Patent Number: 7,712,359

Title: Dispensing measurement device and method of measuring dispensing

Abstract: A dispensing measuring device. The device correlates the relative proximity between a Hall effect sensor and a magnet. One is held stationary, while the other is movable in response to ordinary actuation which occurs during dispensing. Detection of changes in the proximity are correlated to the amount of material dispensed.

Inventors: Joyce; Jonathan Livingston (Independence, KY), Teegarden; Kelly Stewart (Fairfield, OH)

Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company

International Classification: G01F 1/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018