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221 - Article dispensing

221033000 - CONCURRENT SEPARATION AND DISTORTION OF FLEXIBLE ARTICLE (E.G., NAPKIN HOLDERS)

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221046000 With removable supply magazine 24
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20130043267Apparatus for the dispensing of wipes and hygiene products - An apparatus for dispensing wipes and hygiene products with a rectangular container having a bottom, a top, and upstanding sides defining an enclosed space with one open side, and hanging disposed at the top or the sides of the dispenser and adapted for suspending the dispenser from an existing bathroom tissue holder's spindle roll or holder's bar used for mounting a conventional bathroom tissue roll, three hook like arms at the top end, a nipple on the outside of both side walls, a lip at the bottom of the front open side, openings on both side walls for to secure lugs, and detachable square side containers having lugs and an attached lid.02-21-2013
20090194553Wipes Canister - A packaging container for dispensing wipes, which includes a lid and a base for storing a roll of wipes that is dispensed through an aperture on the base side surface from the outside of the roll inward.08-06-2009
20130075417DEVICE FOR DISPENSING PRE-CUT WIPING MATERIALS - This machine includes a flap and a cover having a plurality of opposite-facing pairs of matching shapes comprising grooves and ribs capable of interlocking with each other after the cover has been closed. A strip of material is unwound between the flap and the internal wall of the cover without lateral deformation and projects from the matching shapes. The shapes are directly designed or have an additional element for reducing the space between certain portions of ribs and grooves in order to allow and encourage the separation of a piece of strip of material when it is pulled by the user.03-28-2013
20130032608WET TISSUES DISPENSER - A dispenser (02-07-2013
20100032444Dispenser For An Orally Dissolvable Strip - A dispenser for an orally dissolvable strip sandwiched between two layers of wrap material includes first and second generally parallel receiving spools for receiving the respective layers of wrap material, said receiving spools being spaced apart for the orally dissolvable strip and the layers of wrap material to pass therebetween. The first and second spools may be coupled to portions of the first and second layers of wrap material, respectively. A force transfer apparatus is configured to rotate the second spool when the first spool rotates. The dispenser includes a housing containing the first and second receiving spools, the force transfer apparatus, the orally dissolvable strip, and the layers of wrap material, the housing having a slot sized for the orally dissolvable strip to pass through, the means for rotating the spools being accessible from outside the housing.02-11-2010
20100102077TISSUE SHEET DISPENSER AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME - A dispenser, and associated method for producing such dispenser, for interfolded disposable sheets includes a dispensing container defining an interior volume sufficient for receipt of a clip of interfolded disposable sheets, the container including a first wall with a dispensing opening defined by a removable panel. At least a portion of an adhesive material is disposed at a location on the removable panel such that the adhesive is not exposed to the interior volume of the container in an adhesive state. A clip of interfolded disposable sheets is inserted into the interior volume of the container. After insertion of the clip, the adhesive material is exposed in an adhesive state to the interior volume of the container and contact is made between the adhesive and the uppermost sheet of the clip of interfolded sheets such that the removable panel is attached to the uppermost sheet.04-29-2010
20100096402DISPENSER FOR MOIST TOWELETTES - A moist towelette dispenser is provided. The dispenser is substantially of the same size and shape as a conventional roll of toilet paper so that it can be placed in any toilet paper holding device or area. The dispenser further includes a support arm for preventing the dispenser from rotating as a roll of toilet paper generally would, therefore ensuring that the dispenser opening always facing the user and therefore is easily accessible at all times.04-22-2010
20090159610LOTTERY TICKET DISPENSER AND TICKET BIN - A lottery ticket dispenser includes a number of ticket bins mounted in a housing of the dispenser. The ticket bins hold a fanfold stack of tickets proximate a transparent front panel of the dispenser for optimum visibility. The ticket bins are adjustably mounted in the dispenser for proper positioning in one of a variety of positions depending upon the size and configuration of the stack of fanfold tickets. The tickets are transported from the ticket stack upwardly over a guide by a ticket transport mechanism for processing by a powered separator to separate the adjacent tickets apart prior to dispensing. Excessive stress is not placed on the tickets which in prior art dispensers resulted in prematurely bursting the perforated joints apart or damaging the tickets.06-25-2009
20090159609Chewing gum disposal container and dispenser - A chewing gum disposal system employable with a tabletop sweetener container conventionally employed to hold envelopes of sugar and sweeteners. A stack of wrappers or envelopes is dispensed from a housing having an interior cavity adapted to hold the stack. The housing is engageable to a sidewall of the existing sweetener container and has an aperture adapted to dispense the wrappers sequentially therethrough. The stack is insertable in the cavity by sliding it through an opening and the stack may also be formed as a cartridge using a cover thereby making the stack replaceable as a cartridge. Coupons may be engaged to dispense concurrently with each wrapper. The system may also be formed as an integral component to a sweetener container.06-25-2009
20100108706CLOSURE MECHANISM FOR WIPE DISPENSER - A closure mechanism for a wipe dispenser including a generally circular body having a plurality of tabs located on an exterior diameter of the body and configured to be removably coupled to a wipe dispenser. The body also has at least one opening located on an interior portion of the body. The at least one opening is configured to receive a wipe. A lid is hingedly coupled to the body. Wherein the closure mechanism is configured to be easily removed from the wipe dispenser to provide access to the wipe.05-06-2010
