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Number: 221/247
Name: Article dispensing > With discharge assistant > Ejector with relatively movable outlet closure
Description: Devices in which the discharge assistant directly engages and pushes the article to be dispensed toward an egress outlet, the egress outlet having a closure member which operates independently of the segregating function and which has motion relative to the ejector.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
221/248 Mechanically linked to or locked by ejector 40
221/250 Opened by dispensed article 22

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8281955 Passive device for staging and dispensing objects Oct. 9, 2012
8215520 Secure merchandising system Jul. 10, 2012
RE43013 Cigarette holding and dispensing apparatus Dec. 13, 2011
8061560 Passive device for staging and dispensing objects Nov. 22, 2011
7886931 Medicament container system and method Feb. 15, 2011
7857148 Jar dispenser Dec. 28, 2010
7837058 Product transport system for a vending machine Nov. 23, 2010
7568595 Stamped gate bar for vending machine Aug. 4, 2009
7487886 Article separating and dispensing device Feb. 10, 2009
7404500 Pill dispensing device Jul. 29, 2008
7207463 Cigarette holding and dispensing apparatus Apr. 24, 2007
7207464 Effervescent tablet dispenser Apr. 24, 2007
7100793 Pill dispenser Sep. 5, 2006
7074390 Encapsulated dentifrice and method of use Jul. 11, 2006
6415202 Tamper resistant programmable medicine dispenser Jul. 2, 2002
6230931 Dispensing package May. 15, 2001
6163736 Tamper resistant programmable medicine dispenser Dec. 19, 2000
6076701 Automatic vending machine Jun. 20, 2000
5975348 Vending machine with mechanised freezer door and failure control devices Nov. 2, 1999
5909823 Anti-pilferage door system for a vending machine Jun. 8, 1999
5692641 Method and apparatus for loading bobbin cores Dec. 2, 1997
5560516 Tablet dispenser Oct. 1, 1996
5400919 Single copy media dispensing machine Mar. 28, 1995
5071033 Tablet dispenser Dec. 10, 1991
4986442 Tablet dispenser Jan. 22, 1991
4967909 Package with sliding closure/sheet product elevator Nov. 6, 1990
RE32753 Storage device for flat recording media Sep. 20, 1988
4705158 Cup feed apparatus Nov. 10, 1987
4629092 Coffee filter dispenser Dec. 16, 1986
4299333 Dispenser for cigarette lighters Nov. 10, 1981
4295579 Tablet dispenser Oct. 20, 1981
4270669 Pot separator Jun. 2, 1981
4194647 Cooler chest and dispenser structure Mar. 25, 1980
4171753 Holder for capsules, pills and similar objects Oct. 23, 1979

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