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Number: 221
Name: Article dispensing >
Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF CLASS SUBJECT MATTER










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
221/185

Ambulant or body supported

128
221/66

Article delivery dependent upon insertion of replacement article

24
221/9

Automatic control

189
221/12

Of article releasing outlet closure

76
221/13

Of discharge assistant operation

240
221/14

In response to depletion of supply

47
221/10

Of supply to dispenser

62
221/11

By replacing depleted stack with a similar stack

81
221/27

Captive article type

12
221/29

Slidable relative to supporting guide

10
221/28

With means to remove articles from point of use

10
221/69

Cellular magazine type

40
221/89

Articles discharged by relative movement of cell structure components

53
221/90

Pivoted shelf or door

49
221/91

Sliding closure common to plural cells

46
221/76

Conveyer type

65
221/77

Multiple strand conveyer

7
221/78

With ejector

8
221/82

With gravity discharge from cells

74
221/84

Flexible conveyer belt carried cell structure

22
221/85

Having horizontal article carrying run

22
221/83

With outlet closure operator and interrelated magazine advancing or locking means

27
221/86

With relatively movable cell or component thereof

39
221/79

With means to remove article from cells

57
221/81

Interrelated with means to advance cell position

25
221/80

Stationary ejector

6
221/70

Rolled or folded web type magazine (e.g., flexible pin strips)

78
221/71

With means for feeding web for dispensing

97
221/72

Article release by magazine movement

58
221/73

By stripping off surface adhered articles

132
221/74

With ejector

51
221/75

With article movement from cell to cell

129
221/87

With non-gravity means to remove articles from cells

74
221/88

Single ejecting means for all cells

82
221/199

Combined or convertible

93
221/33

Concurrent separation and distortion of flexible article (e.g., napkin holders)

150
221/44

Adaptable to use with different size articles

37
221/36

By ejecting means

50
221/37

Actuated by source container section movement

28
221/40

Compound motion of ejecting means

24
221/38

Interleaved folds

15
221/39

Preliminary motion in direction away from outlet

12
221/42

Rotary

14
221/43

Friction roller

20
221/41

Stationary guide or abutment cooperating with leading edge of article

23
221/63

Deformation by non-coextensive outlet opening

360
221/34

Plural sources, stacks or compartments

95
221/35

Oppositely faced dispensing outlets

27
221/45

With casing or support

334
221/46

With removable supply magazine

136
221/56

With follower

61
221/59

Spring biased

76
221/60

Pivoted

10
221/58

Spring form

40
221/57

With replenishment interlock

16
221/47

With presentation of non-coextensive or distorted fold

80
221/48

By cooperation of interleaved folds

140
221/51

Feeding from concave side of a stack of folded or arcuate articles

12
221/49

Refill package

39
221/52

With follower

56
221/53

With means to relieve stack pressure

19
221/54

Movable

11
221/50

With starter strip

22
221/55

By stationary guide or abutment acting on non-coextensive folds

27
221/61

With separate replenishment or access inlet means

69
221/62

Pivoted container component

44
221/191

Dispenser delivering to stationary article support for manual removal

72
221/194

Articles released for gravity deposit in or on support

91
221/195

By discharge assistant

107
221/196

Movable segregating chamber

68
221/192

With article elevation to raised support

59
221/193

With article motion retarding baffle at inlet to support

27
221/67

Dispensing from staggered stacks

43
221/289

Mechanical release or separation of articles

133
221/294

Delivering segregated articles to holddown

13
221/296

Dispensing plural articles

29
221/295

Latch released, article weight-operated

25
221/297

Multiple, simultaneously acting and circumposed controllers

69
221/299

Plural integral transversely acting controllers

38
221/301

Pivoted

64
221/300

Three or more

3
221/298

Separately acting series controllers

147
221/290

With additional article manipulating means

28
221/291

Article inversion

5
221/292

Rectilinearly reciprocating

12
221/293

Interrelated releaser and manipulating means

15
221/312R

Miscellaneous (e.g., interior article guiding means)