20100133287Ergonomic Wiper Dispensing System - An ergonomic wiper dispensing system includes a containing portion adapted for containing a roll of wiper material, and an ergonomically designed dispensing portion attached to the containing portion. The ergonomically designed dispensing portion includes a visual cue to direct the user's attention thereto, and a gripping device to assist the user in grasping and holding. The ergonomically designed dispensing portion further includes a uniquely designed dispensing port for dispensing individual wipers from the roll of wiper material.06-03-2010
20090302051COTTON WOOL PAD DISPENSER - A packaging for a stack of articles of absorbing materials such as cotten wool tampons or similar hygiene articles, and where the packaging protects the mentioned articles against soiling and spray from above, as well as the sides, and also preventing contamination from below. The packaging can stand steady on the supporting surface and a the same time easily permit the articles withdrawal, one by one, from the packaging. The packaging is constructed with supporting devices so that the withdrawal aperture faces downwards and is elevated above the supporting suface.12-10-2009
20120217259DISPENSER FOR DISPENSING TISSUE PAPER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A DISPENSER - A dispenser (08-30-2012
20110011879Clippable Portable Tissue Dispenser - A portable tissue dispenser having a clip which provides a convenient means for users to have a supply of tissues readily available on their person, or attached to other nearby locations like purses, backpacks, desks, wheelchairs, and the like. The clip may be rotatable into a desired orientation, and the dispenser may include a means for preventing “fallback” of tissues into the dispenser when few tissues remain to be dispensed. Other embodiments are disclosed.01-20-2011
20110011878DISPENSING MECHANISM FOR FLEXIBLE SHEETS - A dispenser includes a plurality of walls that define a cavity configured to receive a plurality of flexible sheets, where at least one of the plurality of walls defines a dispensing opening. A dispensing mechanism is disposed at the dispensing opening, the dispensing mechanism having a first hinged flap and a juxtaposed second hinged flap, the first hinged flap having a first hinge with first and second opposing faces, and the second hinged flap having a second hinge with first and second opposing faces. At least one of the first hinge and the second hinge having at least one protrusion that extends from a respective first opposing face to make contact with a respective second opposing face when a flexible sheet is dispensed from the cavity, the at least one protrusion limiting pivotal movement of the respective hinge in one direction.01-20-2011
20090236359Pad Dispensing Rubbing Tool - There is provided a rubbing tool that stores and dispenses impregnated pads (09-24-2009
20130068781Wipes dispenser - An upright, tubular floor stand wipes dispenser is disclosed having a body portion containing an upper compartment from which the wipes are dispensed through an orifice and a lower compartment housing a container such as a waste basket for used wipes. A cover plate conforming to the body portion and having an opening through which used wipes are deposited into the waste basket hangs from an upper edge of the body portion by clips arranged along the top edge of the plate. The stand is readily serviceable from the front and does not have to be moved when removing the used wipes.03-21-2013
20110297693Flexible Sheet Material Dispenser - A novel sheet material dispenser package includes a first sidewall, a second sidewall, a collapsible top wall, a collapsible bottom wall, a first hinge feature, and a second hinge feature. A first side region of the first sidewall is coupled to a first region of the second sidewall via the first hinge feature and a second side region of the first sidewall is coupled to a second side region of the second sidewall via the second hinge feature. The top wall includes a first region coupled to the first sidewall and a second region coupled to the second sidewall. The bottom wall includes a first region coupled to the first sidewall and a second region coupled to the second sidewall. In a particular embodiment, the sheet material dispenser is a collapsible tissue dispenser adapted to sit in a cup holder when in a non-collapsed state and in a pocket when in a collapsed state.12-08-2011
20110297692Sponge Sheet Dispenser - A device for dispensing a sheet from a stack of sheets is disclosed. The device includes a holder for receiving a refill container including the stack of sheets. The holder includes a holder base wall and opposed holder side walls extending up from the holder base wall. The refill container includes a container base wall and opposed first and second container side walls extending up from the container base wall. A first flap extends inward from an end of the first container side wall, and a second flap extends inward from an end of the second container side wall. The first flap and the second flap are dimensioned to define a longitudinal dispensing slot of the container. At least one of the first flap and the second flap of the container can flex upward when a sheet is dispensed from the device. In one form, the sheets comprise a thin sponge material.12-08-2011
20100078443Wipes Canister Opening - A packaging container for dispensing wipes includes a lid and a base for storing wipes that are dispensed through an aperture having large and small aperture portions connected by a channel and a continuous concave curve from the large aperture portion to the small aperture portion.04-01-2010
20090314793SHEET PRODUCT DISPENSER - A sheet product dispenser is provided. The sheet product dispenser includes an enclosure having a hollow interior sized to receive sheet product. A cover having a dispensing opening encloses the hollow interior. A lid having a cavity encloses the dispensing opening. The dispenser has a bottom portion that is sized to fit in a vehicle cup-holder receptacle. In one embodiment, the dispenser includes an enclosure coupled for rotation to a container. The container includes a hollow interior for receiving discarded sheet product.12-24-2009
20100059540Paper currency container and dispenser - A secure and portable paper currency container and dispenser that is designed to allow the user access to the paper currency stored in the unit with one hand. The paper currency notes are folded and placed in the container by the user. The container dispenser is designed to allow the user by following the provided instructions to fold and place the paper currency notes in the container. The container dispenser may be attached to a vehicle, person or clothing as the user may choose. The container design allows the paper currency notes to be accessed one at a time until the container is empty. At that time the container may be refilled by the user or disposed of. Coin currency may also be placed with one hand in the container dispenser when in a closed operating position for storage and may only be retrieved by the user when the container is opened.03-11-2010
