit having a duct (10) that has an outlet (15) for dispensing a flavored-beverage over a...
Oral care system, kit and method
An oral care system and method for applying a fluid to an oral surface, including a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, the invention can be an...
Plaster with medication dispenser
Dispenser for paint spray gun cup components
Method and arrangement for registering and evaluating energy consumption
Registering energy consumption in part of a building, an item of state information of at least one energy load being acquired, the state information being...
Suspension microactuator with wrap-around electrode on inactive
A PZT microactuator such as for a hard disk drive has a restraining layer on its side that is opposite the side on which the PZT is mounted. The restraining...
Labeled armored electrical cable
Flexible indicia bearing labels are placed on armored electrical cable at spaced apart intervals while the cable is being moving continuously from an armoring...
Self lubricating fuser and method of operation
A belt fuser assembly which dispenses lubricant oil or other depleted lubricant component to the inner surface of the fuser belt. The belt fuser assembly may...
System for loading cartridges into a rifle
A system can be used for loading cartridges into a firearm having a magazine tube. The system includes a housing that can be configured direct cartridges into...
Door for refrigerator and refrigerator having the same
A door for a refrigerator and a refrigerator having the same are provided. The door includes an upper door member disposed in an upper portion and a lower door...
Overflow valve prevention system
A method of controlling overflow in a below-ground transfer pump sump used in the dispensing of liquid fuels. The method comprises providing a sump having a...
Piezoelectric dispenser with a longitudinal transducer and replaceable
Systems, devices and methods are provided, for acquiring and dispensing predetermined volumes of liquids and, in particular, to a unique piezoelectric dispenser...
Water filtering and dispensing system and system for filtering, storing,
delivering, and testing water
The invention provides a water dispensing system comprising a container having a first region adapted to store unfiltered water, a second region adapted to...
Method for managing orders and dispensing beverages
A method for managing orders and dispensing products into a container. The method may include the steps of prompting a user selection of a product type at an...
Valve assembly for a container with an inner bag for receiving beverage
and positioning means with a small size
A beverage valve assembly having a bottom wall section, a tubular part extending downward from the bottom wall section and an outer apron extending upward from...
Product dispenser, system, and method of operation
A product dispenser includes a housing configured to receive a supply of product, a dispensing mechanism disposed and configured to dispense the product, and a...
Variable pitch system, apparatus and method
A system for spacing conveyed articles is generally provided. The system advantageously includes an apparatus for conveying articles characterized by a driven...
Contact lens dispensing apparatus
In one general aspect, an apparatus can include a container for storing a contact lens where the container comprises a sealed removable lid configured to retain...
Cap assembly for dispensing a dispensable component and method of making
and using the same
Cap can include a cap body mountable to a container. A main bore is disposed in the cap body. A movable component holder can include a lower end, an upper end,...
Storage and dispensing device
An assembly is provided for storing and dispensing flowable material. The assembly includes a reusable tube dimensionally formed to fit within the body of a...
Child-resistant and senior-friendly eco-friendly pill dispenser blister
A blister and package system made of a blister card and an outer package with unique interacting locking mechanisms. The blister card or strip is inserted into...
Container for products, particularly for fluid products
The present invention concerns a container (1; 71; 121; 201) for a fluid product, comprising: a main body (2; 72; 122) suited to define an inner area (3) suited...
Self-aerating wine bottle
The disclosed embodiments concern a self-aerating wine bottle. The self-aerating wine bottle may include a body having a top and a bottom, the top having an...
Device and method for metering tobacco in portions suitable for packaging
An apparatus and method for metering tobacco in portions suitable for packaging. The apparatus includes a feeding element for the tobacco and a device for...
Fluid cartridge for an inkjet printer
A fluid cartridge for an inkjet printer includes an inner reservoir containing a printing fluid. The reservoir includes walls enclosing an internal space having...
Method for applying adhesive on an elastic strand in assembly of a
personal disposable hygiene product
A method of dispensing adhesive onto a stretched elastic strand includes applying a first volume of adhesive onto a first portion of the elastic strand,...
Method and apparatus for applying film material to elongate members
An apparatus including a carriage adapted to be mounted on and movable along the elongate composite stringer, and a compaction roller mounted on th carriage for...
Two-component liquid dispenser gun and system
A liquid dispenser gun (14) for mixing first and second liquid components of a two-component mixture (11) and dispensing the two-component mixture (11) includes...
A device and method for delivering water to a person who is unable to reach household or other types of water dispensing faucets. In some embodiments, the...
Method for producing flour and/or semolina
A grinding arrangement for producing flour from cereal grain has at least one grinding mechanism designed as a stock-bed roller mill. The grinding mechanism has...
Dispensing tube mixing method and apparatus
A container and dispensing method for mixing and dispensing a set of ingredients. The container includes a tube having a dispensing end and a filling end, the...
Method and apparatus for awarding the value of winning tickets dispensed
by a vending machine
A method is provided of awarding the value of winning tickets dispensed by a vending machine to patrons who purchased the winning tickets. The tickets are...
Injectable controlled release fluid delivery system
Embodiments of a material delivery device including a deformable reservoir and associated controllable output mechanism are described. Methods of use and...
Metered dose valves and dispensers
A metered dose valve for use in a pressurized metered dose dispenser for dispensing a metered dose of an aerosol formulation comprising particles of a...
Cartridge holder assembly for a drug delivery device
The present invention relates to a cartridge holder assembly for a drug delivery device as well as to such drug delivery device and to a corresponding method of...
Pillbox, medication management system and medication dispensing system
The invention provides a pillbox comprising a plurality of pill receiving compartments detachably connected with one another in side-by-side relation to form a...
Storage and dispensing devices for administration of oral transmucosal
Drug storage and dispensing devices for dispensing dosage forms to the oral mucosa of a patient are disclosed. The drug storage and dispensing device is a...
Applicators for storing sterilizing, and dispensing an adhesive
Applicators for storing, sterilizing, and dispensing adhesives. The applicators comprise a porous tip, a body, and a container containing a polymerizable...
Method of dispensing paper sheet by sheet from a stock and a paper
A method and a dispenser dispense a sheet of paper through a bottom outlet gap from a stock. A sensor activates, upon detection of a person, an electric drive...
Insert for use with a roll of web material, and providing a unique
identifier for the roll of web material
An automatic product dispenser determines if the roll loaded into the dispenser is approved for use with the dispenser. The core of a roll receives a plug that...
Grit and foam dispenser
One embodiment discloses a dispenser having a liquid container for holding a liquid, a liquid pump for moving the liquid from the liquid container to a first...
Liquid food or beverage machine having a drip tray and a cup support
A machine for preparing a liquid food or beverage that includes a liquid food or beverage module having a liquid or beverage outlet; a support device that is...
Device to contain, display, and dispense documents
A device to contain, display, and dispense documents may be made from translucent plastic material. The device has a generally convex shaped front face and a...
Portable apparatus for the steam treatment of hair
A portable apparatus for the steam treatment of hair, comprising a housing including a liquid tank, and a means for supplying a steam generator with liquid...