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Simple, efficient automated all-grain beer brewing system
The present invention provides a method to create and a process for using a compact, automated, all-grain beer brewing appliance. The method may include a...
A system for sensing and measuring water characteristics or an external factor and initiating controlling the water characteristics of the body of water which...
Cavity-type semiconductor package and method of packaging same
A method (30) of forming a semiconductor package (20) entails applying (56) an adhesive (64) to a portion (66) of a bonding perimeter (50) of a base (22), with...
Automated beverage dispensing system with ice and beverage dispensing
The present application provides an automated beverage dispenser for dispensing a beverage and ice into a cup. The automated beverage dispenser may include an...
Fuel station and method
A fuel station and a method of refueling a vehicle. The fuel station has at least two adjacent base structures, each base structure being provided with a first...
Bag-in-box adapter for water dispenser
According to the invention, an adapter is provided to receive and hold a bag-in-box container on top of a conventional water cooler and to control the flow of...
Liquid container pressurization and dispensing device
An apparatus may be utilized for sealing a vessel and for providing various mechanisms for preserving and maintaining freshness of the vessel's contents. In one...
Multi-function card handling apparatus and methods of operation
A multi-function card dispenser and related apparatuses, systems, and methods for processing credit cards, phone cards, in-store gift cards, and the like at...
Plug for closing the neck of a container
A plug for closing a neck of a container comprises an obturation cap, which is laid out across an inner aperture of the neck of the container and which is...
Delayed flow baffled dispensing closure
A dispensing closure having a closure body and an insert member for dispensing a product from a container. The insert member includes a base and a sealing tube....
Systems, methods and apparatuses for authorized use and refill of a
A chip for a cartridge with dispensable material may be provided. In one aspect, the chip may comprise a non-volatile memory for storing a number tracking...
Air compressor equipment for vehicles
The present invention discloses air compressor equipment for vehicles and, more particularly, a sealant dispensing unit that can work under upright orientation...
Solid freeform fabrication of shelled objects
A method of layerwise solid freeform fabrication is disclosed. The method comprises, for each of at least a few of the layers, dispensing and hardening at least...
Devices, systems, and methods for the fabrication of tissue
Described herein are bioprinters comprising: one or more printer heads, wherein a printer head comprises a means for receiving and holding at least one...
Nozzle cleaning blade of jet valve for dispensing
The present invention relates to a nozzle cleaning blade of a dispensing jet valve. The nozzle cleaning blade includes a plurality of blades (20) vertically...
Push button for a pressurised-product dispensing system
A push button for a pressurised-product dispensing system, including an actuation body having an orifice for ejecting the product, a needle closing off the...
Fluid dispensing apparatus and method
A fluid dispenser for containing and dispensing metered amounts of fluid that includes a reservoir for containing fluid and a chamber positioned substantially...
Spray dispenser and method for using
A spray dispenser. The spray dispenser has a spray mechanism and a bottle. The spray mechanism includes a sprayer and a siphon tube. The siphon tube defines a...
Device, system, and method for selecting a target analyte or fluid
This disclosure is directed to a device and a system for aspirating and dispensing a target analyte, target material, or fluid. A picker may aspirate and...
Dispenser for water treating agents
A dispenser for dispensing solid or liquid water-conditioning/treating agents into a body of water (such as a pool, hot tub, or the like) comprises a hollow...
Hermetic connector, pierceable without needle and automatically and
sealingly reclosable, for devices intended...
A connector for devices intended to collect and dispense liquid solutions for pharmaceutical and/or nutritional use is described. The connector comprises a...
A dispensing apparatus (for delivering metered doses from a pressurized dispensing container) having a housing receiving the container and a dose counter with...
Fluid dispensing device with a flow detector
A portable therapeutic fluid delivery device with a flow detector comprising a heating element and two temperature sensors is presented. Upon activation of the...