20110259908Sheet Product Dispenser - A sheet product dispenser includes a body portion defining an inner cavity arranged to support a stack of sheet products and a faceplate attached to the body portion. The faceplate portion is arranged to support and dispense the sheet products, has an opening comprising a rectangular portion with a centrally disposed arcing triangular portion having a centrally disposed arced apex, the rectangular portion extends from an upper edge of the faceplate to the arced apex, the opening is arranged to expose a plurality of the sheet products on one end of the body portion through the rectangular portion and to expose a planar surface of a single sheet product through the arcing triangular portion.10-27-2011
20110259909Seat Cover Dispenser - A seat cover dispenser has a housing having an opening. A plurality of sheets are stacked within the housing forming a stack. Each sheet includes a main sheet connected to a central sheet at a connection. The main sheet is connected to the connection as a single sheet. The main sheet is sized for fitting over and on top of a standard toilet seat. A plurality of sticky side surfaces can be bonded to the main sheet. The plurality of sticky side surfaces upper surfaces have a low tack sticky side. The plurality of sticky side surfaces are bonded to a lower surface of the main sheet.10-27-2011
20110215110BOX AND SYSTEM FOR DISPENSING A PRODUCT - A box for containing a plurality of products includes top, bottom and lateral walls, and an exterior panel extending adjacent the bottom wall thereby forming a slot. A mounting assembly is combined with the box to form a system for dispensing a plurality of products. The mounting assembly includes a base, a flap hingedly connected to the base, and a closure mechanism for releasably connecting the flap to the base. The flap is sized and shaped to fit through the slot between the panel and the bottom wall.09-08-2011
20090152289Flat Item Depositing and Outputting Apparatus - The present invention provides a flat item depositing and outputting apparatus. The apparatus comprises a cabinet body. A depositing shelf and an item transferring mechanism for outputting the flat item are disposed within the cabinet body. An item outputting port is disposed on the cabinet body. The depositing shelf comprises vertical posts (06-18-2009
20090289078Wipes Dispenser With Improved Dispenser Opening - A product, such as a wipes dispenser, having an oblong housing. The product may have sidewalls that taper inward from the top to the bottom. The product may contain a u-shaped stack of wipes. The product may have a lid with one or more openings through which a user accesses the wipes.11-26-2009
20080210703Wipes Being Formed Into A Non-Planar Form And Dispenses For Storing Said Wipes - The invention relates to a wipe comprising a generally flat piece of material (09-04-2008
20090289077Wipes Canister - A product, such as a wipes dispenser, having an oblong housing. The product may have sidewalls that taper inward from the top to the bottom. The product may contain a u-shaped stack of wipes. The product may have a lid with one or more openings through which a user accesses the wipes.11-26-2009
20110204078VEHICLE TISSUE DISPENSER SUPPORTED WITHIN A CUP HOLDER - A tissue dispenser for use with a cup holder having a body including a lower portion dimensioned for being received within an inner wall associated with the cup holder. An opening is provided in the body for withdrawing successive tissues. A waste storage compartment is configured within the body separate from the opening for storing used tissues.08-25-2011
20090314794WIPE DISPENSER - A wipe dispenser includes a housing configured to receive a roll of wipes. The housing includes a first end and a side wall extending from the first end. The side wall includes an elongated opening configured for dispensing the wipes in a substantially flat manner. The wipe dispenser also includes a lid that is removably coupled to a second end of the housing opposite of the first end.12-24-2009
20100270325DISPENSER WITH AFFIXING TAB - A dispenser includes a container having panels defining a cavity for holding a supply of a product. The panels include a top panel having an opening for dispensing the product and a side panel extending orthogonally to the top panel. The top panel is connected to the side panel along a top edge. The dispenser also includes an affixing tab extendable from the top panel along the top edge. The underside of the affixing tab is a mounting surface on which is an adhesive material. The affixing tab is moveable between a closed position and an open position. In the closed position, the affixing tab lies flat against the side panel. In the open position, the mounting surface is exposed and securable to a support surface using the adhesive such that the affixing tab and the adhesive are capable of securing the container to or suspending the container from a vertical or horizontal support surface.10-28-2010
20090255950Towelette dispenser - A towelette dispenser is provided with an integrally molded lid. The lid has a central aperture for allowing access to a roll of towelettes maintained within a tub receiving the lid therein. The separation bar bridges the aperture, and provides a rip fence in the form of a fingered thimble that is angled with respect to the lid as a whole. The thimble is offset near one edge of the annular opening so that a user may access the back side thereof to thread an edge of the leading towelette through the thimble without having to remove the lid from the tub. A well is provided in the smaller portion of the aperture and a cap for the lid is provided with a stuffer tab to urge the leading edge of the next towelette into the well when the cap is closed. Barrier caps are also provided to seal the interior of the tub during shipment and storage before the first use of the towelette dispenser. The barrier caps have removable portions that permit access to the interior of the lid and are removable without having to remove the lid from the tub.10-15-2009
20090014459Wet tissues dispenser - A dispenser (01-15-2009
20090200329Hand Protection Barrier Dispenser - A hand protection barrier dispenser for dispensing disposable sanitary barriers for temporarily covering the hand and providing complete hand protection is disclosed which dispenses the hand protection barriers in a manner so that they may easily be donned by a user thereof. The hand protection barrier operates to open each of the hand protection barriers as it is brought into position to be dispensed. The hand protection barrier dispenser allows only a single hand protection barrier to be dispensed at a time.08-13-2009
