Patent Number: 6,293,434

Title: Apparatus for dispensing of bulk product

Abstract: A bulk vending apparatus for dispensing a user-determined amount of product includes a rack unit having a plurality of support structures capable of extending out from the rack unit, a plurality of dispensing units each containing a product for dispensing and arranged on the support structures and including restraining means to restrain all but a first support structure of the plurality of support structures when a first support structure is extended from the rack unit.

Inventors: Ellis; M. Jeffrey (Wesley Hills, NY), Sklovsky; Stuart (Montebello, NY), DiMarchi; Silvio J. (Leonia, NJ), Wuensch; Jack (Hackensack, NJ)

Assignee: Mars, Inc.

International Classification: A47F 1/035 (20060101); A47F 1/00 (20060101); E05B 65/46 (20060101); E05B 65/44 (20060101); G07F 11/02 (20060101); G07F 11/44 (20060101); G01F 011/24 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018