Pen-type injector with ergonomic button arrangement
A hand-held injection device (2) for injection of a medicament from a first medicament cartridge (40), injection device comprising: a housing (4) being...
Pressure measurement unit for determining fluid pressure within a medical
fluid dispensing device
A fluid container for a medical fluid dispensing device, comprises a rigid body (3) for delimiting with the inside part of its wall a volume of the medical...
Volatile material dispenser allowing airflow around a refill
A refill adapted for use with a volatile material dispenser comprises a body adapted to hold a volatile material and a wick disposed within the body and...
Foam dye composition comprising at least one particular oxyethylenated
The invention relates to a composition for dyeing human keratin fibers such as the hair, in foam form, comprising at least one alkaline agent, at least one...
Hernia repair system
A hernia repair system includes a surgical patch, a dispenser, and a plurality of sutures. The surgical patch is movable between a contracted orientation and an...
Mop trolley with a central mop sprayer and mop rest
A mop trolley with a central mop sprayer and mop rest including a wheeled U-shaped base and a continuous recess therein, a pair of removable buckets atop the...
Wet wipes container with flexible dispensing orifice
A dispensing container for wet wipes includes a pop-up style dispensing means formed by a rigid port which surrounds a flexible, rubber-like material or sheet...
Automated fluid dispensing system
A system and method for automated dispensing of a fluid. The system and method includes accounting for ambient light proximate a dispensing location and...
Single-serve sanitary module dispensing system
A single-serve, sanitary, gravity-feed cutlery dispensing system without moving parts that holds 4-to-5 times the cutlery in prior art dispensers. Its base unit...
Liquid product dispenser
The invention relates to a liquid product dispenser including a tank, a dispensing head mounted at one end of the tank, said dispensing head comprising an...
Decorative apparatus to hold candy
An apparatus used to arrange and display decorative items or candy. A narrow stem comprises a plurality of holes running throughout the stem. A plurality of...
System and method for spraying seeds dispensed from a planter
In one aspect, a system for providing seed-specific placement of fluid as seeds are planted by a planter is disclosed. The system may generally include a seed...
Dispenser with cap
Multi-dose medication dispenser
Water dispenser cover
System and method for detecting hand hygiene compliance
A device configured to be disposed on or proximate to a dispenser and to detect hand hygiene compliance is provided. The device includes a proximity detection...
Dispensing system and user interface
A dispensing system may be configured to dispense a custom product based on a user selection. The user selection may be provided via a user interface of the...
Virtual vending machine in communication with a remote data processing
A vending machine system for dispensing goods or services. The vending machine system may include a vending machine with a vending mechanism, a data processing...
A pill dispensing system that includes pill packages that can be used to dispense pills manually or with a dispenser system to provide enhanced functionality....
Pressure sensor device with gel retainer
A pressure sensor device includes a gel retainer that is mounted or formed on a substrate. The gel retainer has a cavity and a pressure sensing die is mounted...
Monitoring hot water usage in a gas water heater
An apparatus and method for determining the volume of hot water dispensed during a given timeframe from a hydrocarbon fueled water heater based on the volume of...
Apparatus for pelletizing ice within a refrigerator
An apparatus and refrigerator for creating ice pellets is disclosed. The apparatus and refrigerator include a compartment, an ice storage bin positioned in the...
Portable insulated ice dispenser
A portable, insulated ice dispenser stores ice in a closed container and dispenses it into a glass or cup without contact with the hands or utensils that could...
Self disinfecting drain trap
A drain trap U-bend which includes a molded housing for a re-usable disinfecting tablet dispenser (FIG. 1). The disinfecting tablet dispenser contains a...
Adhesive applicator and application system
An adhesive applicator nozzle for being attached to an adhesive applicator to apply adhesive to a surface of a structure having an edge to thereafter be adhered...
Water bottle with flow meter
According to the present invention, a fluid and/or aqueous additive delivery system is provided. According to the present invention, a modular fluid container...