20090050647Sheet Product Dispenser With Retention Member - A napkin dispenser includes a housing defining a vertically extending dispensing magazine for receiving a stack of horizontally disposed sheet products as well as a dispensing opening vertically extending along the dispensing magazine such that edges of napkins horizontally disposed in the magazine are exposed for dispensing through the dispensing opening. An internal guide channel extends upwardly from the dispensing magazine and receives a guide member of a sheet product retention member slidingly mounted in the housing.02-26-2009
20100032445Sheets Dispenser - A sheets dispenser comprising a container with an opening, and a spring loaded lid adapted to close say opening, in which the opening is provided with extrusion means, and in which the lid is biased into a closed position.02-11-2010
20090120950CENTER-PULL PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER - A center-pull dispenser for dispensing paper towels from a continuous roll, wherein each individual towel is separated from an adjoining towel by a plurality of perforations. The dispenser comprises a housing having a housing back and a detachable front cover hingedly connected thereto at the lower periphery of said housing back and front cover for opening and closing the housing, a paper support tray removably connected to a lower portion of the housing back and having a centrally located dispensing nozzle, an opening in the lower periphery of the housing through which the towels are dispensed, a detachable wall-mounting member for removably mounting the housing back to a wall, and a locking member for releasably locking the front cover to the housing back and the housing back to the wall-mounting member. In one embodiment, the housing cannot be removed from the wall-mounting member without first unlocking the locking member, and the housing and the housing back are removable from the wall without removing the wall-mounting member from the wall. In another embodiment, the paper support tray comprises locking arms for releasably locking first hinge elements on the lower periphery of said front cover against second hinge elements on the lower periphery of said housing back.05-14-2009
20100193539Dispenser for length material - A dispenser for length material comprises a first resiliently biased locking roller and a second locking roller defining a nip therebetween for the passage of length material to be dispensed, the second roller being carried on a frame which upon appropriate movement causes the second roller to move into a locking position in relation to the first locking roller to clamp the length material to prevent unreeling or return of the free end thereto once appropriate cutting of a portion of the length material has been effected.08-05-2010
20100258580DISPENSER WITH SLOT APERTURE - A dispenser includes a housing having a dispensing wall, a bottom wall disposed opposite the dispensing wall, two side walls connecting the dispensing wall to the bottom wall, and two end walls connecting the dispensing wall, the bottom wall and the two side walls. A first slot aperture is disposed in the dispensing wall centered between the two end walls, the first slot aperture having a major axis oriented perpendicular to each of the two side walls. A second slot aperture is disposed in a first of the two side walls, the second slot aperture having a major axis oriented relative to the major axis of the first slot aperture such that the first slot aperture and the second slot aperture define a contiguous aperture between the dispensing wall and the first of the two side walls, the second slot aperture having a width less than a width of the first slot aperture.10-14-2010
20090045211CENTER PULL TOWEL DISPENSER METHOD AND APPARATUS - A center pull towel mechanism having an adjustable iris system where a locking system is configured to enclose the surfaces defining the towel iris. In one form the adjustable iris system automatically adjusts the cross-sectional opening with an adjustable member positioned in the transverse rearward portion with respect to the towlette members interposed therein.02-19-2009
20100243668TISSUE BOX - A disposable container for tissues (a tissue box) includes a plurality of sides defining an interior space, wherein at least one side includes at least one dispensing opening. The dispensing opening is at least partially covered by a dispensing insert which includes at least one active substance and is arranged such that active substance is transferred to at least a portion of the tissues. The materials and structure of the container allow tissues to be impregnated with an active substance—such as a fragrance—as each tissue is dispensed from the container. The disposable container and a package including the disposable container and a plurality of tissues located within the container are described.09-30-2010
20100243669Sheeted cleaning media dispenser with rotation limiting hanger - A dispenser is described for dispensing sheeted cleaning media, such as disposable hand towels, in a residential or household setting using the existing towel bar for a means of placement.09-30-2010
20080302810Mounting Assembly For a Paper Dispenser - A mounting assembly for mounting a roll of sheet material having a central cylindrical opening in a dispenser for dispensing sections of the sheet material. The dispenser (12-11-2008
20080283546Paper Dispenser - The dispenser according to the invention is a paper dispenser, particularly for toilet paper, comprising a casing (11-20-2008
20110024442Napkin dispenser - An improved napkin device is set forth. The device includes02-03-2011
20100133288ABSORBENT SHEET DISPENSER HAVING IMPROVED HAND SENSOR PERFORMANCE - A hands-free dispenser for dispensing lengths of absorbent sheet products, includes: a dispenser body containing a dispensing mechanism; a hand sensor for detecting the presence of a user's hand in the vicinity of the dispenser; an elongated metallic conductive element having a proximate end in electrical communication with at least one metal surface of the dispenser positioned at a first location relative to the hand sensor, and a distal end in electrical communication with at least one charge receiver positioned at a second location relative to the hand sensor, the second location being at a greater distance from the hand sensor than the first location.06-03-2010
20110062179DISPENSING OF GLOVES - The present invention relates to the dispensing of gloves from a dispenser. The dispenser (03-17-2011