123
221/312A

Articles on rod

61
221/312B

Magazine charging

12
221/312C

Special dispensing packages

51
221/68

Plural dispensing stacks formed from single source

37
221/92

Plural sources, stacks or compartments

146
221/93

Dispensing from plural sources by single actuation

97
221/95

Single discharge means successively loading from plural sources

39
221/94

With selection of number of sources

35
221/112

Dispensing from sources sequentially

32
221/114

By individual interrelated segregating means

18
221/116

Alternately

27
221/118

From relatively stepped sources

2
221/117

With oppositely faced outlets

2
221/115

Axially spaced

18
221/113

Sources rotate relative to common outlet

50
221/103

Each entirely depleted in order

23
221/111

Articles present in dispensing stack block subsequent stack

9
221/107

Feeding from subsequent source or stack prevented by articles in discharge path

19
221/108

By article presence or absence responsive means

11
221/109

Progressive release of multiple gates for three or more sources or stacks

13
221/104

Replacement source or stack movement relative to discharge means

25
221/105

Pivotal movement about a fixed axis

25
221/106

Rectilinear movement

19
221/110

Serially activated discharge assistants

7
221/119

Rotatably mounted or endless belt carried source assembly

66
221/120

Axially spaced sets of peripherally arranged sources

65
221/121

Relative to common outlet

89
221/122

With means assuring alignment of source and outlet

63
221/133

With common discharge outlet

168
221/123

With discharge means for each source

122
221/124

Separate discharge means for each source

144
221/132

Annularly arranged dispensers

38
221/131

Dispensers in juxtaposed alignment

209
221/129

Electrical control

177
221/130

Superposed dispensers

104
221/126

With common selector element

31
221/127

Selection by actuator manipulation (i.e., actuator is selector)

25
221/128

By reverse manipulation

3
221/125

With lockout means

52
221/96

With fluent material dispenser

103
221/97

With non-dispensing compartment

68
221/101

Movable or removable common wall

9
221/98

Movable or removable relative to dispensing compartment

20
221/100

Hinged

14
221/99

Sliding drawer

13
221/102

Used article compartment

70
221/1

Processes

229
221/25

Progressively destroyed cellular magazine-type supply source

192
221/24

Simulations

90
221/DIG.1

Storage retrieval

11
221/22

Subsequent article separating means actuated by article removal

35
221/23

Article operated discharge assistant

10
221/186

Supply container movably mounted for dispensing

67
221/188

Pivotally mounted supply container

31
221/189

Relative to stationary article trap

8
221/190

Vertical motion to separate articles

31
221/187

With means for moving separated article transversely

10
221/174

Supply feed means to dispensing hopper

38
221/288

Tiltable container with trap

47
221/26

With article tearing or deforming supply retaining means

74
221/135

With article treatment

55
221/150R

With cooling or heating

144
221/150HC

Heating and cooling combined

87
221/150A

Heating

127
221/136

With igniting means

4
221/143

Electrical

2
221/147

Heater energized by dispensing operation

11
221/144

Including vacuum or draft producing means

3
221/145

Pump or fan

3
221/146

Stack or chimney

1
221/137

Match striker

0
221/140

Ignition by discharge assistant forcing match against igniter

0
221/141

Axial movement of match

2
221/142

Transverse movement of match

0
221/139

Ignition by manual removal of match

0
221/138

Positively actuated striker

1
221/148

With interrelated flint lighter and dispenser operation

2
221/149

Movement of container part initiates operation

1
221/282

With casing or support

81
221/285

Base or support for angular disposition of supply container

30
221/283

Bracket or suspension supported

89
221/284

Weighted base or support

11
221/286

With spaced casing

22
221/65

With collapsible or telescoping supply container walls

48
221/30

With cutter or punch

56
221/31

To form outlet opening

29
221/32

Tear strip type

12
221/311

With deflector for partially separating article

37
221/208

With discharge assistant

44
221/240

Acting on fold or non-coextensive part

16
221/210

Article adhering or gripping type

132
221/220

Having spring form, resilient gripper elements

42
221/213

Impaling

70
221/214

With means to strip articles from impaling means

11
221/215

Cam-operated stripping means

11
221/216

Stationary abutment

2
221/212

Magnetic

73
221/211

Suction carrier

321
221/217

With endless or rotary article gripper carrying means

34
221/218

Endless belt carrier

20
221/219

Having cam-operated pivoted jaw type gripper elements

21
221/255

Article retained by discharge assistant for manual removal

77
221/256

With pocket for retaining article

70
221/257

Having means facilitating article removal

21
221/262

Compound motion

39
221/209

Cooperating with movably mounted supply container

28
221/260

Deformable discharging element

32
221/239

Delivering segregated articles to holddown means

47
221/261

Ejector cooperating with article direction changing deflector

30
221/247

Ejector with relatively movable outlet closure

34
221/248

Mechanically linked to or locked by ejector

40
221/249

Closure moves ejector

26
221/250

Opened by dispensed article

22
221/253

Endless belt carried

79
221/278

Fluid pressure

202
221/279

Follower

248
221/280

With cooperating interior deflector

23
221/263

Having movable segregating chamber (i.e., trap chamber)

138
221/264

Axial inlet and outlet

115
221/265

Rotary

179
221/266

Single inlet-outlet

181
221/243

Lost motion actuation and/or yieldable wall

18
221/258

Motor-operated

146
221/254

Movable through hopper to separate and elevate articles

86
221/221

Multiple, simultaneously acting and circumposed (e.g., cup dispensers)

