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Number: 221/200
Name: Article dispensing > With means to agitate, vibrate or jar articles in supply container
Description: Article dispensers having means to shake or stir either the supply container or the articles therein to impart either a small or large amplitude of motion to the articles relative to one another for the purpose of facilitating passage of the articles towards the discharge means.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
221/204 By movement of container section 27
221/202 Rigidly mounted on or incorporated in discharge assistant 52
221/201 Three or more agitators or discharge assistants in series 15

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8651320 Device for dispensing vials useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions Feb. 18, 2014
8469014 Bullet loader for toy gun Jun. 25, 2013
8467899 Apparatus for dispensing solid pharmaceutical articles Jun. 18, 2013
8452446 Automatic pill dispenser May. 28, 2013
8393495 Dispenser of automatically distributing various shaped tablets in medicine packing machine and tablet dispensing method thereof Mar. 12, 2013
8360270 Method for feeding small items Jan. 29, 2013
8348094 Vacuum based pill singulator and counter based thereon Jan. 8, 2013
8308024 Parts feeder Nov. 13, 2012
8261936 Device for dispensing vials useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions Sep. 11, 2012
8220293 Treating agent dispensing system for a washing machine, and washing machine Jul. 17, 2012
8172112 Device for staging and dispensing tablets useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions May. 8, 2012
7861889 Thin-part feeding device Jan. 4, 2011
7822504 Nail polish color selection system Oct. 26, 2010
7802698 Apparatus to insert articles into bags Sep. 28, 2010
7726514 Automated article dispensation mechanism Jun. 1, 2010
7703636 Frozen food dispensing device and method Apr. 27, 2010
7703637 Devices useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions Apr. 27, 2010
7641073 Apparatus and method for preventing irregular packaging for automatic medicine packing machine Jan. 5, 2010
7624894 Automated pill-dispensing apparatus Dec. 1, 2009
7571023 Pharmaceutical singulation counting and dispensing system Aug. 4, 2009
7438201 Apparatus for detecting of dropping tablets in automatic medicine packaging machine Oct. 21, 2008
7431285 Vibratory sheet jogger for jogging and aligning sheets of paper including checks Oct. 7, 2008
7344049 Devices useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions Mar. 18, 2008
7334699 Filler assembly for medication dispenser Feb. 26, 2008
7192341 Vibrating conveyor and coin processor device Mar. 20, 2007
7152756 Dispensing systems and methods Dec. 26, 2006
7111754 Coin roll dispenser and system incorporating same Sep. 26, 2006
7051900 Gas operated particle feed apparatus May. 30, 2006
6966453 Apparatus and method for regulating the delivery of bulk tablets to a tablet transport system Nov. 22, 2005
6832695 Vending machine with a vibration sensor for carrying out goods Dec. 21, 2004
6805259 Medication dispenser Oct. 19, 2004
6799696 Delivery apparatus for parts Oct. 5, 2004
6742671 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus Jun. 1, 2004
6742675 Electronic component feeding apparatus Jun. 1, 2004
6685053 Apparatus for removal of ice from a storage bin Feb. 3, 2004
6644464 Needle sorting device Nov. 11, 2003
6578733 Cassette for storing and feeding discrete objects Jun. 17, 2003
6568558 Electronic component feeding apparatus May. 27, 2003
6554157 Cassette systems for feeding, counting and dispensing discrete objects Apr. 29, 2003
6478185 Tablet vessel feed apparatus Nov. 12, 2002
6418919 Paintball loader with vibrating mechanism to prevent jamming Jul. 16, 2002
6374485 Automatic pull pin fastening apparatus Apr. 23, 2002
6371330 Dispenser Apr. 16, 2002
6336569 Arranging and supplying apparatus Jan. 8, 2002
6332558 Chip feeder and chip feeding system Dec. 25, 2001
6290095 Chip component take-in apparatus Sep. 18, 2001
6283325 Electronic component moving mechanism Sep. 4, 2001
6264061 Electronic component supply apparatus Jul. 24, 2001
6223505 Straw wrapping machine, method and product using a plastic film wrapper May. 1, 2001
6182859 Brush housing for bulk vending machine Feb. 6, 2001

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