20110240669APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPENSING PROTECTIVE HAND COVERS - A protective hand cover dispenser is placed and secured on the inside of a fuel tank cap door and provides disposable protective hand covers worn while refueling an automobile. The use of the protective hand covers prevents gasoline from adhering to an operator's hands and can also prevent the spread of germs. The protective hand cover dispenser holds a roll of protective hand covers that are easily accessible by a person refueling an automobile.10-06-2011
20110062180PORTABLE SANITARY DISPENSER ASSEMBLY - A standalone portable dispenser assembly for sanitary items includes a base portion that provides resistance to the dispenser assembly against being tipped from an upright condition, an extension portion extending upwardly from the base portion, an upper cover portion attached to the extension portion above the base portion and a dispensing unit below the upper cover portion. One or more dispensing devices are disposed upon or within the dispensing unit for dispensing at least one sanitary item, such as hand towels and liquid hand soaps. The dispensing unit is at least partially shielded from weather by the upper cover portion, and the assembly is provided in a modular configuration for the convenient replacement of damaged components.03-17-2011
20110101020DISPENSING APPARATUS FOR PRE-CUT WIPING MATERIALS WITH LOADING OF PACK OF MATERIAL - A machine for dispensing pre-cut wipe materials comprises a parallelepiped-shaped housing with a back plate and a cover. A base of the cover is articulated on a connecting pin. A support-container holds a stack of pre-cut material which is in use and can hold a spare stack. A base of the support-container is articulated around the same axis of rotation and the cover internally has a horizontal plate which supports the stack in use after swivelling the cover and support-container to load the spare stack. The support-container fits inside and is dismountably attached to the housing after swivelling into the internal space of the housing, which causes downward displacement of the stack in use, allowing the spare stack to be inserted into the internal space. The stack in use and the spare stack are joined to each other after positioning the spare stack on the other stack.05-05-2011
20110031264SYSTEM FOR DISPENSING CUT LENGTHS OF A STRIP OF PAPER CONTAINED IN A BOX THAT DISPENSES INDIVIDUAL CUT LENGTHS - A dispensing system for dispensing cut lengths of a strip of paper includes a box configured to contain the cut lengths of a strip of paper. The box is made of semi-rigid material that dispenses individual cut lengths through a dispensing slot, the cut lengths of a strip of paper being made up of cut lengths held together by joins, and the dispensing slot being narrower in width than a width of the strip of paper. The box includes a guide means for guiding the strip of paper, the guide means being formed of two wall elements forming a narrow space through which the strip of paper is guided and held in contact with as far as the dispensing slot, the narrow space being formed by folding a panel of the box about a fold line in which the dispensing slot is formed.02-10-2011
20110042405Paper Dispenser - The invention relates to a paper dispenser, comprising two concentric tubes (02-24-2011
20110031263PACKAGE WITH DISPENSING OPENING - Packages, and more particularly packages having a dispensing opening through which articles, such as sanitary tissue products, may be dispensed are provided.02-10-2011
20100294792WIPE DISPENSING DEVICE - A device includes a housing (11-25-2010
20090212063DISPENSER HAVING DUAL DISPENSING MODES - A wet wipes dispenser including a top having a dispensing orifice, a bottom, and a sidewall. At least one lid for retaining moisture in the wet wipes dispenser and for access to a stack of wet wipes located inside of the wet wipes dispenser. At least one restraining member positioned inside of the wet wipes dispenser to hold the stack of wet wipes within the wet wipes dispenser elevated at a distance, H, from the dispensing orifice when the wet wipes dispenser is inverted.08-27-2009
20080237254REFILLABLE SHEET DISPENSER WITH FLEXIBILITY IN ACCOMMODATING STACKED NOTE SHEETS - A refillable sheet dispenser includes: a supporting base having two opposite first lateral sides and two opposite second lateral sides, each of which extends from one of the first lateral sides to the other of the first lateral sides; at least one stack of note sheets supported on the supporting base within the first and second lateral sides of the supporting base, each of the note sheets having two opposite lateral edges, each of which is disposed adjacent to a respective one of the second lateral sides of the supporting base and each of which extends between the first lateral sides of the supporting base; and a binding unit having a pair of elastically stretchable strips held tensely on the supporting base and extending from one of the second lateral sides to the other of the second lateral sides of the supporting base in such a manner to traverse the stack of the note sheets.10-02-2008
20120145737WIPES DISPENSER - Wipe dispensers are provided wherein particular wipe-gripping and wipe-ripping structures are provided to overcome problems encountered with the prior art. Particularly, gripping and ripping structures are provided to prevent the removal of more than one wipe at a time from a dispenser and to prevent a following wipe from falling back into the interior of a container when separated from a lead wipe being removed from the container. In particular embodiments, structures are provided to avoid pinching an individual's finger when feeding a wipe up through the gripping and ripping structures. In yet other particular embodiments, a boss is provided to prevent wipes from bunching up during the dispensing thereof.06-14-2012
20110114661PAPER TOWEL CABINET WITH PAPER TOWEL MODULE - A paper towel cabinet includes a first side wall and a second side wall, a pivotally mounted front wall defining a door, a back wall extending between the side walls, and a paper towel tray having an opening to provide access to paper towels. The paper towel cabinet also includes a module assembly comprising a first module having a front surface extending transversely relative to the first side wall and toward the second side wall. When the door is in an open position, the front surface prevents paper towels leaning toward the door from falling out of the cabinet. The cabinet also includes a bar mounted proximate to the opening and having a length extending between the side walls. The bar is positioned between a stack of paper towels and the opening when the stack of paper towels is placed on the paper towel tray.05-19-2011