59
221/223

Oscillating

48
221/222

Rotary

71
221/224

Plural or combined with manipulating means

66
221/226

Follower

82
221/227

With follower disabling, retracting or releasing means

78
221/230

With interrelated actuators

17
221/232

With reciprocating (including oscillating) ejector

213
221/231

With rotary ejector

85
221/228

With source container cover related ejector

17
221/229

Cover controlled ejector

52
221/233

Means removing article from movable segregating chamber

48
221/234

Mechanically interconnected with segregating chamber

28
221/235

Spring pressed or gravity actuated finger

12
221/236

Separately acting in series

92
221/238

All reciprocating (including oscillating)

56
221/237

All rotary

33
221/225

Three or more

50
221/268

Reciprocating (including oscillating)

169
221/272

Relatively movable actuator

26
221/273

Cam

28
221/275

Gearing

14
221/274

Lever or link

50
221/271

Spring biased to discharging position

42
221/276

Spring biased

67
221/269

With integral outlet closure

24
221/270

With retractable pusher element

108
221/277

Rotary

220
221/267

Segregation by ejection through resilient-type outlet

74
221/246

Segregation by sliding movement of cover relative to container

22
221/244

Self-compensating for decreasing supply

22
221/259

Surface contact only (i.e., friction)

127
221/252

With plural article outlets

30
221/245

With return stroke inhibitor (i.e., full-stroke mechanism)

9
221/251

With separate holdback means

134
221/241

With size adjusting means

157
221/242

Magazine

103
221/21

With dispenser malfunctioning responsive means

94
221/303

With dispensing-type outlet

122
221/304

Adjustable size

49
221/305

Folded flat blank type

142
221/307

Resilient

92
221/309

Having slot facilitating grasping of article

75
221/308

Plural series

16
221/310

Plural spring biased or resilient fingers

86
221/306

With closure for outlet

61
221/17

With empty supply source responsive means

44
221/18

Having motion inhibitor for discharge means

7
221/19

Latch means

9
221/20

On follower

9
221/64

With flexible supply container walls

60
221/302

With frangible element for outlet

54
221/154

With lock, latch, or seal for container and/or support

139
221/151

With means for blocking or disabling ejector or releaser

72
221/152

By engagement with slot, notch or protuberance

72
221/153

Motor operated

31
221/200

With means to agitate, vibrate or jar articles in supply container

133
221/204

By movement of container section

27
221/205

Pivoted wall section

22
221/202

Rigidly mounted on or incorporated in discharge assistant

52
221/203

Rotary

103
221/201

Three or more agitators or discharge assistants in series

15
221/134

With means to select intermediate articles from stacks

9
221/156

With orienting

50
221/171

By manipulation of successive individual articles

63
221/173

By positive rotation of articles

51
221/172

Gravitating articles contacting fixed abutments

44
221/157

Segregation of aligned articles according to orientation

20
221/158

With recombining of articles

6
221/159

With return to supply

17
221/160

Within confines of, or overlying supply container

23
221/161

By means movable relative to terminal outlet

8
221/162

Rotary wheel or brush

12
221/163

Selective separation from supply

25
221/164

By movable lifting means engageable with aperture, groove, enlargement or depression in article

11
221/166

By individual picker finger

8
221/165

Head only of headed article

27
221/167

Rotatable or oscillatable means

57
221/168

With agitator or exit clearing means

35
221/169

With multiple traveling shaped outlets

19
221/170

Outlets formed by pins

2
221/206

With quantity preselection means

25
221/207

Variation by adjustment

16
221/2

With recorder, register, indicator, signal or exhibitor

402
221/3

Audible

145
221/8

Dispenser operated display device

80
221/7

Dispenser operated register

209
221/4

Dispenser part position or adjustment indicator

92
221/5

Article selection indicator

81
221/6

Empty source indicating means

121
221/287

With removable container enclosing supply

120
221/281

With separate inlet for replenishment or access

195
221/175

With stack forming means

23
221/183

Agitator carried by or interrelated with discharging means

10
221/184

Rigidly connected

7
221/176

From stack source

13
221/182

Member rotatable or oscillatable about inclined axis

17
221/178

Movable chute or part thereof

11
221/179

Within hopper

6
221/181

Axially movable

5
221/180

Oscillating pivoted chute section

9
221/177

Pivoted hopper

10
221/197

With supply cartridge or container removable from enclosing casing

343
221/198

With follower operating in cartridge or container

122
221/15

With timing or delay mechanism

163
221/16

Dashpot restrained discharging means

1
221/155

With transparent inspecting or viewing means

192
 
 
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