20110132920Interleaved towel dispenser - An interleaved towel dispenser including a housing and a separation arrangement that facilitates the separation of individual towels of a stack of interleaved towels during dispense. The stack of interleaved towels further having an adhesive area that permits attachment of the stack of interleaved towels to another stack of interleaved towels.06-09-2011
20120145738DISPENSING CONTAINER FOR WIPES WITH KNEE SUPPORTS - The invention relates to a dispensing container for wipes comprising: A dispensing container (06-14-2012
20110095042STACK OF SHEETS AND SHEET CONTAINER - It is an object of the invention to provide a technique for taking out folded sheets without increasing the height of a stack of sheets in a stacking direction. A representative stack of sheets includes first sheet bodies 04-28-2011
20100025420STACK OF INTERFOLDED ABSORBENT SHEET PRODUCTS - A stack of interfolded absorbent sheet products comprises a plurality of absorbent sheets each of which is itself folded at least twice about axes that are perpendicular to one another. The absorbent sheets have an embossed surface relief of a predetermined pattern or design. Each of the absorbent sheets within the stack comprises at least one pair of panels sandwiched between a pair of adjacent panels of another of the absorbent sheets in the stack.02-04-2010
20090173746EasyPut Bathroom Organizer/Bathroom Organizer - A bathroom organizer for organizing various bathroom items including toilet tissue may include a vertical back wall, and a roll support frame connected to the vertical back wall. The roll support frame may include a guide device which extends inwards from the roll support frame and includes a concave portion to dispense toilet tissues. The guide device may include a first convex portion to allow a user to place a roll of toilet tissue into the roll support frame, and the guide device may include a second convex portion to position the roll of toilet tissue in a position to dispense the toilet tissue. The vertical back wall may cooperate with an inward sloping front wall to define a truncated V shaped magazine rack, and the bathroom organizer may include a first bottom wall to cooperate with the vertical back wall and the front wall to form a bottom for the magazine rack.07-09-2009
20110049177TOWELETTE DISPENSER - A towelette dispenser is provided with an integrally molded lid. The lid has a central aperture for allowing access to a roll of towelettes maintained within a tub receiving the lid therein. The separation bar bridges the aperture, and provides a rip fence in the form of a fingered thimble that is angled with respect to the lid as a whole. The thimble is offset near one edge of the annular opening so that a user may access the back side thereof to thread an edge of the leading towelette through the thimble without having to remove the lid from the tub. A well is provided in the smaller portion of the aperture and a cap for the lid is provided with a stuffer tab to urge the leading edge of the next towelette into the well when the cap is closed. Barrier caps are also provided to seal the interior of the tub during shipment and storage before the first use of the towelette dispenser. The barrier caps have removable portions that permit access to the interior of the lid and are removable without having to remove the lid from the tub.03-03-2011
20090206102Carrier for a bathroom wipe dispenser - A carrier for a dispenser of pre-moistened wipes of the kind that are saturated with a cleaning or antiseptic solution, a moisturizer, and the like, and having particular application for wiping clean the anal region of a user's body following use of dry toilet paper. The carrier is adapted to be detachably connected to a conventional holder for a roll of toilet paper that is typically mounted against a wall in a bathroom and located near a toilet. At the top of the carrier is an open shell that is sized and shaped to fit snugly within a correspondingly shaped receptacle of the toilet paper roll holder. Located opposite the shell of the carrier is a tail to which is removably attached the wipe dispenser. The carrier is advantageously adapted to be quickly and easily connected to and disconnected from an existing toilet paper roll holder without having to make any changes to the holder.08-20-2009
20090120951CENTER-PULL PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER - A center-pull dispenser for dispensing paper towels from a continuous roll, wherein each individual towel is separated from an adjoining towel by a plurality of perforations. The dispenser comprises a housing having a housing back and a detachable front cover hingedly connected thereto at the lower periphery of said housing back and front cover for opening and closing the housing, a paper support tray removably connected to a lower portion of the housing back, the tray having a centrally located dispensing nozzle and at least one locking element for releasably locking at least one first hinge element on the lower periphery of the front cover to at least one second hinge element on the lower periphery of the housing back, an opening in the lower periphery of said housing through which the towels are dispensed, and a wall-mounting member for removably mounting the housing back to a wall. In one embodiment, the paper support tray comprises locking arms for releasably locking first hinge elements on the lower periphery of said front cover against second hinge elements on the lower periphery of said housing back. In another embodiment, the dispenser comprises a locking member for releasably locking the front cover to the housing back and the housing back to the wall-mounting member.05-14-2009
20120152974LID FOR A SOFT PACK DISPENSING CONTAINER OF WIPES - The invention relates to a soft pack dispensing container for wipes featuring an aperture built into the lid of the rigid flip top. A soft pack dispensing container for wipes (06-21-2012
20120160865Glove Dispensing Assembly - A glove dispensing assembly includes a stack of interfolded gloves. In particular, the gloves are folded in an S-like arrangement including a first fold and a second fold. The finger portion of a leading glove is folded in between a cuff portion and an intermediate portion of a subsequent glove. The manner in which the gloves are folded allows for the gloves to be dispensed in a perpendicular direction or a lateral direction.06-28-2012
20120160864Wet Wipe Dispenser with Improved Arc-Shaped Dispensing Partition - A container for storing personal care articles comprising a lid structure attached to the container is disclosed. The lid structure has a top lid portion connected to a base lid portion. The base lid portion includes a rigid port surrounding a unitary dispensing partition extending in an x and z direction to the rigid port, the unitary dispensing partition having a dispensing slit formed therethrough. The unitary dispensing partition forms an arc extending a first depth into the interior of the container in a z-direction. The depth of the dispensing partition allows for the personal care article to be stored in a pop-up dispensing position with a larger portion of the personal care article extending from the dispensing slit. This allows for easier retrieval of the product by a consumer and less dispensing failures.06-28-2012
20100206896WIPES DISPENSER WITH ANTI-ROPING AND ANTI-FALLBACK FEATURES - A wipes dispenser includes a container having an interior holding a plurality of wipes. A grip orifice provides communication between the interior and the exterior of the container, and the grip orifice serves to prevent wipes from falling back into the interior. The dispenser also includes a rip fence, and a lead end of a lead wipe of the plurality of wet wipes within the container extends through the grip orifice and then through the rip fence such that pulling on the lead end to pull the lead wipe against the rip fence causes the remainder of the lead wipe to be removed from the container and become disassociated with the remaining wipes of the plurality of wipes. As the lead end is pulled against the rip fence, the following wipe of the plurality of wipes is pulled through the grip orifice to provide its lead end outside of the interior of the container, and the grip orifice prevents this lead end of the following wipe from falling back into the interior of the container.08-19-2010
20090127276Wiping substrate dispenser - A convertible wiping-substrate dispenser that may be mounted on an upright surface such as a wall or mirror, or combined with a stand for placement on horizontal surface. The dispenser may have a durable or disposable container for the wiping substrate.05-21-2009
20090114668Device For Storing And Dispensing Sheet Materials - A napkin holding and dispensing device generally intended to be used for neatly holding variable quantities of napkins in a relatively upright position. The napkin holder includes one or more portions, each portion is comprised of an angled inner surfaced on which the napkins lean, and angled lower surface on which the napkins rest, and may include an outer surface to hold the napkins in place. The napkins are held in an ascending fashion to facilitate removal of a single napkin.05-07-2009
20100270326PACKAGE FOR DISPENSING OF SHEETS THEREFROM WITH INVERSION AND METHOD OF DISPENSING SHEETS WITH INVERSION - A package containing sheets and having an orifice for dispensing the sheets from the package. The sheets may be joined together to allow pop-up dispensing. The sheets have first and second faces facing first and second directions, respectively. The package has two orifices in communication with each other. The sheet may be grasped through the first orifice and communicated to the second orifice for subsequent pop-up dispensing. The sheet inverts about an axis during such communication so that the first side of the sheet may face towards the second direction, and vice versa. If the sheets are wetted this arrangement also allows the wetting liquid to be distributed onto an adjacent sheet during dispensing without an additional step.10-28-2010
20090020547Container for a stack of individually removable paper products - A container for a stack of individually removable paper products (01-22-2009
20120255966COFFEE FILTER DISPENSING DEVICE - A coffee filter dispenser is provided for distributing individual coffee filters. The coffee filter dispenser includes a container and a stack of interleaved coffee filters. The container has two sets of opposing walls, a bottom wall, and a top wall with an opening for dispensing coffee filters. Each coffee filter in the stack is folded to form a folded edge, a top section and a bottom section. The coffee filters are interleaved to form a stack in the container so that the top section of a first filter is positioned in the container opening, and top and bottom sections of opposing filters overlap so that removal of the first filter from the container causes the top section of a second filter to be positioned in the container opening.10-11-2012
20120228323SHEET STORAGE BOX - A sheet storage box has a sheet-removing opening effectively forming the portion to remove the sheet easily from the opening and a portion to easily catch the sheet wherein, the shape of the rims of the opening of the sheet storage box designed to remove the sheet is formed in such a way that the movement of the sheet is reduced by adequately reducing the spatial area of the opening and the rims of the opening are converted to convex shape smooth curves to smoothly slide the sheet.09-13-2012
20100230430Facial Tissue Product with a Clip Riser - A tissue product, which includes a carton and a stack of tissues, is provided with a flattened arched-shaped sheet that supports the stack of tissues. As the tissues are withdrawn from the carton and the weight of the tissue stack is reduced, the flattened arch-shaped sheet gradually assumes its normal arched shape, thereby raising the stack of tissues within the carton. Raising the stack substantially reduces or eliminates “fall-back”, which is a common dispensing problem, as the stack height is reduced.09-16-2010
20090090736REFILLABLE TRAVEL DISPENSER FOR WET WIPES - A dispenser configured to close and fold into a small, compact, refillable package for storing personal care products is disclosed. Specifically, the dispenser has significantly less surface area in the closed (i.e., folded) position as compared to the unfolded personal care product that is stored within the dispenser.04-09-2009
20130020346Apparatus for storing, warming, and dispensing cleansing tissue and the like - An apparatus for storing, heating, and dispensing cleansing tissue. An enclosed housing includes a bottom floor provided with upwardly extending peripheral walls having inner sidewalls and upper edges. The housing includes a top cover having a closed position in sealing relation with the peripheral walls and an open position providing selective access to the enclosed volume of said housing. A heating plate, adapted to move freely upwardly and downwardly within the enclosed volume of the housing is also provided. The heating plate includes at least one heating element, and has an aperture passing therethrough from an upper side to a lower side. An electrical power source is provided, having an output interconnected to the heating element. A stack of cleansing tissue is provided in the housing, located between the lower side of the heating plate and the bottom floor. Individual tissues are removable through the aperture in the heating plate.01-24-2013
20080230553VENDING MACHINE FOR URINE EXAMINATION INDICATOR PAPER ENABLING SIMPLE URINE EXAMINATION - Provided is a urine examination indicator paper vending machine which is installed near a urinal in a public restroom to thus be conscious of progresses of various adult diseases in advance and prevent development of serious diseases beforehand, and to thereby raise consciousness of various diseases and keep people's healths. The urine examination indicator paper vending machine (A) includes a box-shaped vending machine main body on the outer surface of which a manual display, an automatic display, and a manipulator are respectively formed; a measuring portion having a discriminator which is connected with the automatic display; and a urine examination indicator paper loading portion having a residual urine collection vessel at the lower portion of the measuring portion, to accordingly check a reaction change degree on a reaction portion 09-25-2008
20110210138Tissue Sheet Dispenser and Process for Making Same - A dispenser for disposable sheets includes a dispensing container defining an interior volume sufficient for receipt of a clip of disposable sheets, the container including a first wall with a dispensing opening defined by a resealable panel. At least a portion of an adhesive material is disposed at a location on the resealable panel such that the adhesive binds the uppermost sheet in the clip.09-01-2011
20110220675Bowzer buddy - a green, all-in-one dog walking solution. With 100% bio-degradable self closing waste pick-up bags - A green, all-in-one dog walking solution, with 100% bio-degradable drawstring waste pick-up bags in the form of a compact pouch for carrying and dispensing waste bags, having a compartment that can be filled with folded waste bags, which are easily accessible through an opening with overlapping covers across the pouch, by reaching into the opening with one hand and pulling on the first folded waste bag.09-15-2011
20100308072Wipes dispenser - A dispenser (12-09-2010
20130153596Protective Cover - In an embodiment, a protective cover is disclosed. The protective cover may include or comprise a material creased along first and second axes such that a central portion of said material is capable of being suspended a height above a ground plane when said material is unfolded and engages said ground plane. Additionally, said first and second axes may cross one another at a point of intersection positioned along said material when said material is unfolded and flattened.06-20-2013
20130153597Wipes Dispenser with Angled Dispensing - A container for storing wipes is disclosed. The container for storing wipes includes a container base including a front wall, a back wall, a top wall, and a bottom wall defining an interior cavity for storage of a stack of wipes. The container includes a dispensing panel having a dispensing partition formed therethrough. Within the interior cavity of the container, a support portion is positioned for support of the bottom of the stack of wipes. The support portion forms a support portion angle between about 100 and about 115 degrees with the bottom wall. A container designed as described places the wipes stack in a vertical position thus reducing the footprint should the dispenser be placed on a toilet tank or countertop. Furthermore, the wipes being placed in a vertical position allows for more versatile and durable wall-mounting options while providing adequate dispensing performance.06-20-2013
20120273514DISPENSERS FOR SANITARY TISSUE PRODUCTS - A dispenser for sanitary tissue products is provided. The dispenser comprises a housing defining a cavity configured to receive sanitary tissue products therein and an opening defined in the housing. The sanitary tissue products within the cavity are configured to be dispensed through the opening. The opening is defined by a first portion having a first width, a second portion having a second width, and a third portion having a third width. The third portion extends between the first portion and the second portion. The first width and the second width are both larger than the third width.11-01-2012
20120273513DISPENSERS FOR SANITARY TISSUE PRODUCTS - A dispenser for sanitary tissue products is provided. The dispenser comprises a cavity defined therein. The cavity is configured to receive one or more sanitary tissue products. The dispenser comprises a portion defining an opening therein and an arm extending from the dispenser. The one or more sanitary tissue products are configured to be dispensed through the opening. The arm comprises a first portion extending from a first portion of the dispenser and a second portion configured to removably attach to a second portion of the dispenser.11-01-2012
20130098938WIPES DISPENSER - A wipes dispenser for wet wipes comprises a cabinet with an exterior structure enveloping an interior space and with a roll back door providing access to the interior space by rolling between an opened position and a closed position. A wipes container within the cabinet houses a wipes bin in the interior space in the cabinet. A mounting structure is formed on the exterior structure of the cabinet. A mounting support is attached for affixing the mounting structure to a support surface.04-25-2013
20120018445Portable High Capacity Canister Anti-Microbial Towelette Dispenser - A portable, large capacity, canister for containing and dispensing anti-microbial towelettes to a large number of individuals at a social gathering, such as a sporting event or a picnic. The large capacity canister allows for the ready dispensing of anti-microbial towelettes to a large number of people quickly and conveniently. The canister container includes a large capacity bucket or pail with a semi-permanently attachable lid having a centrally positioned lid neck with a cap. A large quantity roll of towelettes containing a liquid anti-microbial compound is positioned within the container and a sequence of towelettes from the towelette roll is fed through a toothed collar in the container lid beneath the centrally positioned cap. In this manner, a large gathering of individuals such as a sports team, or a group of individuals at a picnic, may commonly utilize the dispensing canister in association with disposal containers positioned nearby. The invention therefore provides a component and a system for allowing a large number of individuals to gain the advantage of using anti-microbial wipes so as to eliminate or reduce the spread of germs as commonly occurs in large social gathering environments. The towelette canister further includes components such as a pivoting handle to facilitate the transport of the device to and from its location of use.01-26-2012

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